publication date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Television

clue: The version of Eliot Ness that he played didn't leave many mysteries unsolved.

explanation: Stack starred in The Untouchables and Unsolved Mysteries. more…

difficulty: easy

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, and Kelly Lee

trivia: In previous years, Celebrity Goo Game had occasionally featured themed weeks of "do-over goos" that were inspired by the incorrect guesses for other goos. Scott was considering bringing back the concept without devoting entire weeks to it. After publishing this goo of Stack, he remembered that several players had guessed "Robert Stack" for goo of Eliot Ness only three months earlier. Scott retroactively declared this a "do-over goo," and the designation was officially revived.


Similar Goos

Mila Kunis

No matter how many forgettable movies she stars in about swans or Oz or Jupiter, she remains best known for her shows on Fox about the seventies and a guy with a family. Go »

Elisabeth Moss

This actress is as busy as a rolling stone, playing a presidential daughter, a secretary, and a British detective on three highly-acclaimed shows. Go »

Gillian Anderson

She has played Lady Dedlock, Stella Gibson, Meg Fitch, and Bedelia Du Maurier, but she'll always be best known as Dana Scully. Go »

Busy Philipps

Shows about nerds, brooks, and pumas have kept this actress's schedule full. Go »

Steven Yeun

This Korean-American actor's career is very much alive even if his show is very much dead. Go »

Gareth Jones

This may be rather heartless of me, but irony has to make you wonder if getting into character is what killed this actor. Go »