The premise of the sketch was that sex was too spontaneous to be regulated, and the quiz show played that idea to the hilt.
"He had enthusiasm to the hilt," said his niece, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend.
He played affirmative action to the hilt and took full advantage of it.
I have the parts—now for the whole,' he said, laying his hand on the hilt of his sword.
The knife whizzed past and was buried almost to the hilt in the wall.
Its hilt and sheath were massive ivory, yellow with age, carved deeply with grotesques of men in combat.
And as he spoke he placed his hand upon his hilt, and made ready to draw.
The knife had pierced Dave's chest until the hilt pressed against his rib cage.
Now Eric sprang up with an oath and grasped the hilt of Whitefire.
Then, drawing his sword, he struck the Gate of Paradise with the hilt.
Old English hilt "hilt, handle of a sword or dagger," from Proto-Germanic *helt (cf. Old Norse hjalt, Old High German helza "hilt," Old Saxon helta "oar handle"), perhaps from PIE *kel- "to strike." Formerly also used in plural in same sense as singular.