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Old 02-09-2014, 08:20 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Couch Potato Edition

Sunday Special - Couch Potato Edition

It’s all about TV this week............
DID YOU KNOW...
There used to be a channel one, but around 1950 the frequency band assigned to it was reassigned to public-safety communications, such as police radios.

1. What Homer Simpson’s Father’s first name ?
2. What does ESPN stand for ?
3. Fill in the blanks ;
A 1993 Nike TV ad in which _______ ______ played one-on-one with ____ _____ inspired Warner Brothers to make the film Space Jam.
4. What percentage of Americans polled say that they “watch too much TV” ?
a. – 29 %
b. – 39 %
c. – 49 %
d. – 59 %
5. In 1998, Mattel released a doll that was dressed to resemble TV character Dana Scully ;
What was the Doll called ?
6. While we’re on that subject, what was the name of Scully’s Partner ?
7. Can you name the TV series based on it’s first – ever line of dialogue ?
(two correct is required to count this as a correct answer)
a. – “1968. I was 12 years old ; a lot happened that year.”
b. – “the following takes place between midnight and 1 a.m., on the day of the California presidential primary.”
c. – “This is the way it began on that extraordinary night. The night HE came.”
8. Nolan Gould, a Mensa member, plays a dimwitted kid named Luke on what TV Series ?
9. In 1956, Radio announcer Bill Cullen came over to TV to host a new game show, in both daytime and prime time versions..... Name the Game show.
10. Fill in the blank;
On Thirty Rock, Tina Fey plays ___ _____ , Head writer for The Girlie Show.
11. What year saw the invention of the LCD TV screen ?
a. - 1984
b. – 1987
c. - 1990
d. – 1993
12. In it’s seventh season, Friends characters Ross and Rachel have a child; what’s the baby’s name ?
(Bonus; what was the name of Ross’ son, born in season one ?)
13. The first TV ad broadcast in color was aired in 1954; what was the product ?
a. – car
b. – beer
c. – cigarette
d. – lipstick
14. Do you recall the name of the boat on Gilligan’s Island ?
15. True or False;
Both M*A*S*H and Cheers were nominated for a Best Comedy Emmy all 11 seasons of their run.
16. Product placement is a company pays for the display of a product. (E.G., the Coca-Cola cups
prominently displayed on American Idol) – But what is “Product Displacement” ?
17. Do you recall Joan Rivers’ catch phrase (it’s a registered trademark, BTW...) ?
18. Who had the title role in the beach sitcom, Gidget ?
19. What TV detective had a safe whose combination was 36 – 24 – 36 ?
20. How appropriate ! The very first Charmin commercial was filmed in _________ , Queens, New York.
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1. Abraham
2. “Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
3. Michael Jordan - Bugs Bunny
4. – c
5. X-Files Barbie
6. Fox Mulder
7. a. – The Wonder Years b. – 24 c. – ALF
8. Modern Family
9. The Price is Right
10. Liz Lemon
11. – a
12. Emma (Ben)
13. – c
14. S.S. Minnow
15. True
16. Obscuring product logos on prop items because the manufacturer wouldn’t pay for their use.
17. “ Can we talk ? ”
18. Sally Field
19. Mike Hammer
20. Flushing

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Old 02-09-2014, 12:43 PM   #2
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Shrek took this one Correct in red:

1. Abraham
2. “Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
3. Michael Jordan - Bugs Bunny
4. – c
5. X-Files Barbie
6. Fox Mulder

7. a. – The Wonder Years b. – 24 c. – ALF
8. Modern Family
9. The Price is Right
10. Liz Lemon
11. – a
12. Emma (Ben)
13. – c
14. S.S. Minnow
15. True
16. Obscuring product logos on prop items because the manufacturer wouldn’t pay for their use.
17. “ Can we talk ? ”
18. Sally Field

19. Mike Hammer
20. Flushing

I would have gotten the same ones wrong. Some of these shows we've never seen.
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