Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What major event happens during the first show that tests the family?||"American Dreams"
John F Kennedy is murdered. The death of President Kennedy causes many questions from the children especially by Will who can't understand why someone would shoot the President. He is eventually told that the reason was politics. I hope you liked this quiz and some of you will be interested in watching the show because of it.
|Actor Ethan Dampf plays Will, the youngest son. What medical problem does Will have?||"American Dreams"
A crippled leg in a brace. The leg brace is easily seen but Will doesn't let it bother him.
The spelling bee. She is always practicing her spelling which sometimes annoys the other children.
Band. Meg is a member of the school band. You can see her in uniform at the football game and at the pep rally.
College applications. She has an application to Stanford which, if accepted, will separate the two of them.
Runningback. He is the top high school runningback in the city.
|What college does Mr. Pryor hope will sign JJ to a football scholarship?||"American Dreams"
Notre Dame. East Catholic High is undefeated and JJ is one of the main reasons for the school's success.
Football and track. He is the star player on the football team and one of the school's track stars as well.
No. They have a black and white tv set at home.
Temple. She signs up for a two day a week class that doesn't interfere with her family duties.
|Mrs. Pryor meets a new friend at her book reading club who encourages her to take some college classes, what is her name?||"American Dreams"
Rebecca Sandstrom. Helen decided that she would like to take a college course even though her husband might not approve.
Becoming pregnant. Helen Pryor felt that four children were enough and didn't want any more. This caused a conflict with her husband who did want more.
Electronics. He sells televisions, stereos, and other electronics.
|During one of the shows a young lady upset Meg. What is this young lady's name?||"American Dreams"
Teresa. Teresa comes between Meg and a popular young man who was also a regular dancer on the show. He was about to ask Meg to dance when Teresa grabbed his arm and led him to the dance floor.
|After the show Meg was asked to become a regular dancer but Roxanne was not. What girl at school does Roxanne start to hang out with because she is mad at Meg?||"American Dreams"
Gina. Meg felt so bad Roxanne wasn't asked to be a regular dancer that she called to quit the show, but the director of the show asked Roxanne to dance as well and everything worked out.
Roxanne. Roxanne knew someone, connected to the show, that gets them in.
Roxanne. Roxanne is the wilder of the two girls and has less hangups.
|This is going to be an easy one for all of you. Who is the host of "American Bandstand"?||"American Dreams"
Dick Clark. "American Bandstand" hosted by Dick Clark had great success over the years with many talented singers and bands appearing on it.
Jack and Helen. They have four children JJ, Meg, Patty, and Will.
Dance on "American Bandstand". Meg and her best friend Roxanne want to dance on the tv show "American Bandstand".
Brittany Snow. Meg is 15 years old in the show.
East Catholic High. East Catholic High is a private school.
Quits football. His father sees football as the way for JJ to have a better life. If he can get a scholarship to play football he would be able to get a better education.
1960's. The 1960's was a time of many changes in the United States. People had to deal with the Cold war, civil rights, Viet Nam, and growing up. "America Dreams" deals with all this and more.
Philadelphia. The show is about a family of six and how they deal with life on a daily basis.
A uniform. Will loved football even though he couldn't play because of his crippled leg. The scout said he could't get a uniform for Will but he might could get him a jersey.
They would play in the city championships. With time running out and behind 9-6 East Catholic's hopes seemed out of reach. JJ faked having a sore hamstring and as the other team attempted to sack the quarterback JJ broke free for a 71 yard touchdown reception to win the game.
46. With the scount in the stands, JJ was having a bad game. Jack Pryor, his father, tried to boost his son's image with the scout but it wasn't working.
"Rhythm of the Falling Rain". Their spotlight dance was after Jimmy had talked about being friends and Meg didn't have her heart in it. This could be seen as they danced.
He just wanted to be friends. Jimmy explained that the show's couples was for ratings purposes. He said the fans liked the idea of romantic pairings among the regular dancers on the show.
Wine. When Helen Pryor asked Rebecca if she wanted cream with her tea Rebecca replied that she would like some wine if they had any.