Special Sub-Topic: 'SNL' : The 80's
|We all know Jon Lovitz played pathological liar Tommy Flanagan. According to him, who is his wife?|
Morgan Fairchild. Not only is Tommy a member of Pathological Liars Anonymous, he is the producer of 'SNL', friend to Ferdinand Marcos and even saved Mick Jagger's life in Vietnam.
|In the famous synchronized swimming sketch, who played the swimmers, Gerald and Lawrence?|
Harry Shearer & Martin Short. Christopher Guest played the synchronized swimming director for Shearer(Gerald) and Short(Lawrence). Aired October 6th, 1984, this sketch remains a 'SNL' classic.
|Which character was not portrayed by the hilarious Dana Carvey?|
Annoying Man. Carvey played many characters in his seven years on 'SNL'. Including, a wonderful impression of Johnny Carson, Derek Stevens(chopping broccoli), and Grumpy Old Man, who appeared on 'Weekend Update' several times. Annoying Man, who was played by Jon Lovitz, was also a regular at the 'Weekend Update' desk.
|Who was not a cast member of 'Saturday Night Live' during the 1985-1986 season?|
Bronson Pinchot. The rest of the 1985-1986 cast also included, Dennis Miller, Jon Lovitz, Nora Dunn, Randy Quaid, Danitra Vance and Terry Sweeney. Only Miller, Lovitz and Dunn would return the following season.
|Everyone knows, Eddie Murphy portrayed Buckwheat, but who was Alfalfa played by?|
Mary Gross. Mary Gross was on 'SNL' from 1981-1985. Some of her other memorable characters were Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Mary Richards(hilarious Mary Tyler Moore impersonation) and Chi Chi.
|Joe Piscopo and Robin Duke portrayed a couple, who complained about everything. The names of their characters' were Doug and Wendy _____.|
Whiner. Piscopo and Duke played the couple with the slouched posture and nasal voice.
|Who was not a 'Weekend Update' anchor in the 1980's?|
Kevin Nealon. Nealon was the 'Weekend Update' anchor from 1991-1994. The other three, all took duties at the desk in the eighties. Doyle-Murray anchored from 1981-1982, Hall from 1982-1983, and Guest from 1984-1985.
|On Gumby's Christmas special, who played Donny and Marie Osmond?|
Gary Kroeger & Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Kroeger and Louis-Dreyfus portrayed the siblings, who seemed a little too close for comfort. Aired on December 11th, 1982, the brother and sister had to be broken-up by Gumby(Eddie Murphy).
|Which 'SNL' character had a hit song in the 1980's?|
Fernando. Fernando (allegedly based on Latin film star Fernando Lamas), was portrayed brilliantly by Billy Crystal. The song 'You Look Marvelous' peaked at #58 on the Pop chart in the summer of 1985.
|On 'Jackie Rogers, Jr.'s $100,000 Jackpot Wad', 'Captain Kangaroo was played by _____.|
Jim Belushi & James Belushi. Jim Belushi was a cast member from 1983-1985. Also in the sketch was Sammy Davis Jr., portrayed by Billy Crystal.
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