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"If one person can make you laugh, a team of comics may make you laugh even harder. Here are some questions about comic teams."
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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were a classic comedy team. Abbott, the straight man, set up Costello for the big laugh. In 1978 a made-for-television movie was made called "Bud and Lou". What two actors played Abbott and Costello?
Harvey Korman and Tim Conway
Harvey Korman and Phil Silvers
Harvey Korman and Jackie Gleason
Harvey Korman and Buddy Hackett
Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were another classic comedy team. By what names were this duo born?
Arthur and Wentworth
Stanley and Oliver
Arthur and Norville
Stan and Ollie
Although you never saw more than three stooges at a time, over the history of the "Three Stooges", how many actors were at one time or another a stooge?
Second City-Chicago has produced a host of popular comedians who have went on to fame. Second City-Chicago opened in 1959 with a format of sketch and improvisational comedy. Which of these was NOT a member of Second City between 1959 and 1969?
George Burns and Gracie Allen were a husband and wife team that entertained audiences for decades. Gracie Allen died of heart disease on 8/27/1964. What did George Burns do after losing his wife and comic partner?
Hired unknowns to parrot Gracie's lines
Died within a year of her death
Retired from show business
Continued active in show business for 32 years
For ten glorious years the team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis was the most popular comedy duo. Internal feuds and arguments lead to their split in 1956. What was the name of the 1949 film where they were introduced to movie audiences?
At War with the Army
My Friend Irma
That's My Boy
Monty Python, a comedy sketch ensemble, became a world-wide favorite. Of the original members, which one orchestrated the use of animation on the programs?
Tom and Dick Smothers brought controversy to the airwaves with their television show that lasted only three years. Both network and local stations were censoring their show. Which of these did NOT occur on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Show?
Sinead O'Conner making an unscheduled protest speech
Joan Baez defending her husband's right to refuse military service.
Having Pete Seeger as a guest when he had been blacklisted.
Flying shrapnel when "The Who" blew up their instruments
Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding were disk-jockeys in Boston. When the Red Sox were rained out, they were called upon to improvise comedy routines to fill the radio space. They did this so well that in 1946 they were awarded their own 15 minute show. It lasted until 1987. The program often consisted of satires of radio and television programs. Or it might center one one of the many special characters they invented. In 41 years, they had programs on several radio and television networks. Which of these did they NOT have a program?
Their real names were Henry Haynes and Kenneth Burns. Although their first love was jazz music, their format was framed in country music. Long before Spike Jones and decades before Weird Al Yankovic, they were doing hilarious satires of both country and popular music. By what stage names were they known?
Clyde and Elmer
Roy and Buck
Grandpa and Rudy
Homer and Jethro
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