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1.
  The Civil War Goes to the Movies and Television    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quite a few movies and TV miniseries have been made pertaining to the American Civil War. How well do you know some of these?
Average, 10 Qns, F6FHellcat, Dec 02 23
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F6FHellcat
Dec 02 23
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  Unrelated Movies & TV Shows With Same Title (9)    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
9th in this series: These are TV shows and movies that have the same title but are NOT related--not prequels or sequels or based on the same story. There may be some elements they share aside from the title, such as genre or general location.
Average, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Mar 26 24
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Billkozy
Mar 26 24
248 plays
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  Unrelated Movies & TV Shows With Same Title [7]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
7th in this series: These are TV shows and movies that have the same title but are NOT related--not prequels or sequels or based on the same story. There may be some elements they share aside from the title, such as genre or general location.
Average, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Dec 23 23
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Billkozy
Dec 23 23
377 plays
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  Which is Christmas?    
Collection Quiz
 12 Qns
Nothing may signify the holiday season more than Christmas movies and TV shows. In this quiz, identify which movies or TV episodes take place on Christmas. The deceptive and incorrect answers, simply put, do not. Good luck!
Difficult, 12 Qns, kyleisalive, Dec 15 23
Difficult
kyleisalive editor
Dec 15 23
472 plays
5.
I Believe You Have My Stapler
  I Believe You Have My Stapler    
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
And It's Very Entertaining!
Here's to the unsung hero of entertaining moments in Movies and Television--the stapler! Test your acumen by determining which form included the "stapler scene".
Average, 10 Qns, sally0malley, Mar 02 24
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sally0malley gold member
Mar 02 24
111 plays
6.
Down On Location
  Down On Location    
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Can you match the filming location of these ten TV shows and movies to the ten images associated with each location? A few of the images are iconic items associated with the location which may be more recognizable than actual landmarks. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, BigTriviaDawg, Mar 29 24
Tough
BigTriviaDawg gold member
Mar 29 24
219 plays
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  Unrelated Movies & TV Shows With Same Title [8]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
8th in this series: These are TV shows and movies that have the same title but are NOT related--not prequels or sequels or based on the same story. There may be some elements they share aside from the title, such as genre or general location.
Tough, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Jan 26 24
Tough
Billkozy
Jan 26 24
226 plays
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  Stephen King was the Inspiration   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Whether they were movies, made for T.V. movies, or T.V. mini-series, they were all inspired by the works of Stephen King. If you like this quiz, try my other Stephen King quiz, just click on my name to find it .
Easier, 15 Qns, skunkee, Feb 21 16
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  Sam I Am editor best quiz   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you match these Sams or Samanthas with the film or television show in which they were a MAIN character?
Easier, 10 Qns, PDAZ, May 03 17
Easier
PDAZ gold member
2512 plays
10.
  Howdy Partner, or Should I Say Duo? - 2!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's look into the entertainment world and see what partners we can come up with. You'll find everyone from real people to some cartoon characters. Good luck and have some fun with this quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, linkan, Feb 09 07
Easier
linkan gold member
7002 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What actor costumed as a nanny and maid to spend time with his children in the hit movie "Mrs. Doubtfire"?

From Quiz "Men In Skirts"




11.
Little People Big World
  Little People, Big World   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Human dwarfism is normally defined as occurring when a fully-grown adult is less than 4ft 10in tall. These actors throughout film and television may be short in stature but they are big in talent.
Easier, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jan 09 16
Easier
Plodd
1036 plays
12.
  Fed up with "Friends" Quizzes? editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Are you fed up with "Friends" quizzes. Had enough of Rachel's hair or Ross' teeth or even Monica's future babies? Then take this Non-Friends quiz, rebel against them all!
Tough, 10 Qns, linkan, May 20 16
Tough
linkan gold member
14032 plays
13.
  These Go to 11   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What links Venus Williams' clothing line, an Ace's value in Blackjack, and the number of KFC's secret herbs and spices? Why, the number 11 of course! Test your knowledge on various references to the number 11 in these well-known films and TV shows.
Easier, 10 Qns, jmorrow, Dec 11 16
Easier
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14.
  The Bride Wore White   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
But what color shirt did Rachel wear in the final episode of "Friends"? That's a bad question asking about trivial fact! Instead, this quiz tests your knowledge on some of the most iconic clothes worn by the characters in movies and TV series. Enjoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, May 19 11
Very Easy
Matthew_07 gold member
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15.
Pass the Door Test
  Pass the Door Test    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The door, symbolic and literal, in TV and film. The key? Just like the Sphinx, give the right answers and you shall go through. Photo hints are not always the obvious.
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Dec 06 16
Average
Godwit gold member
839 plays
16.
  Action Figures of the 1960s and 1970s   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
They're coming to where you live! They've climbed out of galaxies, legends, and comics, to become some of the first superheroes and favored villains of Hollywood. Don't blink or you'll miss the fun.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, exceller, Apr 15 22
Very Easy
exceller gold member
Apr 15 22
588 plays
17.
  Unrelated Movies & TV Shows With Same Title [5]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These are TV shows and movies that have the same title but are NOT related. They're not prequels or sequels or based on the same story. That's not to say there aren't some elements they share aside from the title, such as genre or general location.
Average, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Jun 04 23
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Billkozy
Jun 04 23
423 plays
18.
  Shall We Be Nosy?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's stick our noses in other peoples business, shall we? I usually get caught sticking my nose in places where it doesn't belong. Come on and let's get nosy, okay?
Average, 10 Qns, linkan, May 27 11
Average
linkan gold member
6796 plays
19.
  Same Role/Different Actor   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the show (TV and movie) with the actors who played the same role.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Jul 14 16
Very Easy
nyirene330
1637 plays
20.
Morgan Freeman  The Radiance of Stillness
  Morgan Freeman - The Radiance of Stillness   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
"Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance." -- Morgan Freeman. This quiz is about the roles played by an actor with great presence and talent, Morgan Freeman. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, PootyPootwell, Apr 30 24
Easier
PootyPootwell gold member
Apr 30 24
586 plays
21.
  One Role/Two Actors   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the role with the two actors from TV and films who played the part.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Jul 22 17
Very Easy
nyirene330
1197 plays
22.
  The Doctor Will See You Now   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about famous fictional doctors on T.V. or in the movies. I'll describe the doctor and you figure out which doctor it is. Good luck.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nmerr, Feb 03 15
Very Easy
nmerr gold member
3551 plays
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  TV & Movie Cars   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are some great television and movie cars that children and adults just love. Can you guess them from the clues?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jan 17 12
Easier
coachpauly
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24.
  Gone With the Wind   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
No, not that movie - this quiz is about other movies in which people, places and objects were literally 'gone with the wind'.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 13 11
Average
looney_tunes editor
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  That's How They Role   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the actors who have played the same character. For example, both Julie Newmar and Eartha Kitt have played the role of Catwoman and would be a match.
Easier, 10 Qns, seekernym, Aug 16 17
Easier
seekernym
885 plays
26.
  Double, Double   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I will give you the name of a TV character AND a movie character; you need to correctly identify the actor/actress who played them.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 15 16
Easier
nyirene330
1024 plays
27.
  Shhh...Secret Agents   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the name of the TV or movie secret agents with the actors who played them.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, May 03 17
Easier
nyirene330
813 plays
28.
  You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel." Many Christmas stories have a villain or two who seem to delight in ruining the holiday for others. This quiz is all about the Grinches, Scrooges and other unpleasant Christmas characters.
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Dec 16 17
Average
guitargoddess gold member
Dec 16 17
1807 plays
29.
  Patricia Routledge - More Than a Bucket   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I was on Fun Trivia when a bucket started talking to me. "It's pronounced 'Bouquet'", she insisted. Come meet Patricia Routledge, the actress behind Hyacinth Bucket, and learn something about her versatility as a performer.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 17 11
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looney_tunes editor
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30.
  Familiarity Breeds...    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the TV and movie surnames to the correct family members.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Nov 28 19
Easier
nyirene330
Nov 28 19
708 plays
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Entertainment: Something in Common Trivia Questions

1. The Showtime TV series of eight seasons had the most episodes of any Showtime show until another Showtime show overtook it in 2018, and the movie with this title is about a prisoner in San Quentin who writes a play. What is the title?

From Quiz
Unrelated Movies & TV Shows With Same Title [8]

Answer: Weeds

In 2012, when "Weeds", starring Mary-Louise Parker as a mother who turns to pot-dealing, entered its eighth and final season, it became the show with the most episodes of all Showtime Channel shows (102 episodes). It wasn't until 2018 when the Showtime show "Shameless" surpassed it, ending its run in 2021 with 134 episodes. In the 1987 movie "Weeds" directed by John D. Hancock, noted for directing "Bang The Drum Slowly", the always reliable Nick Nolte plays Lee Umstetter, imprisoned for armed robbery. After reading books from the prison library, and attending a performance for the prisoners of the play "Waiting for Godot", Lee starts writing plays about prison life, and staging them too.

2. What death-themed TV show that ran from 2005 to 2017, has the same title as a death-themed 2001 film starring Snoop Dogg and Pam Grier?

From Quiz Unrelated Movies & TV Shows With Same Title [7]

Answer: Bones

"Bones" starred Emily Deschanel (sister of Zooey Deschanel) as a forensic anthropologist named Dr. Temperance whose nickname was "Bones" due to her skill at analyzing skeletal remains to solve murders. She is called upon to assist people like F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth, played by David Boreanaz. Snoop Dogg played Jimmy Bones in the 2001 film "Bones", a man who was shot to death but returned as a ghost, seeking revenge against his killers, but also to make things better in his neighborhood. Pam Grier played Pearl, Jimmy Bones' former lover.

3. There are three TV series with this title and three films with this title, the nickname of a U.S. state. What is that title?

From Quiz Unrelated Movies & TV Shows With Same Title [5]

Answer: Big Sky

"Big Sky" which debuted in 2020 came from the creative mind of David E. Kelley of "Boston Legal" and "Ally McBeal" fame. In this show two women, one a private detective and the other an ex-cop who was having an affair with the private detective's husband, team up to solve crimes. The premiere episode's last scene was a doozy. "Big Sky" was also the title of a 1997-1999 TV series from Australia involving a small airline company. The same title was used by a 1997 TV mini-series showcasing performances of Canadian musicians. One film with the title "Big Sky" came out in 1952 and starred Kirk Douglas as a frontiersman, and was directed by the legendary Howard Hawks. The 2011 "Big Sky" film is a drama, and the 2015 "Big Sky" film is a thriller in which a teenager and her mother are menaced by a gunman. Small Wonder is one of Delaware's nicknames, Lone Star State is a Texas moniker, and Land of Plenty isn't actually a nickname of a state although it was the title of a 2014 film starring Michelle Williams.

4. Holy Caped Crusaders! Which 1960s role did Adam West play, featuring a caped detective who used unexpected gadgets to fight crime in Gotham City?

From Quiz Action Figures of the 1960s and 1970s

Answer: Batman

Adam West caught the attention of "Batman's" producer, William Dozier, while he was playing Captain Quik, a James Bond-type character, in milk commercials for Nestle's Quik. Adam West fell in love with the script during the audition which portrayed the superhero with witty humor and a detective theme. West signed the contract on the spot with the condition that he would have a say in choosing the actor that played Robin. West went along with the director's choice with Burt Ward as Robin. He valued Ward's experience with stunts but was hesitant with Ward's inexperience with acting. Ward proved to be faithful as a team player. West and Ward became known as the "Dynamic Duo" for their portrayal of Batman and Robin. In the "Batman" show, Batman would often fight unexpected surprises with tools from his utility belt, followed by Robin's remark of "Holy Batman!". The show was known for its fight scenes, riddles, and humor. It also rotated through many villains and scenarios, which kept the shows entertaining for their viewers. West and Ward lead the "Batman" show to be nominated for an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Comedy Series" in its first year in 1966. It lost to "The Dick Van Dyke Show." The "Batman" show became a huge part of Adam West's fame and legacy. According to "The Hollywood Reporter", when "Batman" ended, West shared with his fans, "When Batman was canceled, the only thing I thought is that it would be the end of me, and it was for a bit. But then I realized what we created in the show. We created this zany, lovable world." (The Hollywood Reporter, "Adam West Dies At 88") (Information from "The Hollywood Reporter", "Reuters", and "NBC News")

5. In "A Charlie Brown Christmas", from which Gospel of the Bible does Linus quote when telling Charlie Brown what Christmas is all about?

From Quiz Christmas Viewings I Like

Answer: Luke

When Linus is giving this speech, he drops the blanket when he gets to the line, "And the angel said unto them, Fear not..." because when he said that, Linus knew he could relax and didn't have to be afraid and therefore at that moment did not need his security blanket. "A Charlie Brown Christmas" first aired in 1965.

6. Goldwyn Pictures Corporation (the forerunner of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) released a silent film titled "Sherlock Holmes" in 1922. Who played the part of Holmes?

From Quiz Sherlock Holmes in Movies and Television

Answer: John Barrymore

John Barrymore played the role of Holmes, with Roland Young as Watson. The film also featured William Powell in his first screen appearance.

7. In 'Back to the Future' (1985), Marty McFly used a hair dryer as a prop for a "ray-gun" when he pretended to be an alien in order to get his father to ask his mother out on a date. What name did Marty give to his alien alter-ego?

From Quiz The History of Hair Dryers

Answer: Darth Vader

'Back to the Future' told the story of a teenage boy named Marty McFly who travelled back to 1955 when he drove a DeLorean sports car that had been converted into a time machine at the key speed of 88 miles per hour. During his time in 1955 he met both his parents George and Lorraine as teenagers and inadvertently got in the way of their relationship. In order to save himself and his siblings from being wiped out of existence, Marty tried a number of different plots and plans to bring them back together, including a somewhat bizarre attempt where he claimed to be an alien called Darth Vader from the planet Vulcan and threatened to melt his father's brain with a "ray gun" (hair dryer) if he didn't ask Lorraine out. Since the planet Vulcan didn't feature in a TV episode of 'Star Trek' until 1967 and the first film in the 'Star Wars' franchise was released in 1977, poor George McFly had no way of knowing that the alien name and place his strange visitor had just quoted were lifted straight out of science fiction.

8. The 1970 television movie "The Andersonville Trial" was an adaptation of Saul Levitt's successful play "The Andersonville Trial". At the time which former captain of the starship Enterprise appeared as Lt. Colonel Norton P. Chipman?

From Quiz The Civil War Goes to the Movies and Television

Answer: William Shatner

Levitt's play was itself based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Andersonville" by MacKinlay Kantor. Both the movie and the play center on the trial of Andersonville Camp Commandant Henry Wirz. The movie would be directed by George C. Scott, who had Shatner's role in the original stage production of the play. The movie adaptation would win Emmy Awards for Outstanding Single Program - Drama or Comedy, Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Adaptation (Levitt's wrote the movie adaptation of his play), and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork. At the time Shatner was the only one of these four men to be able to say they had been captain of the starship Enterprise as the original "Star Trek" TV series had ended in June of 1969. And he would command the various models of the Enterprise portrayed in the movies based around the cast of the original series. Patrick Stewart would command the various models of the Enterprise to appear in the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" series and movies based on the cast of that series and again in 2023 in the series "Star Trek: Picard. Scott Bakula would command the Enterprise in the series "Star Trek: Enterprise". And Bruce Greenwood would command the Enterprise in the 2009 movie "Star Trek".

9. What was the name of the mysterious and spooky hand in the "Addams Family" TV show?

From Quiz Disembodied Hands in Film and TV

Answer: Thing

"Thing" was usually played by Ted Cassidy, who also played Lurch on the TV show. When Lurch and "Thing" played in a scene together, "Thing" was played by Jack Voglin.

10. In the TV Christmas special "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", what was the name of the mean old ruler of Sombertown who declared that toys were illegal?

From Quiz Favorite Christmas Movies and TV Specials

Answer: Burgermeister Meisterburger

Toys were declared a menace to society when the Burgermeister tripped and fell over a roller skate. This TV special produced by Rankin/Bass first aired in December 1970. It featured Fred Astaire as the narrator and Mickey Rooney as the voice of Kris Kringle/Santa Claus.

11. From 1911 to 1913, this actor/director spoofed Sherlock Holmes in a series of comedy shorts. There were no bathing beauties, but you could see where the idea for the Keystone Cops came from. Who was it?

From Quiz Who's Played Sherlock Holmes?

Answer: Mack Sennett

The earliest film featuring Sherlock Holmes was made in the United States in 1905, but between 1911 and 1913, Mack Sennett produced and acted in 11 slapstick shorts very loosely based on Conan Doyle's detective. The first four were made while still working at Biograph, and the rest were made at Keystone, the studio he founded in 1912.

12. In which film, where Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are given a scholarship to a famous English university, did a young Peter Cushing play a fellow-student?

From Quiz Peter Cushing: "Laurel & Hardy" to "Star Wars"

Answer: A Chump at Oxford (1940)

In "A Chump at Oxford", Laurel and Hardy were sent to Oxford University 'to get an education' as a reward for catching a bank robber. Peter Cushing played one of the students who gave them a hard time. Cushing's Hollywood debut was a year earlier, in 1939, in an early version of "The Man in the Iron Mask". A year later, in 1941, he returned to the UK and served with other performers in ENSA, providing entertainment for the armed services during World War II.

13. What movie features the voice of Bebe Neuwirth as Annabelle?

From Quiz Christmas Movies I Love

Answer: An All Dogs Christmas Carol

"An All Dog Christmas Carol" was created in 1998. It is the Charles Dickens tale told with dogs as the characters. Carface (voiced by Ernest Borgnine) steals money that is to pay for Timmy's (voiced by Taylor Epperson) operation. Charlie (voiced by Stephen Weber) and Itchy (voiced by Dom DeLouise) show Carface his life when he was a pup, as he is in the present, and what will happen in the future if he doesn't change. Annabelle's evil cousin Belladonna (also voiced by Bebe Neuwirth) wants to destroy Christmas with Carface's help. Annabelle gives Charlie and Itchy the power to show Carface his life past, present and future.

14. What Rob Reiner directed mockumentary film features rock musician Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) explaining the virtues of the volume settings on his band's guitar amplifiers with the now-classic phrase "These go to 11"?

From Quiz These Go to 11

Answer: This is Spinal Tap

Cult favorite "This is Spinal Tap" (1984) is a fake documentary and biting satire about a fictional rock band. The film follows documentary filmmaker Marty DeBergi (played by Rob Reiner, the film's actual director) as he accompanies Spinal Tap (hailed as "one of England's loudest bands") on their 1982 comeback tour. Each over-the-top encounter cleverly skewers the stereotypical excesses and pretentiousness that exemplify the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. In one memorable scene, guitarist Nigel Tufnel shows off the band's equipment to DiBergi, but doesn't understand why he isn't more impressed by the Marshall amp with dials that go to 11: DiBergi: "Most amps go up to ten?" Tufnel: "Exactly." DiBergi: "Does that mean it's louder? Is it any louder?" Tufnel: "Well, it's one louder, isn't it? It's not ten." ... DiBergi: "Why don't you just make ten louder and make ten be the top number, and make that a little louder?" Tufnel: [beat] "These go to 11." In 2011, fans of the film christened November 11 as "Nigel Tufnel Day" in honor of its "maximum elevenness" (11.11.11). The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) allows users to assign ratings to films and normally displays the aggregated results on a scale of 1 to 10, with one notable exception: the IMDb page for "This is Spinal Tap" displays the user ratings on a scale that goes to 11.

15. In the 1980 film "The Blues Brothers", Sister Mary Stigmata gave brothers Jake and Elwood Blues a mission. What was nickname that the Blues brothers called Sister Mary Stigmata?

From Quiz Fictional Clergy in Movies and Television

Answer: The Penguin

Kathleen Freeman played Sister Mary Stigmata the 1980 film "The Blues Brothers". She gave Jake and Elwood Blues the task of raising the $5,000 needed to pay her orphanage's property tax bill. Even though Sister Mary Stigmata raised the two brothers in the orphanage, they still referred to her as "the Penguin".

16. What was the name of the mother played by Divine and John Travolta?

From Quiz Moms in Movies and on TV

Answer: Edna Turnblad

John Waters' film "Hairspray" came out in 1988 with Divine playing Edna Turnblad, mother of the lead character Tracy Turnblad. The film was set in Baltimore in the 1960s with Tracy (played by Rickie Lake) as an overweight teenager who auditions for "The Corny Collins Show" and wins. The movie was remade in 2007, this time with Edna being portrayed by John Travolta (Tony Manero himself) playing the mother, opposite Christopher Walken as the father Wilbur Turnblad. If you can think of an odder couple, please let me know!

17. In one of his earliest credited roles, Steve Harris played two different characters on this TV series that launched several spin-offs in its 20 year run. On which TV show did Steve play characters named Dogs and Calvin in the mid 1990s?

From Quiz Starring Steve Harris

Answer: Law & Order

"Law & Order" aired from 1990-2010, a total of twenty seasons. Steve was in two episodes, playing two different minor characters. The series gave rise to spin-offs "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", "Law & Order: Criminal Intent", "Law & Order: Trial by Jury", and "Law & Order: LA". The latter two only lasted one season each, but "Law & Order: SVU" began its seventeenth season in September 2015, and "Criminal Intent" lasted for ten seasons. Steve Harris was born on December 3, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois.

18. Harry and Marv are the squirrely burglars in the movie "Home Alone" who are no match for 8 year old Kevin, who takes them down with a series of booby traps. What do Harry and Marv (or Marv, at least) call themselves?

From Quiz You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

Answer: The Wet Bandits

The first in what became a franchise, "Home Alone" (1990) stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin, a young boy who is accidentally left home alone over Christmas while his family goes on holiday to Paris. Meanwhile, Harry and Marv have been burglarizing houses in Kevin's neighbourhood, specifically targeting houses where the occupants have left for the holidays. Marv wants them to have a special signature - so he stops up the kitchen sink and leaves the water running to flood the houses they've robbed, hence the Wet Bandits. Kevin realizes that Harry and Marv plan to break into his house, and at first puts them off by playing music and making it appear as if the house is full of people. When Harry and Marv figure out that Kevin is there alone, they decide to proceed with their plan, thinking they can easily take on a kid. Kevin defends himself and his house with many booby traps, some very elaborate, and when Harry and Marv break in, they get caught in an awful lot of them.

19. In the movies, which president was portrayed by both Anthony Hopkins and Frank Langella?

From Quiz Actors Who Played U.S. Presidents

Answer: Nixon

In the 2008 film "Frost/Nixon", Frank Langella played Richard Nixon being interviewed by David Frost (Michael Sheen). In 1995, Anthony Hopkins was the President in Oliver Stone's movie "Nixon", which documents the President's personal and professional life through narratives, illustrating both his successes and his failures. Richard Nixon was played by Dan Hedaya in "Dick" (1999), John Cusack in "The Butler" (2013), and in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" (2014) with Mark Camacho in the role. The other choices include Ian Wolfe/Coolidge in "The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell; Corbin Bernsen/Ford in "The Commission" and Keene Curtis as Ike in "IQ".

20. What is the name of the movie in which we first hear the iconic phrase "Bond, James Bond"?

From Quiz "What You Talkin' 'Bout"

Answer: Dr. No

All of the choices are films in which Sean Connery played Bond, but the phrase first appeared in "Dr. No" in 1962 when 007 was introducing himself to Sylvia Trench at a baccarat table when she suggested they raise the stakes - Bond: "I admire your courage Miss...?" Sylvia: "Trench. Sylvia Trench. I admire your luck Mr...?" Bond: "Bond. James Bond"...and the rest, as they say, is history! Miss Trench appeared as Bond's love interest again in "From Russia with Love" in 1963 and was played by Eunice Gayson (a trivia answer if ever there was one). BTW, "Dr. No" was about an evil scientist trying to destroy the U.S. space program.

21. Which movie theme began "Do not forsake me, oh my darlin'"?

From Quiz They Don't Make Theme Songs Like They Used To

Answer: High Noon

"High Noon", the 1952 movie starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly, is, perhaps, one of the greatest Westerns of all time. Directed by Fred Zinnemann, it tells the story of former Marshal Will Kane who has just married and is planning to leave Hadleyville, New Mexico; he hears that criminal Frank Miller has been let loose and is on his way back to seek revenge against Kane who turned him in. With his wife ready to leave ("Do not forsake me") and the townspeople unwilling to help, Will Kane must face this threat alone. The song "High Noon" was written by Dimitri Tiomkin and sung by Tex Ritter.

22. Who voiced the Caped Crusader in "Batman: Mask of the Phantasm"?

From Quiz I Prefer My Batmen to Be Animated

Answer: Kevin Conroy

Conroy first voiced the character in "Batman: The Animated series". He was the primary animated voice for the character from 1993 through 2013.

23. "Harvey" - In the 1996 version of "Harvey" with Harry Anderson as Elwood, what stays the same about Elwood?

From Quiz Movie Remake Contrasts

Answer: His father's name is John Fredrick

Elwood's father is still John Fredrick, as said right after telling the story of how he met Harvey. I don't remember who James Stewart's Elwood said his childhood playmate's name was, but Harry Anderson's Elwood said Verne Mackelhaney. Veta says "You're staying right here" in the 1950 version, but it's Omar, the family lawyer, who says it in the 1996 version. And in this version, Dr. Chumley wants him to take that formula so he can have Harvey all to himself.

24. Where might you go if you wanted to get a '$5 shake' in "Pulp Fiction"?

From Quiz Fictional Fast Food Joints

Answer: Jack Rabbit Slim's

In the 1994 film "Pulp Fiction", Vince (John Travolta) and Mia (Uma Thurman) go to Jack Rabbit Slim's, a 1950s-themed restaurant in California where they order from their waiter, Buddy Holly, and Mia has a 'Durwood Kirby Burger' (see Garry Moore for details) and a '$5 shake' before they wind up on the dance floor doing the twist during a dance competition. Joe's Pie Diner is from the movie "Waitress"; Mr. Smiley's is from "American Beauty", and Pizza Planet appears in "Toy Story".

25. One of the first fuzzy friends we met on TV was Sgt, Joe Friday and he always had a partner with him. The show's catch phrase is usually said, "Just the facts, Ma'am". What was the name of this 1951-1959 realistic crime drama?

From Quiz Fuzzy Friends

Answer: Dragnet

Jack Webb was in both movies and television before creating and starring in "Dragnet". He was also the producer who was influenced by real crime cases. The show depicted real police procedures. You can look for Jack Webb in the 1950 movie, "Sunset Boulevard", starring Gloria Swanson.

26. Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang were introduced to the TV screen in 1969 in what television series?

From Quiz The History of "Scooby-Doo"

Answer: Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

Created by Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc., "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" was originally aired on CBS from September 1969 to October 1970. It had two seasons and 25 episodes. Each episode of this series, and the ones that came after, consisted of four teenagers (Fred, Shaggy, Velma, and Daphne) and their talking Great Dane, Scooby-Doo, finding themselves in the middle of some sort of mystery, usually involving some supernatural creature. They would then gather clues and build traps until they caught the bad guy, who would be unmasked to reveal someone who was using the disguise to hide a crime of some sort.

27. Anna May Wong (1905-1961) was the prototype for this stereotypical role and phrase describing a strong, mysterious and domineering Asian woman. What is this phrase?

From Quiz Slaying the Dragon

Answer: Dragon Lady

"Dragon Lady" first appeared as a character in the comic strip "Terry and the Pirates" in 1934. Anna May Wong was the first Chinese American film star, and played a number of "dragon lady" roles over her long career in film, stage, TV and radio.

28. Kevin Costner starred in the movie "For Love of the Game". What team did he play for as depicted in this movie?

From Quiz Sport Connections

Answer: Detroit Tigers

Costner won two Academy Awards for his movie "Dances With Wolves", Best Director and Best Picture. On the flip side, he also won the same awards for his picture "The Postman", but these were the Razzie Awards.

29. One of the most traditional adaptations of "A Christmas Carol" is regarded by many critics as one of the best. Who played what many consider the definitive Scrooge in the 1951 British adaptation?

From Quiz Some Christmas Carols; or, Which Scrooge?

Answer: Alistair Sim

Called "Scrooge" in the UK, this film did not have an auspicious beginning across the pond. Distributed by United Artists in USA, the company submitted it for consideration to be premiered at the prestigious Radio City Music Hall in New York. But those who were booking the movies decided, after viewing the film, that it was just too dark, so they scheduled it to play in the States during the Halloween season, a time when people weren't ready yet for Christmas films. Not until shown on TV did the this film, and Alistair Sim's portrayal in particular, develop a following and become a true classic. Watch for Patrick MacNee (Mr. Steed in "The Avengers") as a young Jacob Marley and Hermione Baddeley (the housekeeper Ellen in "Mary Poppins") as Mrs. Cratchit. (Patrick MacNee later hosted a special colorized broadcast of "Scrooge" in the UK.)

30. On which tween/teen sitcom of the '90s were Cory and Shawn the best of friends through thick and thin?

From Quiz Great Bromances of the 20th and 21st Centuries

Answer: Boy Meets World

"Boy Meets World" originally ran from 1993 to 2000 and was one of the staple shows of ABC's TGIF lineup. Cory Matthews was the titular character, who was 11 years old when the show began. The series followed Cory as he grew up, including his experiences in school, with his family, with his girlfriend and later wife Topanga, and with his often-troubled best friend Shawn. Cory and Shawn were all but inseperable. In fact, when Cory and Topanga got married, he and Shawn got into a big fight because they were concerned their friendship would come to end because Cory was getting married. All ended well though, and Shawn stood with Cory, arms each other, while Cory and Topanga said their vows. At the end of the series, Shawn even moved with Cory and Topanga to New York.

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