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1. In the classic Carol Burnett skit, "Went With The Wind", costume designer Bob Mackie made a dress for Carol's character, Starlet O'Hara, out of draperies. What else was unusual about the dress design?
2. "The Andy Griffith Show" pilot episode featured which television actor as the "guest" in the jail in Mayberry?
3. We all loved Lucy, didn't we?
As she struck out starring in her own series after her divorce from Desi Arnaz, she was offered her own sitcom called simply, "The Lucy Show". She played the part of a widowed mother, but another lady played television's first role of a divorced mother. What was the name of the character who was a divorcee?
4. Hazel Burke, known simply as "Hazel" on the television program of the same name, was a role played by Shirley Booth. Many of the early episodes centered on the conflicts created by her headstrong thoughts on how to run a household as the maid versus her equally demanding boss and head of the household, George Baxter (Don Defore). The Baxters, George and Dorothy, had a son whom Hazel usually called "Sport".
Do you recall the stage name of the little boy whose role was played by Bobby Buntrock?
5. I am going to list a few of the characters' actual names from this '60s sitcom. Let's see if you can remember the program with these actors/actresses names...
Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews, Rose Marie, Richard Deacon, Ann Morgan Guilbert, and Jerry Paris.
Okay, so I left out two major names. See if you can recall this program!
6. On what short-lived, (2 seasons only), '60s situation comedy would you have seen the residents of the fictional village of the Hekawis, consisting of Chief Wild Eagle, his "assistant", Crazy Cat, along with assorted other characters like Happy Bear and Roaring Chicken?
7. Picture this:
An island paradise full of native girls, a PT boat, a group of military personnel that have "gone native" themselves, and a leader who wants to have them all imprisoned or at least transferred from his command.
Factor in the following actors; Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway, and Joe Flynn and you should be able to tell me the title of this mid-60s sitcom...
8. It seems as if this sitcom ran for decades, but it was actually only on the air for 3 seasons (Sept 1964 - April 1967). Thanks to syndication, though, it continued airing repeatedly throughout the '70s, '80s and beyond. What was this wildly popular show, especially among young people, that featured such characters as Jonas Grumby, Roy Hinkley and Mary Ann Summers?
(Think: South Pacific).
9. What was the name of the comedienne who portrayed the characters of both Ernestine and Edith Ann on "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In"?
10. Oliver Wendell Douglas and his wife, Lisa, moved from New York to rural America on CBS's sitcom, "Green Acres". The program was based on a 1950's radio show entitled "Granby's Green Acres." Nearly everyone who ever watched the show for any length of time knows that a pig featured famously as an animal character named "Arnold".
Do you recall Arnold's surname?
Source: Author logcrawler
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