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In 1998, what superhero gained electricity powers and split
into red and blue versions?
a. Captain America
Superman - That got put a stop to.
What egg-shaped, handheld virtual pet sold by the Japanese
toymaker Bandai in 1996?
a. Tickle Me Elmo
b. Pet Rock
c. The Tamagotchi
The Tamagotchi - Bandai sold over 70 million before the fad ended.
Robert Mitchum and Gregory Peck were in the original version of
this movie. They have cameos in the remake. What film?
a. The Night of the Hunter
b. Cape Fear
c. Days of Wine and Roses
d. To Kill a Mockingbird
Cape Fear - In the remake, they are on opposite sides. Former good guy Peck is the bad guy's lawyer and
former bad guy Mitchum is the good guy's cop friend.
For whom did Eric Clapton write his hit song "Tears in Heaven"?
Son - Tears in Heaven is one of Clapton's most successful songs, reaching number two on the Billboard
Hot 100 singles chart in the U.S.
In what movie does Zach Galifianakis play the socially inept
Alan Garner, who gives a cringe-inducing pre-wedding toast?
a. The Hangover
b. Grown Ups
c. The Proposal
d. Get Him to the Greek
The Hangover - It's a Wolf Pack.
What duo was originally known as "Tom and Jerry"?
a. Lennon and McCartney
b. Everly Brothers
c. Righteous Brothers
d. Simon and Garfunkel
Simon and Garfunkel - Simon and Garfunkel's music was featured in the landmark film The Graduate (1967).
Rob Lowe, John Cusack, Jim Carrey, Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise,
Robert Downey Jr and Michael J Fox were all considered for what Matthew Broderick role?
a. John Bender
b. Ferris Bueller
c. Johnny Castle
d. Alex P Keaton
Ferris Bueller - Anthony Michael Hall turned it down for fear of being typecast.
What star was discovered while throwing a fit when a bank
refused to cash the international check her South African mom had sent her?
a. Charlize Theron
b. Zoe Saldana
c. Thandie Newton
d. Nicole Kidman
Charlize Theron - This was at a bank on Hollywood Boulevard.
After what movie's credits do we get a bonus scene in which
Skeletor's head rises from the waters of the pit he was thrown in, saying, "I'll be back"?
b. Masters of the Universe
c. GI Joe
Masters of the Universe - During the credits of the first Transformers movie, we see Sam's parents being
interviewed, as well as Starscream flying off.
You can take dat to da bank! What 70s TV detective drove a
Chevy four-door Impala sedan nicknamed the Blue Ghost?
Baretta - He hung out at Ross's Billiard Academy, where he met girlfriends he called his 'cousins'.
Hosted by Phil Keough, what show won the Emmy for best reality
show seven straight times?
a. The Mole
b. The Bachelor
c. The Amazing Race
The Amazing Race - Top Chef broke the streak in 2010, becoming the first show other than Amazing Race to
win. That year, American Idol lost for the eighth time.
Which of these songs charted the highest?
a. Mind Games by John Lennon
b. Valotte by Julian Lennon
c. Wrack My Brain by Ringo Starr
d. Walking on Thin Ice by Yoko Ono
Valotte by Julian Lennon - Valotte was Julian's the first US single and a US Billboard Top 10 hit.
I could have married Liz Lemon's mom, and I'm probably Lily's
grandfather on How I Met Your Mother. Who am I?
a. Rock Hudson
b. Stan Lee
c. Andy Warhol
d. Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin - He has also appeared on The Simpsons, Dancing With the Stars and Celebrity Jeopardy.
In 2010, a Twitter meme paired what egocentric rapper's tweets
to New Yorker cartoons?
a. 50 Cent
c. LL Cool J
d. Kanye West
Kanye West - The hash tag was KanyeNewYorkerTweets.
What Real World spinoff was basically the same show, but in a
a. Road Rules
b. Trailer Trash
c. Back Alleys
d. Highway Star
Road Rules - Both shows were produced by Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray.
In the first season of Survivor, who compared Kelly
Wigglesworth to a rat, who deserved to be eaten by Richard Hatch's snake?
a. Sue Hawk
b. Jane Falcon
c. Ashley Bird
d. Katie Duck
Sue Hawk - During All Stars Richard brushed against Sue while naked, leading her to leave the game.
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