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Who discovered that John Lithgow's Trinity had already murdered his wife, shortly after he had killed Trinity?
a. The Mentalist
Dexter - He found her in a bathtub full of her blood.
Which popular board game was created in Montreal, Quebec by Chris Haney and Scott Abbott in December 1979?
a. Trivial Pursuit
Trivial Pursuit - Over 20 million copies of the game were sold in 1984 alone.
Since U Been Gone, here's the news. Who beat Justin Guarini to win the first round of American Idol, back in 2002?
a. Carrie Underwood
b. Kelly Clarkson
c. Jordin Sparks
d. Chris Daughtry
Kelly Clarkson - When Underwood beat Bo Bice in season 4, it was becoming apparent that most of the winners were from the South.
Pressed in Japan, what was the first commercial "album" to be released on CD in 1982?
a. Doobie Brothers - Minute by Minute
b. AC/DC - Back in Black
c. Roxy Music - Avalon
d. Billy Joel - 52nd Street
Billy Joel - 52nd Street - Bruce Springsteen's album 'Born in the USA' was the first music CD released in the United States in 1984.
According to writer/director Todd Phillips, "Old School" is practically a shot-for-shot parody of what movie?
c. Army of Darkness
d. Fight Club
Fight Club - Luke Wilson's Mitch is Edward Norton, and Vince Vaughn's Beanie is Tyler Durden. You'd almost think Chuck Palahniuk or David Fincher deserve writing credits.
Which of the following Michael Jackson "King of Pop" albums is the best selling at 55 million copies (2014)?
Thriller - Bad and Dangerous have both sold over 30 million copies.
What Hindu actor starred in "Eat Pray Love," which was partially set in India?
a. Drew Barrymore
b. Julia Roberts
c. Gwyneth Paltrow
d. Richard Gere
Julia Roberts - Julia converted while filming the movie in India.
Who was Time Magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2013?
a. Barack Obama
b. Bashar Assad
c. Hassan Rouhani
d. Pope Francis
Pope Francis - Barack Obama, Bashar Assad and Hassan Rouhani were all nominated for the title.
Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris wrote Nottingham, a pro-sheriff screenplay that eventually became an anti-sheriff movie, starring whom as Robin Hood?
a. Russell Crowe
b. Kevin Costner
c. Sean Connery
d. Errol Flynn
Russell Crowe - The screenplay also seemed to be a comment on the anti-tax, anti-government hysteria sweeping the US at the time.
As of 2014, the top ranked website in the United States, in regards to traffic received, is Google. Which site is ranked number two?
Facebook - The third top ranked website is YouTube.
Based on an SF TV series, what movie includes cameos from many of the original stars, including June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Angela Cartwright and Marta Kristen?
a. Lost in Space
b. Star Trek
c. Babylon 5
d. Battlestar Galactica
Lost in Space - Dick Tufeld was the voice of the robot again, but Jonathan Harris, the original Dr Smith in the series, refused a cameo.
Which of the following songs was NOT a hit for Lady Gaga?
a. Poker Face
c. Do What U Want
d. Oops!... I Did It Again
Oops!... I Did It Again - Lady Gaga's birth name is Stefani Joanne Angelina.
The first US winner, Michael Wray, went to work in London, but only lasted a few days. What show had he won?
a. America's Next Top Model
b. The Apprentice
c. Dancing With the Stars
d. Hell's Kitchen
Hell's Kitchen - In the UK show, he trained celebrity chefs to work at his restaurant on Brick Lane.
Majel Barrett became Gene Roddenberry's wife. Which of these is not one of her roles in the Star Trek oevre?
a. Played Lwaxana Troi in Star Trek - The Next Generation
b. Played Ilia, the Deltan navigator of the Enterprise
c. Provided the voice of the computer in all the series
d. Played Nurse Christine Chapel in original Star Trek
Played Ilia, the Deltan navigator of the Enterprise - She was also the emotionless Number One in the pilot, a second-in-command whose role was wrapped into the Spock character.
Which of the following "mobile phone" games has received the most "paid" downloads as of 2014?
b. Minecraft - Pocket Edition
c. Angry Birds
Tetris - Tetris has had over 100 million 'paid' downloads. Angry birds is fourth on the list at 12 million 'paid' downloads.
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