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In 2001, Angel Juarbe won the only run of Murder in Small Town X, when he solved the murder mystery. Whatever happened to Juarbe?
a. Deported to Mexico
b. Nobody knows: he disappeared
c. Killed in 9/11
d. Jailed for killing his wife
Killed in 9/11 - Juarbe was a firefighter who died when the World Trade Center fell down around him. Today, there is a statue dedicated to him in the Maine town where the show was filmed.
Once the beloved Kramer on Seinfeld, who took a backslide when he lost his temper and repeatedly shouted "nigger" at an African American heckler during his comedy routine at The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles?
a. Jerry Stiller
b. Jerry Seinfeld
c. Michael Richards
d. Jason Alexander
Michael Richards - Shortly after the incident, Richards announced his retirement from stand-up comedy.
When stumping each other on movie lines in Stakeout, Emilio Estevez wins when Richard Dreyfuss can't name the film that provided, "This was no boating accident!" What movie was that?
a. The Godfather
c. Star Wars
d. The Exorcist
Jaws - Dreyfuss, of course, was in Jaws.
The last act to perform, which band or artist ended the Woodstock festival with his celebrated rendition of the National Anthem in 1969?
b. Ten Years After
c. Johnny Winter
d. Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix - Many of the attendees had left the event before Hendrix performed.
What director plays the bystander who betrays Jean-Paul Belmondo in Breathless?
a. Jean Renoir
b. Francois Truffaut
c. Jean-Luc Godard
d. Luc Besson
Jean-Luc Godard - With its odd jump cuts and long shots, the movie revolutionized filmmaking, especially since it was filmed guerrilla style in the streets of Paris.
Who was the first person "hired" by Donald Trump on The Apprentice?
a. Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth
b. Bill Rancic
c. George Ross
d. Kelly Perdew
Bill Rancic - Omarosa became that season's villain you loved to hate.
What movie has been accused of grafting ideas from Dune and Buck Rogers on top of the plot for the Japanese movie The Hidden Fortress?
a. Mad Max
c. Star Wars
d. The Terminator
Star Wars - He also created Willow after failing to get the rights to The Hobbit.
The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" ranks as number one on Rolling Stone's Top 500 Albums of All Time. In all, how many Beatles' albums made it into the top ten spots on the list?
4 - The Beatles' albums in the top ten are The White Album'(10), Rubber Soul(5), Revolver(3) and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band(1).
The baby was named Mary. But which of these was not one of the "three men" in Three Men and Baby?
a. Steve Guttenberg
b. Ted Danson
c. Tom Selleck
d. Paul Reiser
Paul Reiser - It was adapted from a huge French hit called Trois Hommes et un Couffin (Three Men and a Cradle).
Which famous rock groupie was immortalized in a song by the Grand Funk Railroad called "We're An American Band" for her talents?
a. Cynthia Albritton
b. Pamela Des Barres
c. Connie Hamzy
d. Tawny Kiaen
Connie Hamzy - According to sources that would know, Sweet Connie was well known for being the go-to groupie.
Life During Wartime is Todd Solondz's sequel to what movie from 11 years earlier, even though all the characters are played by different people?
a. Lost Highway
b. Raising Arizona
Happiness - The movie was controversial for his depiction of a rapist who attacks young boys.
Relatively new and all in silly fun, what trend involves lying face-down on the ground in an unexpected place and then uploading a picture of the event to Facebook or a blog?
Planking - Attempting to plank balanced on a terrace railing seven stories high, Acton Beale was reputedly the first person to die from planking.
Which TV series features Piper Chapman, a bisexual woman who is sent to prison for carrying drug money?
a. Arrested Development
b. House of Cards
d. Orange is the New Black
Orange is the New Black - The series was first released on Netflix on July 11, 2013.
From 1984, with sales of over 3.5 million, what is the second best-selling single of all time?
a. Candle in the Wind
b. Do They Know it's Christmas?
c. When Doves Cry
Do They Know it's Christmas? - Written by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure, all proceeds went for relief of the 1983–1985 famine in Ethiopia.
A four time winner of the "British Designer of the Year," who was fired from the House of Dior after telling a random couple in Paris, "I love Hitler" in February of 2011?
a. John Galliano
b. Alexander McQueen
c. Karl Lagerfeld
d. Giorgio Armani
John Galliano - His position at House of Dior was chief designer.
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