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Disney caught a lot of flack when this hero looked too much like
Tom Cruise and not enough like Omar Sharif. In fact, the character was actually the son of a Chinese tailor.
a. Ali Baba
Elmo Lincoln is credited with being the first person to play what
Edgar Rice Burroughs character in the movies?
b. Sherlock Holmes
d. James Bond
Recognized for "Showgirls", who was the first person to show in
person to accept a Razzie Award?
a. Halle Berry
b. Tom Green
c. Paul Verhoeven
d. Demi Moore
The last cigarette ad on TV appeared on December 31, 1971, for
Virginia Slims, during what show?
a. The Tonight Show
b. Starsky and Hutch
c. Mork and Mindy
d. Happy Days
No, he wasn't banned in Finland for not wearing pants (it was just
a budget cut back at the Helsinki school board). Who?
a. Sylvester the Cat
b. Donald Duck
c. Porky Pig
d. Roger Rabbit
MGM forced Lucille LeSueur to adopt a stage name picked through a "Movie Weekly" contest, which was won
by Mrs. Marie Tisdale of Albany, New York. What name did she suggest?
a. Bette Davis
b. Katharine Hepburn
c. Joan Crawford
d. Mary Pickford
In which of these movies-based-on-TV-shows did Buddy Ebsen reprise
his Barnaby Jones TV role, in what would turn out to be his last movie role?
a. Starsky and Hutch
c. The Beverly Hillbillies
d. Wild Wild West
A script suggests that what Star Trek character's first name was
Nyota, the Swahili for "star"?
Although her husband said that "the only thing red about her is her
hair," what 1950s TV star got in hot trouble with HUAC when it came out that, in 1936, she had registered to
vote as a communist?
a. Imogene Coca
b. Lucille Ball
c. Gracie Allen
d. Eve Arden
Sales of what dictionary soared after it became a running gag on
Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In?
a. Funk and Wagnalls
c. Oxford English Dictionary
d. Random House
Talk about life imitating ... well ... soap. When Kelly Ripa
married Mark Consuelos at the Chapel of the Bells in Vegas, they were already playing a hot and heavy couple
on what TV show?
a. General Hospital
b. Days of Our Lives
c. All My Children
d. The Young and the Restless
In 2004, TBS did a reality series, co-starring movie stars Rachel Hunter and Nicole Eggert, which was
billed as the "real" version of what reality show?
a. Beverly Hillbillies
b. Gilligan's Island
d. Lost in Space
What detective's wife was much talked about but never seen, at
least until Kate Mulgrew got her own show?
What 1970s (and early 80s) sitcom was relaunched in 1991, although
the only cast members who returned were Gordon Jump, Richard Sanders and Frank Bonner?
a. The Odd Couple
b. Diff'rent Strokes
c. WKRP in Cincinnati
d. One Day at a Time
Monk's Cafe is actually Tom's Diner and had already been
immortalized by singer Suzanne Vega, when it was used in what TV series?
d. Spin City
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