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What 80s action hero became the star of a cartoon in which he
fought General Warhawk's SAVAGE crime empire, but without killing anybody?
a. Mr T
d. James Bond
Rambo - He'd simply talk the bad guys into surrendering instead of machine-gunning them down.
Which celebrity appeared in the 2007 Guinness World Records
book as the world's "Most Overrated Celebrity"?
a. Emma Watson
b. Paris Hilton
c. Britney Spears
d. Lindsay Lohan
Paris Hilton - An audio recording of Hilton making derogatory comments about gay people appeared on the
Internet in September of 2012.
The Aussie cartoon and web meme Beached Az is about a beached
whale with what place's strong accent?
a. New Zealand
b. Atlantic Canada
c. US South
d. South Africa
New Zealand - ABC Television picked it up after it had been on YouTube.
Robin was wrong about Ted proposing to her. The ring actually
belonged to an extra, and the take you saw on TV was his real-life proposal. What show?
a. How I Met Your Mother
b. The Office
c. Cougar Town
d. According to Jim
How I Met Your Mother - She said yes, by the way, which is the take you see on TV.
What 1957 experimental film, subtitled A Chess Sonata in 8
Movements, was directed by Hans Richter, Marcel Duchamp and Jean Cocteau?
a. 8 x 8
b. 16 x 16
c. 10 x 10
d. 12 x 12
8 x 8 - The name comes from the chessboard grid.
Who did a parody cameo as Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder, then
opened the 2010 MTV Movie Awards in that same fat suit?
a. Tom Hanks
b. Robert Downey Jr.
c. Mike Myers
d. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise - He has a dancing scene at the end of the movie and a dance scene with Jennifer Lopez at the
Which of the following 2013 Billboard number one songs was
recorded by Baauer?
a. Thrift Shop
b. Just Give Me a Reason
c. Harlem Shake
d. Locked Out of Heaven
Harlem Shake - Baauer made his debut in 2012 with a three-track EP entitled Dum Dum.
What did Drew Struzan contribute to all the films in the
Indiana Jones, Back to the Future and Star Wars film series?
a. Designed the posters
b. Cast the stars
c. Wrote the novelizations
d. Wrote the theme music
Designed the posters - He also had designed the album cover artwork for Alice Cooper's Welcome to My
Nightmare, which Rolling Stone named one of the Top 100 Album Covers of All Time.
In Jamestown, New York, they throw an annual grape-stomping
contest, in honor of what 1950s TV star?
a. Lucille Ball
b. Milton Berle
c. Jack Paar
d. Sid Caesar
Lucille Ball - The city also built a museum dedicated to her in the building that once housed the shop
where she bought her first hair dye.
After Married with Children, who had a recurring role on Lost,
played a biker chick on Sons of Anarchy and voiced a one-eyed mutant?
a. David Faustino
b. Katey Sagal
c. Ed O'Neill
d. Christina Applegate
Katey Sagal - Sons of Anarchy was created by her husband Kurt Sutter. She was also on 8 Simple Rules.
Which of these celebrities did not host the first (and usually
only) season of a reality show?
a. Sylvester Stallone
b. Newt Gingrich
c. Richard Branson
d. Tommy Hilfiger
Newt Gingrich - For The Contender, Stallone and Sugar Ray Leonard ran a boxing tournament.
The 1953 novel Five Roundabouts to Heaven by John Bingham
inspired a 2007 movie called Married Life, as well as a 1962 episode of what TV series?
a. The Lucy Show
b. The Virginian
c. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
d. The Untouchables
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - The movie starred Patricia Clarkson, Chris Cooper, and Rachel McAdams and
Which country star recorded a version of Led Zeppelin's song
Stairway to Heaven?
a. Dolly Parton
b. Linda Ronstadt
c. Loretta Lynn
d. Emmylou Harris
Dolly Parton - Robert Plant spoke highly of Parton's version of the song.
Leave everything to me! Whose favorite superhero was breakfast
cereal pitchman Powdered Toast Man, even though the cereal tasted like sawdust?
a. The South Park kids
b. Beavis and Butthead
c. Ren and Stimpy
d. Peter Griffin
Ren and Stimpy - Thanks to Vitamin F, he can use his flatulence to fly, or he can launch himself from a
What 2007 Brett Tietjen YouTube video made fun of guidos from
Staten Island and Jersey, to the beat of Corey Hart's "I Wear My Sunglasses at Night"?
a. My New Haircut
b. My New Ed Hardy Shirt
c. My New Corolla Speakers
d. My New Buddies at the Gym
My New Haircut - The video turned out to have been 'inspired by' My New Striped Shirt, in reference to
the striped shirts wore in the famous shot of douche bags with spiked haircuts.
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