TV Show Trivia Questions VIIIFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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Which of these future stars did not appear in "Freaks and
Geeks", the Judd Apatow TV series set in 1980?
a. Jason Segal
b. Will Farrell
c. James Franco
d. Seth Rogan
Will Farrell - Linda Cardellini, who went on to ER, was also on it.
Sean Connery's son Jason played what author in a 1990 TV
a. Ian Fleming
b. CS Lewis
c. Mickey Spillane
d. JRR Tolkien
Ian Fleming - The movie was The Secret Life of Ian Fleming.
On what TV show did Brown philosophy grad Jaye Tyler work in a
gift shop, whose toy animals sent her messages to help people?
a. Men in Trees
c. Picket Fences
d. Twin Peaks
Wonderfalls - The show was set in Niagara Falls, New York.
Who was Conan O'Brien's first, and last, guest in his stint as
host of "The Tonight Show"?
a. Will Ferrell
b. Alec Baldwin
c. David Letterman
d. Bill Murray
Will Ferrell - In the last episode, he claimed to bust NBC's budget by pouring caviar on a Picasso.
What was the occupation of Keith Famie, who couldn't make
edible rice on "Survivor Australia"?
a. Navy SEAL
c. NFL quarterback
Chef - He went on to do a show on the Food Network.
What TV character, who lived in Apartment 221, was based on
Sherlock Holmes, who in turn was based on a physician?
a. Gil Grissom
b. Adrian Monk
c. Gregory House
d. Mike Logan
Gregory House - Both use similar deductive techniques.
What TV character was dissed by Nobel laureate George Smoot,
got his math corrected by Stephen Hawking, had both Leonard Nimoy and Stan Lee file restraining orders against
him, and had a running feud with Wil Wheaton?
a. Steve Urkel
b. Barney Stinson
c. Sheldon Cooper
d. Chuck Bartowski
Sheldon Cooper - Some of the other characters encountered fanboy fantasy girl Summer Glau on a train,
while Harold often fantasizes about Katee Sackoff.
What network adapted the BBC's Changing Rooms as Trading
TLC - Under the perky Paige Davis, the show produced a knock-off called While You Were Out.
What TV character was actually born Richard Whitman, until he
stole the dog tags from a dead soldier in the Korean War?
a. Hawkeye Pierce
b. JR Ewing
c. Richard Kimble
d. Don Draper
Don Draper - Whitman's mother was a prostitute and he grew up poor in the Midwest.
On Private Practice, what kind of doctor was Addison
a. General practitioner
OB/GYN - She was Derek Shepherd's ex-wife.
Until she landed a role as Kate in Lost, what Canadian's career
highlight had been a local phone sex commercial?
a. Kristen Bell
b. Gillian Anderson
c. Ali Larter
d. Evangeline Lilly
Evangeline Lilly - She had worked as a missionary and as an Air Canada flight attendant until somebody
from the Ford Modeling Agency saw her in Kelowna, British Columbia.
At the beginning of the very first episode of the first season
of The Amazing Race, the teams got on a plane for Johannesburg, and headed for what destination?
a. Mount McKinley
b. Christ of the Andes
c. Angkor Wat
d. Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls - The season itself launched just before 9/11, which not only drowned the show out with
news coverage, but made the idea of Americans travelling the globe seem a little scary.
Four different women played Ally Stark, the daughter of Brad
Garrett and Joely Fisher on what TV series?
a. The Middle
b. Accidentally on Purpose
c. Empty Nest
d. Til Death
Til Death - Eventually, Garrett's character became convinced he was a character on a sitcom. And no
On what show did 4'11" actor Leslie Jordan play Beverley
Leslie, who literally gets blown off a balcony in the series finale?
a. Two and a Half Men
b. Will and Grace
Will and Grace - The role was originally meant for Joan Collins, but she pulled out because the script
involved a catfight with Karen.
Andrew Baldwin was the titular "Officer and a Gentleman" in
that edition of The Bachelor. What branch of the armed forces was he in?
c. Coast Guard
d. Air Force
Navy - He was also a physician.
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