Hello all. One of the things I enjoy most about TV is TV trivia. This is related to my regular posts about TV in the Fargo-Grand Forks-Moorhead market, in that everything on here is related to a show that is available in this market.
Have fun. The answers will be revealed in a future column.
1.) Two Emmy nominees, including the winner, for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 1968 were from what series?
2.) Which Barkley son on The Big Valley coached boxer John Kilbain?
3.) What actor portrayed Adam Tobias, while also playing one of TV’s favorite dads?
4.) What TV show introduced us to the dance sensation known as The Twizzle?
5.) On The Wild Wild West, the dancing killer known as Ecstasy La Joie belonged to what organization?
6.) Loretta Young portrayed Sally Newton, who checked into a hotel in what city?
7.) What animated character was accompanie on his adventures by Scratch and Squeek?
8.) Dr. Mike Morton, an internal medicine specialist was a recurring character on what program?
9.) Dr. Robert Hartley had a flip down sign on his office door. What did it say?
10.) In what state did Leslie Knope and Ben Wyatt spend their honeymoon?
11.) What U.S. city, in 2013, got into the Guinness Book of World Records for the world’s largest snowball fight with over 6,000 participants and over 160,000 pounds of snow?
12.) Finish this promotional line for an NBC show: “Thank______ It’s Friday?”
13.) U.S. President Dale Gilchrist has other relatives, besides his family that live in The White House. What is the first name of his brother who lives in Las Vegas?
14.) Who was the first job candidate hired by Donald Trump on The Apprentice?
15.) What 2013 NBC program was promoted with the phrase, “Let the Mind Games Begin?”
16.) What member of TV’s Special Victims Unit was charged with the murder or Jeff Parker, even though all charges were later dropped?
17.) What TV character created the Mandeavors web site?
18.) According to 2013 TV commercials, what make and model of automobile has an answer fro everything?
Here are the answers to the last quiz:
1.) Besides Virginia City and Carson City, what other city is on the map that’s burned at the beginning of every episode of Bonanza?-Reno
2.) What actor was Peter Brady attempting to imitate when uttered his famous, “Pork chops and applesauce” line?-Humphrey Bogart (The Brady Bunch)
3.) What TV show, in its original format, began with the star of the show reading what was supposed to be a letter from a viewer, which was then used to launch a dramatic presentation featuring the star of the show?-A Letter to Loretta/The Loretta Young Show
4.) Of the Barkley children featured on The Big Valley, which one was not a child of Victoria?-Heath (Lee Majors)
5.) What TV series featured a group of siblings whose given first names were Catherine, Jonathon and Elizabeth?-Family Affair (Cissy, Buffy, and Jody)
6.) For what law enforcement agency was James West an agent?-Secret Service (Wild Wild West)
7.) On a 1953 episode of The Loretta Young Show, Jenny is called by the announcer of a game show. The show shares the name of what American TV game show that debuted in 1983?-Press Your Luck
8.) What TV show, according to its theme song featured a character who is sitting here in traffic on the Queensborough Bridge tonight?-The King of Queens
9.) According to its credits, who is the current host of the reality show, Cheaters?-Clark Gable
10.) What 2009 film featured comic actors Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera as fictional versions of themselves on the search for true love?-Paperheart
11.) What comic actor portrayed the recurring character Mitch Miller on That 70s Show?-Seth Green
12.) What TV title character, based on a main character from another TV show, has a father named Tom and a sister named Dorrit?-Carrie Bradshaw (The Carrie Diaries)
13.) An innovative episode of Seinfeld that is shown in reverse order of events has scenes that take place in which foreign country?-India
14.) What Canadian TV series is based on a series by Lauren Brooke?-Heartland
15.) Rules of Engagement character Adam Rhodes says he was once known as the “Adamizer” because of his prowess in what sport?-Bowling
16.) What is the first name of the title character of the series, Hart of Dixie?-Zoe