Saturday, July 21, 2012

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: 60s Sitcoms

Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week:

1st place- Jon, Rich, and Teresa: 50 pts each 
2nd place- Michelle: 46 pts
3rd place- Ann: 38 pts 

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.


1. 2 pts- The Beverly Hillbillies According to the theme song, what was the main character doing when he discovered oil on his land? Be specific. 3 bonus pts. He was shootin' at some food
2. 2 pts- Bewitched
3. 2 pts- Gilligan's Island
4. 2 pts- The Monkees
5. 2 pts- Get Smart


6. 3 pts- F Troop 
Best intentionally funny answer of the week goes to Becky, who's response was: Everybody Hates Confederates
7. 2 pts- The Munsters
8. 2 pts- Hogan's Heroes This sitcom was set at what POW camp? 3 bonus pts. Stalag 13
9. 2 pts- Mr. Ed
10. 4 pts- The Mothers-in-Law. This sitcom ran on NBC from 1967-1969 and starred Eve Arden and Kaye Ballard as the title characters


11. 3 pts- Petticoat Junction
12. 4 pts- My Mother the Car
13. 2 pts- The Flying Nun
14. 2 pts- I Dream of Jeannie. After seeing the main character's trick of appearing inside a mirror, the producer of what TV show wanted her for a guest spot? 4 bonus pts. Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. You can watch part 1 of the 30 min episode (The Biggest Star in the World) in the player below. Parts 2 and 3 are below the player.  Along with some of the cast members from Laugh-In (Gary Owens, Judy Carne, and Arte Johnson), this 1969 episode also features Susan Howard as the salesgirl. She later co-starred with Larry Hagman on Dallas

Part 2

Part 3

15. 6 pts- Good Morning, World. This 1967-1968 sitcom, about the professional and personal lives of an L.A. morning radio team (Lewis and Clarke) starred Ronnie Schell, Joby Baker, and a young Goldie Hawn.

1 comment:

Ann said...

Wow - I am rock-solid in that third place :-)

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