Monday, December 3, 2012

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: "Spelling" Test


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

1st place-  Rich, Michelle, and Teresa 52 pts each... excellent  job!
2nd place-  David: 47 pts
3rd place- Leticia: 37 pts
Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.

Special recognition goes to Aaron for the Best Intentionally Funny Answers of the Week. He was in a rhyming mood and responded appropriately with 4 humorous responses. See below


1. 2 pts- Charlie's Angels Who were the only 3 characters to stay with this series for its entire run? 1 bonus pt each- Kelly Garrett (Jaclyn Smith), John Bosley (David Doyle), and Charles "Charlie" Townsend (John Forsythe)
2. 2 pts - The Love Boat
3. 2 pts- Melrose Place (this was the original cast before Heather Locklear joined the show)
4. 2 pts- Starsky & Hutch
5. 2 pts- 7th Heaven


6. 3 pts- The Mod Squad
7. 2 pts- Fantasy Island The character on the right was famous for what 4 word catchphrase? 3 bonus pts (2 extra pts if you spell it the way he pronounced it)- De plane, de plane! Because it turns out that Tattoo's catchphrase is open to interpretation, I gave the 2 extra pts to everyone who at least made an attempt at spelling it the way he pronounced it.
8. 2 pts- Charmed- Aaron said "The one with the witches"
9. 2 pts- T.J. Hooker
10. 4 pts- Sunset Beach- This daytime soap ran on NBC from 1997 to 1999.  Aaron said "The one with the riches"

11. 3 pts- Hart to Hart What was the name of this couple's pet dog? 4 bonus pts- Freeway (he was named because he was a stray they had rescued when he was found wandering on the freeway)
12. 4 pts- Models, Inc.-This short-lived spinoff from "Melrose Place" starred Linda Gray as the head of a modeling agency and the mother of Amanda Woodward (Heather Locklear).  Aaron said "The one with the bitches"
15. 6 pts- Dynasty
13. 2 pts- Beverly Hills, 90210
14. 2 pts- B.A.D. Cats- This action/police drama ran for about a month in early 1980.  Along with Vic Morrow,  Jimmie Walker (Good Times) and LaWanda Page ("Aunt Esther" from Sanford & Son), the cast also featured a 21 yr old Michelle Pfeiffer (center in the photo above).  The acronym for the title stood for "Burglary Auto Detail, Commercial Auto Thefts"- Aaron said "The one with the britches"

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