Monday, November 25, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: TV Shows Based on Movies

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

1st place- Michelle 50 pts
2nd place- David: 46 pts
3rd place- Leticia: 44 pts 

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


1. 2 pts- The Dukes of Hazzard- This series is based on the 1975 film Moonrunners
2. 2 pts- Buffy, the Vampire Slayer. When this series premiered, on which network did it air? 3 bonus pts- The WB
3. 2 pts- The Odd Couple
4. 2 pts- Clueless
5. 2 pts- Soul Food

6. 3 pts- Meet the Browns
7. 2 pts- A League of Their Own. This 1993 sitcom starred Carey Lowell (left) in the role played by Geena Davis in the film. Taking over for Lori Petty in the series is Christine Elise  (perhaps best known for her role as Emily Valentine on Beverly Hills, 90210)
8. 2 pts- In the Heat of the Night. This series is set in what U.S. state? 3 bonus pts- Mississippi
9. 2 pts- Fame
10. 4 pts- Working Girl (This 1990 sitcom starred Sandra Bullock in the role originated by Melanie Griffith in the film)
11. 3 pts- Paper Moon  which starred Christopher Connelly and a pre-teen Jodie Foster
12. 4 pts- Are We There Yet?
13. 2 pts- Alice  Which character in this photo was played by the same performer in the movie version of this series? 4 bonus pts- Mel (played by Vic Tayback)
14. 2 pts- Weird Science
15. 6 pts- Uncle Buck. This 1990-91 sitcom starred Kevin Meaney in the title role. 

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