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One More Quiz

For tonight. It's a long one. I won't give you the URL where I got it from because I don't want you all cheating and looking at the answers. You can do them all, or just do some. Tomorrow I'll post the URL with the answers and you can grade your own test. Person with the most correct answers wins..hmm....a great deal of satisfaction. How's that? Ready? Get yourself into 80's mode - this quiz covers everything about that decade.
TOUGH 80's Trivia 1) Who were Turbo and Ozone? 2) What bar did the gang from Three's Company always go to? 3) What was the last name of the man who adopted Webster? 4) Where were Willis and Arnold in Different Strokes from originally? 5) Name the two players chosen in the NBA draft before Michael Jordan. 6) Who were Ricky's three best friends in Silver Spoons? 7) What was Punky Brewster's dog's name? 8) Who did President Reagan beat when re-elected in 1984? 9) Who headed the PMRC and had many legal battles with Dee Snider of Twisted Sister? 10) Who sang "Too Shy"? 11) What was the largest selling album of the 80s? 12) Name three Weird Al Yankovic songs. 13) What year did Poison release their first album? 14) Whos legs did the ball go through on the Red Sox in game 6 of the 1986 World series? 15) What were the names of the 4 Ghostbusters (character names). 16) Name 3 members of the Kobra Kai. 17) School aged girls wore hundreds of these on their arms. 18) What happened to the "Ark" at the end of Indiana Jones? 19) Who was Ubu? 20) Nigel Tufnel and David St Hubbins were in this group. 21) The Pop group "Wham" consisted of George Michael and... 22) What was the original title of Return of the Jedi? 23) Who was Latka's other personality in the show "TAXI?" 24) Name all 5 members of the New Kids on the Block. 25) In the 80s, Steven Spielberg produced this Scifi/Action/Adventure/Mystery sitcom 26) Who played "The Incredible Hulk?" 27) What was the bears name in Grizzly Adams? 28) Who were the Duke Boys' Cousins? 29) Name the Concert in which music artists raised millions of dollars for famine relief in Ethiopia. 30) According to Prince, what was the name of "that shrink in Beverly Hills?" 31) What was the name of the burnout in Fast Times at Ridgemont High? 32) Who did Woody replace on Cheers? 33) Who played "The Greatest American Hero?" 34) What was the name of the McDonalds sandwich that kept "the hot hot and the cold cold?" 35) What was the first video ever aired on MTV and who sang it? 36) Who sang the song "I know what boys like?" 37) How many times did the Celtics face the Lakers in the NBA finals? Who won? 38) The "Brat Pack" consisted of: 39) Name 3 "Brat Pack" movies. 40) What was the name of the computer in the movie "War Games?" What game did it want to play? 41) What was the plumbers name in the show "One Day at a Time?" 42) Who was Khan? 43) How many sequels were there to "Jaws?" 44) Who was the leader of the Thundercats? 45) What cartoon did Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids watch all the time? 46) What was Balkie's catch phrase from the show "Perfect Strangers?" 47) Who were the two detectives that helped Axel Foley in Beverly Hills Cop? 48) These sneakers had little "pouches" on the side. 49) What was the toy "for a girl or a boy?" 50) These dolls were the most popular toy of the 80s. People fought over them in stores and they had a signature on their butts. 51) AIDS was originally called. 52) Who teamed up with Hulk Hogan to fight Rowdy Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff in Wrestlemania? 53) What kind of car fell into the water in Risky Business and what color was it? 54) What did the old woman in the Wendys commercial say throughout the 80s? 55) Sing the chorus to the theme song of Growing Pains. 56) Name the family members from Family Ties. 57) What was Scooby Doo's favorite food? 58) What kind of pants were good for Break-dancing. 59) What were the rules for keeping a Gremlin? 60) What show featured "Rerun" and "Roger?" 61) What food was "Crispy Chewy?" 62) What year did David Lee Roth get booted from Van Halen? 63) What was V66? 64) In the show "He-man", what was the name of Skeletors castle? 65) Name one song by Samantha Fox. 66) What replaced the shoelace for a while in the 80s? 67) Who won more regular season MVP awards: Larry Bird or Magic Johnson? Who won more titles? 68) What was ET's favorite candy? 69) Did Richie Cunningham have a brother? 70) Eddie Murphy had two comedy specials. Name them. 71) If Richard Prior spent 30 million dollars in a month with nothing to show for it, how much would he receive and in what movie was this? 72) What song did Tom Hanks play on the Foot Piano in the movie "Big?" 73) Who was the bounty hunter that brought Han Solo to Jabba the Hutt? 74) What was Pepsi with no caffeine called? 75) Name the 4 ghosts in Pac-Man. 76) Name all the sweathogs. 77) What are three rumours you have heard about Ozzy Osbourne. 78) What was the character name of the little boy in Mr. Belvedere? 79) What happened when you reached 1,000,000 points in Asteroids? 80) What was the last name of the family in National Lampoon's Vacation? 81) Name both of Jack Tripper's landlords and his best friend from downstairs? 82) What is the name of the drummer for Bon Jovi? 83) What was Bill Cosby's name on the Cosby Show? 84) Who was the unknown stuntman that made Eastwood such a star? 85) Who sang the song "Toy Soldiers?" 86) What Television station did Rosie O'donnell work for? 87) Finish the following line: "Well the world don't move to the beat of just one drum" 88) What was the last name of the villians in the movie "The Goonies?" 89) Name 2 of the members from Boston that played on Third Stage. 90) Name three people from the Legion of Doom aside from Lex Luthor. 91) Which band never opened for Van Halen: A) Journey B) Dokken C) Ozzy Osbourne 92) What was the only year in the 1980s that the New England Patriots played in the Superbowl? 93) What was the name of Men At Work's first album? 94) What was the name of the son on Sanford and Son? 95) What year did Kiss take off their make up? 96) What was the name of the guardian on "The Facts of Life?" 97) Who took Pee Wee Herman's bike? 98) Name both wrestlers of the tag team "The Killer Bees." 99) What movie was both Mr T and Hulk Hogan in and what were their character names? 100) What line did Cyndi Lauper sing in We Are the World? 101) What planet was Alf from? 102) What was Jim McMahon's line from the Superbowl Shuffle? 103) Name five Smurfs. 104) What criminal lost the election for Michael Dukakis? 105) Who produced a stainless-steel sports car? 106) What snack was always on Reagan's desk?


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2) Regal Beagle
4) Harlem?
6) Jason Bateman played one of them. Good enough.
8) Mondale
9) Tipper Gore
10) Kajagoogoo
11) Thriller?
12) Like a Surgeon / Fat / I Lost On Jeopardy
17) Friendship beads? Who knows.
18) Put in a government warehouse
19) Sit, Ubu, sit. Good dog.
21) Andy What's-His-Face
22) Revenge of the Jedi
23) Vic
24) No.
25) Amazing Stories?
26) Lou Ferrigno
27) Ben
29) LiveAid
31) Spicoli
32) Coach
33) William Katt
35) "Video Killed the Radio Star," by the Buggles
38) A whole bunch of folks
39) St. Elmo's Fire, Less Than Zero maybe?..ummm
40) Joshua - chess
41) Schneider
42) Kirk's nemesis in Star Trek II and on the series
43) 3 sequels for a total of 4 movies?
44) Thundar? I dunno.
49) Slinky
50) Cabbage Patch kids?
54) Where's the Beef?
56) Steven, Elise, Alex, Mallory, Jennifer - and then Andy (and Skippy was over enough to count too)
57) Scoobie Snacks
58) Parachute pants?
59) Don't feed them after midnight and keep them dry
60) What's Happenin'?
62) 1985
64) Castle Greyskull
65) Naughty Girls Need Love Too
66) Velcro
68) Reese's Pieces
69) Yes
70) Raw and something else
71) Brewster's Millions?
72) Heart and Soul?
73) Boba Fett
74) Pepsi Free?
77) Head off the bat... satan worshipper... umm...

OK, I have to get to bed at some point. That's enough for now.

I'm sooo glad I was underground in the 80's.

After reliving some of those memories, I'd almost rather have another Hillary post.


8- Mondale
9) Tipper Gore
12) Fat, Eat it, Rye or the Kaiser
17) Bracelets?
18) Stored in a box in a government warehouse
29) Um, I know they did a song called "We are the world."
32) The Coach
35) "Video killed the radio star" by The Buggles
38) Molly Ringwold, Emilio Estivez, Anthony Michael Hall and um... that's all I can remember.
39) Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club,
42) A genetically enhanced superman who fought Kirk in ST:II
43) Um, 3 I think
44) Lionor(sp?)
48) Roos
54) "Where's the beef?"
55) "As long as we've got each other, we've got the world spinning right in our hands, baby rain or shine, all the time, we've got each other sharing the laughter and love."
57) Scooby Snacks
58) Parachute pants
59) No feeding it after midnight and no water.
66) Velcro
68) Reese's Pieces
71) Brewster's millions. He won 300 million dollars.
72) Chopsticks
73) Boba Fett
74) Pepsi Free
80) Griswold
104) Willie Horton
105) Delorian. Because when you build a time machine, why not make it look cool.

can't we just let buckner live in peace?

First, Schneider was the Superintendent, not just the "plumber".

Second, that BS question about the first video on MTV is insulting...EVERYONE knows that one. The quiz creator should have asked who the SECOND artist played on MTV was!

And I heard Kajagoogoo on the radio today--very cool.

The quiz creator should have asked who the SECOND artist played on MTV was!

Lawn Guyland's own -- Pat Benatar, with "You Better Run".

5) is Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston) and Sam Bowie (Portland). The Blazers get a lot of crap for the Bowie pick, which I think is unfair because:

a) nobody knew Michael Jordan was going to become ***MICHAEL JORDAN***, and
b) nobody knew Bowie would get hurt and have a short career.

dang, that was tough. here are some answers, i think, to ones people haven't given already.

1) characters/players from american gladiators
19) sit ubu sit... is the name of the dog after the "family ties" show
46) "don't be ree-diculous co-sin" :-)
56) people forget nick -- who married mallory
69) yes. chuck.
75) blinky, pinky, speedy, clyde
76) barbarino, epstein, "boom boom" washington, horseshack... and kotter i suppose.
106) jelly beans

oh well. that was fun.

15) Peter Venkman, Egon Spengler, Winston and Ray
16) Johnny was one.
20) Spinal Tap
38) Molly, Emilio, Judd Nelson, Rob Lowe, Demi Moore? and Andrew McCarthy
44) Lion-O!
70) Raw and Delirious
83) Bill Huxtable
84) Lee Majors as "The Fall Guy"
87) "...what might be right for you, might be wrong for some."
90) Black Manta, Scarecrow, Solomon Grundy
97) Francis (technically, the guy Francis hired who I don't think was ever named.)
101) Murgatroid?
103) Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Brainy Smurf, Brawny Smurf, Baby Smurf

#64 is not Castle Greyskull, that was the castle Skeletor was always trying to get into. Skeletor's castle was named something else.

83) Heathcliff Huxtable. Oops.

8) Walter Mondale
9) Tipper Gore
11) Thriller
12) Like a Surgeon, Another One Rides the Bus, My Bologna
13) 1986(?)
15) Spangler ... something... something ... the black one.
17) Plastic bracelets
18) Stored in a big warehouse
19) The dog at the end of some sitcom
20) Spinal Tap
21) "The other guy from Wham"
22) Revenge of the Jedi
25) Amazing Stories
26) Lou Ferrigno
29) Live Aid
31) Jeff Spicoli
33) Dammit, he was just mentioned in The Onion, but I can't remember his name.
34) McDLT
35) Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles
36) The Waitresses
38) Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Demi Moore, James Spader (?)
39) Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo's Fire
40) WOPR, Global Thermonuclear War
41) Schneider
42) Kirk's nemesis in Star Trek II
43) Too Many... 3, I think.
48) Kangaroos (?.. something like that)
49) Slinky
50) Cabbage Patch Kids
52) Mr. T
53) Corvette, brown(?)
54) Where's the Beef?
57) Scooby Snacks
58) Parachute Pants
59) Avoid sunlight, don't get them wet, don't feed them after midnight.
60) What's Happening Now
62) 1985
64) Greyskull
65) I Wanna Have Some Fun
66) Velcro straps
68) Reeses Pieces
70) Raw, Delirious
71) Brewster's Millions
73) Boba Fett
74) Pepsi Free
75) Inky, Binky, Pinky, Clyde
77) Bit the head off a bat, bit the head off a dove, peed on the Alamo
80) Griswold
83) Huxtable
87) What might be right for you, might not be right for some
91) Journey
96) Edna
98) B. Brian somethingorother, and some other guy.
99) Rocky 3, Clubber Lang and Thunderlips
104) Willie Horton
105) DeLorean
106) Jellybeans

I know I'm gonna suck at this, but what the heck, I'm bored...

7. Bandit?
8. Walter Mondale
10. Kajagoogoo
11. Thriller
12. "Like a Surgeon," "My Bologna," "Eat It"
17. Probably jelly bracelets, but it could be slap wraps, too
19. A dog... "sit, Ubu, sit... good dog"
24. Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight, Danny Wood, Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre
25. Amazing... something. Amazing Stories, maybe?
26. Lou Ferigno
29. LiveAid?
30. Dr. Everything-'ll-be-alright
34. Mc-D-L-T
35. "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles
36. The Waitresses
38. Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Rob Lowe, Anthony Michael Hall... and some other people I don't remember
39. "The Breakfast Club," "Sixteen Candles," "Pretty in Pink"
44. Lion-O
46. Uh... "get out of town"? I remember him using that one shrug
50. Cabbage Patch Kids
51. GRID -- Gay-Related Immune Disorder
54. "Where's the beef?"
57. Scooby Snacks
58. Probably parachute pants
59. Never get them wet, and never feed them after midnight
60. "What's Happenin'"
66. Velcro?
68. Reese's Pieces
69. Yes -- Charlie, I think it was
72. I know he did "Chopsticks" -- think he did "Heart and Soul," too
75. Inky, Blinky, Pinky and... uh... drat... something that didn't rhyme with -inky... Clyde?
79. Dunno, but in Astrosmash, if you got a high enough score, the numbers would turn into random gibberish characters
80. Grizwald (sp?)
83. Cliff Huxtable
85. Dunno, but it's gonna be in my head all night, now, thanks :-P
90. Bizzaro, Solomon Grundy and Brainiac
92. '86? The year they played the Bears, 'cause they came out with that lame-ass "New England Patriots are we" song in response to the Bears' "Super Bowl Shuffle"
97. That bratty kid who was the older brother in the Wonder Years... though I seem to remember that fat neighbor guy being involved, too (Francis?)
101. Melmac
103. Papa Smurf, Brainy Smurf, Jokey Smurf, Vanity Smurf, Smurfette
105. DeLorean?
106. Jelly beans

I got 3. Interestingly I recognized the context of most of the questions but it is clear that the 80's didn't stick in my case.

1) Just guessing - Transformers?
2) The Regal Beagle
3) Either Karras or Popadopalous, depending on how the question is meant.
5) The NBA - that's a sports thing, right?
6) I know one was played by Alfonso Ribiero.
8) Walter Mondale, who almost carried a second state!
9) Tipper Gore
12) My Bologna, Eat It, One More Minute
14) This one mentions a ball, I'm guessing it's another sports thing.
17) Snap bracelets? Bangle braclets?
18) According to the government, it was being "studied by top men". In "reality", it was stored in a government warehouse.
19) The mascot of UBU productions. "Sit, UBU, sit".
21) Exactly.
25) Amazing Stories - when is this coming out on DVD?
26) Lou Ferrigno
28) Coy and Vance
29) "We Are The World" - USA for Africa
31) Phoebe Cates
34) McD.L.T.
35) "Video Killed the Radio Star" - The Buggles
37) NBA - this is another sports thing. I don't follow baseball.
38) Ally Sheedy, Michael Anothony Hall, and the rest?
39) Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles and ?
40) The WOPR - The "Whopper"
41) You mean the superintendent? Schnieder.
42) Trek character from the episode "Space Seed" played by Ricardo Montalbon, who was revived for "The Wrath of Kahn".
43) 3
44) Lion-o. (aaaah, Cheetarah . . .)
46) "Of course not. Don't be Ridik-oo-lus"
49) Slinkys (This 70's toy and the 60's Kahn question make me wonder about this 80's quiz)
50) Cabbage Patch Kids
52) Sports.
54) "Where's the Beef?" (Do I get bonus points for knowing her name was Clara Peller?)
55) "As long as we got each other, we can make anything come our way, baby rain or shine . . . all the time . . ."
56) Alex, Mallory, Jennifer, Steven (sp?) and Elise Keaton
57) Scooby Snax
59) Don't get them wet. Don't feed them after midnight. Don't expose them to bright light.
60) "What's Happening!!" - another 70's show in an 80's quiz. What's next, Sid & Marty Krofft trivia?
62) It was after 1984, I know that.
66) Velcro straps
67) Sports.
68) Reese's Pieces
69) Yes - Chuck, who was last seen in an episode in the 70's.
70) Delirious and, um . . .
71) 300 million - Brewster's Millions
72) Chopsticks
73) Boba Fett
74) Pepsi Free
75) Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Clyde
76) Barbarino, Epstein, Horschack, "Boom-Boom" Washington - 70's question.
78) Wesley
81) Stanley Roper, Ralph Furley, and Larry
83) Cliff Huxtable - although it alternated between being short for "Clifford" and "Heathcliff".
84) The Fall Guy
87) "What might be right for you, might not be right for some."
88) The Fratellis (sp?)
90) Cheetah, Braniac and Bizarro
92) Sounds like another sports question
94) Lamont - another great 70's show
95) 1986?
96) Mrs. Garrett, originally.
98) ? (Wasn't this from a Mama's Family episode?)
101) Melmac (Alf's real name: Gordon Shumway)
103) Poppa, Smurfette, Brainy, Vanity, Jokey
104) Willie Horton (As if the tank footage had nothing to do with it)
105) John Delorean
106) Jelly Bellys

This dang thing isn't letting me post my answers.

I knew quite a few, but the only one worth comment:

29) About starvation and the food that LiveAid bought...

1. American Gladiators?
7. Brandon
9. Tipper Gore
10. KaJaGooGoo
12. Eat It, Like a Surgeon, Fat
17. Jelly Bracelets
18. Government warehouse
19. Sit Ubu, sit! After many an 80's sitcom that still picture would show...
24. Joey, Donny, Danny, Jordan, and Jon. Jordan and Jon were brothers.
31. Andrew(?) Spicoli
35. Video Killed the Radio Star, the Buggles
38. Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, Judd Nelson, Allie Sheedy, Anthony Michael-Hall, Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, and that blonde girl from St Elmo's Fire
39. St Elmo's Fire, Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles
42. Star Trek villain
43. 4?
50. Cabbage Patch Kids
53. Red camero?
54. Where's the beef
55. As long as we've got each other, we've got the world spinning right in our hands baby rain or shine, all the time! We've got each other, sharing the laughter and looooove...
56. Elise, Steven, Alex P, Mallory, Jennifer, and Andrew
57. Scooby snacks
59. Keep them dry and no food after midnight
60. What's Happening
66. Velcro, and also those weird spiral-curl shoelaces that you didn't have to tie
68. Reese's pieces
72. He played Chopsticks by himself, and Heart and Soul with the other guy
73. Boba Fett?
80. Griswolds
83. Cliff Huxtable
85. I believe it was Martika?
96. Mrs Garret
105. Delorean?
106. jelly beans

Didn't do as well as I'd hoped!

Jeebus, people...doesn't anyone know that #1 (Turbo & Ozone) is the amazing hit movie from 1984: "Breakin'!"