Category Archives: Movies

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/8/21

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Question: Which detective was helped by his niece Penny, her talking computer, and a dog called Brain?


Last Question: What Francis Ford Coppola 3D science fiction film was shown at Disney theme parks from 1986 through 1998?

Answer: Captain EO

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/31/21

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Question: In the tag team main event of the original “Wrestlemania” (which was held 36 years ago today – March 31, 1985), who did Hulk Hogan and Mr. T defeat?


Last Question: In the movie Beetlejuice, what game does Beetlejuice play with Lydia to get her to guess his name?

Answer: Charades

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/30/21

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Question: In the movie Beetlejuice, what game does Beetlejuice play with Lydia to get her to guess his name?


Last Question: What was the name of the fundraising event that debuted on March 29, 1986 whose mission is to raise funds to help the homeless, and was hosted by Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, and Whoopi Goldberg?

Answer: Comic Relief

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/29/21

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Question: What was the name of the fundraising event that debuted on March 29, 1986 whose mission is to raise funds to help the homeless, and was hosted by Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, and Whoopi Goldberg?


Last Question: In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, hat three symptoms does the “nurse” describe during her singing telegram to Ferris?

A. headache, fever, and a chill
B. headache, fever, and being ill
C. headache, nausea, and a chill
D. headache, nausea, and being ill

Answer: A. headache, fever, and a chill

Bonus: Who answered the door when the singing “nurse” arrived?

Answer: Jeanie

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/26/21

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Question: In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, hat three symptoms does the “nurse” describe during her singing telegram to Ferris?

A. headache, fever, and a chill
B. headache, fever, and being ill
C. headache, nausea, and a chill
D. headache, nausea, and being ill

Bonus: Who answered the door when the singing “nurse” arrived?


Question: What film cost Daniel Day-Lewis two broken ribs, from spending weeks hunched in a wheelchair?

Answer: My Left Foot

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/23/21

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Question: Can you name the series that was a spin-off from 21 Jump Street, debuting in September 1989?


Last Question: What term did New York magazine’s Spaz Blum famously coin to denote the stars of St. Elmo’s Fire?

Answer: The Brat Pack

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/8/21

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Question: How many consecutive number one songs did Whitney Houston have?


Last Question: In Coming to America, what job was Maurice (Louie Anderson) doing at the time he was telling Akeem and Semi the promotion levels to ultimately make assistant manager?

Answer: Washing lettuce

Hey, I started out mopping the floor just like you guys. But now… now I’m washing lettuce. Soon I’ll be on fries; then the grill. In a year or two, I’ll make assistant manager, and that’s when the big bucks start rolling in.