Category Archives: Television

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 1/14/22

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Question: In what year did “The Muppets take Manhattan”?


Last Question: The pizza-loving, crime-fighting foursome of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was first introduced in a 1984 comic book, and was soon starring in a children’s cartoon that launched in 1987. Which turtle leads the team?

Answer: Leonardo

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 1/12/22

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Question: The pizza-loving, crime-fighting foursome of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was first introduced in a 1984 comic book, and was soon starring in a children’s cartoon that launched in 1987. Which turtle leads the team?


Last Question: Which video game featured a jungle explorer, crocodiles, and swinging vines?

Answer: Pitfall!

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 1/6/22

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Question: What Ghostbuster said the following line in “Ghostbusters”: “It’s the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.”?


Last Question: In what popular 80s TV series did Tom Hanks play the role of Ned Donnelly?

Answer: Family Ties

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Tom Hanks played the role of Elyse’s younger brother, Ned Donnelly in three episodes of Family Ties between 1983 and 1984. He appeared in the first season’s episodes, “The Fugitive: Part 1” (Season 1 Episode 14) and “The Fugitive: Part 2” (Season 1 Episode 15). He also appeared in season two’s episode, “Say Uncle”(Season 2 Episode 14).

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 12/17/21

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Question: What 1984 movie, starring Henry Thomas (of “E.T.” fame), is about an 11-year-old boy receiving a disk containing top secret data?


Last Question: What was the name of MTV’s first game show?

Answer: Remote Control

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 12/14/21

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Question: What movie was about a boy named ‘Atreyu’ who was sent on a quest with his horse to rescue a Princess?


Last Question: Do you remember Dangermouse? He was the James Bond-inspired mouse, who wore an eye-patch and foiled the plans of dastardly villains. But who was his side-kick?

Answer: Penfold the Hamster

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 12/13/21

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Question: Do you remember Dangermouse? He was the James Bond-inspired mouse, who wore an eye-patch and foiled the plans of dastardly villains. But who was his side-kick?


Last Question: What were the names of the Duke boys’ cousins that starred on The Dukes of Hazzard from 1982 to 1983?

Answer: Coy and Vance

Coy was played by Byron Cherry and Vance was played by Christopher Mayer. They were brought in because John Schneider and Tom Wopat demanded huge raises.

Great job J.V. (@JVfromOhio) and Scott (@Seymour_from_GP)!!!

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 12/6/21

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Question: Who was the voice of Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit??


Last Question: In the television show Magnum, P.I., Which sports car model did Magnum drive?
A) Ferrari Testarossa
B) Lamborghini Countach
C) Ferrari 308
D) A Porsche 911 Turbo

Answer: C) Ferrari 308

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 12/3/21

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Question: In the television show Magnum, P.I., Which sports car model did Magnum drive?
A) Ferrari Testarossa
B) Lamborghini Countach
C) Ferrari 308
D) A Porsche 911 Turbo


Last Question: Babyland General Hospital was the birthplace of which line of soft sculptured dolls popular in the ’80s?

Answer: Cabbage Patch Kids

Great job Pauline (@Dopey62)!!!

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 12/2/21

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Question: Babyland General Hospital was the birthplace of which line of soft sculptured dolls popular in the ’80s?


Last Question: In the sitcom Perfect Strangers, what was Balki’s catch phrase?

Answer: “Don’t be ridiculous.”

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