Category Archives: Television

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/16/21

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Question: In Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, in what year did NASA launch the last of America’s deep space probes?

A. 1985
B. 1987
C. 2001
D. 1994


Last Question: In the movie Weird Science, what do Wyatt and Gary wear on their heads when they create Lisa?

Answer: Bras

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/13/21

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Question: Bob Geldof was the front man of which band?


Last Question: In Little House: A New Beginning, Almanzo and Laura became adoptive parents to Almanzo’s niece, Jenny Wilder. Which actress played Jenny?

Answer: Shannen Doherty

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/12/21

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Question: In Little House: A New Beginning, Almanzo and Laura became adoptive parents to Almanzo’s niece, Jenny Wilder. Which actress played Jenny?


Last Question: Which British actress and star of Dynasty appeared on the front of Playboy magazine in 1983?

Answer: Joan Collins

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/9/21

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Question: Which British actress and star of Dynasty appeared on the front of Playboy magazine in 1983?


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

Answer: Inspector Gadget

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/2/21

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Question: What National League team posted the best overall record in baseball in 1981, but missed the playoffs thanks to the strike-spawned “split season”?


Last Question: What miniseries was largely set at Drogheda, a sheep station in the Aussie Outback?

Answer: The Thorn Birds
This miniseries aired 38 years ago this week (1983)

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/1/21

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Question: What miniseries was largely set at Drogheda, a sheep station in the Aussie Outback?


Last 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?

Answer: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndoff

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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 – 3/23/21

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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 – 3/19/21

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


Question: In The Greatest American Hero (which debuted 40 years ago today – March 18, 1981), Ralph’s partner Bill Maxwell was part of what government entity?

A. NASA
B. C.I.A.
C. F.B.I.
D. L.A.P.D.

Answer: C. F.B.I.

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