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Return to the ’80s On This Day – September 12, 1981: The Smurfs Premiered

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On this day in 1981, the legendary Saturday morning cartoon series, The Smurfs premiered on NBC.

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/11/22

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Question: What is the relationship between He-Man and She-Ra?
A. Brother and sister
B. Cousins
C. Friends
D. Divorced couple

Last Question: What commercial mascots got so popular they had their own primetime special?
A. Snap, Crackle and Pop
B. The M&M’s guys
C. California Raisins
D. Cinnamon Toast Crunch chefs

Answer: C. California Raisins

Great job J.V. (@JVfromOhio)!!!



Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/9/22

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Question: On this day in 1981, who replaced Walter Cronkite as the anchor of CBS Evening News?

Last Question: What 1950s TV mom voiced Nanny on the 1980s version of “Muppet Babies”?
A. Yvonne De Carlo
B. Lucille Ball
C. Barbara Billingsley
D. Donna Reed

Answer: C. Barbara Billingsley

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 1/18/22

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Question: “All my life I’ve been waiting for someone, and when I find her she’s a fish” is a line from what 1980’s film?

Last Question: What was the name of the Robot-Planet that devoured everything in the Transformers’ movie?

Answer: Unicron


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 – 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


Return to the ’80s Trivia – 11/4/21

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Question: Who was the first female artist to sell over 5 million copies of her album?

Last Question: What was the name of the villain in the Smurfs, and what was his cat called?

Answer: Gargamel and Azrael

Colored on April 17th, 2012. Proud~
Colored on April 17th, 2012. Proud~

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 11/3/21

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Question: What was the name of the villain in the Smurfs, and what was his cat called?

Last Question: What was the name of the boxer that Robert DeNiro played and what was the name of the film?

Answer: Jake LaMotta, in Raging Bull

Great job Pauline (@Dopey62)!!!


Return to the ’80s Trivia – 8/16/21

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Question: On what sitcom starring Conrad Bain did Nancy Reagan pronote her “Just Say No” campaign in 1983?

Last Question: Who was the master of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”?

Answer: Splinter