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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 1/6/22

rtt80s trivia

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



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).

Remember That Song: 6/22/12

Can you name the artist and song, and complete the lyrics:

You gotta fill it up with love before I fall inside of…
This empty hole __ __ _____ ____ ____ ___ ___ ___ __ _____

Last Song: Theme from Family Ties (aka “Without Us” by Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams) in honor of Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter who both turned 65 yesterday! Who know that Steven and Elyse Keaton were born on the same day?!

Oh, It’s like I started breathing on the night we kissed,
And I can’t remember what I ever did before