Episode 170

Hobo Xanadu

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October 4th, 2021

1 hr 26 mins 15 secs

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth and Jamie to meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 80’s Music, Famous Relatives, Movies, Geography, History, Board Games, Classic TV, Phobias and more!

Round One

  • AGRICULTURE - What Southeastern European country is the biggest harvester of cork in the world?
  • 80’s MUSIC - The traditional folk song “Kookaburra” was involved in a copyright dispute over what hit 80’s song?
  • FAMOUS RELATIVES - What comedic actor's mother was a NASA engineer, whose work ultimately helped the Apollo 13 crew return safely home?
  • MOVIE RELEASES - In what year was the movie Friday released?
  • U.S. GEOGRAPHY - Bedloe's Island, located in the United States, was officially renamed in 1956 to what?
  • GLUE - Gum Arabic, Latex and Library paste are all types of glue who have what common origin?

Round Two

  • THE TWILIGHT ZONE - In The Twilight Zone's classic episode ""It's A Good Life"" when Dan kills six-year old Anthony Fremont a murderer and a monster, the child transforms him into what?
  • BOARD GAMES - Twister was not selling well until Johnny Carson played it with what actress on The Tonight Show in 1966?
  • PHOBIAS - A phobia of the dark is called what?
  • FAMOUS RELATIVES - Who is Jason Sudeikis's actor uncle, who appeared on all 275 episodes of the classic sitcom Cheers, and what character did he play?
  • CLASSIC TV - Gilligan's Island debuted on September 26th, 1964 and ran for three seasons on what network?
  • LEGENDARY GUITARISTS - Known for having written the Blues standard "The Sky Is Crying", what Mississippi-born blues guitarist and 1992 Roll Hall of Fame inductee was known as the "King of Slide Guitar?"
  • SPORTS EQUIPMENT - Nomex is frequently worn in which sport?

Final Questions

  • FAMOUS RELATIVES - What famous rocker's daughter won a silver medal in equestrian events in July of 2021?
  • FOLK SONGS - Which hobo's anthem was first recorded in 1928 by Harry McClintock and depicts a cocayne (a land of plenty in medieval myth)?
  • U.S. HISTORY - American Minerva was the first daily newspaper in what American city?
  • WORLD WAR II - During World War II, what playful name was given to the island-hopping Ally-led military operation comprising 13 smaller operations (including Operations Goodtime, Blissful and Dexterity) led by General * Douglas MacArthur in the South Pacific from 1943-1944?

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