Episode 238

Fizz, Sizzle and Fart


February 21st, 2023

1 hr 53 mins 39 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Erik for a trivia quiz with topics including Black History, Television, Video Games, Pop Music, Literature, Fast Food, Animals, Geography and more!

Round One

  • PHARMACOLOGY - Nepetalactone is the active ingredient in what pet product?
  • TELEVISION - In Arrested Development, Tobias flips down a custom license plate bearing the name and title of which fellow Fox TV title character after not securing the role (for which Tobias's actor David Cross was once in consideration to play)?
  • BLACK HISTORY - Thurgood Marshall is the first black American to do what?
  • GEOGRAPHY - What American city's name is Spanish for 'holy faith'?
  • ANIMALS - Once plentiful in the Southwestern U.S. around the river basin by which it is named, what is the only venomous lizard native to the United States?
  • GEOGRAPHY - What country, not connected by land, is closest to the United States?

Round Two

  • VIDEO GAMES - What fantasy video game franchise, originally developed by Verant Interactive and 989 Studios, has two active MMOs (one of which was launched in 1999 and the other in 2004)?
  • FAST FOOD - Founded in Normal Illinois in 1934, what fast food chain's slogan is "in sight, it must be right"?
  • POP MUSIC - What singer and part-time actress (whose real name is Robyn Fenty), has sold over 250 million records (second only to Madonna as the top-selling female artist) made her acting debut in the straight-to-video movie Bring It On: All or Nothing?
  • LITERATURE - What 1984 William Gibson novel popularized the term "cyberspace" and is the only to have won the Nebula Award, the Hugo Award and the Philip K. Dick Award?
  • MASCOTS - In addition to Snap, Crackle and Pop, what fourth onomatopoeic elf was introduced temporarily in the 1950's?
  • VOCABULARY - Moot, incel and entitlement are all janus words; what is a janus word?

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  • VOICE ACTORS - Also referred to as,”the man of a thousand voices” (whose career started in 1927) which male voice actor, voiced over a dozen of the Warner Brothers cartoon characters of the 20th century?

Final Questions

  • MEMES - YouTuber Aqualo, using over 770 slices of boiled, decaying potatoes was briefly able to run what video game on a TI-84 calculator?
  • INVENTIONS - G.E. purchased the patent for a special use of a 3-color design from inventor Garrett Morgan in 1923 and built a monopoly making what?
  • 80’s TOYS - P.C., Pancake, Pretty Bit and Potato Chip are characters of what transforming toy line that debuted in 1986 and has had two cartoons (first in 1986 and then a Netflix revival in 2015)?

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