The Third Annual Ann B. Davis Smiletime Variety Popular Culture Tournament

Questions by Case Western by Anthony de Jesus

Reminder: Questions answered before the first syllable spoken before the (*) are worth fifteen points.


Get out of interrupt free cards are in effect for this period only.

1.^IT WAS MARKETED IN 1889 IN AMERICA BY WILLIAM AND ISSAC FULD, AND IN THE 1960'S PARKER BROTHERS TOOK OVER THE RIGHTS TO IT. SOME PEOPLE SAY TO WEAR (*) silver or to use a silver coin as the planchette, or pointer. FTP, name this game whose name comes from the French and German words for "Yes".

ANSWER: ouija board

2.^BASED ON A BOOK BY DICK KING-SMITH, THIS 1996 GOLDEN GLOBE WINNER FOR BEST MOTION PICTURE FOR A MUSICAL OR COMEDY ALSO WON BEST FIRST FILM IN THE 1995 NEW YORK FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS FOR (*) its director, Chris Noonan. For ten points, name this Aussie import, where James Cromwell was the top-billed human and Christine Cavanaugh voiced the title character.

ANSWER: Babe the Gallant Pig

3.^CONSIDERED THE BEST MANGERIAL PROSPECT AMONG ACTIVE PLAYERS BY BILL JAMES, HE WAS A GRUNGE ROCKER (*) doing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" for a FOX commercial. For ten points, who became the only NL player to lead the league in both walks and atbats in the same year while leading the majors with 143 runs in 1993 for the Phillies.

ANSWER: Lenny Dykstra

4.^DEVON HARRIS WAS IN THE ORIGINAL 1988 INCARNATION, JASON MORRIS IS A 1998 NEWCOMER, AND DUDLEY STOKES, THE DRIVER, (*) also went to Calgary. For ten points, the Reggae Boyz are what atheletes, who were fictionalized in the Disney movie Cool Runnings.

ANSWER: Jamaican bobsled team (Accept equivalents)

5.^ELIZABETH PERKINS PLAYED JOAN, A TEACHER WHO, IN ONE SCENE, READ A CHRISTMAS STORY BUT WAS INTERUPTED BY A KINDERGARTENER WHO ASKED WHAT A VIRGIN WAS AND IF THE TEACHER WAS ONE. (*) James Belushi tells his best friend to "never call a broad more than once a week." For ten points, what movie, with a working title of "Sexual Perversity in New York", starred Demi Moore and Rob Lowe

ANSWER: About Last Night

6.^NICKNAMED "THE PARKDALE PUGILIST" IN TORONTO, HE GOT HIS START IN THE PACFIC NORTHWEST. HIS MEMORABLE MATCHES INCLUDE A 1983 DOG-COLLAR MATCH (*) against Greg Valentine and a retirement match against Adrian Adonis at Wrestlemania III. For ten points, name this wrestler, who defeated the Mountie for the his only title, the WWF Intercontinental belt, and who makes his entrance to the sound of bagpipes.

ANSWER: Rowdy Roddy Piper or Roderick Toombs

7.^AT 17, HE WAS A MEMBER OF BARRY WHITE'S LOVE UNLIMITED ORCHESTRA AND HE WAS NAMED JAZZ ARTIST OF THE 1980'S (*) by Billboard magazine. He has the first Christmas release to hit No.1 in 35 years and the top-selling Christmas album of all time in Miracles: the Holiday Album. For ten points, the Grammy-winning Forever in Love is off of the 1993 album Breathless by what Seattle-raised saxaphonist.

ANSWER: Kenny G (Gorelick)

8.^HE WAS CREDITED WITH "PSYCHEDLIC BAND SEQUENCES" AS PART OF THE BAND MING TEA FOR THE MOVIE AUSTIN POWERS. (*) His most recent album was 1997's Blue Sky on Mars. For ten points, name this manga-loving musician who put out the albums 100% Fun, Altered Beast and Girlfriend.

ANSWER: Matthew Sweet


Each team member is allowed a guess on a tossup only if they did not take a minus-5 for this period only.

9.^BASED ON THE BOOK THE FIFTEENTH PELICAN BY TERE RIOS, IT IS SET IN THE SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICAN (*) Convent San Tanco and its cast included Alexjando Rey as Carlos Ramirez and Madeleine Sherwood as the Mother Superior. For ten points, name this TV series where Sister Betrille was played by Sally Fields.

ANSWER: The Flying Nun

10.^BORN IN CLARKSDALE, MISS., THIS 1991 INDUCTEE IN THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME RECORDED A 1965 ALBUM WITH THE GROUNDHOGS. THIS ARTIST, WHOSE SINGLE HAVE INCLUDED (*) "Boogie Chillen" and "Dimples", recorded albums Mr. Lucky and Boom Boom in the 1990's. For ten points, what "Godfather of Blues" won a Grammy for "I'm in the Mood", a duet with Bonnie Raitt.

ANSWER: John Lee Hooker

11.^IN 1998, DUTCHMAN RUUD GULLIT QUIT AS ITS PLAYER-MANAGER. IT WAS FIRST ENGLISH SIDE (*) led by an overseas coach to the F.A. Cup Final. For ten points, name this English Premier League Club that shares its name with a famous Stanford student.

ANSWER: Chelsea

12.^THESE ALLITERATIVELY NAMED PEOPLE HAVE TOSSED EMPTY PIZZA BOXES WHEN A MAN WHO MUGGED (*) a delivery boy was introduced and they have thrown condoms and panties in response to accusations of sexual impropriety against an opposing player. For ten points, name these rabid basketball fans who may have previously stayed in Krzyzewskiville (shuh-SHEV-skee-vihl).

ANSWER: Cameron Crazies

13.^THE HERDS OF THESE ANIMALS TRAVEL, AT MOST, SIX INCHES IN A YEAR, AND ALL THEY DO IS SIGH. THESE SMALL, WHITE, WORM-LIKE CREATURES MAY BE THE UGLIEST ANIMALS IN THE GALAXY (*) and the Interstellar Animal Rights Protection League says, "Kill 'em". For ten points, name this delectable food animal, which goes with a chablis or white zinfandel, a culinary delight of the Babylon 5 universe.

ANSWER: spoo

14.^1997, SHE PLAYED CLAUDIA HOFFMAN, THE WIFE OF SAM NEILL'S LORD FREDERICK, WHO WAS THE EVIL STEPMOTHER IN (*) The Grimm Brothers' Snow White. The same year, she also played Janey Carver in The Ice Storm. For ten points, who made 1997 a busy year, as in her third film, she was ressurected in the role of Ellen Ripley.

ANSWER: Sigourney Weaver

15.^(MOVIES)IN THIS MOVIE, NICOLE LALOGGIA IS THE VOICE ON THE ANSWERING MACHINE, THE GIRL ON THE EAST COAST WHO (*) broke up with the main character. Patrick Van Horn literally plays a boy named Sue. For ten points, Joe Favreau wrote and starred in what movie that is "so money".

ANSWER: Swingers

16.^AN EARLY VERSION WAS CREATED AT BAKER HOUSE AT MIT AND CONTAINED 100 ITEMS. IN 1983, SOME STUDENTS AT CARNEGIE MELLON EXPANDED IT TO 247 (*) unisex items, supposedly never getting around to add 3 more. Students at Yale and Dartmouth expanded it to 500 questions. For ten points, name this measure of sexual experience.

ANSWER: purity test


No special rules.

17.^IN 1992, HE SAID, "80 PERCENT OF THE WOMEN PLAYERS ARE FAT, LAZY PIGS." A STREAKER RAN ACROSS THE COURT PRE-MATCH BEFORE HE BECAME (*) the first Dutchman to win a Grand Slam. For ten points, what hard server beat Malivai Washington to win Wimbledon in 1996 as an unseeded player.

ANSWER: Richard Krajicek (CRY-check)

18.^HE IS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF AMERICAN WARRIORS, A COLLECTION OF NATIVE AMERICAN VICTORY SONGS, RELEASED UNDER HIS (*) 360 Degree Productions and Rykodisc Records. For ten points, name this drummer with the Grateful Dead

ANSWER: Mickey Hart

19.^HER JAILBIRD MOTHER STABBED HER FATHER WITH A FORK IN A FIGHT OVER WHO HAD THE LAST BEER (*), so she now sleeps on a fold-out couch in the den of her uncle. Voiced by Brittany Murphy, for ten points, name this white trash poster child who resides in Arlen, Texas with the Hill family.

ANSWER: Luanne Platter

20.^FOUND IN A SHOEBOX AT A MOVIE BY THE MONROE FAMILY, HE LOOKED ORDINARY TO HAROLD THE DOG, (*) but aroused the suspicion of Chester the cat. He had sequels in Howliday Inn and The Celery Stalks at Midnight. For ten points, name this creation of James and Deborah Howe, a famous vampire rabbit.

ANSWER: Bunnicula

21.^SHANNON REED, CASEY RANDALL, MAX HARTE, NICHOLAS BLACK, (*) and Grant Collier. Earlier, Paris, Dan Briggs, Cinnamon Carter, Rollin Hand, Willy Armitage, and Barney Collier. For ten points, except for its first year, what TV show's cast included Jim Phelps

ANSWER: Mission: Impossible(accept early Impossible Mission Force or IMF)

22.^IN 1958, HER 14 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER STABBED AND KILLED THIS WOMAN'S GANGSTER BOYFRIEND, JOHNNY STOMPANATO. APPEARING IN A "SWEATER GIRL" SERIES (*) of films, late in life she was in the soap opera Falcon Crest, having appeared in The Bad and the Beautiful and Johnny Eager. For ten points, name this actress who played a murderess in The Postman Always Rings Twice.

ANSWER: Lana Turner

23.^HERMETICALLY SEALED IN A MAYONNAISE JAR ON THE PORCH OF (*) Funk & Wagnall's until noon is where this former massage parlor trainee keeps his questions. For ten points, name this all-knowing, all-seeing, and all-omniscient seer played by Johnny Carson.

ANSWER: Carnac the Magnificent

24.^AFTER 4 YEARS IN THE COAST GUARD AND 10 IN THE MERCHANT MARINE, HE SETTLED DOWN ON A NEW HAMPSHIRE DAIRY FARM, BUT, SUFFERING FROM INSOMNIA, TOOK TO WRITING AFTER THE COWS CAME HOME.(*) A 6th, posthumous novel was found by his widow, Claudia Eschelman, before he died of a rare form of schizonomia, known as cancer of the pseudonym. For ten points, name this late author of Thinner.

ANSWER: Richard Bachman (Do not accept and do not prompt on Stephen King)


See the tournament director if you need overtime questions.

25.^LORI LIEBERMAN TWICE RECORDED A SONG INSPIRED BY HER POEM AFTER A 1972 VISIT TO THE TROUBADOUR IN WEST HOLLYWOOD, (*) where she watched Don McLean. For ten points, name this song more known for its performance by Roberta Flack and the Fugees.

ANSWER: Killing Me Softly With His Song

26.^SHE FIRST APPEARED IN 1963, BUT DISAPPEARED IN 1967, BUT RE-EMERGED IN 1988, WHEN SHE WAS "CALIFORNIA DREAM"-ING. AT HER 1991 WEDDING, (*) Todd and Kelly were the ring bearer and flower girl and Alan was the groom. For ten points, name this doll whose maid of honor was her friend Barbie.


27.^HE'S HAD A PARAMILITARY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL AND A BIG BABE SPRING BREAK SPECIAL. (*) He's been "In the Chair", Gone "to Hollywood", had a "Convention Special", said "I Quit", committed "Infanticide", and wielded a "Blazing Chain of Love". For ten points, who's also done "Bounty Hunting for Fun and Profits" and painted "Portraits of a Bastich"



1.^Given a director and a year, give the film that won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, for ten points each.

^A.^David Lynch, 1990

^ANSWER: Wild at Heart

^B.^Jane Campion, 1993(tie)

^ANSWER: ThePiano

^C.^Chen Kaige, 1993(tie)

^ANSWER: Farewell, My Concubine or Ba Wang Bie Ji

2.^Answer these questions about homosexuality on television, for the usual ten.

^A.^Billy Crystal played this character on Soap.

^ANSWER: Jodie Dallas

^B.^Ryan Phillippe played Billy Douglas, a gay teenager on this soap opera.

^ANSWER: One Life to Live

^C.^He died soon after exchanging rings with Sean Sasser on The Real World.

^ANSWER: Pedro Zamora

3.^Give the hosts of these game shows, for ten points each.


^ANSWER: Mark DeCarlo

^B.^Where In the World Is Carmen San Diego?

^ANSWER: Greg Lee

^C.^Ben Stien's cohost of Win Ben Stein's Money

^ANSWER: ANSWER: Jimmy Kimmel

4.^40-30-20-10-1 Name this entertainer.

^40:^Allow for a guess on the lead-in.
^30:^George Hamilton portrayed him in a 1971 biography.
^20.^The California Motorcycle Company has issued several commorative models, depicting themes such as Wembley Stadium and Snake River Canyon.
^10.^His son performs as "Kaptain Robbie".
^1.^His website is at

^ANSWER: (Robert) Evel Knievel

5.^Billy Dee Williams has appeared in movies with some of the greatest actors. Given a fellow thespian, name the Billy Dee movie for ten each.

^A.^Anthony Perkins

^ANSWER: Mahogany

^B.^Jack Palance

^ANSWER: Batman

^C.^Sylvester Stallone

^ANSWER: Nighthawks

6.^40-30-20-10 Name this possibly overplayed song.

^40:^Allow for a guess on the lead-in.
^30:^This single made 1 on the Worst of Music in 1997 for Entertainment Weekly.
^20.^Co-written by Randy Thomas, the title action takes place "after bedtime prayer".
^10.^This puke-inducive song is off the 1996 Shades of Grace album by Bob Carlisle.
^1.^A "countrified" remix of this song is on that 1996 album, which was repackaged as Butterfly Kisses.

^ANSWER: Butterfly Kisses

7.^Heisman voters rarely go for defensive players, although the most recent was an exception. Given a year, school and place, identify the football player that came close to winning, for ten points each.

^A.^1986, Oklahoma, fourth

^ANSWER: Brian Bosworth

^B.^1991, Washington, fourth

^ANSWER: Steve Entman

^C.^1992, Florida State, fourth

^ANSWER: Marvin Jones

8.^TV Guide recently named the best 100 episodes. Given the episode title, give the show, for ten points each.

^A.^Number 10 - "Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose"

^ANSWER: The X-Files

^B.^Number 83 - "The Alan Brady Show"

^ANSWER: Mad About You

^C.^Number 100 - "The One with the Prom Video"

^ANSWER: Friends

9.^Its cast included Antonio Fargas as Huggie Bear.

^A.^For ten points, name this cop show.

^ANSWER: Starsky and Hutch

^B.^Now, for ten points each, who played Starsky and who played Hutch

^ANSWER: Paul Michael Glaser, David Soul

10.^It's time for your high-brow food bonus. Identify these wines, for ten points each.

^A.^This fortified wine is made in the Douro Valley and takes its name from the city at the mouth of that river.

^ANSWER: Port [from Oporto]

^B.^This fortified wine of Italy was created by an Englishman, John Woodhouse.

^ANSWER: Marsala

^C.^A Benedictine monk, Pierre Perignon, developed the art of blending different grapes while making wine of this region.

^ANSWER: Champagne

11.^Identify these Good Morning America family members, for ten points.

^A.^This certified surgeon of otolaryngology and trained pediatrician is behind the weekly feature "The Healthy Woman: Taking Charge of Your Body and Mind"

^ANSWER: Dr. Nancy Snyderman

^B.^The host of his "Wine Cellar" on the Home & Garden Television Network and the railroad show "Tracks Ahead" on PBS, he has written "Electing Our Government", a book on the electoral procedure, as well as a "Geography Book" and a "Weather Book"

^ANSWER: Spencer Christian

^C.^The author of "101 Computer Answers You Need to Know" and co-host of "CyberLife" on the Discovery Channel, she is "Good Morning America's" Computer Editor

^ANSWER: Gina Smith

12.^Name the player who led the ABL's first season in these catagories, for ten points each:


^ANSWER: Carolyn Jones


^ANSWER: Dawn Staley

^C.^3-point baskets

^ANSWER: Shannon Johnson

13.^Answer these questions about a certain movie star, for ten points each.

^A.^This actor starred in, produced and directed 1993's "A Bronx Tale"

^ANSWER: Robert De Niro

^B.^De Niro played Bruce Pearson, Michael Moriarty was Henry Wiggen, and Vincet Gardenia played Dutch Snell in this baseball movie

^ANSWER: Bang the Drum Slowly

^C.^De Niro is one half of the title characters, along with Uma Thurman, in this movie where he was originally slated to play Bill Murray's role

^ANSWER: Mad Dog and Glory

14.^40-30-20-10-1 Name this costumed crime fighter.

^40:^Allow for a guess on the lead-in.
^30:^He recently was stuck without his costume and had to fight Mr. Hyde wearing a green-hooded sweatshirt.
^20.^That turn in the sweatshirt was a prelude to Richocet, which, along with the Hornet, Dusk, and Prodigy, are four new identities he is using to avoid the bounty on his head.
^10.^For a while, this employee of J. Jonah Jameson was replaced by clone Ben Reilly.
^1.^In the 1980's, he had the TV show Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends with Iceman and Firestar.

^ANSWER: Spider-Man or Peter Parker [Do not accept Ben Reilly]

15.^Given a baseball team, name the franchise career leader in home runs, for ten points each.


^ANSWER: Brian Downing


^ANSWER: Cal Ripken Jr.


^ANSWER: Bench

16.^The classic Robin Hood is the 1938 Warner Brothers release "The Adventures of Robin Hood" For ten points each, who played:

^A.^Robin Hood

^ANSWER: Errol Flynn

^B.^Guy of Gisbourne

^ANSWER: Basil Rathbone

^C.^Maid Marian

^ANSWER: Olivia de Haviland

17.^For ten points each, identify these famous johns. No not people named John, but prostitute customers.

^A.^This actor was fined $1,180 and placed on two years probation for oral sex with Divine Brown.

^ANSWER: Hugh Grant

^B.^A cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis, this holy roller was repeatedly caught with prostitutes, disgracing his ministry.

^ANSWER: Jimmy Swaggart

^C.^A check signed by this vice-mayor was found at a Kentucky "massage parlor." He went on to be elected mayor and then anchored the local news for ten years.

^ANSWER: Jerry Springer

18.^Given a book, name the Piers Anthony series that it belongs to, for ten points each.

^A.^Man from Mundania

^ANSWER: Xanth

^B.^Riding a Pale Horse

^ANSWER: Incarnations of Immortality

^C.^Isle of Man

^ANSWER: Geoddessey

19.^Identify these nominees of the 33rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, for ten points each, from works.

^A.^Everywhere, for album of the year.

^ANSWER: Tim McGraw

^B.^"Did I Shave My Legs for This?" for video of the year.

^ANSWER: Deanna Carter

^C.^"I'm So Happy" for vocal event of the year, with Sting.

^ANSWER: Toby Keith

20.^So the Stonecutters make Steve Guttenberg a star. If they have, then you should have no problems answer these questions about his film career, for ten points each.

^A.^He appeared with Liam Neeson and Peter O'Toole as an American tourist visiting Castle Plunkett and falls in love with Daryl Hannah

^ANSWER: High Spirits

^B.^He shared the screen with Clair Danes, Anne Bancroft, Holly Hunter, and Robert Downey Jr. in this Thanksgiving movie

^ANSWER: Home for the Holidays

^C.^In this--ahem-- classic, Guttenberg plays a billionaire and Kirstie Alley plays a social worker as the Olson twins are the leads in this retelling of "The Prince and the Pauper"

^ANSWER: It Takes Two

21.^Identify the musical groups who made these movies, for ten points each.


^ANSWER: the Monkees

^B.^The Great Rock & Roll Swindle

^ANSWER: the Sex Pistols

^C.^Can't Stop the Music

^ANSWER: the Village People

22.^Answer these questions about the 1980 "Miracle on Ice", for ten points each.

^A.^The last man cut from the 1960 gold medal winning team was this American coach

^ANSWER: Herb Brooks

^B.^This American team captain scored the winning goal

^ANSWER: Mike Eruzione

^C.^This broadcaster asked, "Do you believe in miracles?" at the end of the game

^ANSWER: Al Michaels

23.^40-30-20-10-1 Name this author.

^40:^Allow for a guess on the lead-in.
^30:^Her first work A Time for Remembering was reissued by Doubleday as Ruth, a Portrait: The Ruth Bell Graham Story.
^20.^Joe Constable was the original main character of her first novel, which won the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, Macavity, and the French Prix du Roman d'Adventurei in the same year.
^10.^That novel, Postmortem, starred Dr. Kay Scarpetta
^1.^The TV show made from the book stated "based on an idea by Patricia Cornwall"

^ANSWER: Patricia Cornwall

24.^Identify these bands which "tourheads" might follow from their albums, for, like, you know, ten points each.

^A.^Jet Smooth Ride

^ANSWER: The Ominous Seapods

^B.^$1.99 Romances

^ANSWER: God Street Wine

^C.^Billy Breathes

^ANSWER: Phish