About this Episode
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by John Davis to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Classic Cartoons, Business, Geography, Famous Songs, Astronomy, The Bible, Marvel, Weather Records, Anatomy, Fiber Arts, Fruits, Plastic Celebs, Box Office Bombs, Florida Rivers, African Animals, Russian Sitcoms, Medical Terms and more!
- CLASSIC CARTOONS – Lasting one season, the cartoon Pro-Stars featured what three sports greats?
- BUSINESS – What company was founded in Tucson, AZ in the 1970’s as Sticky Fingers, a children’s jewelry line, who would go on to be best known for its vibrant line of school supplies?
- GEOGRAPHY – Which country borders 14 nations and crosses 8 time zones?
- FAMOUS SONGS – What song, famously sang in this version by Carol Channing, was the first wakeup call for astronauts in 1965?
- ASTRONOMY – Which planet in our solar system is known as both the Morning Star and Evening Star?
- THE BIBLE – The story of God’s destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah occurs in what book of The Bible?
- THE BIBLE – In The Bible, what is Lot’s wife’s name?
- 158 – Notes from Elyse on Fargo, the chicken dance, dildos, goats and from A-A-ron about candy corn.
- MARVEL – What sometimes-friend, sometimes-foe to the X-Men is Professor X’s stepbrother?
- WEATHER RECORDS – From 1991 to 2010, which U.S. state was the most active for tornados?
- ANATOMY – On a female human body, what is the term for the small area between the uterus and rectum?
- FIBER ARTS – Warp and Weft are directional terms used for threads in what fiber arts and basic textile production process (which shares a name with a popular actor among geek fandoms)?
- FRUITS – What type of fruit is a “winter banana”?
- PLASTIC CELEBS – What is Barbie’s last name?
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- FAMOUS SONGS – “What 1996 rock song refers to an intellectualism brochure? Hint: This song was featured in the John Travolta film “Phenomenon”.
- BOX OFFICE BOMBS – What 2001 box office bomb fills in the blank of this less than sparkling review by Variety film critic Robert Koehler: “________ deserves yet another title: “A Star is Dull”?
- FLORIDA RIVERS – In the language of the indigenous people of Southwest Florida, what does the word Caloosahatchee translate to in English?
- AFRICAN ANIMALS – The name of what African animal means “river horse”?
- RUSSIAN SITCOMS – In a reference to the show that inspired it, what is the name of the bar in the Russian sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Moscow?
- MEDICAL TERMS – Phlebitis is the inflammation of what?
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