Welcome back to Trivial Warfare! We're going old school with episode 22 and getting back to basics with a simple head to head matchup. Chris and I have a good time and you'll find some fun surprises from Warner Bros and Monty Python in this weeks show.
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On standard home phones and pay phones what two letters do not appear on the number buttons?
Q & Z
I think I'm going to have to play this question under protest. Check out these payphone pictures below. Sure there are some without the Q and Z, but check out the one on the right.
What famous Canadian entertainer once shared ownership of the Toronto Argonauts with Wayne Gretzky and movie producer Bruce McNall?
What two elements make up 99% of the sun?
Hydrogen & Helium
Bernie Taupin is the writing partner of which music legend?
Everybody is Kung Fu Fighting
The name of what martial art means “to strike with feet”
Tae Kwon Do
This is the Cee-Lo Green/Jack Black version of the song. What I think is awesome about this is that 25 years later the music videos haven’t improved at all. This is just as cheesy bad as the stuff from the 80’s.
Which Russian head of state succeeded Nikita Khrushchev in 1964 and maintained power until 1982? (Clue: His name appeared in the song End of the World as We Know It by REM)
What rock and roll song topped the charts in 1976 and again in 1992?
You knew this was coming :-). I couldn’t choose between them so I went with both
Incredibly the tallest waterfall in the world is more than 20 times taller than Niagara Falls. Name it.
Angel Falls in Venezuela
What is Miss Piggy’s Surname?
Bonus – What company bought the Muppets in 2004? – Disney
Sam Malone from Cheers was Ted Danson’s claim to fame for a decade. Many people know that he was a player for the Boston Red Sox before opening the bar Cheers. What position did he play?
Art (not Garfunkel)
What artist’s largest work is called the Night Watch?
Carl Linnaeus is known as the father of the branch of science focused on the naming and classification of living organisms. Name it.
Correction: I had a typo on my sheet of questions. The correct name is Carolus or Carl but not Carol. We apologize to anyone who is bothered by this.
Who killed the Minotaur?
It wasn’t this guy
Tribond – Name the actor or actress that appeared in these movies:
The Thomas Crown Affair
Operation Dumbo Drop
So just like I mentioned in the show, most of Leary’s material from the old days is a little hard on the ears. However, I did find this awesome bit from the Tonight Show.
Two actors have won back to back best actor Oscars; can you name one of them? For extra points name both!
Tom Hanks & Spencer Tracey
What song featured these lyrics?
“Yeah I would fight for you, I’d lie for you, walk the wire for you, yeah I’d die for you”
I Would Do Anything for You
What Monty Python character liked to “put on women’s clothing and hang around in bars”?
What science fiction/fantasy author is responsible for the creation of the popular hero Drizzt Do’Urden?
Who said the following – “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men and women are created equal.”
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
What future hall of famer finished his career with 630 Home Runs to his credit but never appeared in a World Series game?
Ken Griffey Jr.
Name 4 out of the 5 least populated states in terms of total population
What are the four H’s referenced in the term 4-H?
Hands, Heart, Head and Health
If you have no idea where the outtake comes from give this a listen :-)