Originally Aired 9/16/16
This week we set the way back machine to a simpler time as Saucey battles comedian A.K. Bjorn in classic 80’s Television Trivia. Who will “Love It When A Plan Comes Together” and who will end up screaming “Shazbot”? Tune in this Friday for all the Exciting and New Trivia we can Verbally Moonlight into your Knight Riding EarHoles! Want some laughs before the laughs? Check out Akil’s Twitter Here—>https://twitter.com/AKComedy
In what year did the first episode of “The Simpsons” air?
Which one of the A-Team was a pilot?
SPINOFF OR Not to SPINOFF?? I’ll name an 80s tv show, and you guess if it had a spinoff or there was just one. NOTE: A pilot episode of a spinoff counts as a spinoff.
21 Jump Street (SPINOFF: Booker)
Murphy Brown (NOPE)
The Kids in the Hall (no… 🙁 )
ALF (SPINOFF: Alf the animated, Alf Tales, Alf’s hit talk show)
Reading Rainbow (NOPE)
Alice (Spinoff: Flo)
The Care Bears (SPINOFF- The Care Bear’s Family Storybook, Adventures in Care-a-Lot)
The A-Team (NOPE)
Designing Women (SPINOFF- Women of the House was in the 90’s for one season)
Quantum Leap: NOPE
Family Ties (SPINOFF: Day by Day, The Art of Being Nick- failed pilot)
The Golden Girls (SPINOFF: Empty Nest, The Golden Palace)
The Greatest American Hero (SPINOFF: The Greatest American Heroine aired in 1986 and the pilot was never picked up)
Magnum PI (no)
Hill Street Blues (SPINOFF- Beverly Hills Buntz)
Night Court (no- and it’s a damned shame!)
Knight Rider (SPINOFF: Code of Vengeance, Team Knight Rider, Knight Rider reboot in 2008)
What was the name of the household cat in the TV series “ALF”?
On NBC’s “The Golden Girls”, which of the following actors did NOT appear as a guest star?
According to TV Guide, what show “was TV’s biggest hit of the 1980s”?
What was Blanche’s middle name on the TV Sitcom “Golden Girls”?
On the super awesome show “Cheers”, what was the very last line said on the series?
In what TV series did Michael Dorn appear on prior to playing Klingon Starfleet Officer Worf on the “The Next Generation”?
On the TV sitcom “Full House”, what was Joey’s last name?
On the TV sitcom “Cheers”, what MLB team did Sam Malone play for?
A kids’ game show which began in the late 1980s was hosted by Mario Cantone. He would ask players trivia questions and watch them run a maze. He would also yell and throw things over the course while they ran. What show was this?
Super Fun Station
World of Adventure
What host of a variety show wore a checkered black and white suit, sometimes with a flowerpot on his head, and was known to walk off the set during skits?
(The Uncle Floyd Show” was legendary for its weird atmosphere and many technical difficulties. The credits would sometimes roll while Floyd was still talking to a guest, and Floyd might leave during filming if he felt like it. The host’s full name is Floyd Vivino. He was born in 1951 in Paterson, New Jersey. After the television show ended its run, Vivino continued to perform as a comedian. In 2008, he began a radio show based in New Rochelle, New York.)
On the sitcom “AfterMASH”, Col. Potter, Cpl. Klinger, and Father Mulcahy return from the Korean War to work at a Veterans Hospital. What state was the General John J. Pershing Veterans Memorial Hospital located in?
Missouri (was only on for one year! )
On the ABC comedy “Diff’rent Strokes”, Willis and Arnold came to live with the Drummonds after their mother died. What was the relationship between their mother and Mr. Drummond?
She was his secretary
She was his housekeeper
She was his long lost cousin
There wasn’t any relationship, the boys were placed there by Social Services
The series that was to become “Roseanne” was originally called something else before Roseanne Barr signed on. What was it originally slated to be called?
Life and Stuff
Ain’t Life Tough
“Joanie Loves Chachi” was a spin-off of “Happy Days”. When Joanie and Chachi left Milwaukee, where did they move?
Chicago (When the show was cancelled after one season, they moved back to Milwaukee and rejoined the cast of Happy Days)
On the television show “Night Court”, who portrayed Judge Harry Stone’s father?
Tom Hanks played Kip Wilson in the ABC sitcom “Bosom Buddies”. Who played Henry Desmond, the other “man in drag”, in the show?
All of the following actors won Emmy Awards for their work on the sitcom “Cheers”. Who won the most awards?
When Alex Keaton graduated from Harding High on “Family Ties”, where did he go to college?
What was the name of the interior decorating firm the four women on “Designing Women” worked at?
Interiors by Georgia
On ABC’s “Growing Pains” there were initially three kids: Mike, Carol, and Ben. After three or four years Maggie Seaver gave birth to a fourth child. What was his/her name?
This show debuted on NBC in 1979 and ran until 1984. It featured interviews with people who had unusual jobs or talents. Among its hosts were Sarah Purcell and Fred Willard. What was the name of this show?
Who Are You?
What daytime news magazine in the late 1970s and early 1980s featured Oprah Winfrey as a co-host?
Out of the Blue
What’s on Your Mind?
Here’s the News
People are Talking
On September 14, 1981, this show debuted on the U.S. network NBC. Its reporters and anchors have included John Tesh, Mary Hart and Leeza Gibbons. What is it?
News of the Stars
This series began with a special in 1979. It ran in syndication in the U.S. from 1980 to 1988. Among the hosts were Dionne Warwick, Andy Gibb and Marilyn McCoo. The show was also well-known for its backing dancers, who performed to the pop hits of the day. What was the show’s title?
This series aired on the ABC network from 1980 to 1984. Its hosts included Fran Tarkenton, Cathy Lee Crosby and John Davidson. Topics ranged from demonstrations of stunts, to features on the unusual and eerie. What was it called?
How Do You Do That?
The Strange and Spectacular