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The Answers to 2005's Great American Pop Cutlure Quiz

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1 B, The Tangiers

2 Post-its

3 The Nostromo

4 Harold Russell, who won Best Supporting Actor for his role as a returning WWII vet in 1946’s The Best Years of Our Lives and, at the same ceremony, was awarded an honorary statuette for bringing courage to fellow veterans with his performance

5 1966’s The Fortune Cookie and 1998’s The Odd Couple II

6 Marathon Man

7 Your Self Storage

1-Point Bonus Benjamin Raspail’s (”Best thing for him really, his therapy was going nowhere”)

8 B, Frankie Faison

9 A, Sean Connery: 7; B, George Lazenby: 1; C, Roger Moore: 7; D, Timothy Dalton: 2; E, Pierce Brosnan: 4

10 B, World War II

11 Even though he’s probably one of the most horrifying and sadistic murderers in cinematic history, John Doe isn’t seen killing anyone on screen

12 A tennis racket

13 D, Charles Bronson

14 A, To Serve and Protect

15 1931’s Cimarron, 1990’s Dances With Wolves, and 1992’s Unforgiven

16 C, By playing the piano

17 B, Sweet Sue and Her Society Syncopaters

18 Bedford Falls

19 Seven

20 E, Texasville — which was released 19 years after The Last Picture Show

21 ”Good afternoon, good evening, and good night!”

22 Rocky

23 A: Speed; B: Invisibility; C: Strength; D: Elasticity

24 Devils Tower

25 The Lapp family

26 D, Narcolepsy

27 D, The Breakfast Club

28 Otter: D; D-Day: C; Bluto: A; Neidermeyer: E; Pinto: B

29 Eve White, Eve Black, and Jane

1-Point Bonus Eve White and Eve Black

30 C, $4 million

31 B, The Right Stuff

32 Tax evasion

33 C, Sammy Davis Jr.

34 Hugh Grant in Love Actually is to ”Jump (For My Love)” and Kevin Kline in In & Out is to ”I Will Survive”

35 D, Turner & Hooch

36 B, The Little 500

37 Fox Force Five

38 A, The Killers

39 Little Man Tate

40 Gilley’s

41 D, The Black Cat

42 A: 4; B: 6; C: 5; D: 8; E: 1; F: 3; G: 9; H: 7; I: 2

43 The Precogs, or Precognitives

44 Wilson Pickett

45 Ithaca

46 C, Red Dawn

47 C, Greetings

48 Pop, Six, Squish, Uuh-uh, Cicero, Lipschitz

49 Sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads

1-Point Bonus 2002’s Austin Powers in Goldmember


50 Frances Houseman

51 Frodo, Sam, Pippin, Merry, Boromir, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Gandalf

52 D, Dorothy

53 B, Marie Samuels

54 B, Randall Stephens

55 Otis Day & the Knights

56 A: 1; B: 3; C: 2; D: 2; E: 3

57 Cello

58 C, Spy Hunter

59 ”Don’t be stupid”

60 Country Baby

61 B, In a porn shop

62 B, Penicillin

63 A, Luke Perry

64 Al Pacino: 3 & D; Naomi Watts: 4 & A; Kiefer Sutherland: 1 & B; Tom Selleck: 2 & C