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TV TRIVIA V

41) What was the name of the inn owned by Dick Louden on Newhart?


Featured as the "Stratford Inn" in the TV show Newhart in the 1980s, the Waybury Inn still draws many Bob Newhart fans to Middlebury, VT, every year.

42) In the Gilligan's Island theme song, which two characters were originally referred to as "and the rest"?


In the original song, the Professor and Mary Ann were simply referred to as "and the rest", but when Bob Denver (Gilligan) personally went to the studio executives and asked that they be added to the theme song, the lyrics were rewritten.

43) What TV game show featured the dreaded "Whammies"?


Press Your Luck was known for the "Whammy", a red cartoon creature with a high-pitched voice that stole the contestant's money when he/she landed on any of the Whammy's spaces on the game board.

44) What did Samantha confess to Darrin in the pilot episode of Bewitched?


In the very first episode of Bewitched, Samantha confesses to Darrin that she is a witch.

45) What was Floyd Lawson's occupation on The Andy Griffith Show?


Floyd Lawson played a barber on The Andy Griffith Show. His character was likely inspired by barbers in Andy Griffith's real-life hometown of Mount Airy, North Carolina.

46) What was the name of the 1981 Brady Bunch spin off series?


A 1981 spin off series called The Brady Brides starts with oldest daughters Marcia and Jan meeting the men of their dreams, falling in love and getting married in a joint ceremony held in their parent's backyard.

47) What was the name of Michael Knight's car on Knight Rider?


The character of KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand) in the original Knight Rider series was physically embodied as a modified 1982 Pontiac Trans Am with numerous special features such as Turbo Boost, the ability to drive 'himself', a front mounted scanner bar that allowed KITT to 'see', and 'molecular bonded shell' body armor that was invulnerable to small arms fire, the impact of thrown objects, and even high speed impact with a cinder block wall.

48) What was the name of the android on Star Trek: The Next Generation?


Lieutenant Commander Data was found by Starfleet in 2338 -- the sole survivor on Omicron Theta in the rubble of a colony left after an attack from the Crystalline Entity. Data is a fully functional android who serves as the second officer and chief operations officer aboard the Federation starships USS Enterprise.

49) What was the name of Rosco P. Coltrane's dog on The Dukes of Hazzard?


In the third season, Rosco got a police dog -- a lazy basset hound named "Flash".

50) HBO's Game of Thrones is based on a series of novels by what author?


HBO's Game of Thrones is based on a series of novels by George R. R. Martin called A Song of Ice and Fire.


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