TV Trivia – Answers

  • On Three’s Company, what is the name “Chrissy” short for?
    • Christmas
  • What star of The Breakfast Club was also part of the original cast of The Facts of Life?
    • Molly Ringwald
  • On M*A*S*H, what was Walter ‘Radar’ O’Reilley’s home town?
    • Ottumwa, Iowa
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TV Trivia

Factoids

  • Today, there are more than 1.5 billion TV sets in use
  • US citizens watch the most TV. By age 65, an American would have watched the equivalent of 9 years of uninterrupted screening, viewing more than 20,000 TV commercials per year
  • On average, a movie makes about 5 times more from its DVD sales than ticket takings.

Questions

  • On Three’s Company, what is the name “Chrissy” short for?
  • What star of The Breakfast Club was also part of the original cast of The Facts of Life?
  • On M*A*S*H, what was Walter ‘Radar’ O’Reilley’s home town?

Answer in the comments below and the correct answers will be revealed tomorrow!

TV Trivia – Answers

  • What is the link between X-Files and Twin Peaks?
    • Duchovny played a transvestite in an episode of Twin Peaks.
  • On Friends, what was Rachel’s error on her resume in the episode with all the poker?
    • She spelled computer wrong when she claimed she had excellent compuper skills.
  • On the X-Files, what’s Mulder’s nickname?
    • SPOOKY

TV Trivia

Factoids

  • The first broadcasted TV commercial lasted for 20 seconds in 1941 during the game between Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies. It was for a clock manufactured by Bulova Corporation.
  • 99% of American homes own at least one television set, and 66% has at least three. More than half pay for cable.
  • First television sets had only modest picture capabilities: 200-400 lines of resolution.

Questions

  • What is the link between X-Files and Twin Peaks?
  • On Friends, what was Rachel’s error on her resume in the episode with all the poker?
  • On the X-Files, what’s Mulder’s nickname?

Answer in the comments below and the correct answers will be revealed tomorrow