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‘70s Television Trivia
Think you watched a lot of television back in the ‘70s? Let’s see how much you really know about a few of the top shows of the decade. Good luck!
In the sitcom “Three’s Company,” why did the main characters get a new landlord after Season 3?
- The actor playing their landlord died.
- The actor quit acting.
- The actor playing their landlord was fired.
- The actor playing their landlord got his own spin-off.
In the series finale of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” who is the one member of the team who is NOT fired?
- Lou Grant
- Mary Richards
- Ted Baxter
- Murray Slaughter
Who played Trapper John McIntyre on the first three seasons of M*A*S*H?
Which of the following actors joined the Carol Burnett Show for the first half of Season 11?
Dick Van Dyke
President Richard Nixon appeared in an episode of what variety show?
Sonny and Cher
The Carol Burnett Show
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In
In the family favorite sitcom “Happy Days,” Who raised Fonzie from the age of four?
Which of the following shows was a spin-off of “All in the Family?”
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Welcome Back, Kotter
In “Maude,” which actor played Maude’s husband Walter?
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Welcome Back, Kotter
Wacky Word Puzzles
Who Am I ?
Mystery Person #1
- I was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1932.
- I grew up to be known as the “Clown Prince of Basketball” and for hitting hook shots from half court.
- I made my first basketball hoop out of an onion sack and coat hanger that I nailed to a tree and an empty Carnation milk can was my ball.
- I was drafted into the United States Army and served for two years, during which time I was stationed in Austria and West Germany.
- I had 10 children. They were named Richard, George, Beverly, Donna, Robin, Jonathan, Jamison, Angela, Crystal, and Caleb.
- In 1982, I made it to the top of the Quinnipiac University Poll as “most popular athlete.” (The “Q” poll universally regarded as a gold standard in national and state-wide polling.)
- I used to surprise fans and opponents by throwing passes to my teammates that would snap right back to me… because the ball was attached to a large rubber band.
- I was inducted into the NBA Basketball Hall of Fame.
- I received the NBA John Bunn Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2000.
Mystery Person #2
- I was born on June 11, 1910, in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, France.
- Although never formally trained, I grew up to become one of the most influential ocean researchers and advocates of all time.
- I was a member of the World War II French Resistance and was awarded the Legion of Honor by France for my efforts.
- After being severely injured in an automobile accident in my early 20s, my rehabilitation involved swimming in the ocean, which led to a growing interest in the sea and marine life.
- Eventually, I traveled the ocean conducting research on a ship I converted to include a mobile laboratory, high-tech equipment, an underwater observation area, a helicopter pad, mini submarines, and more.
- In 1943, I co-invented a breathing device for scuba-diving called the Aqua-Lung, which allowed divers to stay beneath the water unencumbered for extended periods of time.
- I also helped invent the diving saucer, a small submarine that could hold two people and easily maneuver at deep depths along the seafloor.
- My first television special aired in 1966 and led to a series that focused on my undersea research adventures and ran for close to 10 years.
Mystery Person #3
- I was born in Switzerland in 1936 and was the third of six children.
- I played a Bond girl in the earliest James Bond movie starring Sean Connery, but my voice had to be dubbed because of my heavy accent.
- At the age of 18, I left home and moved to Rome, Italy, to pursue my dream of becoming a movie star, ending up in Hollywood within a year and signing a contract with Paramount Pictures.
- Most people are familiar with a well-known movie scene of me emerging from the ocean in a white bathing suit and wearing a diving knife on my hip.
- In 1963, I starred with Elvis Presley in the musical comedy “Fun in Acapulco.”
- I created quite a media frenzy in the 60’s when (the quite a bit older) actor/director John Derek left his wife and family to be with me. We married, but the union lasted only a few years.
- I was the center of another media storm decades later when I dated and had a son with actor Harry Hamlin after we met while filming the movie “Clash of the Titans.” I was in my early 40s and he was in his late 20s.
- In 1995, the film magazine “Empire” included me in its list of the “100 Sexiest Stars” in film history.
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