Entertainment 20

From the quiz on 29/9/15.

  1. What are the surnames of the Two Ronnies? Barker and Corbett

  2. Which BBC (later ITV) game show, originally hosted by Terry Wogan, had a chequebook and pen as its consolation prize? Blankety Blank

  3. In Monsters, Inc., what does the factory collect in order to generate power for Monstropolis? Children’s screams (later children’s laughter)

  4. In Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 film Rear Window, what is the profession of James Stewart’s character, L. B. Jefferies? Photographer

  5. What is the name of the visual messaging application that comes pre-installed on the Nintendo DS and DSi? PictoChat

  6. Which English actor and singer plays bodyguard Terry McCann in the TV series Minder and sings its theme song, I Could Be So Good for You? Dennis Waterman

  7. In The Big Bang Theory, what is Sheldon Cooper’s single-word catchphrase, which is often uttered after a joke? Bazinga

  8. In 2009, when she won it for her 2008 film The Hurt Locker, which American became the first (and to date only) woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director? Kathryn Bigelow

  9. Which American video game company, originally known as Silicon & Synapse, develop the StarCraft and Warcraft series of RTSes, the Diablo series of ARPGs and the MMORPG World of Warcraft? Blizzard Entertainment

  10. Which American visual effects artist, creator and pioneer of a stop-motion technique known as Dynamation, worked as principal animator for Mighty Joe Young (1949), Jason and the Argonauts (1963) and Clash of the Titans (1981)? Ray Harryhausen

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