3. Identify the following words and phrases that are a part of the criminal lexicon 5-10-15.
a. 5: This word was traditionally used when referring to gullible victims of card cheats or anyone who believed anything they were told. It was actually Chicago crime boss "Big Mike" McDonald, not showman P.T. Barnum as popularly believed, that first used the word in one of its most memorable applications.
b. 10: Although this 3-word phrase has come to refer to being sent to prison in general, it originally referred to the relative locations of New York City and Sing Sing prison.
“up the river”
c. 15: John Allen, one of New York's most celebrated brothel-saloon owners in the 1850s, is credited with creating this two-word term. It refers to a drugged drink that is designed to render the victims powerless so that he can be easily robbed.
CF – LE
4. Identify these supporting characters from Gone with the Wind FFPE.
What were the names of Scarlett’s two younger sisters?
Suellen and Carreen
This was the name of Melanie’s constantly-faint aunt with whom Scarlett lives in Atlanta.
This was the foreman of Tara who later saves Scarlett’s life when she is attacked in the shantytown near Atlanta.
d. This is the last name of Brent and Stuart, the redhaired twins who are flirting with Scarlett at the beginning of the film and who die at Gettysburg.
b. 30: [Suck in a deep breath.] “Soccer style kicker, graduated from Cauler High June 1976, Stetson University honors graduate class of 1980, holds 2 NCAA division 1 records, one for most points in a season, one for distance, former nickname "the Mule," the first and only pro athlete to come out of Cauler County and one hell of a model American.”
c. 20: “If I'm not back in five minutes... just wait longer.”
d. 10: “If he had held the ball laces out like he's supposed to, Ray would never have missed that kick. Dan Marino should die of gonorrhea and rot in hell.”
e. 1: “I'll have the plumbing checked immediately, Mr. Ace.” “See that you do. If I'd been drinking out of the toilet, I might've been killed.”
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective LIT - LE
6. Identify these Heinlein novels from their first lines, 5-10-15.
5: “Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith.”
5: Amanda Blake played this tough owner of the Long Branch Saloon
(Miss) Kitty Russell
10: This provincial deputy, played by Ken Curtis, was at Dillon’s side for 11 years.
MTV - LE
13. Identify these recurring characters from Star Trek: DS9 FTPE.
a. This scheming Bajoran religious leader, played by Oscar winner Louise Fletcher, went from Vedek to Kai and then got hers in the final episode.
b. This Dabo girl, played by Chase Masterson, marries Quark’s brother Rom
c. Played by Tracy Middendorf, she was the ill-fated half-Cardassian, half-Bajoran daughter of Gul Dukat.
MTV - LE
14. Identify these commercials from descriptions FTPE.
a. During commercials for this company, the subject (ranging from a punky teenager to k. d. lang to a Rastafarian) sits silently, listening to silver headphones. Though no words are spoken, the slogan “I’m Listening” appears at the end, along with the company’s name
b. In a commercial for this cable channel, kids dress up as a dish receiver, a geosyncronous orbiting satellite, and a producer in an attempt to tune in this kid’s network that encourages kids to explore their world
c. We don’t really care what company is being advertised in the commercial that features this ficticious band, who hit it big in the early 80s with their smash single “Love Rocket” and blew all their money on expensive cars, homes, and the finest in women’s clothing. They were, of course, last seen performing at a bar mitzvah, broke and desperate for cash.
CAR – LE
15. Perform the following activities a la Johnny Bravo FTPE.
Shape your hair into a Bravo-like pompadour.
Visual for Moderator:
Strike a Johnny “cruising” pose
See above or:
Imitate Johnny’s oft-suffered state of confusion by lifting one eyebrow.
One eyebrow lifted=10 points. CR – WD
16. Answer the following questions about spree killer Charles Starkweather FFPE.
a. What was the name of his 14-year-old girlfriend who accompanied him on his murder rampage?
Caril Ann Fugate
b. Within 3 years, when did the killings take place?
1958 (accept 1955 - 1961)
c. In what state did the majority of the killings take place?
d. Name the 1974 movie, Terrence Malick’s directorial debut, based on the killings.
e. What actor played Charles Starkweather in the movie? He would later star in such films as The Final Countdown and Gandhi.
f. What 1980 Best Actress winner played Caril Ann Fugate?
Sissy Spacek CF – LE
17. Identify the actress from roles 40-30-20-10.
40: Name her now.
30: Mata Hari in 1931’s Mata Hari, Anna Christie in 1930’s Anna Christie
20: Anna Karenina in the 1935 version and Grusinskaya in 1932’s Grand Hotel
10: Katrin in 1934’s The Painted Veil and Ninotchka in 1939’s Ninotchka
Greta Garbo MF - LE
17. Name the actress from clues 40-30-20-10.
a. 40: Name her now.
b. 30: She debuted as Frannie & Sabrina Hughes on As the World Turns from 1985-88.
c. 20: Her filmography includes The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag, The Fugitive, The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, and Benny & Joon
d. 10: She received only $3,000,000 for replacing Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling in Hannibal.
Julianne Moore MF - LE
18. Answer these questions about films that starred Anthony Michael Hall 5-10-15.
a. 5: This 1985 film costarred Judd Nelson and Ally Sheedy as fellow Saturday detentionees
The Breakfast Club
b. 10: He had costarred once before with Molly Ringwald in this 1984 flick about a girl who has a crush on the most popular boy in school, but the geekiest boy in school (played by Hall) is in love with her
c. 15: Hall plays this Griswold offspring in 1983’s National Lampoon’s Vacation