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2006 Ann B. Davis – The Tenth Anniversary

Tossups for The Juan Llama Defense Fund

by David Thorsley, Emily Moore, Rob Long and Craig Barker
FIRST PERIOD – Fifty-or-nothing bonuses in effect
1). Drafted 17th overall out of Notre Dame in 1999, he became a regular setup man in 2003 and struck out nearly 15 batters per 9 innings in 2004. (*) The latter part of 2004 was spent as a closer after the trade of Octavio Dotel. In 2005, he saved 42 in the regular season, but was charged with the loss in two of the four games in the World Series. For 10 points--name this Houston Astros closer.

Answer: Brad Lidge


2). As a plural, it names an early 1980's Canadian new wave band best known for the single "Nova Heart." As a singular, it names the Austin band whose most recent album is 2005's (*) Gimme Fiction. As a lyric, ten thousand undesired ones are held up as an example of irony by Alanis Morissette. As a card game, you can only grab the title object after your or someone else gets a four-of-a-kind. For 10 points--name this utensil.

Answer: spoon(s)


3). One theory of this item's origin says the U.S. Army created them in the 1940's with MacArthur introducing them to Japan. Another theory says they are derived from a runcible (*) object mention in the poem "The Owl and the Pussycat". Van Brode Milling Company received a patent for it in 1970, and it's thought the plastic version was introduced in the 1970's by KFC for its coleslaw. For 10 points--name this utensil, commonly seen at Taco Bell.

Answer: Spork (accept: Foon)


4). It is based largely on the "Backpacker Murders" committed along the Hume Highway by Ivan Milat between 1989 and 1992 (*. Three hikers in the Australian outback have car trouble and are picked up by a rogue bushman, who threatens their life. The first full-length feature for writer/director Greg McLean, name--for 10 points--this 2005 indie horror movie named for the Australian meteor crater seen in the film.

Answer: Wolf Creek


5). Introduced in 1972, its can was noted for having faceted sides rather than the regular smooth cylinder. In 2005, a "zero" version of it was introduced into Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas (*. Long advertised under the slogan "Put it in your head", it was featured in the 2005 SNL short "Lazy Sunday", alongside Red Vines, as being "crazy delicious." For 10 points--name this Dr. Pepper knockoff made by Coca-Cola.

Answer: Mr. Pibb or Pibb Xtra


6). Her best 2005 tour finish with respect to par was four under at the Chick-Fil-A Charity Classic. Her home course is St. Andrew's Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida. She scored 790 out of 800 on the (*) math component of the SAT and easily won the U.S. Women's Amateur and finished second at the U.S. Women's Open. For 10 points--name this 17-year old who was awarded a special exemption to join the LPGA tour in 2006.

Answer: Morgan Pressel


7). In the Venture Brothers episode "Ghosts of the Sargasso", he is a test pilot for Dr. Jonas Venture's experimental plane which crashes in the Bermuda Triangle. In 1983, Peter Schilling (*) had his only U.S. pop hit with a synth-pop retelling of his original story. In 1980, his creator completed the circle by finishing his story in "Ashes to Ashes". For 10 points--name this astronaut, the protagonist of David Bowie's 1969 hit "Space Oddity".

Answer: Major Tom

SECOND PERIOD – Unlimited guessing on completed tossups
8). A fierce opponent of litter, America was introduced to him during the 1984 Olympics in L.A. when he took the gold medal in boxing by destroying an overmatched Swede in the heavyweight final. A native of the projects of (*) Capital City, he was incarcerated for accidentally pushing his mother down the stairs repeatedly. Managed by Lucius Sweet--for 10 points--who this Mike Tyson parody on The Simpsons?

Answer: Drederick Tatum


9). George took too many mega-vitamins, Ralph ate bad sausage, and (*) Lizzie bathed in a radioactive lake. They then had to avoid photographers, bombs, and toasters while trying to eat fruit, chicken, and civilians. This continues for 768 days, or until they lost all their energy and reverted back to human form. For 10 points--this describes what 1986 arcade game by Bally Midway, where you control a monster destroying a town's buildings.

Answer: Rampage


10). Released in 1938, its climactic scene was inspired by D.W. Griffin's Way Down East, which includes a chase over a frozen river. A subplot involves two (*) Novgorodian soldiers vying for the love of Olga, who sings the haunting song "The Field of the Dead" after the battle of Lake Peipus, while the title character makes peace with the Mongols. For 10 points--name this Eisenstein / Prokofiev collaboration which features the Battle on the Ice.

Answer: Alexander Nevsky


11). Her 1945 memoir Up the Stream of Time tells when she left Canada in 1926 following a political dispute involving her husband. Returning in 1935, she once more bestowed her best known contribution, as (*) Frank Boucher of the New York Rangers had been permanently awarded her original trophy after winning it 7 times in 8 years. For 10 points--name this namesake of the NHL trophy awarded for "sportsmanship and gentlemanly play."

Answer: Lady Evelyn Moreton Byng, Viscountess of Vimy


12). The name's the same. According to the song Unseen Power of the Picket Fence, it's Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus' least favorite song on R.E.M.'s album Reckoning. Frank Sinatra (*) sings a Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne song by this name in 1947's It Happened in Brooklyn. Sugar Ray and Inoj (in-oh-j) have performed covers of the song of this name that hit #1 in June 1984. For 10 points--give the common song title that names Cyndi Lauper's only #1 single.

Answer: Time After Time


13). It was first celebrated in 1966 by Reader's Digest editor Daniel O'Keefe. One tradition of this annual event was inspired by Beckett's play Krapp's Last Tape (*) and had members of the family tape record their disappointments in life. Another tradition featured wrestling matches between O'Keefe's three sons. For 10 points--name this "holiday" that was introduced to the general public when O'Keefe's son wrote it into a 1997 Seinfeld episode.

Answer: Festivus


14). He received state and federal pyrotechnic licenses at the respective ages of 18 and 21. In 1994, he made his prime-time TV debut on the ABC special "Secrets”. He went off-Broadway in 2001, and in 2003 (*) appeared in a Sci-Fi Channel special titled Supernatural. Presently, he can be seen on his A&E show, and a "viral video" which shows him walking through a window. For 10 points--name this magician and "Mindfreak".

Answer: Criss Angel or Criss Sarantakos


THIRD PERIOD – No special rules in effect
15). Born in 1968, he made his film debut in 1992's The Power of One. He has a hatred of handguns, which may have made his more recent prominent roles difficult. Garnering attention for his role as blond Mossad agent Steven (*) Spielberg's Munich, an announcement made in October 2005 is most likely to make him a household name. For 10 points--name this man who replaced Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in 2006's Casino Royale.

Answer: Daniel (Wroughton) Craig


16). At the 2005 Brit Awards, this group awards in all three international categories. The Album award was for their self-titled debut (*), which included the songs "Take Your Mama" and a cover of "Comfortably Numb". This group takes its name from a lesbian sex position and is influenced by New York's gay culture. For 10 points--name this group, whose lead singer goes by the appropriate name of Jake Shears.

Answer: Scissor Sisters


17). Premiering on June 1, 1990, Burns Cameron was the only contestant from the NBC era. Produced as a (*) lead-in for the game show Monopoly, this show drew the ire of purists who objected to the use of a fourth contestant in the preliminary rounds of competition. Bruce Seymour won the competition and $250,000. For 10 points--what was this game show, which was the prime time version of a well-known Merv Griffin production?

Answer: Super Jeopardy! (prompt on Jeopardy!)


18). The authors of this book met while writing for the short-lived ABC drama Wonderland. Questions answered include does coffee stunt your (*) growth and does breast milk cure warts while the titular question involving superfluous body parts is answered in Chapter 2. For 10 points--name this work by Mark Leyner and Billy Goldberg that is subtitled "Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini".

Answer: Why Do Men Have Nipples?


19). Sports columnists at this paper include Jeffrey Flanagan, who in a recent column wrote about Darryl Motley's ownership of a World Series winning ball; and (*) Jason Whitlock, a frequent commentator on ESPN's The Sports Reporters. It is also the print home for long-time internet TV columnist Aaron Barnhart. For 10 points--name this Midwestern newspaper whose sports columnists mainly opine on the Chiefs and the Royals.

Answer: Kansas City Star


20). While filming in an opera house in Prague in 1984, a cast singing of "The Star-Spangled Banner” revealed 30 extras to be secret police (they didn't sing. Mel Gibson, Tim Curry (*) and Mark Hamill were considered for major roles while Meg Tilly was considered for the role of Constance Weber. Award nominations went to Jeffery Jones, while F. Murray Abraham actually won awards. For 10 points--name this Milos Forman film about the life of Mozart.

Answer: Amadeus


21). He'll be played by Wes Brown in the upcoming film Glory Road. As a coach, he holds the NBA record for most consecutive 50-plus win seasons from the start of a career with 13, a streak that ended when he took over his current team in (*) 1995-96. Developer of both the Lakers' Showtime offense and the Knicks' thuggery of the 1990s, name--for 10 points--this NBA coach who recently returned to the bench as the coach of the Miami Heat.

Answer: Pat Riley


EXTRAS
22). He studied aerospace manufacturing engineering, before joining the army. While in the army he fought in Kosovo, and helped carry the Queen Mum's casket. (*) His videos have dark imagery; in "High", he is buried in a desert; in "Wiseman", he is kidnapped; and in his most well-known video, he makes a suicidal plunge into the water. For 10 points--name this singer whose album Back to Bedlam spawned the hit song "You're Beautiful".

Answer: James Blunt


23. They have recently opened a spa and resort on the island of Anguilla, and have been under the management of the Conair Company since 1989. Introducing their signature product at the National Housewares Exposition (*) at Chicago in 1973, they have expanded to include knives, coffee makers and other kitchen appliances, but have not broken into the stand mixer market dominated by Kitchen Aid. For 10 points--name this first purveyor of food processors.

Answer: Cuisinart


24). An early role was as Karim, the main character in the BBC miniseries Buddha of Suburbia. After playing the Sikh bomb expert Kip in 1996's The English Patient (*) a drug problem derailed his career. His comeback includes the Bingley role in the Bollywood Bride and Prejudice, but today he is most noted for his Emmy nominated role as a tortured torturer. For 10 points--name this British-born actor who plays Sayid on Lost.

Answer: Naveen Andrews




2006 Ann B. Davis – The Tenth Anniversary

Bonuses for The Juan Llama Defense Fund

by David Thorsley, Emily Moore, Rob Long and Craig Barker

1). For 10 points each--name these people related to the development of ABC's Monday Night Football as a television series.


(10) To help convince a reluctant ABC to sign the initial MNF deal, Commissioner Pete Rozelle threatened to sign a similar deal with an independent sports network bankrolled by this reclusive billionaire.

Answer: Howard (Robard) Hughes, Jr.


(10) After signing the deal with ABC, this eventual head of ABC Sports decided to take the show beyond a mere football game and into the realm of "entertainment spectacle".

Answer: Roone Aldridge


(10) Replaced by Frank Gifford in 1971, this long-time ABC Sports voice was the play-by-play announcer for the first season of Monday Night Football.

Answer: Keith Jackson

2). Name these special effects workshops, for 10 points each.
(10) Founded by George Lucas, its first film was THX 1138, and its notable works included the Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies.

Answer: Industrial Light and Magic


(10) Founded by Peter Jackson and named for a large insect native to New Zealand, this workshop's achievements include Jackson's own King Kong.

Answer: Weta Workshops or Weta Digital


(10) This division of Sony handled Narnia as well as the upcoming Spiderman 3.

Answer: Sony Pictures Imageworks

3). Given a classic rock song, name the Arizona city or town mentioned in the lyrics, for 10 points each.
(10) "Get Back", The Beatles

Answer: Tucson


(10) "Take it Easy", The Eagles

Answer: Winslow


(10) "Rock'n Me", The Steve Miller Band

Answer: Phoenix


4). For 10 points each--Given the coach and a conference, name the school.
(5) Mark Few, West Coast

Answer: Gonzaga University


(5) Thad Matta, Big Ten

Answer: An Ohio State University


(10) John Beilein, Big East

Answer: West Virginia University


(10) Karl Hobbs, Atlantic-10

Answer: George Washington University

5). For 10 points each--name these films in the career of Bridget Fonda.
(10) In this 1992 Cameron Crowe film, Fonda plays Janet Livermore, a young Seattleite looking for love against a backdrop of grunge zeitgeist.

Answer: Singles


(10) In this 1997 Quentin Tarantino film, Fonda plays Melanie, a Santa Monica beach bum and one of arms dealer Ordell Robbie's kept women.

Answer: Jackie Brown


(10) In this 1999 David E. Kelley penned film, Fonda plays Kelly Scott, a New York paleontologist who teams up with Bill Pullman and Oliver Platt to defeat a man-eating crocodile…and Betty White.

Answer: Lake Placid

6). Name these players who achieved notoriety despite appearing in only one major league baseball game, for 10 points each.
(10) Jim Delsing pinch-ran for this batter on August 19, 1951 after Bob Cain walked him on four pitches due to his midget-sized strike zone.

Answer: Eddie Gaedel


(10) Appearing in two innings for the Giants in 1905, he became a doctor in Chisholm, Minnesota and achieved posthumous fame thanks to W.P. Kinsella.

Answer: Archibald "Moonlight" Graham


(10) Famous for signing 23 one-year contracts when he managed the Dodgers, he played one game for the Cardinals in 1936.

Answer: Walter Alston

7). For 10 points each, name the following eating establishments found on South Park from clues.
(10) This is South Park's version of Hooters, but with elementary girls as the wait staff. The waitresses are all named after luxury cars.

Answer: Raisins


(10) Called the Disneyland of Mexican Restaurants, this establishment has cliff divers, Black Bart's Cave and sopapillas.

Answer: Casa Bonita


(10) This is the local coffee shop which has to stave off competition from national chain Harbucks. It's named for the owner's last name, also the first name of his son, a perpetually caffeinated eight year old.

Answer: Tweak's

(Seriously, Tweek's name is Tweek Tweak.)

8). For 10 points each--name these songs that turn ten years old this year.


(10) This song was Fiona Apple's follow-up single to "Shadowboxer." It's better remembered today for its sultry post-house party video, since after all, Fiona's "been a bad bad girl."

Answer: Criminal


(10) It is likely that few would remember this Paula Cole song from 1996 if it didn't spend five seasons reminding us that Pacey and Joey's Capesidian angst was starting.

Answer: I Don't Want To Wait or I Don't Wanna Wait


(10) This tune proved what could be achieved with two turntables and a microphone. After all, that was a good drum break, right Beck?

Answer: Where It's At

9. The Amazing Race: Family Edition was noteworthy for some geographical issues. For the stated:
(5/10) Unlike other editions, the family edition was confined to North America. Five points for two or 10 for all three, name the three countries other than the U.S. visited during the race.

Answer: Canada, Costa Rica, Panama


(10) The Weaver family showed poor knowledge of geography when they claimed that this large southern lake was one of the Great Lakes.

Answer: Lake Pontchartrain


(10) The race's final challenge was to complete a jigsaw map of North America before crossing the finish line, located in this state.

Answer: New York

10). Name these John Ford films, for 10 points each.
(10) For this 1940 film, Ford eliminated the last scene of the book, in which Rose of Sharon breastfeeds a starving man.

Answer: The Grapes of Wrath


(10) In this 1956 film John Wayne stars as Ethan Edwards, a Civil War veteran looking for his kidnapped niece whose motives become unclear.

Answer: The Searchers


(10) Ford directed the Civil War segment of this epic 1962 three-strip Cinerama film about one family's journey across their generations from New York to the Pacific.

Answer: How the West was Won

11. Name the movie from quotes 40-30-20-10-1
(40) "Town"

(30) "It's part of a trilogy, a musical trilogy I'm working on in D minor which is the saddest of all keys, I find. People weep instantly when they hear it, and I don't know why."

(20) "You can't really dust for vomit."

(10) "Can I raise a practical question at this point? Are we gonna do "Stonehenge" tomorrow?"

(1) "We are Spinal Tap from the UK - you must be the USA!"

Answer: This is Spinal Tap

12. Name these characters from The Chronicles of Narnia, for 10 points each
(10) This young Calormene girl flees an arranged marriage, joins up with Shasta and later marries him and becomes Queen of Archenland in The Horse and His Boy.

Answer: Aravis


(10) The head of the talking mice has his tail restored by Aslan in Prince Caspian, and later disappears at the edge of the world in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

Answer: Reepicheep


(10) This marsh wiggle assists Eustace and Jill in their quest to find and rescue Prince Rillian in The Silver Chair.

Answer: Puddleglum

13. Given some fake movies or TV shows, name the television show from whence they appear, for 10 points each.
(10) The Young Man and the Beach, Les Cousins Dangereux

Answer: Arrested Development


(10) Deep Powder, Nurses

Answer: Joey


(10) Aqua Man, Viking Quest

Answer: Entourage

14). Given smaller concert venues, name the city for 15 points each. If you need a larger venue, you will get 5 points.
(15) Emo's, La Zona Rosa

(5) Bass Concert Hall at the University of Texas

Answer: Austin, Texas
(15) Nightclub 9:30, DC9

(5) D.A.R. Constitution Hall

Answer: Washington, D.C.

15). For 10 points each--name these terrible TV spin-offs.


(10) This show featured actor Dan Hedaya as a TV repairman named Nick and in just thirteen episodes had separate episodes about Frank Sinatra and Elvis impersonators.

Answer: The Tortellis


(10) This spin-off of Matlock featured Joe Penny and a very typecast William Conrad.

Answer: Jake and the Fatman


(10) Leah Remini and Halle Berry starred in this short-lived 1989 spin-off from Who's the Boss about teenage models in New York City.

Answer: Living Dolls

16). For 10 points each--given a character in the Godfather saga, tell how he or she met his or her demise.
(10) Santino "Sonny" Corleone

Answer: gunned down at a toll booth or toll plaza


(10) Fredo Corleone

Answer: "drowned" or was shot and tossed off a fishing boat or on Lake Tahoe


(10) Apollonia Vitelli-Corleone

Answer: killed in a car bombing

17). For 10 points each--name these purveyors of ice cream and other frosty treats.
(10) From January to April, this brand puts out limited editions of ice cream inspired by Girl Scout cookies. It has also recently introduced a bite-sized product called "Dibs".

Answer: Edy's or Dreyer's


(10) Known for its exotic flavors like Blackberry Cabernet and Blood Orange, this gelato company was featured in a challenge on The Apprentice.

Answer: Ciao Bella


(10) Donald and Susan Sutherland opened the first store of this franchise in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona, making custom concoctions on top of a frozen slab.

Answer: Cold Stone Creamery


18). For 10 points each--name these popular songs that serve as rallying cries for major college football teams.
(10) This #4 hit for Free displaced "Come Join the Band" as Stanford's de facto fight song.

Answer: "All Right Now"


(10) Usually played at the end of the 3rd quarter, this #1 hit for the McCoys and official state rock song of Ohio is a favorite of the Buckeye faithful.

Answer: "Hang on Sloopy"


(10) The state song of Tennessee since 1982, this lament for a lost way of life in the Smoky Mountains serves as a compliment to UT's official fight song "Down the Field".

Answer: "Rocky Top"

19). You might think that they only thing that rappers and [adult swim] viewers have in common is a penchant for the late night munchies. Nevertheless…
(15) For five points for one, fifteen points for both, name the alt-rapper and the noted remixer behind the 2005 [adult swim]-inspired collaboration The Mouse and the Mask.

Answer: Dangermouse and MF Doom


(5) For five points--this Aqua Teen Hunger Force character leaves a series of evermore desperate answering machine messages throughout the course of the album.

Answer: Master Shake


(10) For 10 points--this original member of the Wu-Tang Clan, aka Tony Starks, has a guest spot on the third track on the album "The Mask".

Answer: Ghostface Killah

20). For 10 points each--given a fictional hospital, name the medical show set there.
(10) Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital

Answer: House, M.D.


(10) Seattle Grace Hospital

Answer: Grey's Anatomy


(10) San Francisco Memorial Hospital

Answer: Trapper John, M.D.

21. For 10 points each--name these discontinued Olympic sports.
(10) This sport was played in the 1900, 1908, 1920, and 1924 Olympics. Despite the British origins of the game, the U.S. is the reigning Olympic champ in this sport.

Answer: rugby


(10) Played at the 1900 Olympics, the finals in this event pitted Britain against a French team made up of British expatriates.

Answer: cricket


(10) This game that was a part of the 1908 Olympics is like squash, except that there are no racquets. The precursor of modern tennis, the sport's name is French for "game of the palm".

Answer: jeu de paume

22). Answer the following related questions.
(10) This man tattooed his whole body so that he couldn't get a real job. He has played drums for the bands Snot, The Aquabats, and blink-182.

Answer: Travis Barker


(10) This rapper appeared on LL Cool J's hit "I Shot Ya" and released the albums Jealous One's Envy and Don Cartagena.

Answer: Fat Joe da Gangsta and Joey Crack


(5) This "First Lady" of the Rough Riders posse is better recognized for her duet with Gwen Stefani entitled "Let Me Blow Ya Mind".

Answer: Eve Jihan Jeffers (Accept: Jeffers if someone is enough of a jackass to give it)


(5) According to their ad campaign, what company is to blame for Fat Joe, Travis Barker, and Eve's careers in music instead of such careers as pet psychic, professional bodybuilder and ballet instructor?

Answer: Boost Mobile LLC

23). For the stated number of points, tell me who won the following awards for the 2005 Division 1-A College Football Season.
(5) Walter Camp Award for Player of the Year

Answer: Reggie Bush


(10) Fred Biletnikoff Award for Top Wide Receiver

Answer: Mike Hass


(15) John Mackey Award for the nation's top Tight End

Answer: Marcedes Lewis

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