Quiz answers: October 17 | How did you do?

Quiz answers: October 17

How did you do?

1. On what show could you meet The Pain Men, Big Gay Following and The Bunny Boiler?
Balls of Steel

2. Which comedian and singer filled in for quickly re-written episodes of Hancock’s Half Hour, after a row between Tony Hancock, his agent and the BBC?
Harry Secombe

3. What career was Arnold Brown practising before becoming a stand-up?
Chartered accountant

4. Which US sitcom starred Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a pair of newlyweds?
Mad About You, pictured.Joey

5. Joseph Grimaldi gave what name to his famous clown creation, which is still used to this day?
Joey

6. The writer Charles Lutwidge Dodgson created the word ‘Chortle', by what name is he better known?
Lewis Carroll

7. How many films were there in the Richard Gordon ‘Doctor’ series?
Seven

8. Who provided the voices of George and Zippy in the show Rainbow?
Roy Skelton

9. What is the name of the racehorse that Basil Fawlty put a bet on, keeping it a secret from Sybil?
Dragonfly

10. Which film has Will Ferrell NOT appeared in: Starsky & Hutch, Boat Trip, Dodgeball or The Producers?
Dodgeball

Published: 17 Oct 2017

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