National Lampoon's European Vacation by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

PFD


Runner(s)-Up:

MitchO
What a stupid place for a wall!


Quiz Description

Answer the following on the second film in the "Vacation" series.

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Questions:

THIS WAS THE GAME SHOW that the Griswolds won in order to go on the vacation to Europe.

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Pig in a Poke

Anthony Michael Hall decided not to reprise his role for the second film and instead made THIS FILM. A clip from it is currently running in an AT&T ad where Lily notes he "creates the girl."

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Weird Science

THIS ACTOR played the game show host of [Answer to Q1]. His ex-wife recently passed away.

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John Astin [Patty Duke was the ex-wife]

When Eric Idle's character, after being run over by Clark the first time, laments "It's only a flesh wound," it's an homage to THIS CHARACTER from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" played by a fellow member of the troupe. (edited at 11:42 am, April 18, 2016 (EDT))

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Black Knight

In the opening credits of the film, we learn (by viewing his passport) that Clark was born in 1945 on the day before THIS HISTORIC WWII EVENT. (edited at 11:41 am, April 17, 2016 (EDT))

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The bombing of Nagasaki

The poster art for the film (seen below) was created by THIS ARTIST better known for his heavy metal and sci-fi/fantasy paintings.

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Boris Vallejo

This was the NAME OF AUDREY'S BOYFRIEND back in Chicago that she ran up a huge phone bill in England on. Guess she could never let go.

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Jack

When in Paris, Clark points out the Left Bank. In a moment of snarkitude, Rusty answers with THIS BANK when Clark asks what's on the other bank of Seine.

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The Bank of America

In a moment of why learning some key words and phrases of a nation you're visiting is important: as Clark is in Germany looking for # 6 whatever-Strasse, he ends up saying THIS WORD instead to a German who winds up not to be a relative.

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Sex

FULL NAME REQUIRED: while in Rome, Rusty meets a girl from California and hits it off. That girl was played by THIS SINGER/ACTRESS who was noted for speaking valleyspeak in a song by her father. Her other sister is a real Diva.

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Moon Unit Zappa

THIS PERSON directed National Lampoon`s European Vacarion. Her biggest film success was "Look Who's Talking."

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Amy Heckerling

Within 3 million either way, how much money did this film make at the box office?

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$49.3 Million (46.3-52.3 accepted)