Twenty-Five Questions about Things in My New Media Center by Tablesaw

Champion(s):

RustySpork
Morituri Nolumus Mori


Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

Alpaca Farm quizzes can now have as many as 25 questions. Which is a lot of questions. So in order to put forward an example quiz, I needed a source of inspiration that was literally in front of my face. So here are 25 questions about the DVDs, videogames, LPs, and other collectibles in the media center I'm sitting in front of.

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Questions:

Space: Above and Beyond was a short-lived series about Space Marines created by what two-person writing-directing team? They rose to prominence on The X-Files and later worked on the Final Destination film series.

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Glen Morgan & James Wong

What trashy show-within-a-show from the MTV series Daria teased stories such as "Monaco's Mopiest Millionaires," "The Malibu Primate Diet," and "Neonatal Skinheads"?

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Sick, Sad World

This is the final title card of what '90s anime series?

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Cowboy Bebop

In 1977, Leonard Nimoy released a dramatic reading of Robert Heinlein's "The Green Hills of Earth," which tells the story of what blind, space-faring poet? The Science Fiction Poetry Association named its award for speculative poetry after the character.

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Rhysling

Ken Ober hosted what MTV game show focused on Generation-X pop-culture trivia? It was made into an NES game in 1989.

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Remote Control

Super Mario World for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System was the first game to feature what rideable dinosaur?

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Yoshi

What 1966 film had only four credited actors, all of whom received Academy Award nominations for their roles? The film had only two other people in it, played by a member of the film crew and his wife.

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

In the 1971 TV adaptation of The Cat in the Hat, what novelty-song star provided the voice of the titular feline?

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Allan Sherman

In the first-season finale of The Muppet Show, the guests were what Swiss theatre group, known for performing silently in masks?

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Mummenschanz

The Xbox 360 compilation Qubed features Lumines Live!, Every Extend Extra Extreme, and what other game originally released for the Sega Dreamcast with an optional "Trance Vibrator"?

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Rez

In the Venture Bros. episode "Ghosts of the Sargasso," Major Tom has a message for the man pictured here: "I'm happy. Hope you're happy too. I've loved all I need to love." What is this man's Bowie-inspired name?

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The Action Man

What 1971 car movie has Kowalski driving a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum from Colorado to California while his saga is narrated by KOW DJ Super Soul? It was remade as a TV movie starring Viggo Mortensen in 1997 (which was bought off of Amazon thinking it was the original).

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Vanishing Point

What 1974 car movie has Maindrain Pace driving a yellow 1973 Ford Mustang named Eleanor through the South Bay area of Los Angeles County to fulfill an order of stolen cars. It was remade in 2000 with Nicolas Cage.

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Gone in 60 Seconds

What racing course suspended in deep space appears in every iteration of the Mario Kart videogame series?

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Rainbow Road

"Justice for All" and "Trials and Tribulations" are subtitles in what legally-themed videogame series released in North America for the Nintendo DS?

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Phoneix Wright--Ace Attorney (edited at 5:02 pm, May 20, 2016 (HST))

Name a segment of History of the World, Part II featured in the teaser trailer at the end of Mel Brooks's History of the World, Part I.

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A Viking Funeral, Hitler on Ice, Jews in Space

In 1958, Robert Loggia starred in a Disney miniseries about what Mexican-American, who was a sheriff, U.S. Marshal, and attorney in New Mexico?

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Elfego Baca

The animated series The Maxx started as a monthly comic book published by what company?

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Image Comics

Who wrote every episode of Jim Henson's The Storyteller? He later went on to write and direct The English Patient.

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Anthony Minghella

The Thomas Harris character Jack Crawford (head of the FBI Behavioral Sciencec Unit, and agent in charge of Will Graham and Clarice Starling) has been portrayed by four different actors in the films Manhunter, The Silence of the Lambs, and Red Dragon (DVD on my media cabinet) and the television show Hannibal (Funko POP! vinyl figure in my media cabinet). Name any of the four actors.

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Dennis Farina, Scott Glenn, Harvey Keitel & Laurence Fishburne

The NHRA Drag Racing Series national finals take place in Pomona, California, and a ring commemorating the 50th anniversary sits on my media cabinet. What beverage brand sponsors the series?

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Mello Yello

My media center holds a DVD and sits under a poster for the 1977 film Wizards, both of which were signed by what animator, who wrote, directed, and produced the movie?

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Ralph Bakshi

What 1972 Jethro Tull album has only one track (split onto both sides of the LP)?

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Thick as a Brick

Thom Andersen's video essay Los Angeles Plays Itself was initially inspired by the appearance of the Richard Neutra's elegant Lovell Health House as the home of the villainous pimp Pierce Patchett in what 1997 film?

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L.A. Confidential

In Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, The Very Big Corporation of America has reduced the titular philosophical question to two fundamental concepts. The second is that matter is energy. In the Universe there are many energy fields which we cannot normally perceive. Some energies have a spiritual source which act upon a person’s soul. However, this soul does not exist ab initio as orthodox Christianity teaches; it has to be brought into existence by a process of guided self-observation. However, this is rarely achieved owing to man’s unique ability to be distracted from spiritual matters by everyday trivia. What is the first?

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People are not wearing enough hats