Grease by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

mellyjo
I only go to temple twice a year, so I'm Jew-ish.


Runner(s)-Up:

Tarn
I know my months


Quiz Description

Let's see who knows their "Dip da dip da dip doowop da doobee doos" from their "Boogedy boogedy boogedy boogedy shooby doowop shebops". Answer the following about "Grease."

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Questions:

The film Grease is set at THIS SCHOOL in 1958.

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Rydell HS

These are the TWO GROUPS of men and women represented by Rizzo and Danny in the film.

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Pink Ladies/T-Birds

Coach Calhoun was played by THIS ACTOR, a veteran of 1950s television such as "Your Show of Shows."

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Sid Ceasar

THIS CHARACTER, played by Edd Byrnes (AKA Kookie from "77 Sunset Strip"), was the rather creepy yet affable MC for the National Dance-off.

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Vince Fontaine

Because of a product tie in with a rival company (whose logo is seen in the opening credits), signage from THIS COMPANY had to be blurred in the movie or else risk costly and time consuming reshoots. A small red box, however, was left unblurred. The rival in question never said anything about it.

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Coca-Cola

Finish the dialogue: Kenickie: [Kenickie, Rizzo and Frenchie are left alone at the diner] Oh, great. I get stuck with the check again. [Looks at Rizzo] Kenickie: Gimme money. [Rizzo glares at him] Kenickie: Okay, what's with you tonight, huh? You got the personality of a BLANK BLANK."

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Wet mop

THIS SINGER visits Frenchy at the diner as a "teen angel" to perform "Beauty School Dropout." He's also known for his "Beach" movies with Annette Funicello.

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Frankie Avalon [there were ideas to have Elvis play the role, but the offer was turned down]

This was the NAME of the nerdy character who successfully throws a pie in Coach Calhoun's face before gettIng a pie to his own face. (First name only is acceptable).

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Eugene (Felsnic)

At the beginning of the National Dance-off, and as a result of her lack of beauty school training, Frenchy ended up looking like a beautiful blonde one of THESE OBJECTS, according to Doody.

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Pineapple

This was the NAME OF THE BAND that performed at the National Dance-off. They were merely a glorified cover band singing such songs as "Blue Moon" and the "Hand Jive," among other 50s staples.

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Johnny Casino and the Gamblers

When [the answer to Q4] asks for Marty's last name, she gives them THIS ANSWER and proceeds to give a suggestive add on.

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Marashino [you know, as in cherry?]

The climactic car race takes place at THIS LOCATION, the name of which is the same as Track #1 from "Born to Run" and a 1958 Robert Mitchum film about moonshine runners in Tennessee.

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Thunder Road

Cashing in on the "let's air an old-school live performance of a musical" bandwagon, Fox aired "Grease Live!" in January 2016. THIS ACTRESS/DANCER played Sandy.

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Julianne Hough

Within 4 million either way, **and rounded to the nearest million** what was the film's overall FIRST RUN DOMESTIC box office take (according to Box Office Mojo)?

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$182 million [181,813,770] (178-186 accepted)

THIS SONG from Grease, sung in part by a wading pool, was nominated for Best Original Song at the Oscars. It lost to Donna Summer's "Last Dance."

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Hopelessly Devoted to You

At the end of the film, we see Danny sporting a letterman's sweater. IN WHAT SPORT did he earn that letter?

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Track (and Field)

This band played [the answer to Q10] at the National Dance-off. One member, Frederick "Denny" Greene, died in 2015, while another, Jon "Bowzer" Bauman, continues to perform.

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Sha-na-na

A common "fan theory" about the film had Sandy SPECIFICALLY DOING THIS ACTION at the beginning of the film, which would explain why the car suddenly rises up to the sky at the end of the film. (It may help you to remember what was going on in the very first scene of the film.)

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Drowning (will also accept "having a near death hallucination")

TWO ANSWERS REQUIRED: The title track was the work of two people, The song "Grease" was written by THIS MEMBER OF THE BEE GEES (yes, we need their first name too) and performed by THIS SINGER, whose life growing up in Newark made it across the river to Broadway.

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Barry Gibb and Frankie Valli

Of the four principal actors who played Danny, Sandy, Rizzo and Kenickie, THIS PERSON of the group was the oldest, playing their high school aged character at the age of 33.

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Stockard Channing (Travolta was 23, Newton-John 28 and Jeff Conaway 26)