Ferris Bueller's Day Off by BruceM

Champion(s):

SusannahBrooks
It's such a fine line between stupid and clever. --David St. Hubbins


Runner(s)-Up:

SorensonG


Quiz Description

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it

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Questions:

What car company made the 250 GT California Spyder, one of which was Cameron's father's prized possession?

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Ferrari

Either of two answers is acceptable. Mia Sara, who played Sloane Peterson, has had two fathers-in-law as a result being married twice. Name either of those showbiz titans. One of them was in the film version of Umberto Eco's debut novel; the other did voiceover work on the first season of Saturday Night Live.

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Sean Connery, Jim Henson

Which 1970s TV show had a character named Tad Schotz in its first episode, "The Society Party"? Schotz was played by Lyman Ward, who went on to play Ferris Bueller's dad.

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Laverne & Shirley

Which Neil Simon play was performed on Broadway with Alan Ruck as Don Carney and Matthew Broderick as Eugene Jerome? This second play of the Eugene trilogy is actually focused more on Sgt. Merwin J. Toomey.

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Biloxi Blues

What dismissive name did presidential candidate George H.W. Bush apply to the Laffer Curve, according to the (somewhat simplified) history lesson presented in Ben Stein's "anyone? anyone?" class lecture?

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voodoo economics

(Eight possible answers). Fill in ANY ONE of these blanks. You must use the same nomenclature as Grace, and note that each possible answer ends in an 's':

"Oh, he's very popular, Ed. The [BLANK], the [BLANK], [BLANK], [BLANK], [BLANK], [BLANK], [BLANK], [BLANK] - they all adore him."

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sportos, motorheads, geeks, sluts, bloods, wastoids, dweebies, dickheads

What two words continue the quote from the previous question?

"...they all adore him. They all think he's a [BLANK] [BLANK]."

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righteous dude

First and last name required. Who is "the sausage king of Chicago," as well as the rightful owner of a noon reservation that the protagonists steal?

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Abe Froman

What word completes this quote (in reference to a TV broadcast of a baseball game from Wrigley Field)?

"What's the score?"

"Nothin' nothin'."

"Who's winning?"

"[BLANK]"

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Bears

What Beatles song re-entered the Billboard hot 100 in 1986 (peaking at #23) as a result of its appearance that year in both Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Ferris sings it) and Back to School? This was originally an Isley Brothers song but it was the Beatles version that re-charted thanks to the movies.

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Twist and Shout

Three answers required. Fill in all three blanks (there is no fourth!) from this singing telegram as depicted in the movie:

"I heard that you were feeling [BLANK].
Headache, fever, and a [BLANK].
I came to help restore your [BLANK].
Cause I'm the nurse who who likes to [door slams]."

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ill; chill; pluck

What Swiss synth pop band recorded "Oh Yeah," the song featured at the end of the film?

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Yello