The Chevy Chase Show by BurgerM

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BarkerC
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Quiz Description

How much do you remember of that magical time that FOX kissed late night goodbye forever?

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1 BarkerC 407 96 15
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3 Tarn 339 80 15
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4 DoyleE 291 73 15
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5 LackC 283 65 15
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6 Matto 270 57 15
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7 twarner50 200 50 00
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8 ChrisRosenberg 162 42 00
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9 ConnorA 131 30 00
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9 JonesRW 131 30 00
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11 LaLondeM 92 19 00
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12 WeikleB 84 11 00
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13 AdamKing 0 3 00
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Questions:

This was the glorious year that The Chevy Chase Show aired.

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1993

This was the bandleader for the show. He was also the bandleader for The Pat Sajak Show.

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Tom Scott

She was the first guest on the show, an easy get probably because they appeared in several movies together.

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Goldie Hawn

Within 2, how many episodes were there of The Chevy Chase show.

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29 (27-31 accepted)

Fox had two other attempts in the weeknight talk arena. One was The Late Show, which originally starred Joan Rivers. The other was this light parody of news magazine shows that ran for two months in 1987 and 1988.

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The Wilton North Report

What one-time writer on the show from the previous question started his own late-night talk show one week later.

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Conan O'Brien

This country star was first approached to be the host, but did not want to commit to a daily series. She also turned down the chance to host the revival of Family Feud six years later.

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Dolly Parton

The show's overall Nielsen rating was 2.6, which was better than the 2.2 that this syndicated talker was receiving in 1993. Premiering in 1989, it would leave the air in 1994.

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The Arsenio Hall Show

When the show was canceled, reruns of this sketch comedy show temporarily filled the slot until the time was returned to the affiliates.

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In Living Color

One of the guests on the final show was this former Shakespearean actor, who parlayed his portrayal of a fast-talking pitchman in commercials into an eight-film series.

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Jim Varney

During the tenure of the show, Chase plugged this movie that also featured Dianne Weist as his wife and Jack Palance as a cop using Chase's home as a stakeout location.

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Cops and Robbersons

This SNL Alumni was the only original Not Ready For Primetime Players cast-mate to appear on the show, although Dan Aykroyd was scheduled to appear if the show had continued one week beyond its cancellation.

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Garrett Morris