ABC Friday Night 1985-1995 by HightB

Champion(s):

AlexanderD
Say hi to your mum for me. :)


Runner(s)-Up:

RickEmpty
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QuintongJ

CastagnaP


Quiz Description

Questions about the "TGIF" and proto-TGIF era of the American Broadcasting Company's Friday Night programming.

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1 AlexanderD 397 99 15
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Questions:

This longtime Milwaukee Brewers and fictional Cleveland Indians broadcaster played a Pittsburgh sportswriter/sportscaster in the Christopher Hewitt vehicle “Mr. Belvedere”.

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Bob UECKER

Jaleel White stole the spotlight in “Family Matters” in his turn as Steve Urkel, perhaps best known for this four-word catchphrase, typically in the form of a question.

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DID I DO THAT?

In the fall of 1987, ABC attempted to bring up the subject of immigration law with this series, which included a disclaimer not to attempt the action of the show title. The show was cancelled after 13 episodes, with the final episode acknowledging the demise of the series.

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I MARRIED DORA

ABC picked up Diff’rent Strokes for one final season in 1985-86, but its ratings at 9/8 Eastern/Central were beaten by ABC’s 8/7 offering, the third season of this series starring Alex Karras and Emmanuel Lewis.

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WEBSTER

1985-86 was also the final season of this “Soap” spinoff, although the cliffhanger of whether or not the title character won his race for governor was left unresolved.

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BENSON

Bill Kirchenbauer was the original headliner for this “Growing Pains” spinoff, which went on to center around several of the youths that were part of his television family. Dennis Haysbert was briefly part of the series as an assistant coach.

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JUST THE TEN OF US

The beginning of the official “TGIF” branding of Friday night programming coincided with the movement of this Miller/Boyet sitcom with the opening theme song “Nothing’s Going to Stop Me Now” from Wednesday nights.

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PERFECT STRANGERS

Mark Curry and Holly Robinson Peete were the stars of this series centering around an Oakland-area coach and teacher.

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HANGIN' WITH MR. COOPER

The soon to be aired reboot of “Full House” is scheduled to prominently feature Andrea Barber in an updated version of this character, the best friend of D.J. Tanner. (First or Last Name Accepted)

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KIMMY GIBBLER

This series “set” in Port Washington, Wisconsin featured an actor who had been on Friday night television from 1978-85 and 1986-91 and an actress who starred on an ABC sitcom from 1977-1981.

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STEP BY STEP

Although “Sister, Sister” had a longer run on the WB network than on ABC’s TGIF schedule, it did mark the return of this “227” supporting actress to network television as the mother of twin Tia. (First or last name acceptable)

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JACKEE HARRY (JACKEE is acceptable)

TWO ANSWERS REQUIRED: For most of the time period covered in the quiz, the “TGIF” and proto-“TGIF” lineup led into “20/20”, which was anchored by these two people during that time period. One retired in 1999, the other continued on the show until 2004.

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Hugh DOWNS, Barbara WALTERS