Barenaked Ladies by Falkor23

Champion(s):

TsujiG


Runner(s)-Up:

DoyleE
Oscar Wilde said, "One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead." I should've been the one to get to say that.

scheelerd
is but a mage, not some all-knowing deity.


Quiz Description

The Barenaked Ladies, or BNL for short, are considered to be one of Canada's most entertaining musical exports, a comedy group that found mainstream chart success in the US and their home and native land. A huge hit with the college age crowd, they are practically an institution in The Great White North. From 1988's Gordon to 1998's smash Stunt to their latest release, 2015's Silverball, the band continues to make upbeat, comically tinged pop rock tunes that give the country a little more flavour.

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Questions:

Barenaked Ladies were formed in what district of Toronto? It's also the home of "Can't Feel My Face" rapper, The Weeknd and Austin Powers star Mike Myers?

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Scarborough

What former lead singer, who had formed BNL in 1989, left the band in 2009 to embark on a solo career?

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Steven Page

The singer mentioned in Question 2 is also the cousin of what reggae tinged rapper known for his 1992 Billboard chart topper "Informer"?

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Snow

Speaking of #1 hits, what song which name drops, among other things, Leann Rimes, Harrison Ford, The X-Files and Sailor Moon, was BNL's lone chart topper in 1998? It stayed at #1 for the same increment of time as mentioned in the title.

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One Week

In addition to their studio albums, the band has also record numerous songs for film and TV soundtracks. What current TV comedy smash did BNL write the science centred theme for?

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The Big Bang Theory

Name one of the three films the band recorded a song for. One was a 1993 movie version of a Saturday Night Live sketch featuring a cover of Public Enemy's "Fight the Power", another was a 2000 holiday flick featuring the song "Green Christmas" and the third was a 2005 Disney adaptation of an old English fairy tale which featured "One Little Slip"?

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Coneheads, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Chicken Little

What bespectacled Canadian folk-rocker's "Lovers in a Dangerous Time" was covered by the band on the 1991 tribute album, Kick at the Darkness?

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Bruce Cockburn

What scientist's theories on classical conditioning are referenced in this line from the band's 1993 hit, "Brian Wilson". "Ring a bell and I'll salivate-how'd you like that?"

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Ivan Pavlov

According to the lyrics of the band's 1992 hit, "If I Had a Million Dollars", the purchase of what two items would be considered cruel?

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"A real fur coat", "A real green dress"

In the video to the Billboard Top 20 song "Pinch Me", patrons of a fast food restaurant dress up as what former host of the popular kids show Blues Clues?

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Steve Burns

In the video to 1998's "It's All Been Done", the band's performance at a house party is viewed from the perspective of four pets. Name any two of these animals.

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Cat, dog, goldfish, dove (bird)

Name any one of the other considered purchases by the narrator of "If I Had a Million Dollars"?

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House, Chesterfield, Ottoman, Reliant Automobile, Your Love, Tree fort in our Yard, A little tiny fridge, Llama, Emu, John Merrick's remains, Limo, Ketchup, A Picasso, A Garfunkel, A monkey