I did a guest post about the event at the very cool book review blog Chick Lit + Wine, where hosts Syrah and Chardonnay review Chick Lit books and then pair each book with a wine. If you're wondering what kind of wine goes nicely with a bad boy, Mr. Perfect, etc., please stop over.
And now it's time to reveal more answers to my 80s TV Shows Trivia! (Scroll over the black bar to see the answer)
Jake and Fatman
Jake and the Fatman was supposed to be canceled after its first season, but it was saved when another 80s TV show ended and CBS wanted to make use of the expensive unexpired lease on that show's studio facilities in Hawaii---what show might that've been, hm?
A: Magnum P.I.
Who got it right? Michael Di Gesu
On KITT's jumps, the shot often switches to another angle---like Michael driving---because more often than not, the stunt car's front end was totaled upon landing.
What is KITT's exact make and model (year too)?
A: 1982 Pontiac Trans Am
Who got it right? Weeeell, technically, nobody...however, Anne Gallagher gave a tremendously respectable guess with 1982 Chevy Camaro, which shares the same platform (whatever that means ) so I'm going to give her the point.
What was the name of the law firm they all worked for?A: McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney and Kuzak
Who got it right? Alex J. Cavanaugh
Throughout the series, we never get to see Magnum's mysterious absentee employer, Robin Masters. Producers had eventually planned to reveal a very famous actor/director as the mysterious Masters, but the actor died before the end of the series. Any idea who that might've been?
A: Orson Welles
Who got it right? Michelle Gregory
Harry Anderson, who played unconventional judge Harry Stone on Night Court, also played the recurring role of trickster con-man Harry the Hat on which of the other "Must See Thursday" shows?
Who got it right? Alex J. Cavanaugh; Tara Tyler; Theresa Milstein
Out of this World
The famous actor who did the voice of Evie's alien father (who's never seen) asked for his name to not be in the credits, since he was only doing this as a favor to the producers. Care to guess who that was? Hint: He was also involved in another TV show at the time---Evening Shade.
A: Burt Reynolds
Who got it right? Nooooobody
Perfect Strangers is set in one of the greatest cities in America, nay the world, with many famous city icons featured in the opening credits. What city is it?
Who got it right? Michael Di Gesu; Alex J. Cavanaugh
Scott Bakula was recently (type) cast in as another scientific genius with recurring appearances in a contemporary NBC show. He played Orion, the long-missing father of what lovable nerd/spy?
Who got it right? Anne Gallagher
Thanks for playing! If your name is listed above, help yourself to the 80s TV Shows Trivia Winner badge in the post below. I've got one more set of answers to reveal on Monday, and the blogger w/ the most answers right will get a reward for their ultimate 80s awesomeness. Here are the current front runners with their points so far:
Michael Di Gesu - 6
Anne Gallagher - 4
Liz P - 2