Ann B. Davis Number 9 Popular Culture Tournament
Tossups for Indecipherable Grunting by
Matt Cvijanovich, Michael Falk, Sean Kinney, and Scott Moser
1. Her brother, Daniel, is a writer for Monk and the The Man Show. She has a small recurring role
as Denise in King of Queens and appeared as Rob Reiner's (*) secretary in Dickie Roberts.
However, she is more famous for playing Nicole "The Girl With No Gaydar" and Sheldon the
co-host of "Wake up Wakefield!" For 10 points--identify this Saturday Night Live cast member
known for impersonating Calista Flockhart and playing horny Boston teen Denise McKenna.
Answer: Rachel Dratch
2. The fourth stanza is spoken in Hungarian. In the third, June discusses "screwin the milkman," in
the first, Liz complains about (*) gum chew ing and in the second, Annie cites bigamy as her
justification. In the fifth, Veronica and Charlie are discussed by Catherine Zeta-Jones as
Velma. The words "pop, six, squish, uh uh, Cicero, Libschitz" are constantly repeated in--for 10
points--what song and dance performed by six murderesses in the movie Chicago?
Answer: The Cell Block Tango (prompt on "He Had it Comin'")
3. The most exciting game was probably the 1999 incarnation which saw 10 lead changes as
Chris Redman's Louisville lost by three. It was first held in 1997 when Chad Plummer led
Cincinnati over (*) Utah State. This year's version was strangely played on January 3rd and
saw Georgia Tech destroy Tulsa 52-10. Played at blue-turfed Bronco Stadium--for 10 points--
identify this minor bowl won three times by Boise State.
Answer: Humanitarian Bow l
4. Out of the ashes of "Broken Combs" arose a band originally called "Mammoth". (*) Warner
Brothers finally released their eponymous LP in 1978, featuring tunes like "Atomic Punk", a
cover of the Kinks' "You Really Got Me", and "Eruption". The band changed lead singers in
1985 and again in 1996, settling on Gary Cherone after Sammy Hagar and Dav id Lee Roth
left. For 10 points--identify this hard rock band named for brothers Alex and Eddie.
Answer: Van Halen
5. He starred in two Twilight Zone episodes: "Steel" and "The Grave." The aftermath of his
breakup with longtime companion Michele Triola led to development of (*) palimony law . He
is best known for playing psychotic bad guys in films like The Commancheros and The Big
Heat but won an Oscar for a dual role in the western comedy Cat Ballou. For 10 points--
identify the actor who portrayed Liberty Valance and the leader of the Dirty Dozen.
Answer: Lee Marvin
6. He defeated the Cardinals 3-2 in his major league debut on July 31st 1992 and went on to win
2 games in the NLCS that year. After spending 1994 at AAA Buffalo, in 1995 he finished 3 rd in
the Cy Young award voting. In 1999 he became the first pitcher to have 15 starts and 15 (*)
saves in the same season. 2003 saw him go a respectable 11-7 but he surrendered the ALCS-
winning homer to Aaron Boone. For 10 points--name this Boston Red Sox knuckleballer.
Answer: Tim Wakefield
7. One of its anchors is a Long Island native and hosts his own talk show on New York's WABC-
AM. The other started his radio career in Huntsville, Alabama (*) before moving to Atlanta
and then New York. Pundits claim that the show balances far right with center left, and the
result matches the rest of w hat its network airs. For 10 points--name "The #1 nightly debate
program" on cable news, hosted by a conserv ative and a liberal on Fox News Channel.
Answer: Hannity and Colmes
SECOND PERIOD – Unlimited Guessing on Completed Tossups
8. He was created by Gerry Conway in 1974 to appear in Amazing Spider-Man #129, but Garth
Ennis rewrote his origin in the limited series Born. In Marvel's 2099 remake, (*) Jake Gallows
adopts this moniker after Miguel O'Hara kills his family. He'll be in a 2004 mov ie featuring
Thomas Jane and John Travolta, although his first film appearance was in a 1989 Dolph
Lundgren film. For 10 points--identify this Marvel superhero whose true name is Frank Castle.
Answer: The Punisher
9. With Jim Keltner on drums, they served as the house band for the Bob Dylan 30th anniversary
concert. They backed Otis Redding at the Monterrey International Pop Music Festival and
served as the house band for (*) Stax-Volt records throughout the 60s. I nducted into the Rock
Music Hall of Fame in 1992, their hits include "Soul Limbo", "Hip Hug-Her" and "Time is Tight." For
10 points--identify this R&B band w ho had their greatest success with 1962's Green Onions.
Answer: Booker T and the MGs
(Editor's Lament: And The Beat Goes On)
10. This city is the home of a film festival held in early March which includes an American Indian
Voices category. On The West Wing, President Bartlet said he was from there when calling the
(*) Butterball Hotline. Roger Maris w as a product of its Shanley High School and, w ith
neighbor Moorhead, it is home to the 2003 Northern League Champion Redhawks. For 10
points--identify this most populous city of North Dakota, best known as the title location of a
Coen brothers film.
Answer: Fargo, North Dakota
11. This song has been covered by artists by Lee Ritenour and Average White Band. Written by
Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong, it is well known as an 11-minute jam version by (*)
Creedence Clearwater Revival. The definitive version may be Marvin Gaye's but Gladys
Knight and the Pips were the original artists. For 10 points -- name the song where the singer
found out that "not much longer would you be mine", finally used to sell raisins in 1988.
Answer: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
12. In its second season, new characters like Wyatt and Ozuma play major roles. Team Psykick
("psychic"), with access to powerful attacks like Sonic Radiation are sometimes able to
overpower (*) Fortress Defense. Our heroes, Kai, Ray, Max, and Tyson, do battle with various
foes but learn that a bitbeast is not a toy. For 10 points--name this Japanese/Canadian
cartoon series, line of toys, and collectable card game which very powerful tops.
Answer: Beyblade (accept Beyblade VForce)
13. Her "sinister cat eyes" are described in an "ode" to her by RZA. At 11, she avenged the death
of her father by killing Boss (*) Matsumoto and went on to become the leader of the Yakuza.
Her lieutenants are Johnny Mo and Sofie Fatale and she commands the Crazy 88s. Her
bodyguard, 17-year-old Go Go Yubari, is killed at the hands of "The Bride." For 10 points--
identify this member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad in Kill Bill played by Lucy Liu.
Answer: O-Ren Ishii or Cottonmouth
14. Simon is still feeling the effects from his auto accident which killed another motorist. Lucy
recently married Kevin, and Matt (*) has had it w ith medical school. The new associate
minister, Chandler Hampton, is dating a police officer, while the newest cast regular is Scotty
Leavenworth, who plays Ruthie's boyfriend. For 10 points--what family drama, the highest
rated show on the WB, tells the story of Reverend Eric Camden and his large family?
Answer: 7th Heaven
THIRD PERIOD – No special rules in effect
15. You should not apply this within 2 to 4 hours before bed, to give it time to dry. Possible serious
side effects can be indicated by swollen hands or feet or sudden, unexplained (*) w eight
gain. The 2% v ersion may be used by women but the 5% may not. You should not use it if you
hav e no family history of hair loss. Not for frontal baldness or receding hairline, For 10 points--
name this product w hich helps to regrow hair on the vertex of the scalp.
Answer: Rogaine or Minoxidil
16. This film won the Special Jury Prize "For Emotional Truth" at Sundance in 2003. The title
character is bound for Florida when her car breaks down. (*) Sandra and Bill offer her a lift in
their RV. Eventually, the title heroine must choose whether to escape her dull life and join
these kindly strangers or stick to her old morals after discovering that they are truck stop
prostitutes. For 10 points--name this film, directed by A. Dean Bell and starring Emily Grace.
Answer: What Alice Found
17. She took runner-up in the 2001 NCAA championship in a playoff, losing to Candy
Hannemann. At the University of Arizona, she won 12 tournaments, including eight in one
year. As a professional she took second place at both the Wegman's Rochester and (*)
Michelob Light Opens. This Guadalajara native took home over $800,000 in 2003, putting her
in eighth place. For 10 points--name the LPGA's Louise Suggs Rolex 2003 Rookie of the Year.
Answer: Lorena Ochoa
18. First introduced in 1996 in Norway, it was released in the US on Super Bowl Sunday (*) 1997
after a media blitz. Commercials featured random urban obstacle courses with this product
as the reward. Marketed as an alternative to Mountain Dew and a replacement for Mello
Yello, it ev entually faded to near extinction by 2002. For 10 points--name this Coca-Cola
created soft drink that urged drinkers to "Feed the Rush!"
19. Its lowest level has five tenets, the cornerstones of industriousness and enthusiasm, with
friendship, loyalty, and cooperation (*) serving to bolster the foundation. First developed in
1934, Lew Alcindor said it felt "corny" to him w hen he first saw it on a Pauley Pavilion locker
room w all, he later learned that it was "less about basketball and more about life." For 10
points--name this fifteen point philosophy devised by John Wooden.
Answer: The Pyramid of Success
20. The original director was John Hancock but Jeannot Szwarc [SCHWARTZ] took over after a few
weeks. Joseph Mascolo played an arrogant real estate man while Murray Hamilton reprised
his role as Mayor (*) Larry Vaughn. A group of teenagers is attacked in their sailboats, w hile
the antagonist is killed after biting into an electrical cable. For 10 points--identify this sequel in
which Chief Martin Brody defends Amity from another Great White Shark.
Answer: Jaws 2
21. Deeper, Misery and Penny and Me were songs on their 2003 self-released album Underneath
Acoustic. They had critical success but relative commercial failure with This Time Around and
its single, "If Only", w hich featured John Popper of Blues Traveler. The popsters behind 1997's
8-million seller Middle Of Nowhere and single Where's The Love name -- for 10 points -- name
the band consisting of three brothers from Tulsa, w ho gave the world MMMBop.
22. As a player he led Fullerton College to the JUCO national championship in 1967. After a stint
as Broncos' offensive coordinator, he became a head coach, leading his team to a first round
playoff loss to (*) Minnesota in 1997. However, after guaranteeing his team w ould make the
playoffs he reached the Super Bowl in 2000 losing to the Baltimore Ravens and also made the
post-season in 2002. For 10 points -- identify this recently fired coach of the New York Giants.
Answer: Jim Fassel
23. This setting was recently resurrected with the publication of a D20 companion by Sovereign
Press in August 2003. The original trilogy, written by the same authors as the Death Gate
Cycle, began publication in November 1984 and more than a hundred books have been
published since. Some notable characters include Tasslehoff Burrfoot, Tika,Laurana, Tanis Half-
Elven, and Caramon and Raistlin Majere. For 10 points -- , identify this fantasy setting created
by Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman.
Ann B. Davis Number 9 Popular Culture Tournament
Bonuses for Indecipherable Grunting by
Matt Cvijanovich, Michael Falk, Sean Kinney, and Scott Moser
1. Identify the second billed actor - based on opening (rather than closing credits) - in each
movie of the Alien franchise FTSNOP.
Answer: Sigourney Weaver (Tom Skerrit was the first billed)
Answer: Michael Biehn
(10) Alien 3
Answer: Charles S. Dutton
(5) Alien Resurrection
Answer: Winona Ryder
2. Identify these eating establishments found in popular T.V. shows.
(10) This w as the name of the café frequented by Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer on Seinfeld.
(10) This restaurant opened by Roseanne and Jackie on Roseanne features "loosemeat"
Answer: Lanford Lunchbox
(10) The ow ner of this sea-food restaurant above Cheers is snooty John Hill who becomes the
arch-nemesis of Sam Malone.
3. Name these bands that appear on the Empire Records soundtrack for 10 each.
(10) This Arizona band contributed "Til I Hear It From You" to the soundtrack, but are better known
for "Hey Jealousy" and "Follow You Dow n."
Answer: Gin Blossoms
(10) This Scotsman's "menacing Motown meets Bowie" single "A Girl Like You" w as featured on the
soundtrack, his only modern rock hit.
Answer: Edw yn Collins
(10) This Glen Phillips-fronted Santa Barbara band contributed "Crazy Life", which also appears on
their final pre-break up album, 1997's Coil.
Answer: Toad the Wet Sprocket
4. Identify the players w ho were knocked out of the 2003 World Series of Poker by Chris
Moneymaker from clues for 10 each.
(10) Moneymaker knocked this winner of the 1987 and 1988 World Series with a higher flush in 1988.
He is probably best know n from his appearance in Rounders.
Answer: Johnny Chan
(10) Just before the final day, Moneymaker knocked out this man, known as "the Tiger Woods of
Poker." I n 2002 he won three of the smaller events in the World Series of Poker.
Answer: Philip Ivey
(10) To w in the championship, Moneymaker knocked out his man better known for his abilities in
Omaha. He won the Pot-Limit Omaha championship at the WSOP in 1996.
Answer: Sam Farha
5. Identify the title characters from mov ies set to come out in 2004 from descriptions for 10 each.
(10) Vin Diesel reprises his role from Pitch Black as a convict who can see in the dark. This time he
is fighting the Necromongers with the help of Judi Dench.
Answer: The Chronicles of Riddick (Richard B. Riddick)
(10) Hugh Jackman plays a noted monster hunter who must deal with the Wolf Man,
Frankenstein's monster and Dracula with the help of Kate Beckinsale.
Answer: (Abraham) Van Helsing
(10) Halle Berry is Patience Prince as well as her titular alter ego who hunts down her father's killer.
6. Identify these Avalon Hill board games from clues, for 10 each.
(10) The goal of this game is to reach the late Iron Age by pursuing technological advances, such
as agriculture, navigation, poetry, or mysticism.
(10) 7 players vie for the control of early 20th century Europe. Each turn of play is divided into five
rounds, and players make their moves simultaneously and secretly.
(10) This v ariant of Diplomacy is set in 15th and 16th century Italy and features a number of
additions such as famine and plague, as well as a monetary system.
7. For 10 each--name these rap acts who get shout-outs in Naughty By Nature's Hip Hop Hooray.
(10) These New Yorkers, featuring Busta Rhymes, rapped "Just When You Thought I t Was Safe",
"Trains, Planes, and Automobiles", and "What's The Pinocchio's Theory?"
Answer: Leaders of the New School or L.O.N.S.
(10) Ali, Phife, and Q-Tip formed this trio which ignored the trends in gangsta rap and instead used
more laid-back beats and realistic messages in hits like "Scenario" and "Can I Kick It?"
Answer: A Tribe Called Quest
(10) These Latinos from Los Angeles include B-Real and Sen Dog along with DJ Muggs. "How I
Could Just Kill a Man" and "Insane in the Brain" are perennial favorites.
Answer: Cypress Hill
8. Based on the spam you receive, you must think that celebrities must love making amateur
porn. I dentify the actress from her sex tape for 10 each.
(10) It's not the Paris Hilton tape, but your spam filter has probably let you know about the
purported tape of this Newlywed singer. No word if tuna is involved in the footage.
Answer: Jessica Simpson
(10) This starlet, w ho played Neely Capshaw on Baywatch, has threatened legal action if her tape
is released to the public.
Answer: Gena Lee Nolin
(10) This actress played Tricia Jones, w ho was featured in a sex tape in Mallrats, in which she
conducted "research" with Shannon Hamilton, the proprietor of the Fashionable Male.
Answer: Renee Humphrey
9. For 10 each--name the year given that year's Masters, Wimbledon, and Kentucky Derby
winners. You w ill receive five points if you are w ithin one year.
(10) Masters – Tom Watson, Wimbledon – Bjorn Borg, Kentucky Derby - Seattle Slew .
Answer: 1977 (for five points 1976 or 1978)
(10) Fred Couples, Andre Agassi and Lil E Tee.
Answer: 1992 (for five points 1991 or 1993)
(10) Arnold Palmer, Ashley Cooper, and Tim Tam.
Answer: 1958 (for five points 1957 or 1959)
10. They were session musicians, and so they made slick sounding records without much
personality. For the stated answer these questions about Toto.
(10) This keyboardist and vocalist, son of a jazz composer and arranger, was the main songwriter
Answer: Dav id Paich
(10) Toto's 1978 debut album featured this top five hit written by Paich, featuring the w isdom that
"Love isn't always on time".
Answer: Hold The Line
(5,5) Four years later, a #2 and a #1 hit came from the Toto IV album—one opening with the
romantic line "All I w anna do when I w ake up in the morning is see your eyes", the other w ith
the equally romantic "I hear the drums echoing tonight". Name them FFPE.
Answer: "Rosanna" and "Africa"
11. For 10 each--name the soap opera from characters.
(10) Erica Kane, Jack Montgomery, Dr. David Hayward
Answer: All My Children
(10) Jill Foster Abbott, Kay Chancellor, Victor New man
Answer: The Young and the Restless
(10) Oliv ia Spencer, Beth Raines, Marah Lewis
Answer: Guiding Light
12. Answer the following questions about Whose Line Is It, Anyway? for 10 each.
(10) Its common knowledge that Drew Carey hosts ABC's version of Whose Line, but who hosted
the original British version?
Answer: Clive Anderson
(10) During the improvised comedy games on Whose Line, there is often a need for musical
accompaniment. Name either of the regular pianists who have accompanied the actors.
Answer: Richard Vranch or Laura Hall
(10) In what game w ill one player be assigned a co-anchor, sportscaster, and weathercaster, all
of whom either have alter egos or other quirks of behav ior?
Answer: Weird Newscasters
13. For 10 each--name these NBA point guards who found new homes in 2003.
(10) After w inning two championships with the Rockets in the mid-1990s, this former member of the
Milw aukee Bucks' Big Three is now dishing to Kevin Garnett.
Answer: Sam Cassell
(10) Drafted by Philadelphia out of Hofstra in 2000, he promptly tore his ACL and missed his entire
rookie year. He won a ring with the Spurs in 2003 but then signed w ith Golden State.
Answer: Craig "Speedy" Claxton
(10) By the nickname "Skip To My Lou", he is a playground legend. He played much of 2003 w ith
the Raptors but then was signed by the Heat in the off-season.
Answer: Rafer Alston
14. Given a quote spoken by Benicio Del Toro, identify the movie for 5 and his character for
(5/5) "A heart is the only thing that has v alue. If you have one, get rid of it."
Answer: Longbaugh in The Way of the Gun
(5/5) "Ohh, is that the one about the hooker, w ith, umm, dysentery."
Answer: Fred Fenster in The Usual Suspects
(5/5) "You like baseball? We need lights for the parks, so kids can play at night. So they can play
baseball. So they don't become burros para los malores."
Answer: Javier Rodriquez (accept either) in Traffic
15. Stuff about an NHL trophy for 10 each.
(10) Named for a former owner of the Maple Leafs, this trophy, first awarded to Jean Beliveau in
1965, is giv en to the MVP of the playoffs.
Answer: Conn Smythe Trophy
(10) Name last year's w inner, the goaltender for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, w ho is one of only
five players on non-Stanley cup winning teams to get the Conn Smythe.
Answer: Jean-Sebastien Giguere (prompt on "Giggy")
(10) He is the only man to w in the Conn Smythe three times, winning his first in his 1986 rookie
Answer: Patrick Roy [w ah]
16. Name these people who were guest stars on the TV series The Monkees for the stated.
(5) The Monkees Blow Their Minds episode opens with Michael Nesmith and this man doing
impersonations of each other. He later often sparred against Jerry Falwell.
Answer: Frank Zappa
(10) "Monkee Chow Mein featured this man as Agent Modell. Later he had an uncredited part in
The Graduate but hit pay-dirt as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt on M*A*S*H.
Answer: Mike Farrell
(15) Though he played a thuggish kidnapper and a thuggish art museum guard in two different
episodes, he's much better known for playing Mel on Alice.
Answer: Vic Tayback
17. Name these game shows hosted by Bill Cullen in the 1980s for 10 each.
(10) From 1980 until 1982, Bill hosted a series featuring a solo player pitted against a family pair,
answering questions from a game board consisting of twenty hexagons.
(10) After Blockbusters, he hosted this short-lived 1984 show which consisted of two teams, each
with three members w ith something in common, naming the top seven items on a list.
Answer: Hot Potato
(10) Bill's last show, he took over this giant slot-machine show after Jack Barry's death. Its tag was
"the game where knowledge is king and Lady Luck is queen".
Answer: The Joker's Wild
18. For 10 each--name the type of liquor from a list of popular brands, for 10 each.
(10) Ten High, Knob Creek, Maker's Mark
Answer: Bourbon or Kentucky Whiskey
(10) Martell, Remy, Meukow
Answer: Cognac (prompt on Brandy)
(10) Three Olives, Belvedere, Grey Goose
19. Identify the following old-school mov ie producers for 10 each.
(10) The executive producer of King Kong this man formed an independent namesake
production company w hich churned out The Prisoner of Zenda and Gone with the Wind.
Answer: Dav id O. Selznick
(10) A friend of Selznick and co-producer and director of King Kong with Ernest Schoedsack, this
man later formed Argos Productions, which w as responsible for The Quiet Man.
Answer: Merian C. Cooper
(10) Husband to Norma Shearer, this man is responsible for A Night at the Opera. The Motion
Picture Academy named its aw ard for excellence in producing after him.
Answer: Irving Thalberg
20. For 10 each--name the following Homestar Runner characters from quotes.
(10) "You w as tryin' to jank me!"
Answer: Coach Z
(10) "Do I use my powers for good, or for awesome?"
Answer: Strong Bad
(10) "Hey Tubs, I just lost my Jenga Jam!"
Answer: Homsar (Do not accept Homestar)
21. Identify the media personality from clues 40-30-20-10-1.
(40) He's male.
(30) He played himself on a second-season episode of The Dead Zone entitled The Combination.
(20) He has a Saturday Morning program on ESPNRadio w ith Chicago Sun-Times columnist Jay
(10) He also bickers w ith Mariotti daily as host of Around the Horn and talks boxing as an analyst
for ESPN2's Friday Night Fights
(1) Given their editorial comment, the authors of this packet are not fans of Max Kellerman.
Answer: Max Kellerman
22. Identify these characters in popular naval fiction for the stated.
(5) This C.S. Forester character now played by Ioan Gruffudd in an A&E series appeared in novels
like Beat to Quarters and Ship of the Line.
Answer: Horatio Hornblower
(10) This Patrick O'Brien character was teamed with surgeon Stephen Maturin in a series of novels
and w as played by Russell Crowe in 2003's Master and Commander.
Answer: Captain "Lucky" Jack Aubrey
(15) This Richard Woodman character began as the midshipmen on the Cyclops in Eye of the
Fleet and eventually became captain of the Andromeda.
Answer: Nathaniel Drinkwater
23. Name these characters from the Jedi Knight computer game series by LucasArts for 10 each.
(10) Featured as the lead character in Dark Forces, Jedi Knight, and Jedi Outcast, he realizes his
destiny as a Jedi.
Answer: Kyle Katarn (accept either).
(10) Kyle's partner and co-pilot throughout the first three games, she falls in love with him after
being rescued from Desann in Jedi Outcast.
Answer: Jan Ors (accept either).
(10) Desann's minion and defeated by Katarn in Jedi Outcast, she leads the Cult of Ragnos in Jedi
24. Name these bands or projects featuring Maynard James Keenan for 10 each.
(10) First, name Maynard's main band
(10) This band started by Billy Howerdel features Maynard on vocals and has released Mer de
Noms and Thirteenth Step.
Answer: A Perfect Circle
(10) This long delayed side project is supposed to feature both Maynard and Trent Reznor of Nine
Inch Nails, but troubles w ith their record labels have delayed its release nearly indefinitely.