TRASHionals 1998
Round 6 Tossups

Their real target may have been LSD dealer Vojtek Frykowsky, who was not present, but his girlfriend Abigail Folger, heiress to the Folgers Coffee fortune, was. On August 9, 1969, Folger, hairstylist to the stars Jay Sebring, and three other friends were bloodily murdered, with two more
deaths the next night. FTP, name this group of killers, who ostensibly murdered actress Sharon Tate to provoke the race war called "Helter Skelter."
A: The MANSON family (accept TATE-LaBianca MURDERS before "group")
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This actress currently hosts a daytime talk show in Europe, and lives in Switzerland with third husband Raoul Meyer. She left the film business in 1995 following a trifecta of bombs - Body Count, Galaxis, and Chained Heat 2, a decade after making her debut in Red Sonja. FTP name this Dane, who appeared with Sylvester Stallone in Rocky 4, then was married to Sly from 1985 to 1987.
A: Brigitte NIELSEN
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After retiring from the NFL in 1982, this Cypriot became a motiviational speaker, as well as a spokesman for Uni-Mart convenience stores. He retired with 210 field goals and 444 extra points in 11 pro seasons, but he'll be best remembered for an ill-advised pass to Washington defender Mike Bass. FTP name this Miami kicker, who achieved infamy for "keeking" the ball to the Redskins in Super Bowl 7.
A: Garo YEPREMIAN
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His first book, co-written with Bill Crider, is called Murder Under Blue Skies. In it, the murder is solved by Stanley Waters, a bed-and-breakfast owner in Higgins, Virginia who is also a rotund, semi-retired weatherman. Pretty apropos given that the author is, well, a rotund semi-retired weatherman. FTP, name this TV clown turned weatherman now turned author, fresh from his long run on Today.
A: Willard SCOTT

Incidental characters included Scatman Crothers as the garbage man, and Charo as Aunt Charo. Jack Albertson played Ed Brown, a garage owner and last white guy in a Chicano LA neighborhood. It drew criticism for a lack of Mexican-Americans in its cast and crew; though filmed in Los Angeles, its lead- who played a Mexican-American- was only half Puerto Rican. FTP, name this show, which sent Freddie Prinze to stardom before his suicide in 1977.
A: CHICO AND THE MAN
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It was the brain child of Edward Cole, a division general manager at GM. At a time when big cars ruled, it was made smaller, to compete with foreign models. Released for the 1960 model year, it was GM's first car with 4 wheel independent suspension and the first rear-engine car mass produced in the US. Selling over a million units in its first five years, a 1965 book exposed the danger posed by the car's poor handling, resulting in a drop in sales and tbe model's termination in 1969. FTP name this car, one of which is seen in Mr. Holland's Opus, made infamous by the first chapter of Ralph Nader's book Unsafe At Any Speed.
A: Chevrolet CORVAIR

Sadi Rani, Jacques Dutronc, The Heavy Hitters, Mohammed Rufhi and Lata Mangeshkar are among the featured performers. Bonn Publeek, Ferguson Mono, Argo Records and Trojan Records are among the featured recording interests. FTP, they are all mentioned in what tribute to All-India Radio performers, performed by the group Cornershop and named for "The Queen of
Indian Music," Asha Bhosle (BOZ-lee)?
A: BRIMFUL OF ASHA
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Should the "V" in V-chip stand for "Vomit-inducing?" At least 618 children in Japan suffered convulsions and vomiting while watching this show in mid-December, apparently triggered by flashing red lights in the eyes of the most popular character, "Pikachu." FTP, name this "Anime"
series, based on a popular Tamagotchi-like Nintendo video game.
A: _POKEMON_ or _POCKET MONSTERS_
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The first and last names are the same. The veteran CBS and ABC newsman of the 1950's and 60's who hosted What's My Line for 18 years. The first and only host of Real TV, and the golfer whose long drives earned him wins at the 1991 PGA Championship and 1995 British Open,and
whose hard-drinking lifestyle earned him umpteen trips to rehab. FTP, give the shared name.
A: JOHN DALY
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The first edition of this movie's 1971 Ben Bova novelization omitted the last 3 pages, giving the book an abrupt, even more depressing ending. Although visually innovative, the film is a derivative, dystopic tale in which the title character is imprisoned for an illicit affair with his roommate. FTP, name this 1970 movie starring Maggie McOmie, Donald Pleasance and Robert Duvall, the first feature-length commercial film by George Lucas.
A: THX-1138
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You Go Girl, Sister Friend, Be My Icon, Yeah Right and Be Disappointed were added in 1998. The preceding 15 years saw the appearance of Fax Me, Buzz Off, Try Me and Wild One, and the disappearance of You Are Gay. Made by the same company who makes Necco wafers, they have the same recipe. FTP name this sweet, whose traditional messages, including Dig Me, Kiss Me, Marry Me, Be Mine, and I Love You, appear on them and are exchanged by the millions on Valentine's day.
A: CANDY HEARTS
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He had a relationship with stuntwoman Ricochet Rita after leaving his movie career, a feat he pulled off with the help of a pessimistic sheep-headed revolutionary named Quark and despite the efforts of his eight-armed ex-girlfriend Spiral to kill him. FTP, name this Mojoworld rebel, who has used his enhanced physical prowess and superhuman luck to charm the superheroines Rogue and Dazzler during his career with Marvel Comics' X-Men.
A: LONGSHOT

Originally, the band could have no more than four pieces and its leader couldn't sit with the host on stage. No monologue was allowed, but as this show became more popular that was waived. All of these edicts came down from Johnny Carson's production company and were accepted by, FTP, the forces behind what show starring a former Carson guest host who now plies his trade on CBS?
A: LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN
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They wear skimpy outfits and say things like "I fancy that bloke," but they're not the Spice Girls. Newsweek praised their album, but called them disposable, and they did beat out the Spice Girls for best video and best single at the Brit Music Awards. FTP, name these four girls with cleavage from England, a pop band whose members include Melanie Blatt, Shaznay Lewis, and Nicole and Natalie Appleton.
ANSWER: ALL SAINTS
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Roger Ebert considers this 1989 film to be one of the most underrated ever. Taking place on an unnamed tropical island, it features Esther Rolle as the resident witch and prophet, M. Emmet Walsh as a genial American oaf, and Robert Townsend as the drifter Maumee. The main character is a police chief trying to solve a murder, played with comic quirkiness by Denzel Washington. FTP name this film whose title, Washington's character's nickname, is taken from a Bob Dylan song about an Eskimo.
A: The MIGHTY QUINN
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[ADS TOSSUP]

A 3-sport athlete in high school, this man won the 1996 Golden Spikes Award while at San Diego State. Afer knocking in 10 runs at the Atlanta Olympics, he was drafted by the Twins in 1996. But a snafu made him a free agent, and he signed with expansion Arizona for a record 10 million dollars. FTP name this man, the first-ever starting first baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
A: Travis LEE
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Before playing this character, the actor who played him starred in Any Which Way You Can and Tarzan. He lived with Ellie Atwood and her brother Tommy, his trainer; his government liason was Raymond Holyoke. FTP, identify this very short-lived 1983 comedy whose title character was a talking orangutan with an IQ of 256 set, ironically, in Washington, D.C.
A: MR. SMITH
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His current jobs are as spokesperson for PlayNet Technologies, a touch-screen game and entertainment company, and commissioner for the new Professional Gamers League. He founded the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant chain, but was forced to sell in 1985 after filing
for bankruptcy. In 1972, after failing to join forces with pinball maker Bally, he founded his own company, which roughly translates as "checkmate" in Japanese. FTP, name this electrical engineer, creator of Pong and Atari.
A: Nolan BUSHNELL

She was 6 years old when her mother, Tippi Hedren, starred in The Birds. Her own movie career started in 1973, but didn't blossom until 1984's Body Double. She has been married four times to three different men, the least noteworthy of whom was Steven Bauer. FTP name this actress, star of Something Wild and Working Girl, whose 1975 and 1989 marriages were to Don Johnson.
A: Melanie GRIFFITH
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The 20th anniversary edition of this book will be released by its author, with the inclusion of almost 100 pages of material excised in the original. Focusing on the adult relationship between the author and one of her parents, the new edition will also make up for the unavailablity of the original, which is out of print. FTP, what book-turned-Faye Dunaway movie is thus being re-released by Christina about actress parent Joan?
A: MOMMIE DEAREST

His "Bakersfield Biscuits," based on a recipe he came up with for the opening of Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, are now available in Atlanta and California supermarkets. One hopes he washes his hands before cooking, as ex-girlfriend Sharon Stone allegedly compared him to "a Dirt Sandwich." FTP, name this country singer turned actor, who has appeared in Sling Blade and The Newton Boys, and whose albums include "Hillbilly Deluxe" and "Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc."
ANSWER: Dwight YOAKAM
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This actor's the only person to appear on the cover of TV Guide three straight weeks, doing so in 1991. A former national high school record holder in the javelin, this actor made his film debut as
the title character in 1957's I Was a Teenage Werewolf. FTP name this late actor, who achieved fame through three TV roles between 1959 and 1989 - Jonathan Smith, Charles Ingalls, and Little Joe Cartwright.
A: Michael LANDON
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His father screws caps on in a toothpaste factory. His mother is unemployed, as are grandparents, Joe, Josephine, George, and Georgina. All seven live in the same little house, with only one bed, and often go hungry. So he's the perfect boy to win a wondrous Golden Ticket. FTP, name this boy, whose Golden Ticket gets him inside the gates of Willy Wonka's
chocolate factory.
A: CHARLIE Bucket
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TRASHionals 1998
Round 6 Bonuses

(Visual/food) It's time to test your knowledge of beer. Unfortunately, TRASH couldn't obtain a liquor license, so we'll have to do with root beer. In front of you are four cups containing four brands of root beer - A&W, Hires, Mug, and Weis Markets. Taste the drinks, and tell which brand
of root beer is in each cup. 5PE, with a 10-point bonus for all correct.
A: TO BE DETERMINED AT TOURNAMENT
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There's trashmasters, and then there's trashochists. For the stated number of points, ID these
stars from the painful, lingering NBC series _Wings_.
1. F5P, she plays Helen, who operates the airport lunch counter and married one of the brothers who headline the show.
ANSWER: Crystal BERNARD
2. F5PE, name the men who play the two brothers Joe and Brian Hackett. One played Jack Torrance in ABC's remake of _The Shining, the other played David Koresh in the made-for-TV movie _Ambush at Waco_. These are not coincidences.
ANSWER: Tim DALY, Steven WEBER
3. Finally, F15P, name the woman who plays Faye Cochran, flight attendant-turned-ticket counter attendant, whose work in this seminal sitcom catapulted her into the role of Ma in Disney's remake of _That Darn Cat_.
A: Rebecca SCHULL
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FTP each, identify the CFL team that plays in each of the following stadia.
1. Taylor Field
ANSWER: Saskatchewan Rough Riders
2. Ivor Wynne Stadium
ANSWER: Hamilton Tigercats
3. Commonwealth Stadium
ANSWER: Edmonton Eskimos
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One of the most hyped comic books these days isn't by DC or Marvel, but by upstart Image. We refer, of course, to Gen-13, that loveable band of good-looking appealingly-demographed youngsters with superpowers. FFPE, give the costumed identities of Caitlin, Perceval, Roxy, Sarah and Bobby, and for an additional five give the name of their hard-boiled mentor.
A: FAIRCHILD, GRUNGE, FREEFALL, RAINMAKER, BURNOUT, Mr. LYNCH (mentor)

Since 1980, the Golden Raspberry Awards have presented trophies to the worst of the worst in Hollywood. Name the following Razzie Award winners for Worst Picture for the stated number of points.
1. F5P, in the closest Worst Picture Race ever, this spy spoof, panned by star and co-writer Bill Cosby, defeated Ishtar to take the 1987 crown.
ANSWER: LEONARD PART 6
2. FTP, the first winner was this 1980 musical, directed by Nancy "Rosie the Waitress" Walker. Starring the Village People, Steve Guttenburg, and Bruce Jenner, this film put the final nail in disco's coffin.
ANSWER: CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC
3. F15P, the 1990 co-winner with The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, this film starred Bo Derek as a woman who attempts to have the spirit of her horny, yet dead husband inhabit a living body. Also noted for Donald Trump's film debut as one of the spirit's candidates.
A: GHOSTS CAN'T DO IT
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If Lon Chaney was the man of a thousand faces, Paul Carrack is the man of a thousand bands. Name the Carrack band for the stated number of points.
A. (5) Carrack joined forces with Genesis bassist Mike Rutherford and vocalist Paul Young to form this supergroup, responsible for The Living Years.
ANSWER: MIKE AND THE MECHANICS
B. (10) Carrack led this British group in 1981, and again in 1993. This group, without Carrack, was the first artist featured on MTV Unplugged, and scored its biggest hit, 1987's Hourglass, also without Carrack.
ANSWER: SQUEEZE
C. (15) Carrack's first band, this British pub-rock quintet, which had a Top 10 hit in 1975 with How Long. They split up two years later.
ANSWER: ACE
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The Cartoon Network has introduced a whole new generation to the weird cartoon freaks many of us loved as children. ID these cartoon creatures FTPE.
1. As much as you may have loved _Thundarr the Barbarian_, this character was a Chewbacca rip-off, and everyone knew it. FTP, name the burly beast who rode his freakish horse-thing with Thundarr and Princess Arial.
ANSWER: OOKLA the Mok
2. You might call this member of the Herculoids the prototype Ookla the Mok, although he was really closer to the Thing, since he was a sentient rock-creature, "Impervious to extremes of heat and cold".
ANSWER: IGOO
3. Is he a puce pongid, or perhaps a purple primate? You're closer with the latter, though the proper name of this denizen of the Laff-O-Lympics and sundry other Hannah-Barbara cartoons refers to a flavor more than a color.
A: GRAPE APE
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Since the introduction of divisional play in 1969, only one player in baseball history has played in every division in a single year.
1. First, FTP, name the slugger who did so in 1977, who was rejected for Cooperstown despite banging 442 home runs in a 16-year career.
ANSWER: Dave KINGMAN
2. Now, F5P apiece, name the four teams Kingman played for in 1977-- 3 sub-.500 teams and the World Champions that year.
A: New York METS, California Angels, San Diego Padres, New York YANKEES
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You can make the score better; you have the technology. Answer these questions about The Six Million Dollar Man 5-10-15.
1. FFP, what was the first and last name of the man who has his worth upped to $6 million?
ANSWER: STEVE AUSTIN
2. FTP, name the organization that rebuilt Steve Austin.
ANSWER: OSI or OFFICE of STRATEGIC INFORMATION
3. F15P, The Six Million Dollar Man was based on this novel by Martin Caidin.
A: CYBORG
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Given 10 songs, tell me which two are NOT Puff Daddy pieces, 15PE. The songs are: Honey by Mariah Carey, Phenomenon by LL Cool J, All Cried Out by Allure, You Don't Have to Worry by New Edition, Feel So Good by Mase, You Should Be Mine by Brian McKnight, Hypnotize by Biggie Smalls, I Miss My Homies by Master P, Someone by SWV, Santa Baby by Reverend Run and the Christmas All-Stars
ANSWER: ALL CRIED OUT, I MISS MY HOMIES
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[MISC BONUS]

Identify these "religions" for the stated number of points.
1. 5 pts: This religion is concerned with obtaining the valuable quality of "slack". Figures such as Bob Dobbs, the Divine Drilling Equipment Salesman, are key.
ANSWER: Church of the SUB-GENIUS
2. 10 pts: This religion is based on the veneration of the Greek deity Eris. Mythically, Eris was an unpleasant goddess, but her new sect has reimagined her as a figure of creative anarchy.
ANSWER: The DISCORDIANS
3. 15 pts: This "religion" takes itself even less seriously than The Church of the Subgenius and the Discordians. It is based on the veneration of James Parry, a graphic artist from Boston.
ANSWER: KIBOLOGY
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They can run, they can pass, they're Nebraska quarterbacks! Name these Cornhusker signal-callers of lore FTPE.
A. Considered the best quarterback in the Tom Osborne era, he led the Huskers to consecutive national titles in 1994 and 1995.
ANSWER: Tommie FRAZIER
B. He won 28 of 30 career starts between 1980 and 1983, but couldn't prevail in a national title game. His incomplete two-point conversion in the 1984 Orange Bowl questioned Osborne's ability to win the big one.
ANSWER: Turner GILL
C. This option maestro was Nebraska's greatest running quarterback, gaining more than 21-hundred yards between 1985 and 1988.
A: Steve TAYLOR
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Ah, Milli Vanilli. The dreadlocks, the parachute pants, the lip-synching. What memories. Answer these questions about Milli Vanilli FTPE.
1. All or nothing, name the two alleged frontmen of Milli Vanilli.
ANSWER: Rob PILATUS and Fabrice MORVAN (or ROB AND FAB)
2. Name Milli Vanilli's first Top 10 hit, which went to Number 2 in 1989.
ANSWER: GIRL YOU KNOW ITS TRUE
3. Milli Vanilli is Turkish for this phrase.
ANSWER: POSITIVE ENERGY
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[ADS BONUS]

Ever wondered why the College Bowl Corporation hasn't been on TV the last several years? ID the following game show hosts from shows and descriptions, on a 15-5 basis:
1. 15: he hosted 1981's The Krypton Factor, where contestants battled each other in areas including memory, general knowledge, math, and athleticism
5: people looking for a less complete challenge could try to guess words and phrases from clues from The $25000 Pyramid
ANSWER: Dick CLARK
2. 15: while not a regular game show per se, he did host the NBC special 30th Anniversary College Bowl National Championship.
5: people looking for less complete challenge can buy vowels and watch Vanna touch those screens while he hosts the Wheel of Fortune.
A: Pat SAJAK
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I work as a villian, a James Bond villain. Name the Bond villain from a brief description for the stated number of points. And remember to enjoy your martinis shaken, not stirred.
1. F5P, played by Harold Sakata, this Goldfinger villain frisbeed his razor-sharp bowled hat to cut down the good guys.
ANSWER: ODDJOB
2. F10P, 4 actors, including Max Von Sydow and Telly Savalas, played this man, this head of SPECTRE, who apparently drowned in molten lava in Diamonds Are Forever.
ANSWER: Ernst Stavro BLOFELD
3. F15P, Famke Janssen was this villainess in Goldeneye, who would literally suffocate men in the heat of passion.
A: Xenia ONATOPP
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Given a book title and the general subject matter, name the pair of specific things the book is about FFPE.
1. Wasted, about eating disorders
ANSWER: ANOREXIA, BULIMIA
2. Buzz, about legal mind-altering substances
A: CAFFEINE, ALCOHOL

FFPE with a 5 point bonus for all correct, identify the year in which each of these famous World Series events took place.
1. Carlton Fisk wins game 6 by homering off the Fenway Park foul pole.
ANSWER: 1975
2. Bill Wambsganss pulls off an unassisted triple play.
ANSWER: 1920
3. Brooklyn catcher Mickey Owen drops strike three with two outs in the ninth to allow the Yankees back into game 4.
ANSWER: 1941
4. Bill Mazeroski wins game 7 with a home run.
ANSWER: 1960
5. The Boston Braves, in last place in mid-July, storm back to win the National League and sweep the heavily favored Philadelphia A's in 4 games
A: 1914
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Identify the following musicians F5P each.
a. He fronted the group First Edition and had hits such as Reuben James, Lady and Coward of the County--and starred in the TV movie based on the last.
ANSWER: Kenny ROGERS
b. Her biggest hits were a duet with Rogers--Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer--and a 1981 song involving an old movie star which topped the pop charts for 9 weeks.
ANSWER: Kim CARNES
c. His most famous recording was possibly the most pessimistic #1 pop single ever, 1965's Eve of Destruction.
ANSWER: Barry MCGUIER
d. Now, F15P, identify the 1960s band which included Rogers, Carnes, and McGuire, a folk ballad troupe named after a musical group from the mid-1800s.
ANSWER: The NEW CHRISTY MINSTRELS
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In the Herbie the Love Bug series of movies, Herbie visited three foreign counties. In the third film he visited two countries during a road rally between their two capitals, while in the last movie he visited this country and wound up chasing bad guys. FTP each, name these three
countries that Herbie got to visit.
A: FRANCE, MONACO, BRAZIL
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