TV Trivia Thursday #4
Welcome to another edition of TV Trivia Thursday, rarin' to go after taking last week off for Thanksgiving:
1) What was the offficial/original name of the long-running variety show hosted by Ed Sullivan?
2) In the swingin' 60s, the Dynamic Duo were also the "Kings of Camp", and numerous celebrities jumped at the chance to guest-star as villains on their show, even in non-recurring roles. So put aside the "Big Four" (Riddler, Joker, Penguin, and Catwoman), and name the actors who played these 2nd-string Batman baddies:
a) King Tut
c) Mr Freeze (3)
d) Louie the Lilac
f) Ma Parker
g) The Archer
h) The Bookworm
i) Colonel Gumm
j) The Siren
3) This Star Trek episode was also the pilot for a new series, which was to star a then-unknown actress who went on to achieve (moderate) fame in the movies. Name the episode and actress.
4) What British shows were credited for inspiring the following American TV hits:
a) All In The Family
b) Sanford and Son
c) Three's Company
5) Which one of the following 60s TV series did not have seasons in both black-and-white and color:
a) Gilligan's Island
b) I Dream of Jeannie
c) The Beverly Hillbillies
d) Green Acres
e) Hogan's Heroes
f) My Favorite Martian
6) Which regular guest celebrity on the original (60s-70s) Hollywood Squares show always appeared as one of his characters, rather than under his own name?
7) On what children's show did mega-star Morgan Freeman get his start? Name at least one regular character he played on that program.
8) Besides Alan Alda, who is the only other M*A*S*H cast member to receive opening-credit star billing for all eleven seasons?