TV and Film

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TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 132 – Round 5 – TV and Film

1. What was the name of the horse in ‘Steptoe and Son’?


2. Which 1990s sitcom starred Diana Weston, Joe McGann, Honor Blackman and Kelly Bright?

The Upper Hand

3. Who stars as the eponymous superhero in the 2017 film Spider-Man: Homecoming?

Tom Holland

4. How many series of The Great British Bake Off were broadcast by the BBC?


5. Which classic sitcom was set in a shop in Balby, South Yorkshire?

Open All Hours (and the recent ‘Still Open All Hours’)

6. How many ‘Back to the Future’ films were made?


7. In which controversial Channel 4 dating show do contestants see their potential partners’ naked bodies before seeing their faces?

Naked Attraction

8. Which Scottish actor’s film credits include ‘Angels & Demons’, ‘Moulin Rouge’ and ‘Trainspotting’?

Ewan McGregor

9. Which actress holds the record for most ‘Best Actress’ Oscars, with four to her name?

Katharine Hepburn (For ‘Morning Glory’, ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’, ‘The Lion in Winter’ and ‘On Golden Pond’)

10. In the sitcom ”Allo ‘Allo’, what was the name of the British spy who posed as a French policeman, despite being unable to speak fluent French?

Officer Crabtree





Fictional Places Quiz

Quiz 131 – Round 2 – Fictional Places

Fictional places quiz. Below are ten fictional film and TV settings. Can you identify the film or TV programme they featured in?

1. Hill Valley, California

Back to the Future

2. Gotham City


3. Agrabah


4. Pepperland

Yellow Submarine

5. Portwenn

Doc Martin

6. Bedrock

The Flintstones

7. Cabot Cove, Maine

Murder She Wrote

8. Crinkley Bottom

Noel’s House Party

9. Walmington-on-Sea

Dad’s Army

10. Royston Vasey

The League of Gentlemen


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Soap Quiz Questions

Quiz 129 – Round 4 – Soaps

Soap Quiz – Which long-standing soap/series character is/was played by the following actors? Character and soap name required.

1. Barbara Knox

Rita Fairclough – Coronation Street

2. Richard Thorp

Alan Turner – Emmerdale

3. June Brown

Dot Branning/Cotton – EastEnders

4. Derek Thompson

Charlie Fairhead – Casualty

5. Jane Rossington

Jill Richardson – Crossroads

6. Eileen McCallum

Isabel Blair – Take the High Road

7. Jimmy McKenna

Jack Osborne – Hollyoaks

8. Paul Usher

Barry Grant – Brookside

9. Adrian Lewis Morgan

Jimmi Clay – Doctors

10. Paul Bradley (2 answers possible)

Elliot Hope – Holby City or Nigel Bates – EastEnders


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Real Names Quiz

Quiz 129 – Round 6 – Real Names

Real names quiz – The following are ten people and characters (real or fictional) who are not known by their real (or full) first name. Do you know what it is?

1. Inspector Morse


2. Bono (U2)

Paul (Hewson)

3. ‘Daddy’ Warbucks (Annie/Little Orphan Annie)


4. Barbie (Doll)

Barbara (Millicent Roberts)

5. Woody Allen

Allan (Stewart Konigsberg)

6. Curly Watts (Coronation Street character)


7. Eminem

Marshall (Bruce Mathers III)

8. Freddie Mercury

Farrokh (Bulsara)

9. Mr. Burns (Simpsons)

Charles (Montgomery Burns)

10. Elton John

Reginald (Kenneth Dwight)


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TV Themes Quiz

Quiz 128 – Round 2 – TV Themes

TV themes quiz. The following are titles of TV theme tunes, but can you name the show it was for?

1. Thank You For Being A Friend

The Golden Girls

2.  Where Everybody Knows Your Name


3. Half A World Away

The Royle Family

4. Handbags and Gladrags

The Office

5. Ain’t That the Way

Cagney & Lacey

6. Good Ol’ Boys

Dukes of Hazzard

7. You’ve Got Time

Orange Is the New Black

8. The Lord Is My Shepherd

The Vicar of Dibley

9. Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Hitler?

Dad’s Army

10. Hi Ho Silver



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TV Schools Quiz

Quiz 126 – Round 4 – TV Schools

TV schools quiz – In which TV programme do/did the following schools feature?

1. Rudge Park Comprehensive

The Inbetweeners

2. William McKinley High School, Lima, Ohio


3. Greybridge Secondary School, near Watford

Big School

4. Summerdown Comprehensive for first three series, merged with another school in the fourth series to become Wattkins School

Teachers (UK TV series)

5. Thornhill Community Academy (real school)

Educating Yorkshire

6. Abbey Grove School, Hertfordshire

Bad Education

7. Liberty High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

My So-Called Life

8. Erinsborough High School


9. Fenn Street School

Please Sir!

10. Sunnydale High School, California

Buffy the Vampire Slayer


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sitcom quiz questions

Quiz 125 – Round 2 – TV and Film

Sitcom Quiz Questions – Below you will see a list of three actors who all appeared in the same sitcom. Can you name the programme from the list of actors?

1. Chris Barrie, Craig Charles and Danny John-Jules

Red Dwarf

2. Hugh Dennis, Clare Skinner and Tyger Drew-Honey


3. Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift and Geoffrey Hughes

Keeping Up Appearances

4. Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade and Katherine Parkinson

The IT Crowd

5. Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston and Caroline Aherne

The Royle Family

6. David Mitchell, Robert Webb and Matt King

Peep Show

7. Janine Duvitski, Jake Canuso and Johnny Vegas


8. Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie and Janine Duvitski

One Foot in the Grave

9. Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen and Clare Woodgate

2point4 Children

10. Victoria Wood, Thelma Barlow and Shobna Gulati



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Fictional Animals Quiz

Quiz 125 – Round 6 – Fictional Animals

Fictional animals quiz – The following are all animals from literature, TV or film. Can you say which type of creatures the following are?

1. Shelob

Spider (The Lord of the Rings)

2. Mr Ed

Horse (TV Series)

3. Blinky Bill

Koala (Blinky Bill stories by Dorothy Wall)

4. ‘Master’ Po Ping

Giant panda (Kung Fu Panda)

5. Aslan

Lion (The Chronicles of Narnia)

6. Hedwig

Snowy Owl (Harry Potter)

7. Huxley

Pig (Huxley Pig – animated TV series)

8. Akela

Wolf (The Jungle Book)

9. Mr. Tod

Fox (The Tale of Mr Tod – Beatrix Potter)

10. Mighty Joe Young

Gorilla (Two films of same name)


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Advertising Characters

Quiz 124 – Round 2 – Adverts

Advertising characters quiz – The following are all characters in adverts – Can you identify which product or company they advertise/advertised?

1. Barry Scott

Cillit Bang

2. Aleksandr Orlov

3. Bibendum

Michelin (The name of the ‘Michelin Man’)

4. J.R. Hartley

Yellow Pages

5. Snap, Crackle and Pop

Rice Krispies

6. Gio Compario

Go Compare

7. Tony the Tiger

Kellogg’s Frosties

8. Zingy

EDF Energy

9. Flat Eric

Levi’s Jeans

10. ‘Monkey’

PG Tips


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TV Pubs

Quiz 122 – Round 2 – TV Pubs

The following are all TV pubs, having been the watering hole of a well-known TV programme. Can you identify which programmes the pubs are from?

1. Rovers Return Inn

Coronation Street

2. The Aidensfield Arms


3. The Dog in the Pond


4. Moe’s Tavern

The Simpsons

5. The Silver Dollar Saloon


6. The Drunken Clam

Family Guy

7. The Woolpack


8. The Nag’s Head

Only Fools and Horses

9. Neptune’s Bar


10. Feathers (The cast talk about it, but are never seen visiting)

The Royle Family


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Quiz 120 – Round 6 – Anagrams

The following are anagrams of male film actors.

1. Old West Action

Clint Eastwood

2. Error on bidet

Robert de Niro

3. Annoy Posh Think

Anthony Hopkins

4. Not Mad Mat

Matt Damon

5. From Mean Anger

Morgan Freeman

6. Bedford Terror

Robert Redford

7. Horrid Crab Nut

Richard Burton

8. Groan Madly

Gary Oldman

9. Rich Ill Panache

Charlie Chaplin

10. I Warm Billions

Robin Williams





Disney Film Quotes

Quiz 119 – Round 6 – Disney Film Quotes

Disney film quotes quiz. In which Disney film would you find each of the following quotes?

1. “In every job that must be done there is an element of fun.”

Mary Poppins

2. “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.”


3. “Want to know a secret? Promise not to tell?”

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

4. “Second star to the right and straight on till morning.”

Peter Pan

5. “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothin’ at all.”


6. “Here is a baby with eyes of blue, straight from heaven, right to you.”


7. “The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.”

The Lion King

8. “Some people are worth melting for.”


9. “A dream is a wish your heart makes when you’re fast asleep.”


10. “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.”



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Famous Directors Quiz

Quiz 118 – Round 4 – Famous Directors

Famous Directors Quiz. Quite simply – Who directed the following films?

1. Citizen Kane (1941)

Orson Welles

2. The Godfather (1972)

Francis Ford Coppola

3. Apollo 13 (1995)

Ron Howard

4. Vertigo (1958)

Alfred Hitchcock

5. Back to the Future (1985)

Robert Zemeckis

6. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Quentin Tarantino

7. The Pianist (2002)

Roman Polanski

8. Taxi Driver (1976)

Martin Scorsese

9. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Stanley Kubrick

10. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Tim Burton


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Valentine's Quiz Questions

Valentine’s Day Quiz – Round 5 – TV and Film

Valentine’s Quiz Questions – This round is all about Valentine-themed and romantic TV and film.

1. What is the first name of Holby City’s Doctor Valentine?


2. Who played Shirley Valentine in the 1989 film?

Pauline Collins

3. In the 1993 film ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ the main characters, Sam and Annie, finally get together on Valentine’s Day – At which building do they meet?

The Empire State Building

4. Which English actor played Toby Meres in ‘Callan’, A.J. Raffles in ‘Raffles’ and George Wilson in ‘Coronation Street’?

Anthony Valentine

5. In the Simpsons episode ‘I Love Lisa’, who does Lisa give a Valentine’s Day card to when she realises that he hasn’t received any?

Ralph Wiggum

6. In one Valentine’s Day ‘Friends’ episode Joey accidentally sets Chandler up on a blind date with Janice when Chandler agrees to go on a double date. What is the episode called? ‘The One with the…’

Candy Hearts

7. The 2010 film ‘Valentine’s Day’ tells the story of various interconnected residents of which US city?

Los Angeles

8. In which 1994 romantic comedy film does Andie McDowell’s character Carrie say “Is it still raining? I hadn’t noticed” after Charles declares his love for her in the pouring rain?

Four Weddings and a Funeral

9. In a ‘Frasier’ episode entitled ‘Three Valentines’, two of the characters decide to have a meal together when they realise that neither has a date. Which two?

Martin and Daphne

10. In which 1987 romantic comedy film does an Italian-American woman played by Cher fall in love with her fiancé’s younger brother, who was played by Nicholas Cage?



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TV Character Quiz

Quiz 116 – Round 6 – TV and Film

TV Character Quiz – How well do you know your British TV shows and characters? We will give you the name of an actor and a UK TV show they star/starred in. You need to give us the name of the character they play/played in the show.

1. David Tennant in ‘Broadchurch’

Alec Hardy

2. Philip Glenister in ‘Life on Mars’

Gene Hunt

3. Jenny Agutter in ‘Call the Midwife’

Sister Julienne

4. Sarah Lancashire in ‘Happy Valley’

Catherine Cawood

5. Bill Pertwee in ‘Dad’s Army’

Chief Warden Hodges

6. Jane Horrocks in ‘Absolutely Fabulous’


7. Ardal O’Hanlon in ‘Father Ted’

Father Dougal McGuire

8. Helen Mirren in ‘Prime Suspect’

DCI Jane Tennison

9. Danny O’Carroll in ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’

Buster Brady

10. Wendy Richard in ‘Are You Being Served?’

Miss Shirley Brahms


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Christmas TV Quiz

Christmas Quiz 4 – Round 5 – Christmas Television

1. In ‘Vicar of Dibley: The Christmas Lunch Incident’ (1996), the vicar reluctantly accepts invitations to too many Christmas dinners – How many Christmas dinners did Geraldine have?

Four (1: Frank Pickle and Jim Trott, 2: David and Hugo Horton, 3: Alice and her mother and sister and 4: Owen Newitt)

2. The 2000 Christmas show ‘Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings’ ended with a musical finale centred around which female politician?

Ann Widdecombe

3. In the 2012 Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas special, ‘Mammy Christmas’, Agnes is disappointed to discover that the nativity play has been cancelled and decides to stage her own. Which role does Mrs Brown play?

The Virgin Mary

4. Which member of ‘The Royle Family’ was born on Christmas Day?

Baby David (Surname: Best, born on Christmas Day 1999)

5. Who got married in the 2015 Christmas Special of ‘Downton Abbey’, which was also the grand finale?

Edith and Bertie

6. In which year did ‘Christmas with Morecambe and Wise’ feature Eric Morecambe playing a strange version of Grieg’s Piano Concerto before informing André Previn that he was playing “All the right notes but not necessarily in the right order”?


7. In the 2003 ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Christmas special entitled ‘Cold Turkey’, Patsy is rushed to hospital and Edina is informed that ‘Miss Stone has died.’ In fact, it was not Patsy who had died but her sister. Who played Patsy’s sister?

Kate O’Mara

8. In a December 2002 Friends episode, Chandler is forced to work away from home for Christmas, although he quits his job and goes back to Monica after a female co-worker makes a pass at him. In which US city had he been working?


9. ‘To the Manor Born’ revisited our screens for a Christmas special in 2007 where Richard and Audrey made plans to celebrate a special wedding anniversary. Which anniversary was it?

Silver/25 years

10. At the end of 1999, a ‘Dinnerladies’ episode was broadcast that was named after an important word that Bren couldn’t pronounce. What was it?

Minnellium (instead of millennium – accept either answer)


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Superhero Quiz

Quiz 112 – Round 2 – Super Heroes

In this superhero quiz all your contestants need to do is identify these superheroes from the name of the alter-ego.

1. Bruce Wayne


2. Tony Stark


3. Bruce Banner

The Incredible Hulk

4. Peter Parker


5. Hal Jordan

Green Lantern

6. Matt Murdock


7. Clark Kent


8. Barry Allen

The Flash

9. Diana Prince

Wonder Woman

10. Reed Richards

Mister Fantastic


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Film Quotes Quiz

Quiz 112 – Round 6 – Film Quotes

Film quotes quiz – From which film are the following quotes taken?

1. “What if Andy gets another dinosaur? A mean one? I just don’t think I can take that kind of rejection!”

Toy Story (1995)

2. “Story of my life. I always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop.”

Some Like It Hot (1959)

3. ” I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

4. “All you need is love. John Lennon. Smart man. Shot in the back, very sad.”

Independence Day (1996)

5. “Peachy keen, Jelly Bean.”

Grease (1978)

6. “Close your mouth, please, Michael. We are not a codfish.”

Mary Poppins (1964)

7. “Hammond, after some consideration, I’ve decided not to endorse your park.”

Jurassic Park (1993)

8. “You’re pirates. Hang the code and hang the rules. They’re more like guidelines anyway.”

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

9. “Your eyes are full of hate, forty-one. That’s good. Hate keeps a man alive. It gives him strength.”

Ben-Hur (1959)

10. “Allow myself to introduce… myself.”

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)


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famous duos

Quiz 111 – Round 6 – Famous Duos

The following are all famous duos, either real or fictional. They could be comedy partners, crime partners or singing partners. They are well-known by their surnames, but do you know their first names?

1. Cannon and Ball

Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball

2. Starsky and Hutch

David Starsky and Kenneth Hutchinson

3. Cagney and Lacey

Christine (Chris) Cagney and Mary Beth Lacey

4. Laurel and Hardy

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

5. Hall & Oates

Daryl Hall and John Oates

6. Randall and Hopkirk

Jeffrey (Jeff) Randall and Martin (Marty) Hopkirk

7. French and Saunders

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders

8. Mulder and Scully

Fox Mulder and Dana Scully

9. Dalziel and Pascoe

Andrew (Andy) Dalziel and Peter Pascoe

10. Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde






Halloween Film Quiz

Halloween Quiz 2 – Round 5 – TV and Film

Halloween Film Quiz – Can you identify the horror films from the taglines?

1. “The monster demands a mate!” (1935)

The Bride of Frankenstein

2. “If Nancy doesn’t wake up screaming, she won’t wake up at all…”  (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street

3. “They’re here.” (1982)


4. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” (1980)

The Shining

5. “We dare you to say his name five times.” (1992)


6. “Check in. Relax. Take a shower.” (1998)

Psycho (remake)

7. “Who will survive and what will be left of them?” (1974)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

8. “Be afraid. Be very afraid.” (1986)

The Fly

9. “Someone has taken their love of scary movies one step too far. Solving this mystery is going to be murder.” (1996)


10. “He’ll tear your soul apart.” (1987)



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