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Quiz #17: Results Time!

Welcome back, quizzers! Oliver Colling here, ready to walk you through the answers to our latest 1970s TV trivia quiz. Did you score a nostalgic bullseye or do you need to go back and watch everything again?

Round One – American Cousins

  1. What was the British original of “Sanford and Son”?
    Answer: Steptoe and Son.
  2. “All in the Family” was based on which UK series?
    Answer: Till Death Us Do Part.
  3. The UK equivalent of “Three’s Company” is what?
    Answer: Man About the House.
  4. What UK show was reworked as “Reggie” in the US?
    Answer: The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin.
  5. “The Ropers” was the American spin-off of which British sitcom?
    Answer: George and Mildred.

Round Two – Marathon or Fil Rouge

  1. Who was the driver of car number three in “Wacky Races,” and what was it called?
    Answer: Professor Pat Pending in The Convert-a-Car.
  2. The Muppet Show’s theatre-box hecklers are named?
    Answer: Statler and Waldorf.
  3. Which show’s theme starts with “You’ve got to fight for what you want, for all that you believe”?
    Answer: The Flashing Blade.
  4. Who later became famous after starring in “Sam on Boff’s Island”?
    Answer: Tony Robinson.
  5. What kind of animal was Topov in Pipkins?
    Answer: A monkey.

Round Three – Name That Tune

  1. The Six Wives of Henry VIII
  2. The Adventures of Parsley
  3. Up Pompeii
  4. Aquarius
  5.  Catweazle

Round Four – TV Times

  1. Who were the two renowned stars of the sitcom “You’re Only Young Twice”?
    Answer: Peggy Mount and Pat Coombs.
  2. Who played the married couple in “Happy Ever After”?
    Answer: Terry Scott and June Whitfield.
  3. Which program featured a skateboarding duck?
    Answer: Nationwide.
  4. What was Diana Prince’s alter ego?
    Answer: Wonder Woman.
  5. In “Living in the Past,” during which historical period did the volunteers live?
    Answer: The Iron Age.

Bonus Question

What other Saturday show did “How!” host Fred Dineage present?
Answer: World of Sport.

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