Any Questions #501: "Color Television" | WAMC

Any Questions #501: "Color Television"

Jun 14, 2021

WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel close the blinds to binge some TV.

Last week's challenge
Twenty-seven MLB players are in the 500 home-run club. Which has the shortest last name?
Answer: MEL OTT.

On-air questions: The weather is getting nicer, folks are getting outside more, so let’s do a quiz about watching television. I'll give you the titles of four episodes from a series with a color in its title and you name the series.

1. "Litchfield’s Got Talent", "How To Do Life", "The Big House", "Be Free"
2. "Oliver Buys a Farm", "The Hooterville Image", "The City Kids", "Won’t You Come Home, Arnold Ziffel?"
3. "Anchors Away", "Q&A on FYI", "The World According to Avery", "Eldin Imitates Life"
4. "The Entire History of You", "Fifteen Million Merits", "San Junipero", "USS Callister"
5. "Steve Gets the Sniffles", "Mailbox’s Birthday", "Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper Day", "Can You Help?"

Extra credit
1. “Once, In St. Olaf”, “Zborn Again”, “The Bloom Is Off The Rose”, “And Ma Makes Three”
2. “Travels With Andy”, “A.D.A. Sipowicz”, “Bale to the Chief”, “He’s Not Guilty, He’s My Brother”

This week's challenge
Start with the title ORPHAN BLACK. Change one letter to a C and you can rearrange the result to spell a six-letter word for a black substance and a five-letter word for a substance that is often white. What are the words?

On-air questions

1. Orange is the New Black
2. Green Acres
3. Murphy Brown
4. Black Mirror
5. Blue’s Clues

Extra credit
1. Golden Girls
2. NYPD Blue