Show Us Your Wits 039
Show Us Your Wits 039 [EXPLICIT CONTENT]
Categories for this week are WISDOM BEFORE THE PERIOD, STICK IT, YOU KNOW KNOW DICK, WORLD LEADER OR NFL PLACEKICKER, and TV TUNES: 2000S Sitcoms. Our outro music this week is by MethodMark.
Show Us Your Wits 4/6/16 | Round 1
Wisdom Before The Period Float like a butterfly, sting like a _____.
-Muhammad Ali Bee
Stick It What type of filling is typically used in the Chinese-style appetizer known as “pot stickers”?
Shrimp – Tuna – Pork – Veal Pork
You Don’t Know Dick What Dick first rose to fame in the early 1960s as the drummer for the legendary rock group the Beatles? Ringo Starr
WORLD LEADER OR NFL PLACEKICKER? BJÖRN NITTMO NFL Placekicker
Born in Sweden, Nittmo only lasted one season in the NFL—1989 with the New York Giants. One of his biggest fans was David Letterman. Nittmo appeared on Late Night and his name became something of a catch phrase in Dave’s universe: “Who do you think you are, Bjorn Nittmo?”
TV Tunes: 2000’s Sitcoms Friends
Show Us Your Wits 4/6/16 | Round 2
Wisdom Before The Period I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am _____.
-Oscar Wilde Sayings
Stick It What actress played a reclusive woman who was learning witchcraft via a correspondence course in the 1971 Disney movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks?
Ruth Gordon – Helen Hayes – Angela Lansbury – Rosalind Russell Angela Lansbury
You Don’t Know Dick What Dick is a puppeteer and the man behind such iconic characters as Yoda, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Grover, and Animal? He’s also directed several films. Frank Oz
Richard Frank Oznowicz
WORLD LEADER OR NFL PLACEKICKER? NEIL O’DONOGHUE NFL Placekicker
Born in Dublin, O’Donoghue kicked for the Buffalo Bills, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and St. Louis Cardinals from 1977-1985.
TV Tunes: 2000’s Sitcoms Scrubs
Show Us Your Wits 4/6/16 | Round 3
Wisdom Before The Period Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two _____.
Stick It The phrase “sticky wicket” to describe a difficult situation has its origins in what sport? Tennis – Rugby – Hockey – Cricket Cricket
You Don’t Know Dick What Dick is an American electronic singer-songwriter known for songs like “Go” and “Porcelain,” and albums like Everything is Wrong and Play? Moby
WORLD LEADER OR NFL PLACEKICKER? GUNNAR THORODDSEN World Leader
Thoroddsen served as Prime Minister of Iceland from 1980-1983.
TV Tunes: 2000’s Sitcoms King of Queens
Show Us Your Wits 4/6/16 | Round 4
Wisdom Before The Period I’ve never met a person I couldn’t call a _____.
-Andy Warhol Beauty
Stick It Who played Chief of Detectives T.G. Culpepper in the 1963 slapstick film It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World? Gregory Peck – Spencer Tracy – Jack Lemmon -William Holden Spencer Tracy
You Don’t Know Dick What Dick is best known for his role as Frank Hardy in The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries? He also married actress Kirstie Alley in 1983 and the couple divorced 1997. Parker Stevenson
Richard Stevenson Parker
WORLD LEADER OR NFL PLACEKICKER? RAUL ALLEGRE NFL Placekicker
Born in Mexico, Allegre spent nine NFL seasons with the Baltimore & Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants and New York Jets (1983-1991).
TV Tunes: 2000’s Sitcoms Dharma & Greg
Show Us Your Wits 4/6/16 | Round 5
Wisdom Before The Period Try to be a rainbow in someone’s _____.
-Maya Angelou Cloud
Stick It The psychedelic 1967 single “Pictures of Matchstick Men” was what prolific British band’s only Top 20 hit in the U.S.?
Status Quo – Savoy Brown – Ten Years After – Wishbone Ash Status Quo
You Don’t Know Dick What Dick was the son of a circus clown, a radio and television comedian and host best known for his emotionally complex routines and hadroles in over 30 films, including “Having a Wonderful Time” with Ginger Rogers? Red Skelton
Richard Bernard Skelton
WORLD LEADER OR NFL PLACEKICKER? RAFAEL REYES World Leader
Reyes was President of Colombia from 1904-1909.
TV Tunes: 2000’s Sitcoms Just Shoot Me
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