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'80s Sitcom Potpourri

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The 1980s represented the Golden Age of Sitcoms. All the major networks complied an impressive alignment of programs in an effort to attract the attention of viewers nationwide. Take our quiz and find out how well you responded to the relentless advertising machine driven by sitcom-saturated network television in the '80s.

James Dolan, CEO of Cablevision and owner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers, also fronts the blues band JD and the Straight Shot.

James Dolan, CEO of Cablevision and owner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers, also fronts the blues band JD and the Straight Shot.

5 Questions: Like Butter

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The Sports Media Suspension Quiz

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Every now and again, a sportswriter or announcer or TV host earns a little time in the penalty box. The following questions are about members of the media who were warned, suspended, fired or forced to resign. Do you remember what they did to deserve this fate?

[Thanks to researcher Kathleen Pierce and general sports media junkie Josh Evans for helping us put this together.]

A flu outbreak canceled the 1919 Stanley Cup when too many players were too ill to play past the fifth game.

A flu outbreak canceled the 1919 Stanley Cup when too many players were too ill to play past the fifth game.

The Music Lawsuits Quiz

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When you’re a big star, everyone wants a piece of your paycheck. See how well you remember the details from some of the strangest rock lawsuits in history.

5 Questions: Presidential Pets

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From the <em>Dictionary of American Slang</em> (1975): "Paper-belly: A person unable to drink liquor straight, or one who grimaces after drinking."

From the Dictionary of American Slang (1975): "Paper-belly: A person unable to drink liquor straight, or one who grimaces after drinking."

5 Questions: Just "Bor"n

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Brain Game: All Thawed Out

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5 Questions: Heeelp Meee!

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The National Park Quiz

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How many of our National Parks are you familiar with? We'll give you the name of a park, and you tell us in what state that park is located. Good luck!

5 Questions: Jonesin' for Some Trivia?

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Jaleel White ("Steve Urkel") was the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog in the video game character's mid-1990s cartoon.

Jaleel White ("Steve Urkel") was the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog in the video game character's mid-1990s cartoon.

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