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Comedy Teams, and Troupes of the 20th Century

written by: damdave
 
Some of the funniest and well known comedy acts in the last 100 years! The quiz contains 10 questions - some easy, some hard, and one fill in the blank. Submitted for your enjoyment.

Question 1:


Two men lugging a large piano box up a long staircase is the subject of this film titled "The Music Box" which won an Academy Award in 1932. Who were the stars of this classic film?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Step and Fetchit
Amos n' Andy
Ren and Stempy
Laurel and Hardy

Question 2:

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This married couple got their start as a comedy team in Vaudeville. What were George's and Gracie's last names?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 3:


Who provided the voices of the characters in the Radio Program "Amos n' Andy" from 1928 to 1960?
Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll
John Paul and George Ringo
Pranklin Pierce and John Pierce
Amos Rogers and Andrew Brown

Question 4:


Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were a comedy team that lasted for 20 years, from the 1930's through the 1950's. What famous baseball routine are they best known for?
Who's your Daddy?
Who's on First?
The Ump is Blind!
Who's Playing Who?

Question 5:


This comedy duo started as a nightclub act in the late 1940's and made several successful movies in the 1950's before breaking up for good in 1956.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
John Jacobs and Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin
Dan Rowan and Dick Martin

Question 6:


Before he started making movies in Hollywood, Dudley Moore was part of a comedy duo in Great Britain in the late 60' and early 70's. What was his partner's name?
Less Parks
Peter Cook
Jim Jackson
Peter Baker

Question 7:


This comedy troupe started "Something Completely Different" on BBC Channel 1 in 1969.
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Oscar Alice's Comedy Revue
Arsenic and Old Laces
The Benny Hill Show

Question 8:


"The Not Ready For Primetime Players" debuted on Saturday Night Live in 1975. Which of these was not part of the original cast?
Jane Curtin
Jim Belushi
Garrett Morris
Chevy Chase

Question 9:


This musical group debuted on Saturday Night Live in 1978 and released an album called "Briefcase Full of Blues" that same year.
The Killer Bees
The Blues Brothers
Sunglasses and Briefcases
Dead Men Walking

Question 10:


This Canadian comedy troupe started out in 1984 and included actor Dave Foley.
Kids in the Hall
Big kids in the Hood
Kids in the Attic
New kids on the Block

 


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