This month's trivia question deals with
money. I will
give you a denomination of coin or currency.
Your job is to match a TV character,
commercial or show which has that term in
Penny Rivera, the Latin dance
partner of Johnny Castle on Dirty
Miss Penny Candy, Krusty the
Klown's faithful secretary on The
Alfred Pennyworth, the British
butler in the employ of Gotham City
millionaire Bruce Wayne on Batman.
don’t take any wooden nickels" -
common phrase used by Mayberry barber
Floyd Lawson on The Andy Griffith Show.
Nichols - This is stretching it.
James Garner played this frontier wander
on the western adventure Nichols.
Lady - the nickname of actress Candice
Bergen earned while commercial
spokesperson for Sprint Telephone Company
which advertised their "Dime-a-Minute"
promotions during the 1990s
Muriel Cigars - Edie Adams singing "Hey,
big spender, spend a little dime on
me" in their now classic TV commercial
Quarters - the billing and traffic
manager at radio station on WKRP in
"Now I don't wear Panty hose. But if
Beautymist can make my legs look good,
think what they'll do for yours." (spoken
by NY Jets Quarterback Joe Namath
in the now infamous 1974 Hanes' Beautymist
5050th Quartermaster Trucking
Company, (a.k.a. "The Red Ball Express"),
a real-life WWII transportation unit
comprised mostly of black GI's who drove
supplies to the front lines of WWII France
on the sitcom Roll Out/CBS/1973-74.
Alexander Quartermaine from the
daytime soap opera General Hospital
Dollar Droodle" - illustration drawn
at the end of each program on Droodles/NBC/1954.
The Six Million Dollar Man
a.k.a. Col. Steve Austin
Hundred Acre Wood on THE NEW
ADVENTURES OF WINNIE THE POOH/ABC/1988-93
The Second Hundred
Years/ABC/1967-68 about a Prospector from
1900 gets frozen in glacier and then gets
thawed out 67 years later
The One Hundred Lives Of Black
Jack Savage/NBC/1991 - Ghost Of a
Industries Two Thousand, a sleek,
computerized 1982 black Pontiac Trans-Am
(Serial No. Alpha Delta 227529) on the
adventure series Knight Rider/NBC/1982-86.
Mel Blanc, (a.k.a. "the Man with a
Thousand Voices"), the voice of Bugs
Bunny and many more.
Western adventure Have gun Will Travel/CBS/1957-63
Paladin's standard fee was $1000
Thurston Howell the III on Gilligan's
How to Marry a Millionaire- about
three single career girls looking to marry
"Yogi has it better than a millionaire
That's because he's smarter than the
average bear" - Theme lyrics from cartoon
Tax-free million dollar checks
delivered by Michael Anthony (Marvin
Miller) the personal secretary of the
eccentric tycoon John Beresford Tipton on
the drama The Millionaire/CBS/1955-60.
Closing narration on Naked City/ABC/1958-63
- "There are eight million stories
in the Naked City. This has been
one of them."
Cool Million - Series about
Jefferson Keyes, a former CIA agent turned
private eye. He demanded $1 million fee
for his services.