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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 common.

Penny Penny Rivera, the Latin dance partner of Johnny Castle on Dirty Dancing.

Miss Penny Candy, Krusty the Klown's faithful secretary on The Simpsons

Alfred Pennyworth, the British butler in the employ of Gotham City millionaire Bruce Wayne on Batman.

Nickel   "Hey, Andy, 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.
Dime The Dime 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 spots
Quarter Bailey Quarters - the billing and traffic manager at radio station on WKRP in Cincinnati.

"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 TV Commercial)

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 "Hundred 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 Mythical 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 Caribbean Pirate
Thousand Knight 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 dollars.
Million Millionaire Thurston Howell the III on Gilligan's Island

How to Marry a Millionaire- about three single career girls looking to marry millionaires.
"Yogi has it better than a millionaire
That's because he's smarter than the average bear" - Theme lyrics from cartoon Yogi Bear

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.

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