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Trivia Quiz - Hill Street Blues: Just the Facts, Ma'am

"Hill Street Blues" will go down in history as one of television's most realistic police dramas, as well as one of those critically acclaimed shows that was saved from cancellation by a very devoted following. These questions will test your knowledge!

Quiz Number: 2441
Date Submitted: April 21, 2008
Quiz Categories: American TV Dramas
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 64.9 percent
Times Taken: 272 times
Taken by Registered Users: 9

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Hill Street Blues Just the Facts Maam
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1. How many seasons was "Hill Street Blues" shown?
  A.   7
  B.   5
  C.   10
  D.   8

2. In the pilot episode of "Hill Street Blues", which pair of cops was originally slated to die?
  A.   LaRue and Washington
  B.   Goldblume and Hunter
  C.   Renko and Hill
  D.   Bates and Coffey

3. What show was a spinoff from "Hill Street Blues"?
  A.   The Life of Renko
  B.   Goldblume's World
  C.   Mick
  D.   Beverly Hill Buntz

4. By what pet name did Detective Neal Washington call John LaRue?
  A.   Sweetheart
  B.   Lover
  C.   Cupcake
  D.   Dogbreath

5. "Hill Street Blues" won eight Emmy Awards in its first season. Which of the following shows was the first one to beat that record?
  A.   ER
  B.   Gray's Anatomy
  C.   The West Wing
  D.   24

6. Which cast member was killed by a drunk driver a year after "Hill Street Blues" left the air?
  A.   Michael Warren
  B.   Trinidad Silva
  C.   Joe Spano
  D.   Bruce Weitz

7. Which two "Hill Street Blues" characters were alcoholics?
  A.   LaRue and Furillo
  B.   Furillo and Calletano
  C.   LaRue and Esterhaus
  D.   Jablonski and Garibaldi

8. What was Phil Esterhaus's middle name?
  A.   Firebrand
  B.   Ferdinand
  C.   Freemason
  D.   Faulkner

9. What did Stan Jablonski tell the officers at the end of roll call?
  A.   Let's be careful out there.
  B.   Let's do it to them before they do it to us.
  C.   Take it easy on those streets.
  D.   Now let's get out there and fight some crime.

10. Which former "Hill Street Blues" cast member went on to star in "NYPD Blue"?
  A.   Daniel J. Travanti
  B.   Dennis Franz
  C.   Kiel Martin
  D.   Ed Marinaro®   

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