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Trivia Quiz - Moonlighting: Oh, the Dramedy!

For the fans of this TV detective series, we never knew if "Moonlighting" was a drama or a comedy. For fans of the series, this quiz will be more comedy than drama.

Quiz Number: 3358
Date Submitted: April 11, 2010
Quiz Categories: TV Dramadey
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: lmcubs
Average Score: 70 percent
Times Taken: 73 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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Moonlighting Oh the Dramedy
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1. "Moonlighting" debuted in March of this year:
  A.   1982
  B.   1990
  C.   1985
  D.   1988

2. How many original episodes aired on ABC?
  A.   66 episodes
  B.   78 episodes
  C.   90 episodes
  D.   42 episodes

3. What was Maddie's former profession before becoming a private detective?
  A.   beautician
  B.   politician
  C.   accountant
  D.   model

4. What is the name of the detective agency on "Moonlighting?"
  A.   Blue Moon
  B.   Bare Essence
  C.   Hayes and Addison
  D.   Maddie Hayes Inc.

5. The "Moonlighting" theme song was by:
  A.   Louis Armstrong
  B.   Bruce Springsteen
  C.   Al Jarreau
  D.   Paul Anka

6. When receptionist Agnes DiPesto answered the phone, the caller would hear:
  A.   silence
  B.   nervous laughter
  C.   a 1950's song
  D.   a rhyme of some kind

7. Billy Joel had "Moonlighting" on his mind when he wrote:
  A.   "Big Man on Mulberry Street"
  B.   "Uptown Girl"
  C.   "An Italian Restaurant"
  D.   "Just the Way You Are"

8. Who played David Addison?
  A.   Robert Blake
  B.   Bruce Willis
  C.   Pierce Brosnan
  D.   John Ritter

9. This acting legend introduced an episode as a favor to star Cybill Shepherd. This was one of his last filmed TV appearances.
  A.   Marlon Brando
  B.   Bob Hope
  C.   Orson Welles
  D.   Jack Benny

10. How many Emmy nominations did "Moonlighting" receive during its entire run?
  A.   10 nominations
  B.   28 nominations
  C.   33 nominations
  D.   42 nominations®   

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