The Mystery Round

andrew_jacksonExtremely tough Mystery Round on Thursday. Only 3 teams figured out what all of the answers to these questions had in common. See if you can. The topic is ENTERTAINMENT. Click “More” to see the answers. 

  1. This is the second largest city in Italy.
  2. It’s a slang term for a toilet or a low level drug dealer, heard regularly on The Wire.
  3. This  was Andrew Jacksons nickname.
  4. This drama, produced by David E. Kelly, aired on CBS from 1992 to 1996, and took place in a town called Rome, Wisconsin.
  5. One of the first real tricks most people learn on a skateboard, you hit the tail end of your board against the ground, causing the whole board to pop up with your feet still on it.
  6. This group, descended from Vikings, ran northern France, much of England, and parts of Italy from the 10th century to the early 13th century. 
  7. This female comedian was the show of the show Grace Under Fire.
  8. You’ll find this town, known as Derry Church until 1906, 14 miles east of Harrisburg.
  9. This former WWE interviewer and announcer wasn’t really mean at all.
  10. What is the Mystery Round about?

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  1. Milan
  2. hopper
  3. Old Hickory
  4. Picket Fences
  5. Ollie
  6. Normans
  7. Brett Butler
  8. Hershey
  9. Mean Gene Okerlund
  10. They all have to do with the movie Hoosiers (see below).

hoosiersMilan was the name of the real school that won the championship

Dennis Hopper was nominated for an Oscar for his performance as shooter

Picket fence was the play they ran to win the championship.

 

Hickory was the name of the fictional high school.

 

Ollie was the name of the manager who made the big free throw.

 

Norman Dale was the name of the coach.

 

The final scene was shot in Butler’s gym.

 

Barbara Hershey was the female star.

 

Gene Hackman was the star of the film.

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