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TV TRIVIA VI

51) What television comedy depicts the lives of employees of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company?


The Office depicts the everyday lives of employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania, branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.

52) What Disney Channel series launched Miley Cyrus to fame?


Hannah Montana starred Miley Cyrus as Miley Stewart, a teenager living a double life as an average schoolgirl by day and the famous recording artist Hannah Montana by night.

53) Why was Adventures of Superman cancelled?


Before the 1959 season, not one but two stars of Adventures of Superman were found dead -- John Hamilton (Perry White) from a heart attack and George Reeves (Superman) from an apparent suicide. Originally, the producers planned to replace Hamilton with another actor, but when Reeves' body was discovered, the series was cancelled.

54) In Wizards of Waverly Place, Alex's boyfriend is what sort of mythological creature?


Alex's boyfriend is Mason Greyback -- a werewolf. Her brother dates a vampire.

55) What series follows the adventures of a struggling rock band from Los Angeles, California consisting of Micky, Davy, Michael, and Peter?


The Monkees followed the adventures of Micky, Davy, Michael, and Peter -- four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock 'n roll singers.

56) What TV show is famous for the catchphrase "Missed it by that much!"?


During it's 5-year run, Get Smart generated a number of popular catchphrases, including "Would you believe...", "Missed it by that much!", "Sorry about that, Chief", "The Old (such-and-such) Trick", "And... loving it", and "I asked you not to tell me that".

57) Who played Charlie Harper in Two and a Half Men?


During the first eight seasons of Two and a Half Men, Charlie Sheen played bachelor/playboy Charlie Harper, but the character was killed off in the ninth season following Sheen's dismissal from the series.

58) On the television series Bones, Seeley Booth is descended from an assassin who killed which political figure?


Seeley Booth, played by David Boreanaz, is purportedly a member of the well-known Booth Family and, as such, is related to John Wilkes Booth, the American stage actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.

59) What American TV show was based on the British sitcom Man About the House?


Three's Company chronicles the escapades and hijinks of three roommates: Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow, and Jack Tripper.

60) Which actress received an Emmy Award for her work on the sitcom The Golden Girls?


Each of the show's four stars (Beatrice Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty) received an Emmy Award. It was one of only three sitcoms in the award's history to achieve this feat.


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