1. They composed a piece specifically for Kurt Browning to skate to, their love of athletics perhaps fostered by guitarist Paul Langlois's dad who taught all of them in gym class. Their song themes include missing hockey players, Tom Thompson, and miscarriages of Canadian justice. For ten points, name this Kingston, Ontario band whose albums include Road Apples and Trouble at the Henhouse.
     Answer: The TRAGICALLY HIP
  2. His quick temper and use of violence came from his parents refusal to enforce any rules on him, saying that it ran against their being "freaky beatniks." This led to the implementation of the University of Minnesota Spankalogical Protocol, by which he was spanked for 8 straight months. This led him to sublimate his anger, and to his use of nonsense phrases rather than negative language. All this changed after his house was wiped out by a hurricane. Name, for ten points, this TV character whose outburst of "Hell diddly-ding-dong crap" ran counter to anything ever heard from his mouth before, Homer Simpson's next door neighbor.
     Answer: Ned FLANDERS
  3. He appeared in 15 movies, many of them with all-black casts in the 1930s, and he starred opposite Lena Horne in the World War II musical Stormy Weather. Primarily known as a vaudevillian, he also starred as a hoofer opposite Shirley Temple three times, and in 1989 Congress declared his birthday National Tap Dancing Day. For ten points name this legendary tap dancer, immortalized in song by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
     Answer: Mr. BOJANGLES (accept: William or Bill ROBINSON)
  4. Bob Hilton briefly hosted a 1990 revival of this game show, only to be replaced by the show's original emcee a few weeks later. Mark DeCarlo hosted a prime-time version of this show on Fox in 1996, but was cancelled after one month. Gordon Elliott is slated to host another revival of this show this fall, its ninth incarnation since its December 1963 debut on NBC. For ten points name this game show, where contestants in wacky costumes could trade and acquire prizes, created, produced and originally hosted by Monty Hall.
     Answer: LET'S MAKE A DEAL (note: the DeCarlo version was called "Big Deal", but is considered an LMAD revival by Fox)
  5. It's the only motion picture to win Best Picture and Best Director at both the Oscars and the Independent Spirit Awards. The film earned Best Supporting Actor nominations for both Willem Dafoe and Tom Berenger, as well as a nod for Best Original Screenplay, which was written from the director's account from his experiences as a G.I. For ten points name this 1986 film, also starring Charlie Sheen and Johnny Depp, considered by many to be the most realistic portrayal of the Vietnam War on film.
     Answer: PLATOON
  6. (AUDIO) Two Answers Required for this Audio tossup. For ten points, name that tune AND the artist.
  7. His current job is head coach of the USBL’s New Jersey Shorecats. He was scoring champion in the NCAA in 1965 for Miami, the NBA for the San Francisco Warriors in 1967, and the ABA for Oakland in 1969, the only player to win scoring titles for the NBA and ABA. A five-time All-Star, he was post-season MVP for Golden State in 1975. For ten points name this 1987 inductee to the Basketball Hall of Fame, who scored more than 25-thousand points in 14 pro seasons, and whose sons Jon and Brent try to match his legacy on the hardwood today.
     Answer: RICK BARRY (more on "Barry")
  8. This TV show featured Rex Hamilton as Abraham Lincoln, although he only appeared in the opening credits. Guest stars like William Conrad, Florence Henderson, and William Shatner appeared as well, only to be killed off during the opening credits. Premiering March 4th, 1982 on ABC, it ran opposite Magnum, P.I. And was cancelled after six episodes, but was popular enough to spin off three feature films. For ten points name this short-lived TV series, which introduced Leslie Nielsen as straight-faced detective Frank Drebin.
     Answer: POLICE SQUAD!
  9. In a 1996 film based on a TV show, he was played by Michael Lundberg. In that film, he is originally a fictional creation whose existance is proved by use of a phone sex line. On the TV show, he got his name from an object on a night stand, and his existance was "proven" by the middle daughter having the operator ring the phone to check for trouble. This deception and eventual discovery surrounded, for ten points, what originally ficticious boyfriend of Jan Brady?
     Answer: George GLASS
  10. One day after the final game of his college basketball career in 1970, he was kicked out of college for failing to attend classes. He won the NBA scoring title only once, in 1977, but was named one of the NBA’s 50 greatest players in 1996. One of only four sophomores to win the college scoring title, he and Oscar Robertson are the only players to win said scoring title three times. For ten points name this legendary guard, who scored a record 3,667 points in only three seasons for Louisiana State between 1967 and 1970.
     Answer: "Pistol" Pete MARAVICH
  11. Mortimer and Randolph Duke are commodity brokers who enjoy a little wager now and then. For their latest bet, Randolph believes they can take a common criminal and make him a successful businessman in the company. The criminal, Billy Ray Valentine, is to be given the job and home of Louis Winthorpe III, who in turn is set up for crimes he didn't commit, to see if he resorts to crime once he's lost his rich environment and friends. For ten points name this 1983 John Landis film, starring Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche, Dan Aykroyd, and Eddie Murphy.
  12. This man has the highest voting percentage for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, receiving 98-point-8-4 percent of the vote in his first year of eligibility. Originally drafted in the 22nd round by the Dodgers in the 1965 draft, he rejected their offer, only to sign an illegal contract with the Braves months later. Selected and signed by a National League team in a special lottery in April 1966, he led them to the World Series three years later. For ten points name this Hall of Fame pitcher, who won 311 games in 20 major league seasons, 12 of them with the Mets.
     Answer: George Thomas "Tom" SEAVER
  13. On television, the original Love American Style, Marcus Welby, M.D., and Medical Center premiered. In popular music, Number One songs included Dizzy by Tommy Roe, Honky Tonk Woman by the Rolling Stones, In the Year 2525 by Zager and Evans, and Sugar Sugar by the Archies. On the big screen, John Wayne won his only Academy Award, while people flocked to see such films as The Love Bug, Hello Dolly, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. For ten points name this year, which saw a big concert on Max Yasgur's farm in Bethel, New York.
     Answer: 1969
  14. He invented a method of tattooing pets for identification purposes, and even tested it on President Truman's dog, but that scheme failed and he turned to movie-making. O.C. And Stiggs, Secret Honor, Quintet, and Fool for Love are from his decade-long period on the fringe of Hollywood broken only by the success of Popeye in 1980 and The Player in 1992. For ten points name this director whose acclaimed works include MASH, Short Cuts and Nashville.
     Answer: Robert ALTMAN
  15. For NASA, space is still a high priority. It's time for the human race to enter our solar system. If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure. We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world. I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix. Republicans understand the bondage between mother and child. I am not part of the problem, I am a Republican. For ten points these are among the potent quotables of what politician, who once said What a Waste It Is To Lose One's Mind, Or Not To Have a Mind. How True It Is.
     Answer: James Danforth "Dan" QUAYLE
  16. This movie marks Katharine Hepburn's last big-screen credit, and also features Pierce Brosnan, Kate Capshaw, and Garry Shandling in supporting roles. It is the story of a couple who meet and fall in love on an impormptu Pacific adventure, then agree to meet three months later in New York to see if the attraction is real. For ten points identify this 1994 Annette Bening-Warren Beatty film, based on the movie of the same name that An Affair To Remember and Sleepless in Seattle were also based on.
     Answer: LOVE AFFAIR
  17. This inventor's latest project is AllHerb.com, an Internet company that sells herb and vitamin products to about a thousand customers a month. A 1977 graduate of the Harvard Business School, he bought the largest furniture collection in the world, the Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, in 1991. His various toys, including Exploding Volcanoes, Fun Banners, and Magic Mazes, have been found in Kellogg cereal boxes for years. For ten points name this inventor, also known as Dr. Fad, who made Wacky Wall Walkers a household name in the 1980's.
     Answer: Ken HAKUTA (accept "Dr. Fad" on early buzz)
  18. Stats guru Bill James considers this southpaw the best pitcher in baseball history, largely in part to his lifetime ERA of 3.06 in a hitters' park in a hitters' era. He compiled a lifetime record of 300 wins and 141 losses, including an astonishing three-year stretch where he went 79-15 from 1929-31. For ten points identify this Philadelphia A's and Boston Red Sox great, who shared his nickname with another pitching great named Gomez.
     Answer: Robert "Lefty" GROVE
  19. Johnny Van Owen is a member of a rap band who rolls into a small town when his bandmate's motorcycle breaks down. While waiting for the bike to get repaired, Johnny romances the local high school's top honor student. The student's father is not amused, associating Johnny with some crooked cops that he narced on 20 years earlier and forced him into the Witness Protection Program. For ten points name this god-awful 1991 rap musical movie, starring Michael Gross as the father and Robert Van Winkle was Johnny.
     Answer: COOL AS ICE
  20. Albert is an awkward, sensitive, middle-class black kid who takes the name of a jailed local club owner and reinvents himself as bad-ass gangsta M.C. Gusto. Together with Slash Master Arson and Dead Mike, they go to the top of the charts with songs like Sweat of my Balls and Straight Out Of LoCash, and become the subject of a documentary filmed by "A. White," played by Chris Elliott. For ten points name this 1993 Tamara Davis "mockumentary" in the spirit of Spinal Tap, starring Chris Rock, Charlie Murphy, and Phil Hartman.
     Answer: CB4
  21. The Toronto Arenas take their only Stanley Cup under that name. Hobey Baker dies in a plane crash. Pittsburgh or Michigan were college football national champions, depending on what historical service you believe. Mare Island beat Camp Lewis in the Rose Bowl. The Tour de France, Wimbeldon, the world figure skating championships, Indianapolis 500, and PGA Championship were not held. The Chicago Cubs lose their second World Series of the decade. All of these things took place, for ten points, in what year, in which the Boston Red Sox won their most recent World Series title?
     Answer: 1918