Manage episode 350322404 series 2749839
We're back, and kicking off season six! A brand new crop of 27 players enter the gauntlet for our most challenging season of pop culture trivia yet. This week, we'll enter the Nelvana Division as Michelle, Katherine, and Sean test their knowledge of times that actors portrayed other real life actors, before checking out some reviews of famous pop culture hotels. If you're up to it, don't forget to apply to play with us on a future season, and check out our new Dream Team page where you can suggest other podcasts you'd like to see come play with us.
🦊 In 1979, when he played Elvis in John Carpenter's Elvis, Kurt Russell was still mostly known for appearing in live-action Disney movies like The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes. A couple years later, when he appeared as Snake Plissken in Escape From New York, he also voiced Copper (the hound) in The Fox and the Hound. He revisited the role of Elvis in an uncredited voiceover in Forrest Gump.
🎼 The German Augmented Sixth Chords Scorebreak: German Augmented Sixth Chords: enharmonic spellings be darned! They're just flat six chords with a dominant seventh! Get over yourself, Beethoven.
🖊 Norman Mailer appeared on one episode of Gilmore Girls, the aptly titled "Norman Mailer, I'm pregnant!" He played himself. He appeared as a character named Stanford White in the Milos Forman movie Ragtime, and he looks pretty silly in it.
😡 The Mad Magazine Scorebreak: Mad Magazine: Gone but never forgotten.
🧜♀️ The Little Mermaid TV show had a surprising number of voice actors reprising their roles from the movie, including Jodi Benson (Ariel), Samuel E. Wright (Sebastian), Kenneth Mars (King Triton), and Pat Carroll (Ursula)