Yabba-dabba-doo! It’s time for some Hanna-Barbera Trivia. A staple of animation from the 50s through today, Hanna-Barbera Studios created a slew of characters that we all know and love.
So, how well do you know the history of the studio and their many creations?
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Hanna-Barbera Trivia – Episode Intro
It’s only Wednesday, but I’m in the mood for some Saturday morning cartoons.
Hey gang, welcome back to the Dorky Geeky Nerdy Trivia Podcast. I’m your host, Brian Rollins, and this week, for episode 113, we’re diving into the cartoons from Hanna-Barbara.
If you’re new to the show, welcome. It’s a pretty simple question-and-answer format. I ask the questions, give you five seconds, then I reveal the answer. If you’re looking for rules or a score card, visit the show’s website, DorkyGeekyNerdy.com.
The Dorky Round
1. What classic 1960 Hanna-Barbara cartoon was inspired by The Honeymooners?
2. What show featured the Hanna-Barbara characters in their own version of the Olympics?
3. What show was originally supposed to be an adaptation of the radio show, 'Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy'?
4. In 1973, Hanna-Barbara copied the Scooby-Doo formula but replaced the titular dog with what race car?
5. Before going Coast-to-Coast, what superhero debuted in 1966?
6. Before appearing on Scooby-Doo three times, what sports team had their own cartoon series starting in 1970?
7. Plastic Man and Green Arrow made their animated debut in what show?
8. The studio couldn't afford Barbara Eden or Larry Hagman for what animated adaptation?
9. Between John Aston and Raul Julia, there was Lennie Weinrib who voiced the patriarch of what family in 1973?
10. Don Messick, the voice of Scooby-Doo, also voiced the leader of what group of little blue people?
The Geeky Round
1. Carl Sagan was a fan of what cartoon series because of its skeptical tone?
2. What was the first American, Saturday morning cartoon to feature a black, female character?
3. What 1962 cartoon was the first show broadcast in color on ABC?
4. Scatman Crothers voiced what martial arts canine?
5. When aired on British TV, what show was renamed Boss Cat?
6. IMDB describes what show as 'The tender, passionate relationship between a 40-foot purple ape and his wisecracking canine pal.'?
7. Larry Harmon played Stan and Jim MacGeorge played Oliver in what 1966 cartoon?
8. What All in the Family actress voiced a teenage Pebbles Flintstone?
9. Catherine Bach, James Best, Sorrell Booke, and Denver Pyle all returned to voice characters in what 1983 animated series?
10. What animated show reunited Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams in their title roles?
The Nerdy Round
1. Who sued Hanna-Barbara over the use of his name as a cartoon character?
2. Who originally voiced Huckleberry Hound?
3. What was the name of Quick-Draw McGraw's alter ego?
4. What was the first Hanna-Barbara show ever produced?
5. What primate was trying to escape from Mr. Peeble's pet shop?
6. What is the name of Birdman's sidekick?
7. What 60's series featured Zandor, Tara, and Dorno alongside their giant pets?
8. What was the name of Penelope Pitstop's car in Wacky Races?
9. What Hanna-Barbara show was also Tex Avery's final production?
10. Miguel de Cervantes' iconic hero was reimagined in what 1990s Hanna-Barbara cartoon?
And that’s all we’ve got for this week’s show, folks. I hope you enjoyed this stroll down memory lane. If you’re a Gen Xer like me, Hanna-Barbara cartoons were a cornerstone to your childhood.
We’ll be back again next week with more trivia fun. Here’s your clue:
What four-time Grammy winner charted his first hit with only his accordion and his accordion case as the instrumentals?
A little music trivia next week from an artist I love. I hope to see you back here.
This has been episode 113 of the Dorky Geeky Nerdy Trivia Podcast. The music has been by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com. I’m your host, Brian Rollins. Thanks for listening and keep an eye on your pic-a-nic basket.
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