Sunday, August 9, 2009

A Dozen Cousins - Random Trivia Answers

  • A1) [My] Cousin Rachel [Ashley]. Richard Burton won a Golden Globe award as the Most Promising Male Newcomer for his role as Philip Ashley, who suspects Rachel of killing Ambrose, her husband and his cousin.
  • A2) Cousin Itt. On paper, he was just "It" but gained a letter for the television version in 1964.
  • A3) Cousin Oliver [Tyler]. Shiny blonde, mop-topped Oliver is Carol Brady's brother Jack's son. The series was desperately trying to avoid cancellation by adding a younger character, but the ploy hurt more than it helped.
  • A4) Cousin Kevin. Tommy had lost his ability to see, talk, and hear from the trauma of witnessing the murder of his father.
  • A5) Cousins Coy and Vance [Duke]. Actors Byron Cherry and Christopher Mayer filled in for almost a full season before the show's real stars returned for two more years.
  • A6) Cousin Eddie [Johnson]. Eddie even got his own made-for-TV movie, Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure, in 2003, but it bombed.
  • A7) Cousin Kara [Zor-El]. Helen Slater played the female superhero, who uses the alias Linda Lee.
  • A8) Cousin Balki [Bartokomous]. Balki and his cousin are the Perfect Strangers in the 1986 to 1993 television series.
  • A9) [My] Cousin Vinny [Gambini]. Vinny is the lawyer cousin of Billy Gambini, played by former Karate Kid Ralph Macchio, who is unexpectedly arrested for murder and robbery with his friend Stan.
  • A10) Cousin Bette. Lynn Siefert wrote the screenplay adaptation of Honore de Balzac's 1846 novel, La Cousine Bette.
  • A11) Cousin Skeeter. Robert Ri'chard plays Bobby, who learns a lot about life from his puppet cousin.
  • A12) Cousin Tony [Blundetto]. Tony had been jailed for 17 years for hijacking a truck and unsuccessfully attempted to reform after being released.

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