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Okay gang, break out your radio spirits tapes and/or iPods and prepare your minds for some (perhaps) lesser known Lucy trivia:

 

1) How many actors voiced Rudolph Atterbury over the course of the series? Bonus points if you can name all of them.

 

2) What was the Cooper's original surname?

 

3) Eleanor Audley appeared numerous times as Liz's mother in law, but who voiced her for the character's debut appearance?

 

4) What was Liz Cooper's maiden name?

 

5) Mr. Atterbury bought a new black car in "Liz Teaches Iris to Drive". What kind of car had Iris hoped to get?

 

6) Name Katy's first husband.

 

7) Name Katy's other six husbands.

 

8) Hans Conreid recurred as the Cooper's neighbour, Mr. Wood. Named the episode that marked the character's debut appearance.

 

9) How many children did the Wood family have?

 

10) Name the song Liz & Mr. Wood wrote for a radio songwriting contest (which was sung to the tune of what existing song?)

 

11) Name the radio play Liz wrote for a writer's contest.

 

12) Name Jess Oppenheimer's first episode as writer.

 

13) Who was Katy's recurring boyfriend, and what was his profession (bonus points if you name the actor who voiced him)?

 

14) The "Brooklyn Blabbermouth" (Nasal Hazel) was a constant thorne in Liz's side, frequently hogging their party line. What was the blabbermouth's actual name?

 

15) Who played the Brooklyn Blabbermouth?

 

16) What job did the blabbermouth have? (Bonus points if you can name what job Liz assumed she held)

 

16) What were the school colours of Mr. Atterbury & George's alma mater?

 

17) What sorority did Liz & Iris belong to?

 

18) What guest actor voiced a different character in almost every episode he appeared in?

 

19) Mary Jane Croft first worked with Lucille Ball in one episode of her radio series. Name the episode and her character.

 

20) Liz once told George that she wanted to buy a hat set with faux vegetables before Iris bought it. What was George's stinging retort?

 

21) What was Mr. Atterburys angry catchphrase?

 

22) How did the Atterburys always greet the Coopers?

 

23) When Liz was accused of robbing gum machines, she sarcastically confessed to being the ring-leader of a band of thieves. What name did she give the ring-leader?

 

24) Tired of rumours about George having an affair, Liz spread a rumour about Mr. Atterbury. What was the rumour?

 

25) When the girls snuck up on their husbands at a college football game, what did they disguise themselves as?

 

26) Who mistook a love letter from Katy as being from Liz?

 

27) When George cut Liz's funding off for being over budget, what was the only thing they had in the house to eat?

 

28) Name the music teacher who taught Liz piano and George violin.

 

29) Name the lonely hearts club where Liz saught Mrs. Cooper a boyfriend.

 

30) Who played Liz & George in the short-lived television version of the show?

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Without cheating, here are my best answers. Great questions!

 

1) How many actors voiced Rudolph Atterbury over the course of the series? Bonus points if you can name all of them.

 

Three: Hans Conried, Joseph Kearns, and Gale Gordon

 

2) What was the Cooper's original surname?

 

Cugat

 

3) Eleanor Audley appeared numerous times as Liz's mother in law, but who voiced her for the character's debut appearance?

 

Bea Benadaret

 

4) What was Liz Cooper's maiden name?

 

Elliot

 

5) Mr. Atterbury bought a new black car in "Liz Teaches Iris to Drive". What kind of car had Iris hoped to get?

 

A canary yellow convertible? Did she want leopard upholstery too? :marionstrong:

 

6) Name Katy's first husband.

 

Clarence

 

7) Name Katy's other six husbands.

 

Their names spell PHOOEY. I know the last two are Engelburt and Yancy.

 

8) Hans Conreid recurred as the Cooper's neighbour, Mr. Wood. Named the episode that marked the character's debut appearance.

 

"The Elves"

 

9) How many children did the Wood family have?

 

Eleven

 

10) Name the song Liz & Mr. Wood wrote for a radio songwriting contest (which was sung to the tune of what existing song?)

 

The tune was "Home on the Range." I can't think of the title, but the song goes: "I've got a girl/her first name is Pearl/She comes from Pittsburg, PA/She looks like a witch/But her old man is rich/And her last name is Yippee-Ky-ay."

 

11) Name the radio play Liz wrote for a writer's contest.

 

John's Other Whistler

 

12) Name Jess Oppenheimer's first episode as writer.

 

"Young Matron League Tryouts"

 

13) Who was Katy's recurring boyfriend, and what was his profession (bonus points if you name the actor who voiced him)?

 

Harrison Q. Negley. He was a mailman played by Jay Novello.

 

14) The "Brooklyn Blabbermouth" (Nasal Hazel) was a constant thorne in Liz's side, frequently hogging their party line. What was the blabbermouth's actual name?

 

Ruthie?

 

15) Who played the Brooklyn Blabbermouth?

 

Florence Halop

 

16) What job did the blabbermouth have? (Bonus points if you can name what job Liz assumed she held)

 

She worked in the complaint department for a gumball machine company

 

16) What were the school colours of Mr. Atterbury & George's alma mater?

 

17) What sorority did Liz & Iris belong to?

 

18) What guest actor voiced a different character in almost every episode he appeared in?

 

Both Hans Conried and Frank Nelson

 

19) Mary Jane Croft first worked with Lucille Ball in one episode of her radio series. Name the episode and her character.

 

Mary Jane played Margaret Baldwin, PhD (pronounced "FUD" by Liz) in "Liz's Radio Script."

 

20) Liz once told George that she wanted to buy a hat set with faux vegetables before Iris bought it. What was George's stinging retort?

 

21) What was Mr. Atterburys angry catchphrase?

 

"GAD!"

 

22) How did the Atterburys always greet the Coopers?

 

"George-Boy! Liz-Girl!"/"Liz-Girl! George-Boy!"

 

23) When Liz was accused of robbing gum machines, she sarcastically confessed to being the ring-leader of a band of thieves. What name did she give the ring-leader?

Two Gun Jean, the Chickle Queen?

 

24) Tired of rumours about George having an affair, Liz spread a rumour about Mr. Atterbury. What was the rumour?

Mr. Atterbury was seen getting a Coke with his secretary? One glass; two straws

 

25) When the girls snuck up on their husbands at a college football game, what did they disguise themselves as?

Food vendors?

 

26) Who mistook a love letter from Katy as being from Liz?

 

Mr. Dabney the butcher

 

27) When George cut Liz's funding off for being over budget, what was the only thing they had in the house to eat?

 

Beans

 

28) Name the music teacher who taught Liz piano and George violin.

 

Professor Krausmeyer

 

29) Name the lonely hearts club where Liz saught Mrs. Cooper a boyfriend.

 

30) Who played Liz & George in the short-lived television version of the show.

 

Barry Nelson played George. Liz was played by Joan Caulfield and Vanessa Brown.

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Excellent job! I won't answer the ones you didn't yet, to see if anyone gets them.

 

Without cheating, here are my best answers. Great questions!

 

1) How many actors voiced Rudolph Atterbury over the course of the series? Bonus points if you can name all of them.

 

Three: Hans Conried, Joseph Kearns, and Gale Gordon

 

2) What was the Cooper's original surname?

 

Cugat

 

3) Eleanor Audley appeared numerous times as Liz's mother in law, but who voiced her for the character's debut appearance?

 

Bea Benadaret

 

4) What was Liz Cooper's maiden name?

 

Elliot

 

5) Mr. Atterbury bought a new black car in "Liz Teaches Iris to Drive". What kind of car had Iris hoped to get?

 

A canary yellow convertible? Did she want leopard upholstery too? :marionstrong: VERY GOOD!

 

6) Name Katy's first husband.

 

Clarence

 

7) Name Katy's other six husbands.

 

Their names spell PHOOEY. I know the last two are Engelburt and Yancy. PETER, HAROLD, OSCAR, ORVILLE, ENGELBURT AND YANCY. NICE JOB!

 

8) Hans Conreid recurred as the Cooper's neighbour, Mr. Wood. Named the episode that marked the character's debut appearance.

 

"The Elves"

 

9) How many children did the Wood family have?

 

Eleven

 

10) Name the song Liz & Mr. Wood wrote for a radio songwriting contest (which was sung to the tune of what existing song?)

 

The tune was "Home on the Range." I can't think of the title, but the song goes: "I've got a girl/her first name is Pearl/She comes from Pittsburg, PA/She looks like a witch/But her old man is rich/And her last name is Yippee-Ky-ay." EXACTLY, I JUST ASSUMED THE TITLE WAS "PEARLE YIPPIE-KY-AY"

 

11) Name the radio play Liz wrote for a writer's contest.

 

John's Other Whistler

 

12) Name Jess Oppenheimer's first episode as writer.

 

"Young Matron League Tryouts"

 

13) Who was Katy's recurring boyfriend, and what was his profession (bonus points if you name the actor who voiced him)?

 

Harrison Q. Negley. He was a mailman played by Jay Novello.

 

14) The "Brooklyn Blabbermouth" (Nasal Hazel) was a constant thorne in Liz's side, frequently hogging their party line. What was the blabbermouth's actual name?

 

Ruthie? YES

 

15) Who played the Brooklyn Blabbermouth?

 

Florence Halop

 

16) What job did the blabbermouth have? (Bonus points if you can name what job Liz assumed she held)

 

She worked in the complaint department for a gumball machine company YES, THE BALLEYHOO VENDING MACHINE COMPANY. LIZ THOUGHT SHE MUST BE A PIN SETTER AT THE BOWLING ALLEY

 

16) What were the school colours of Mr. Atterbury & George's alma mater?

 

17) What sorority did Liz & Iris belong to?

 

18) What guest actor voiced a different character in almost every episode he appeared in?

 

Both Hans Conried and Frank Nelson YES I'D THOUGHT OF NELSON, BUT GOOD POINT WITH CONREID TOO.

 

19) Mary Jane Croft first worked with Lucille Ball in one episode of her radio series. Name the episode and her character.

 

Mary Jane played Margaret Baldwin, PhD (pronounced "FUD" by Liz) in "Liz's Radio Script."

 

20) Liz once told George that she wanted to buy a hat set with faux vegetables before Iris bought it. What was George's stinging retort?

 

21) What was Mr. Atterburys angry catchphrase?

 

"GAD!"

 

22) How did the Atterburys always greet the Coopers?

 

"George-Boy! Liz-Girl!"/"Liz-Girl! George-Boy!"

 

23) When Liz was accused of robbing gum machines, she sarcastically confessed to being the ring-leader of a band of thieves. What name did she give the ring-leader?

Two Gun Jean, the Chickle Queen? LOL, YES :)

 

24) Tired of rumours about George having an affair, Liz spread a rumour about Mr. Atterbury. What was the rumour?

Mr. Atterbury was seen getting a Coke with his secretary? One glass; two straws YES, WHICH MORPHED INTO "SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE CONTINENTAL NIGHTCLUB WITH A BEAUTIFUL BLONDE", WHICH TURNED OUT TO BE TRUE!

 

25) When the girls snuck up on their husbands at a college football game, what did they disguise themselves as?

Food vendors? YES, LIZ SELLING HOT DOGS, IRIS SELLING "ICE COLD POP"

 

26) Who mistook a love letter from Katy as being from Liz?

 

Mr. Dabney the butcher

 

27) When George cut Liz's funding off for being over budget, what was the only thing they had in the house to eat?

 

Beans

 

28) Name the music teacher who taught Liz piano and George violin.

 

Professor Krausmeyer

 

29) Name the lonely hearts club where Liz saught Mrs. Cooper a boyfriend.

 

30) Who played Liz & George in the short-lived television version of the show.

 

Barry Nelson played George. Liz was played by Joan Caulfield and Vanessa Brown.

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Here are the answers to the remaining questions. I'll think up more shortly.

 

16) What were the school colours of Mr. Atterbury & George's alma mater?

Burnt Sienna and Slate Grey

 

17) What sorority did Liz & Iris belong to?

Delta Upsilon Delta (George: "Doesn't Iris belong to the same one?" Mr. Atterbury: "Yes, she's a DUD too.")

 

20) Liz once told George that she wanted to buy a hat set with faux vegetables before Iris bought it. What was George's stinging retort?

"Good, she's got the face to go with a New England boiled dinner!"

 

29) Name the lonely hearts club where Liz saught Mrs. Cooper a boyfriend.

The Sheridan Falls Friendship Centre

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Round Two!

 

 

 

1) Liz & George had Katy as a maid. What was the name of the Atterbury's maid?

 

2) What was Iris's maiden name?

 

3) Name Katy's early love interest.

 

4) What was George's college nickname?

 

5) What was Rudolph's college nickname?

 

6) Liz & Iris once paid $10 for a car. What brand of car was it?

 

7) Jay Novello recurred as the mailman Mr. Negley. Name two other characters he voiced.

 

8) What lake did Liz & George attempt to drive a borrowed trailer to?

 

9 Which actress did Bessie, the beautician, tell a black-haired Liz she resembled?

 

10) What was Iris's response to this?

 

11) In Liz's little black book, the entry for "Gale Gordon" had HBL next to it. What does HBL stand for?

 

12) Who was the only person in Liz's family who was ever on time?

 

13) When Liz & Iris fought to lose the most weight, what name did the butcher bestow on the competition?

 

14) What classic Disney song did the Coopers and Atterburys once listen to on the radio?

 

15) In Liz's own words, what was her original hair colour?

 

16) The season 1 finale, "Reminiscing", included re-created flashbacks to three earlier episodes. What were those episodes?

 

17) Name the actor who voiced George in the original pilot.

 

18) Whom did Lucille originally want to play George?

 

19) Name the six original flavours of Jell-O advertised on the show.

 

20) Who played Liz's other girlfriend, Marge van Tassle?

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