The Great Pretender



This week's virtual CST 'Friendship Group' had a theme of 'The Great Pretender'. It looked at actors and musicians who pretend or have pretended to be other people. In other words, celebrities with alter-egos.


After introductions we got straight into the picture and music quiz.



ROUND 1. Men Dressed As Women


1. Name the character from a 1993 comedy movie and the male actor who played her?

Can anyone remember her Christian name?



2. Name the character from a 1982 comedy movie and the male actor who played her?

What was the character's proper name?



3. Name this character and the male celebrity who played her?

Which TV series about animals does he currently host?



4. Name this character and the comedian who played her in his TV comedy series?

What was her catchphrase?



5. Name this character and the comedian who played her in his TV comedy series?

What was her catchphrase?



6. Name this character and the comedian who plays her in his TV comedy series?

What was her Christian name?



7. SONG. 'On Mother Kelly's Doorstep', sung by Danny La Rue. YouTube link here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xOirOT3cM4


What road was Mother Kelly's doorstep on?



ROUND 2. Superheroes


8. Name the superheroes? What was the character on the left's non superhero name?

Which city did they fight crime in?



9. Name the superhero? What was the character's non superhero name?

Which newspaper did he write for?



10. Name the superhero? What was the character's non superhero name?

Who played him in the 2002 movie?



11. Name the superhero? What was the character's non superhero name?

Who played her in the TV series?



12. Name the superhero? What was the character's non superhero name?

Who played him in the 2011 movie?



13. Name the hero? What was the character's proper name?

Who played him in the 1998 movie? Who was his co-star?



14. SONG. 'Flash Gordon', performed but Queen - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfmrHTdXgK4


Who was his arch enemy?



ROUND 3. Puppeteers


15. Name the puppet and puppeteer?

Who did they assault live on TV in 1976?



16. Name the puppet and puppeteer?

What was the name of the hit single they had in 1983?



17. Name the puppet and puppeteer?



18. Name the puppets and puppeteer?



19. Name the puppet and puppeteer?

Which TV show did they first appear on?



20. Name the puppet and puppeteer?

Name the show they featured on?



21. SONG. 'We All Stand Together', sung by Paul McCartney and The Frog Chorus - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PMiP90ntZ8


What is the name of the bear pictured in the video?



ROUND 4. Mainly Chat Shows


22. Name the chat show host character and actor?

What TV comedy series did she co-write with Craig Cash?



23. Name the chat show host character and actor?

Who was her bridesmaid and long-time companion?



24. Name the chat show host character and actor?



25. Name the chat show host character and actor?

Which radio station did he also host a chat show on?

What was his catchphrase?



26. Name the interviewer and gorilla, as well as who played the gorilla?

What TV comedy series was this clip from?


Here is the classic comedy clip - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2425461034333084



27. Name the TV comedy duo?

What was their catchphrase?



28. SONG. 'Brass In Pocket', by The Pretenders - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7Hy7uAb_eU


Who was the lead singer of The Pretenders?



ROUND 5. Films


29. Name this 1982 movie and the actress which played this male performer?