'Watching The Detectives' Music & Picture Quiz





Here is a 'Watching The Detectives' picture quiz, mostly of TV detectives, with a few catchphrases and songs included.


Before beginning, ask members if they have a favourite TV detective show?

Do they have a favourite actor or actress who plays a convincing sleuth?

Is it a genre they enjoy?


What about their favourite thriller movie?

Or thriller author?

Would they prefer a gritty story, like 'Prime Suspect', or something a bit lighter like 'Midsomer Murders'?

Who would prefer something completely different altogether, such as a comedy or musical?


Okay, here goes.

Ask members to have a pen and paper ready to hand, to note their answers.


Simplify the questions as appropriate, for example, just ask the name of the TV show.





1. Name the TV show?

Name the character?

Name the actress? (A point for each part of the questions.)







2. Name the TV show?

Name the actor?

Who wrote the books?







3. Name the character?

Name the actress?

Who wrote these stories?







4. Name the character?

Name the actor?

What was his nationality?







5. Name the TV show?

Name the actresses?

Where was it set?







6. Name the TV show?

Name the actor?

A bonus point if you can name the bridge in this photograph?







7. Name the TV show?

Name the actors?







This links to our first song. 'Don't Give Up On Us Baby', by David Soul.

Here's a link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aH3H1auHcA



8. What was his other UK number 1 hit?







9. Name the movie?

Name the characters?

Name the actors?






10. Name the TV show?

Was he human or cyborg?







11. Name the TV show?

Name the characters?

Name the actors?







12. Name the TV show?

Name the character?

Name the actress?







13. Name the TV show?

Name the character?

Name the actor?

What was the other detective series he starred in, which was based in Jersey?







14. Name the TV series?

Name the actor?

What was his catchphrase?







15. Name the detective?

Name the actor?

Who was his Chinese side kick (literally)?







Here's our next song. The introduction to the cartoon 'Pink Panther' series - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bii-PIGprv8


16. In the movie, what was the 'Pink Panther'?







17. Name the TV show?

Name the characters? (Bonus point if you can get the chap on the left's Christian name.)

Name the actors?

Where was it set?







18. Name the TV show?

Name the actor?

Where was it set?







19. Name the TV show?

Name the character?

Name the actor?







20. Name the TV show?

Name the characters?

Name the actors?

What was the catchphrase?







21. Name the TV show?

Name the actor?

In which type of building did he live?







22. Name the TV show?

Name the character?

Name the actor?







23. Name the character?

Name the actor?

What alcoholic drink did he enjoy?







Here's our next song. 'Goldfinger', by Shirley Bassey - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D1nK7q2i8I


24. In this movie, who played the part of Pussy Galore?







25. Name the TV show?

Name the actor?

What was his catchphrase?

What did he like to have in his mouth?







26. Name the TV show?

Name the actor?

Why was he called (name of the show)?







27. Name the TV show?

Name the characters?

Name the actors?







28. Name the TV show?

Name the characters?

Name the actors?

Who is the chap sat in the car married to?







29. Name the TV show?

Name the characters?

Name the actors?







30. Name the TV show?

Name the actors?

Who was their boss and minder?







31. Name the characters?

Name the actors?

What hat did the chap on the right famously wear?

What instrument did he play to help him think?







Our next song is 'Baker Street' by Gerry Rafferty - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y5cGZUa304


32. What London Underground line is 'Baker Street' on?







33. Name the character?

Name the actor?

What were his bionic powers?







34. Name the TV show?

What were their real life names?







35. Name the TV show?

Name the police officer?







36. Name the TV show?

Name the police chief?







37. Name the TV show?

Name the characters?






38. Name the TV show?

Name the actress?







39. Name the TV show?

Name the actor?







40. Name the TV show?

Name the actor?

What was his catchphrase?







Our final song is 'Diamonds Are Forever', sung by Shirley Bassey - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwbEuzJCnqI


41. What is Shirley Bassey's nickname?





Go through the answers.

Ask members to add up their points.

Today's virtual prize is the above bag of diamonds.


















For a final singalong, ask members to choose from:


- 'I Shot The Sheriff', by Eric Clapton - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fou_HD2S5KA

- 'Watching The Detectives', by Elvis Costello - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snPDoXl9ZPs (This is a great video to show, as it showcases some of the old black and white detective movies.)

- or 'Every Breath You Take', by The Police - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMOGaugKpzs







ANSWERS



1. 'Murder She Wrote'

Jessica Fletcher

Angela Lansbury



2. 'Father Brown'

Mark Williams

GK Chesterton



3. Miss Jane Marple

Joan Hickson

Agatha Christie



4. Hercule Poirot

David Suchet

Belgian



5. 'Cagney And Lacey'

Sharon Gless and Tyne Daley

New York



6. 'Shoestring'

Trevor Eve

Clifton Suspension Bridge



7. 'Starsky And Hutch'

Paul Michael-Glaser and David Soul



8. 'Silver Lady'



9. 'Silence Of The Lambs'

Hannibal Lecter and Agent Clarice Starling ("I ate his liver with some java beans and a nice Chianti!")

Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster



10. 'Inspector Gadget'

Cyborg



11. 'The X Files' ("The truth is out there!")

Dana Scully and Fox Mulder

Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny



12. 'Prime Suspect'

D.I. Jane Tennison

Helen Mirren



13. 'Midsomer Murders'

D.I. Tom Barnaby

John Nettles

'Bergerac'



14. 'Columbo'

Peter Falk

"Just one more thing."



15. Inspector Jacques Clouseau

Peter Sellers

Cato



16. A diamond



17. 'Morse'

Endeavour Morse and Robbie Lewis

John Thaw and Kevin Whately

Oxford



18. 'Magnum P.I.'

Tom Selleck

Hawaii



19. 'The Saint'

Simon Templar

Roger Moore



20. 'Hawaii Five O'

Steve McGarrett and Danno Williams

Jack Lord and James MacArthur

"Book 'em Danno!"



21. 'Jonathan Creek'

Alan Davies

Windmill



22. 'The Rockford Files'

Jim Rockford

James Garner



23. James Bond

Sean Connery

"A Martini, shaken not stirred."



24. Honor Blackman



25. 'Kojak'

Telly Savalas

"Who loves ya Baby?"

Lollipop



26. 'Ironside'

Raymond Burr

He was confined to a wheelchair



27. 'The Sweeney'

D.I. Jack Regan and Det Sgt. George Carter

John Thaw and Dennis Waterman



28. 'The Streets Of San Fransisco'

Det Lt Mike Stone and Ins Steve Keller

Karl Malden and Michael Douglas

Catherine Zeta-Jones



29. 'Miami Vice'

Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs

Don Johnson and Philip Michael Douglas



30. 'Charlies Angels'

Jacqueline Smith, Kate Jackson and Farah Fawcett-Majors

Bosley



31. Dr John Watson and Sherlock Holmes

Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch

Deerstalker

Violin



32. 'Metropolitan'



33. Steve Austin

Lee Majors (Who was married to Farah Fawcett-Majors)

Infrared vision, 20:1 zoom on vision, bionic left arm (strength of a bulldozer), bionic legs (ability to run 60mph)



34. 'Batman'

Bruce Wayne & Dick Grayson



35. 'Top Cat'

Officer Dibble



36. 'The Simpsons'

Chief Wiggum



37. 'Scooby Doo'

Velma, Scooby, Shaggy, Daphne & Fred (and Scrappy Doo)



38. 'Vera'

Brenda Blethyn



39. 'A Touch Of Frost'

David Jason



40. 'Dixon Of Dock Green'

Jack Warner

"Evening all!"



41. 'The Girl From Tiger Bay.'