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Choose an answer from the three choices and True or False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

 Alan's TV Shows FUN Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE1. The premise of the show revolves around an extraterrestrial research expedition attempting to live as a "normal" human family in the fictional city of Rutherford, Ohio, where they live in a loft apartment. What is the town.

  • Rutherford, Ohio
  • Springfield, Ohio
  • Columbus, Ohio

2. Dick Solomon, the High Commander and leader of the expedition, is the family provider, and takes a position as a physics professor at Pendelton State University.

  • True or False?

3. Information officer Harry has been given the body of a teenager and is forced to enroll in high school (later college), leaving security officer Sally and communications officer Tommy to spend their lives as thirty something hanging out at home and bouncing through short-term jobs.

  • True or False?

4. The family often communicates with their off-world (and usually unseen) boss, The Big Giant Head, who apparently only got the job by kissing "The Big Giant Butt." When in human form, the Big Giant Head is an arrogant, alcoholic sexual predator. Who played the human form, Big Giant Head?

  • William Shatner
  • Jane Curtin
  • Wayne Knight

5. Who was the "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series" Emmy winner in 1996, 1997, and 1999?

  • Randy Newman
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • John Lithgow

6. Who was Dick's colleague and on-and-off girlfriend. She felt that Dick was an insensitive idiot, but she could not avoid the infatuation of his quirkiness or child-like actions. Reference is often made to the insecurity caused by her bad parenting, and the fact that before Dick arrived, she was known for sleeping around, and had even been nicknamed "Dr. Slutbunny."

  • Jane Curtin
  • Simbi Khali
  • Elmarie Wendel)

7. Who played Dr. Liam Neesam, a professor who briefly has a relationship with Mary, and is later revealed to be an evil alien who wants to change humans into chimps (seasons 3 & 6)?  The name is a play on actor Liam Neeson.

  • John Cleese
  • Bill Arnold
  • Mark Reynolds

8. In season 6, who appeared as Renata Albright, Mary's rich sister?

  • Helen Hunt
  • Megan Mullaly
  • Debbie Reynolds

9. Who was NOT a girlfriend of Tommy?

  • August Leffler
  • Alissa Strudwick
  • Vicki Dubcek

10. In season 4, who plays Charlotte Everley, an alien hunter who discovers the truth about Dick and tries to dissect him.

  • Cindy Crawford
  • Kathy Bates
  • Roseanne Barr

Check Your Answers 

  1. Rutherford, Ohio
  2. True
  3. False. Information officer was Tommy and communications officer was Harry.
  4. William Shatner
  5. John Lithgow
  6. Jane Curtin
  7. John Cleese
  8. Megan Mullaly
  9. Vicki Dubcek
  10. Kathy Bates

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