Father’s Day Trivia: Bill Cosby & Tony Soprano: Famous TV & Movie Dads


Kathie Lee & Hoda: Who Knew? Father’s Day Trivia

It is time for Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb’s weekly trivia game, Who Knew? In honor of Father’s Day coming up, the ladies ask Father’s Day Trivia questions regarding famous TV and Film Dads. Joining them in the studio to help them with the trivia is Dave Krager, Senior Writer at Entertainment Weekly.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Bill Cosby Emmy Awards

It is time for Kathie Lee and Hoda's weekly trivia game, Who Knew?, and in honor of Father's Day they ask questions on famous TV/Film Dads

It is time for Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb's weekly trivia game, Who Knew?, and in honor of Father's Day they ask questions on famous TV/Film Dads.


Bill Cosby received two Emmy Awards for Best Actor for The Cosby Show?

  1. True
  2. False

This is false. Dave Krager says that Bill Cosby was never even nominated for Best Actor while on The Cosby Show.

Father’s Day Trivia: The Sopranos

In The Sopranos, Tony Soprano lived with his family in New Jersey. What was the FBI’s code name for their home?

  1. The Spaghetti Factory
  2. The Ketchup Factory
  3. The Sausage Factory
  4. The Cheese Factory

Correct answer is The Sausage Factory. Dave Krager said this was just a derogatory name the FBI had for them, but was not only mentioned quietly in Season 3.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Jerry Stiller Roles

Jerry Stiller is famous for his role as George’s eccentric father, Frank Costanza, on Seinfeld, but on what other sitcom did he play an oddball Dad?

  1. According to Jim
  2. King of Queens
  3. Yes, Dear
  4. Everybody Loves Raymond

The correct answer is King of Queens. Dave Krager said there is something about Jerry Stiller, who is such a nice guy, but he can do an annoying guy excellent.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Steve Martin Father of the Bride

Which actor plays Steve Martin’s role as father of the bride, George Banks, in the original Father of the Bride?

  1. Spencer Tracy
  2. James Stewart
  3. Cary Grant
  4. Clark Gable

The correct answer is Spencer Tracy and his daughter was played by Elizabeth Taylor in her first young adult role.

Father’s Day Trivia: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

When Clark Griswold had to replace and cut down the tree in the front yard in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, what was inside it?

  1. Chipmunk
  2. Skunk
  3. Opossum
  4. Squirrel

The correct answer is squirrel. Dave Krager and Hoda Jotb say this is such a great scene and the squirrel has everyone going crazy.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Father Knows Best

What was patriarch Jim Anderson’s profession on Father Knows Best?

  1. Car Salesman
  2. Insurance Agent
  3. Lawyer
  4. Doctor

The correct answer is Insurance Agent. Dave Krager said he worked for The General Insurance Company, but never seemed to be at work.

How did you score on this Father’s Day trivia challenge?


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