Kathie Lee & Hoda: Who Knew? Back To School Movies Trivia
It’s the time of year that all the kids dread, back to school! Kathie Lee and Hoda are going to hit the books and test you on your favorite back-to-school movies and songs to see if you make the grade, including The Breakfast Club, 21 Jump Street and Grease 2. Tim Stack, Senior Writer for Entertainment Weekly, joined the ladies t help out.
Back-To School Movies Trivia: The Breakfast Club
In the movie The Breakfast Club, where do the five students serve detention?
The correct answer is the library. Tim said John Hughes’ son went to a school in Illinois and they called their detention group The Breakfast Club and he got the idea from there.
Back To School Movies Trivia: 1980s TV Remake
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill returned to school as undercover cops in what movie that was a remake of a 1980s TV show?
- Dukes of Hazzard
- Saved by the Bell
- 21 Jump Street
- The A-Team
The correct answer is 21 Jump Street. Tim said it was a hit movie back in the spring. It propelled Channing back on the A-List. They played older men that went back to high school.
Back-To School Movies Trivia: Grease 2 Song Lyrics
Finish the lyrics to this back-to-school song from Grease 2: “I gotta go back, back, back to school again…”
The correct answer is “You won’t find me ‘til the clock strikes three. I’m gonna be there ‘til then.” Hoda said she didn’t know it and no one in the studio knew it. Tim said there clearly aren’t enough homosexuals in this room, because Grease 2 is a gay classic.
Back-To School Movies Trivia: Dead Poets Society
In the movie Dead Poets Society, Robin Williams’ character John Keating teaches his students what phrase on the first day of school?
- Habeas corpus
- Mea culpa
- Carpe diem
- Veni, vidi, vici
The correct answer is carpe diem. Tim said Robin Williams inspires his class by teaching them this, which is to seize the day.
Back-To School Movies Trivia: Harry Potter
Harry Potter receives an invitation from an owl to attend what school?
- Durmstrang Institute for Magical Learning
- Godric’s Hollow
- Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
The correct answer is Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy. Tim said it was named after a lily J.K. Rowling discovered.
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