How Well You Remember A Bit Of Fry And Laurie?

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How Well You Remember A Bit Of Fry And Laurie? - Quiz

A Bit Of Fry And Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlight members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995. How well do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many episodes constituted the Fry and Laurie series?

    • A.

      24

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      26

    • D.

      27

    Correct Answer
    C. 26
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 26. This means that there were a total of 26 episodes in the Fry and Laurie series.

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  • 2. 

    What other name was commonly known for the series , "Bit of Fry and Laurie"?

    • A.

      Boggle

    • B.

      Boffle

    • C.

      Buggy

    • D.

      Boffly

    Correct Answer
    B. Boffle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Boffle. "Bit of Fry and Laurie" was commonly known by the name Boffle.

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  • 3. 

    Which network broadcasted the first three series?

    • A.

      CBS

    • B.

      BBC1

    • C.

      FOX

    • D.

      BBC2

    Correct Answer
    D. BBC2
    Explanation
    BBC2 is the correct answer because it is the network that broadcasted the first three series. CBS, BBC1, and FOX are not the correct answers as they did not broadcast the first three series.

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  • 4. 

    In which year did Fry and Laurie meet and became friends?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1982

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    A. 1980
    Explanation
    Fry and Laurie met and became friends in 1980.

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  • 5. 

    Through whom did Fry and Laurie become friends?

    • A.

      Doris Trufsis

    • B.

      Elizabeth Wilde

    • C.

      Emma Thompson

    • D.

      Doreen Huge

    Correct Answer
    C. Emma Thompson
    Explanation
    Fry and Laurie became friends through Emma Thompson.

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  • 6. 

    Which University was Fry and Laurie admitted?

    • A.

      Harvard University

    • B.

      Standford University

    • C.

      University of Cambridge

    • D.

      Ohio Univeristy

    Correct Answer
    C. University of Cambridge
    Explanation
    Fry and Laurie were admitted to the University of Cambridge.

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  • 7. 

    What phrase was usually used by Fry and Laurie to refer to themselves?

    • A.

      Ma Colleague

    • B.

      M'Colleague

    • C.

      Ma colleague

    • D.

      M'colleague

    Correct Answer
    D. M'colleague
    Explanation
    Fry and Laurie usually referred to themselves as "M'colleague." This phrase is a play on the formal term "my colleague," with the contraction "M'" added for a humorous effect. It is a signature catchphrase used by the comedy duo to address each other in their sketches and shows.

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  • 8. 

    What was the nature of the program, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie"?

    • A.

      Sketch show cast

    • B.

      Talk show

    • C.

      Film

    • D.

      Stage comedy

    Correct Answer
    A. Sketch show cast
    Explanation
    "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" was a sketch show cast. This means that the program consisted of various comedic sketches performed by the cast members, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. Unlike a talk show where guests are interviewed or a film that tells a story, this program focused on presenting a series of humorous skits and scenarios.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the non appearing character in various sketches?

    • A.

      Mr. Hood

    • B.

      Mr. Dillard

    • C.

      Dr. Who

    • D.

      Mr. Fiddle

    Correct Answer
    B. Mr. Dillard
    Explanation
    Mr. Dillard was the non appearing character in various sketches. This can be inferred from the fact that the other three options, Mr. Hood, Dr. Who, and Mr. Fiddle, are mentioned as appearing characters in the sketches.

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  • 10. 

    Why was Fry trying to hide his sexuality while in college?

    • A.

      Because he was gay

    • B.

      Because he was a womanizer

    • C.

      Because he was a virgin

    • D.

      Because he knew Laurie would not accept him for what he was

    Correct Answer
    A. Because he was gay
    Explanation
    Fry was trying to hide his sexuality while in college because he was gay. He likely felt the need to conceal his true identity due to societal stigma, fear of discrimination, or the potential rejection from his peers, including Laurie. This suggests that he was not comfortable being open about his sexual orientation during that time.

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