Encore Question of January 18th, 1997.


  1. Gilligan's Island
  2. The Brady Bunch
  3. The Facts Of Life
  4. Diff'rent Strokes
  5. Three's Company

Tonight I have a big lead thanks to having won each round and having very weak competition on this record breaking cold night. With 24393 points and GORDY with 14063 I can't lose this game by risking only 10% even if I'm wrong. A 50% bet would probably put me on or near the Top 20 continental board. Nope I only go for 10%. The P+ points mark is only 11000 so I'd think this would be a tough question.

Question: "The Peppermint Trolley Company" sang the theme song song to this sitcom:

I don't know this one. I can play each one over in my head but they all seem to have a mix of guys and girls. I've seen this group's one hit listed in a music book but never heard their song 'Baby You Come Rolling Across My Mind' because the oldies station in Toronto never seems to play any song that wasn't at least Top 10. Their playlist seems so small with the same songs played over and over so maybe that's why the ratings are down. Group name sounds like bubblegum so I should have thought 'all white' but I press in '4'.

Correct Answer:...2 The Brady Bunch

I was wrong as well as five of the six players. Someone well back in the pack guessed right. I end with 21954 and 2000 P Plus points and an electronic gold medal. That's good for 1321st in North America. The bar is 1743rd but then with the next closest score to mine back at 8000 something after getting the question wrong, I guess that's the best we could expect. [At home, my book has the band listed as four guys for their hit but we all remember girl voices for the daughters in the show opening?]

The band tonight was 'The High Rollers' (wow they're back after only two weeks). The crowd was sparce with few regulars.

Other games:
9:30pm..Wipeout..11551/15000...1st/8...1000P+ points, 723rd in North America, bar was 1621st, I arrived late but got in for the third question and still caught everyone.
10:00pm..Playback..(see above)
11:00pm..RetroTV..10213/15000...1st/5...2000+ points, 1783rd in NA, bar is 917th.
11:30pm..Countdown..12903/15800...1st/5...1000+ points, 49th in NA, bar is 536th.
12:00am..Countdown..12976/16000...1st/2...1000+ points, 179th in NA, bar is 1875th.
12:30am..Countdown..11476/15000...1st/1...1000+ points, 59th in NA, bar is 2224th. (proves one player can not do it alone!)

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