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Do you remember Eric and Ernie?

All about one of Britain's favourite comedy duos, Morecambe and Wise 20 Questions.

 
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1

In what year was Eric Morecambe born?

  • 1925
  • 1926
  • 1927

2

What was Eric's real name?

  • Eric James Barrowman
  • James John Burton
  • John Eric Bartholomew

3

In what year was Ernie Wise born?

  • 1925
  • 1926
  • 1927

4

What was Ernie's real name?

  • Ernest Wiseman
  • James Johnson
  • Arthur Weston

5

When did the Morecambe and wise partnership first start?

  • 1939
  • 1941
  • 1943

6

In what year were they reunited after war service broke up their act?

  • 1946
  • 1948
  • 1950

7

What was the name of the show Eric and Ernie appeared in on ATV from 1961 until 1968?

  • Two of a Kind
  • Morecambe and Wise
  • Wise and Morecambe

8

The Morecambe and Wise Show appeared on the BBC from 1968 until?

  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978

9

On returning to ITV, Eric and Ernie worked for which company?

  • ATV
  • Thames Television
  • Granada Television

10

To whom did Eric famously say "I'm playing all the right notes—but not necessarily in the right order."

  • Andre Previn
  • Yehudi Menhuin
  • Billy Cotton

11

In which popular TV police drama did Eric and Ernie appear in return for it's stars appearing in a Christmas Special?

  • The Bill
  • Softly Softly
  • The Sweeney

12

Which newsreader performed a surprising dance routine in the 1976 Christmas Special?

  • Angela Rippon
  • Robert Dougall
  • Anne Diamond

13

Which well known astronomer appeared in a song and dance routine in the 1971 Christmas Special?

  • Carl Sagan
  • Patrick Moore
  • Fred Hoyle

14

Which former Prime Minister appeared in the 1978 Christmas Special?

  • Edward Heath
  • James Callaghan
  • Harold Wilson

15

What was the title of the film starring Eric and Ernie made in 1983?

  • The Intelligence Men
  • Night Train to Murder
  • The Magnificent Two

16

Which was Eric and Ernie's final show together?

  • Christmas 1983
  • Christmas 1984
  • Christmas 1985

17

Which well-known TV star had a slightly larger Christmas Show audience in 1977 than Morecambe and Wise?

  • The Queen
  • Mike Yarwood
  • Billy Cotton

18

Which song was their signature tune for many years?

  • Following You Around
  • Don't You Agree
  • Bring Me Sunshine

19

Which actress appeared at the end of many of their shows and thanked the audience “for watching me and my little show”?

  • Honor Blackman
  • Janet Webb
  • Glenda Jackson

20

In which year were Eric and Ernie awarded the OBE?

  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978

 

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