Transcript 12/13/2020 - Cedric the Entertainer

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Transcript 12/13/2020 - Cedric the Entertainer

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Cedric the Entertainer

Cedric thinks that having hosted the show he has an advantage because he's absorbed a lot of knowledge by asking the questions. He is playing for the Kyles Family Foundation, working on women's health issues and providing scholarships, in the St. Louis area. The smartest person he knows is his youngest sister Sharita Kyles Wilson. She's a professor at Pepperdine University and teaches public speaking and interpersonal communication.

$100: A giant, eighteen-foot fish is a central character in which of these classic works of literature?
A - The Grapes of Wrath
B - The Old Man and the Sea
C - The Great Gatsby
D - Wuthering Halibut

Cedric immediately asks his sister, who tells him it's B. Cedric says it seems too easy.
Answer: B (The Old Man and the Sea)
$200: One of the most successful inventions in Shark Tank history, the Squatty Potty is designed to be used in what room of the house?
A - laundry room
B - kitchen
C - bedroom
D - bathroom
Answer: D (bathroom)
$300: Which of these brands is not name-checked in the lyrics of the song "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend"?
A - Cartier
B - Tiffany & Co.
C - Old Navy
D - Harry Winston
Answer: C (Old Navy)
$500: Night Sky and SkyView are two iPhone apps that help users identify what?
A - flowers
B - song lyrics
C - constellations
D - animal tracks

Cedric asks his sister, who says it's constellations. It's one of her favorite apps; she uses it all the time.
Answer: C (constellations)
$1000: Located in front of the Virginia Theater in Champaign, Illinois is a statue of Roger Ebert giving what gesture?
A - peace sign
B - "talk to the hand"
C - thumbs up
D - finger guns
Answer: C (thumbs up)
commercial break

$2000: Because it's made up of dozens of small islands, which of these major U.S. cities is technically an archipelago?
A - Chicago
B - New York City
C - Los Angeles
D - Washington, D.C.

Cedric asks his sister, who says that using deductive reasoning the answer is B. Manhattan, Staten, Long, are all islands.
Answer: B (New York City)
$4000: Inspired by one of his most famous quotes, the logo of Louisville's Muhammad Ali International Airport is shaped like a what?
A - flea
B - cricket
C - ladybug
D - butterfly
Answer: D (butterfly)
$8000: In which of these romantic comedies do the two main characters not meet until the final scene of the film?
A - Sleepless in Seattle
B - Notting Hill
C - The Princess Bride
D - Something's Gotta Give

Cedric's sister is a big romcom fan and she knows the answer.
Answer: A (Sleepless in Seattle)
commercial break

$16,000: "A short dead dude" is listed as the "top definition" on Urban Dictionary for what historic name?
A - Copernicus
B - Columbus
C - Napoleon
D - Mozart

Cedric asks his sister. She says that again using deductive reasoning, Napoleon was known for being short and references the Napoleon Complex. Cedric says he's never heard this in the 'hood or in a rap lyric.
Answer: C (Napoleon)
$32,000: Despite being the most popular dog in the U.S. for decades, what breed has never won best in show at the Westminster Dog Show?
A - bulldog
B - Labrador retriever
C - German shepherd
D - Siberian husky

Cedric has two Yorkies, Brooklyn and Trixie. He asks if his sister has any thoughts. She says that D can be eliminated. Cedric feels that C has never won. His sister was leaning that way also.
Answer: B (Labrador retriever)
commercial break

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