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TV Diary: Do you know your series about phenomena?

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 12:01 am

One of ABC's newest TV series, Marvel's “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” focuses on agents from the worldwide law-enforcement organization who investigate strange phenomena across the globe. It airs at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Clark Gregg stars as Agent Phil Coulson, the role he has played in the “Ultimate Spider-Man” 2012-13 TV series and “The Avengers,” “Thor” and “Iron Man” films.

He is joined by Brett Dalton as Agent Grant Ward, Min-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge at Agent Jemma Simmons and Chloe Bennet as Skye.

There have been other series about phenomena and strange events.

1. Name the FBI duo who investigated the paranormal in this Fox series that ran 1993-2002.

2. Name the Indiana town that was the focus of this 1991-92 TV series.

3. Who hosted “Unsolved Mysteries” from 1987 to 2002?

4. Name the 1970-73 TV series in which an alien race kidnaps and kills humans for body parts and a secret military organization defends Earth.

5. Who produced “Amazing Stories” (1985-87)?

6. This TV series presented tales of horror inspired by paintings in…?

7. The Master of Suspense hosted this show 1955-62.

Answers

1. Fox Mulder (Dave Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) in “The X-Files.” 2. “Eerie, Indiana.” 3. Robert Stack. 4. “UFO.” 5. Steven Spielberg. 6. “Rod Serling's Night Gallery.” 7. “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”