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TV DIARY

TV Diary quiz: Robin Williams' films highlighted

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 12:01 am

When my son, who attends college in Kentucky, called me last Tuesday night, I asked him what he was doing? "I'm watching Robin Williams' movies," he said. We didn't spend a lot of time talking about Williams' death, but it got me to thinking how universal Williams was during his lifetime. Young and old loved Williams' films and TV series, and here is a quiz to see how many you remember.

1. Who directed "Death to Smoochy" (2002)?

2. Which 1992 film could not be considered for a screenplay Academy Award because Williams ad-libbed about all of his lines?

3. Who played his daughter in "The Crazy Ones?"

4. Who co-starred with Williams in "Old Dogs" (2009)?

5. As Teddy Roosevelt, he was enamored with which famous character in "Night at the Museum" (2006)?

6. How does Williams' character get elected in "Man of the Year (2006)?

7. He searched for which person in the afterlife in "What Dreams May Come" (1998)?

8. What was wrong with "Jack" (1996)?

9. What were the names of the two children who helped him play a board game in "Jumanji" (1995)?

Answers: 1. Danny DeVito. 2. "Aladdin." 3. Sarah Michelle Gellar. 4. John Travolta. 5. Sacajawea. 6. Computerized voting machine malfunction. 7. His wife. 8. He had an aging disorder. 8. Judy and Peter Shepherd.