Shoeless Trivia: Children’s Television Workshop

My weekend categories tend to be more self indulgent, so some of these are probably kind of tough if you didn’t grow up on CTW shows.

  1. Whenever there’s trouble, they’re there on the double, unless they’re too busy doin’ it like they do on the Discovery Channel. Name the team of young detectives who were the inspiration for the name of a rock / hip-hop / punk band whose music is decidedly more adult themed.
  2. The three word phrase being uttered by the character pictured below is closely associated with what CTW show?ctw1
  3. According to an interview with one of the show’s writers, what title character was actually runaway slave who taught other slaves to read and write?
  4. What Portuguese-American composer penned the Sesame Street theme as well as other standards like “C Is For Cookie” and “Bein’ Green”?
  5. What word has been redacted from the Mathnet motto?ctw2
Answers

  1. The Bloodhound Gang
  2. The Electric Company
  3. Ghostwriter
  4. Joe Raposo
  5. cogitate

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