But anything can still happen here in…THE LIGHTING ROUND! This week on The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show, John, Conor, and Jeff test their knowledge of properties that start in media res, showing a dramatic moment near the end of the story, before flashing back to the beginning. It’s a tried and true device that works great for hooking people in so they know there’s something exciting coming down the pike. Later, they’ll see how well they remember season-long villains from various TV shows, and then play the lightning round. But you already knew that last part.
This is Not a Burial
Who is going to have the chillest reaction to seeing a loved one rise from the dead?
In Medias Res In Media
Identify the pop culture property that starts things in medias res and then rewinds the timeline.
Name the TV show with the seasonal big bad.
Crossroads of America
Questions about pop culture about, or set in, Indiana.
GQ Magazine's Best Dressed Man in the World 2020
Questions about actor Timothee Chalamet.
The House of Ellison
Questions about films produced or distributed by Annapurna Pictures.
You can hear me at school dances, P.E. classes, weddings, B'nai Mitzvahs and quinceñeras. I predictably go to the right, left, and back. But after that, you gotta listen for the instructions to keep up. My author was named for a ghost, and now he actually is one. What am I?
A popular line dance for over two decades, the "Cha-Cha Slide" (formally The Casper Slide Pt. 2 (The Cha Cha Slide))can still be heard at all kinds of formal and informal dance-based gatherings. After "turning it out," participants always start by stepping to the right, to the left, then 'taking it back now y'all.' After that, DJ Casper calls out moves/instructions unique to each verse. DJ Casper passed away in August of 2023.