#75 – What Do You Think Happened to D.B. Cooper?

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Round One


The game starts off with a Discography Trivia question about the band that released the 1980s albums Panorama, Heartbeat City, and Shake It Up. To keep the jams going, check out episode #38 of the podcast next for a round of Movie Music Trivia.


Next up, we have a Movies Trivia question about a suggestion made by the title of a 1955 Marilyn Monroe film. Test your knowledge of more iconic movies with a round of Tom Hanks Trivia in episode #14 of the podcast.


The first round concludes with a Mascots Trivia question that challenges the Team to name the McDonald’s mascot that was scaly and mean with four arms when originally introduced, before being changed because it scared kids. Speaking of McDonald’s satisfy your appetite for more Fast Food Trivia in episode #37 of the podcast.


Bonus Question


Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the Mascots question from the first round. The Team is asked to guess how many McDonald’s locations were there in the U.S. as of December 12th, 2022. They have a few competing methodologies for calculating their guess, but can you come up with a guess that’s closer to the exact answer? Listen in to see how your answer stacks up!

Round Two


Calling all true crime experts, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test with today’s theme round of Crime & Punishment Trivia!


The second round begins with a Crimes Trivia question about D.B. Cooper, who holds an interesting record in the history of U.S. crimes. Test yourself on more Law Trivia next with episode #28 of the podcast.


Next, we have a Characters Trivia question about the 4-letter name of John Wayne Gacy’s most famous clownish alter ego. Did you know that according to a 2021 study, a clown was the ninth most popular Halloween costume in the US?


Round Two concludes with a People Trivia question about the American student who was wrongly convicted of the 2007 murder of her roommate while studying abroad in Italy. Can you guess which Italian landmark is on the list of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World?


Final Question


We’ve reached the Final Question of the game, and today’s category of choice is Companies. Let’s get down to the bottom line!


The Trivia Team is given a list of four tech companies and asked to place them in order based on their 2021 revenue from most to least. The Team brings up some interesting points about anomalies that happened in 2021, which leaves them a bit stumped on the answer. Do you think Apple made the most money? Or maybe Microsoft? Listen in to see how your final order stacks up against the Team!