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#14 – How Many Tom Hanks Characters Can You Name?

Welcome to Episode #14 of the Last Call Trivia Podcast! After a general knowledge round, we’re paying tribute to one of the most beloved actors of all time with a round of Tom Hanks Trivia.

Written by

Brianna LeCompte

I still remember attending my first Trivia night back in 2013. A group of my coworkers were discussing some options for happy hour venues and when we saw that a spot down the street was hosting a Trivia Night, we decided to go for it. I was instantly hooked. When the opportunity arose to join the Last Call team, I was ecstatic. Working with a talented and creative team to spread my love of trivia across the country-what could be better! I currently manage sales and outreach in our west coast areas. Outside of work, I love to travel and am also an avid equestrian and Disney movie lover.All Posts

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Podcast Episode 14 Round 1

Round One


Today’s show starts off with a Food Trivia question about a particular style of pasta. As the Trivia Team points out, the many different shapes of pasta have been created to pair perfectly with specific sauces and ingredients. Here’s a helpful rundown of which recipes pair best with 27 types of pasta, for budding culinary enthusiasts at home.


Next up, we have a Television Trivia question about an iconic TV mom who has been played by both Barbara Billingsley and Janine Turner. For more Trivia about famous characters, check out this article on fun facts about the Disney Princesses.


Round One concludes with a History Trivia question that references famous architect Christopher Wren, known for his work on rebuilding over 50 churches following a massive fire. Spoiler alert: Click here to learn more about a famous landmark located in the city where Wren’s work is located.


Bonus Question


Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the History question from Round One. Our Trivia Team is asked to guess how many churches were destroyed in the fire referenced in the previous question. Spoiler alert: Click here to read more about the devastating fire, including what led to the fire, its immediate impact, and the aftermath.

Podcast Episode 14 Round 2

Round Two


As always, we’ve got a theme for Round Two of the game. Get ready to make a Splash, movie buffs, because we’re talking about an actor who’s in A League of Their Own when it comes to Big roles. That’s right, it’s time for Tom Hanks Trivia!


We start Round two with an Awards Trivia question that challenges the team to name the two films that allowed Tom Hanks to become just the second person ever to win back-to-back Oscars for Best Actor in a Lead Role. While we’re on the subject of awards, can you name the only horror movie to date to win the Oscar for Best Picture?


Next up, we have a Characters Trivia question about one of Tom Hanks’ many award-nominated roles in Cast Away. If – like two of the Trivia Players – you’ve never seen the film, here are all the basics to help you study up for the next time you need to bust out some Cast Away Trivia.


Round Two concludes with a Magic Trivia question about the 1988 comedy, Big. Spoiler alert: Good news for super fans of this movie, you can actually buy one of the fortune-telling machines named in the question!


Final Question


It’s time to wrap up the game with a multi-part Final Question in the category of Landmarks. Get ready for a Trivia road trip across the U.S.!

In today’s Final, the Trivia Team is asked to place four famous landmarks in order by how long they took to complete, from longest to shortest. While some of the landmarks included in the question were lengthy projects, none of them hold a candle to Sagrada Familia, a massive church in Barcelona that’s still under construction today, over 140 years after ground was first broken.