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Poll: You Are on Jeopardy!

Below are the final Jeopardy clues related to film or TV from 2017. Which of these was the hardest for you to answer?

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    Lord of the Flies (1963)

    Classic Movie Roles: A letter to the director that said, "Dear Sir, I am fat and wear spectacles" got a young actor a role in this 1963 film (1/4)

    (the letter was written by Hugh Edwards, who played Piggy)

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    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

    Animal Songs: The title of this hit from a 1933 Disney "Silly Symphony" inspired a Tony-winning 1962 drama and an Oscar-nominated 1966 film (1/23)

    (the song was "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?")

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    Katharine Hepburn in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)

    Actresses: From 1959 to 1968, she made only four films but received Oscar nominations for Best Actress for all four (1/31)
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    The Oscars: Since "The Godfather Part II", this film has been the only sequel to win Best Picture (2/9)
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    Frank Capra in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

    The Oscars: Jimmy Stewart starred in three of the six films for which this Italian immigrant was nominated for Best Director (3/1)
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    Richard Dean Anderson in MacGyver (1985)

    TV Characters: Oxford Dictionaries lists his name as a verb meaning to "make or repair (an object) in an improvised or inventive way" (3/10)
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    Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, and Amanda Seyfried in Les Misérables (2012)

    Musical Theatre: One of the world's longest-running musicals, in 2015 it celebrated "30 years of revolution!" (3/30)
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    The Omen (1976)

    Scary Movies: A remake of this scary movie was released on 6/6/2006, 30 years to the day after the release of the original (4/12)
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    Melissa McCarthy

    Actresses: Forbes says Jennifer Lawrence was the highest-paid actress in 2016; this alliterative woman was second (4/20)
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    Humphrey Bogart and Dooley Wilson in Casablanca (1942)

    Movie Music: Since 1999 many Warner Bros. movies open with the studio’s logo and a snippet of this song made famous in a 1942 film (5/3)

    (the song was "As Time Goes By")

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    War Horse (2011)

    Twentieth Century Books: "I felt his spurs in my side and I heard his battle cry" is a line from this 1982 book that became a stage sensation and later a movie (5/10)
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    Jeopardy! (1984)

    Art and Pop Culture: The Brooklyn mural seen here is an homage to this fictional group whose first appearance came in 1984 (5/25)

    (the group was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

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    Charles Chaplin in The Pilgrim (1923)

    The Oscars: This man received two honorary Oscars in his career, and the actor who played him on film received a 1992 nomination for the role (6/6)
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    Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything (2014)

    Recent Oscar Winners: For his portrayal of a famous man born in the 1940s, he was the first actor born in the '80s to win the Best Actor Oscar (6/15)
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    Sofia Coppola

    Oscar Winners: Later an Oscar winner, she appeared as the child baptized towards the end of "The Godfather” (6/26)
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    Walt Disney circa 1955

    Entrepeneurs: In the 1960s M.T. Lott was one of the fictitious names he used to buy 27,000 acres in Florida (6/28)
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    Sylvester Stallone in Creed (2015)

    The Academy Awards: He holds the record for time between acting nominations for the same role, 39 years between 1976 and 2015 films (7/13)
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    The Old Man and the Sea (1958)

    Novels: "A man can be destroyed but not defeated" is a line from this 1952 book, later a Spencer Tracy film (7/26)
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    Anthony Hopkins in Amistad (1997)

    The Oscars: This Brit is the only actor to get Oscar nominations for playing two real-life US presidents, both for 1990s films (7/27)
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    Hugh Jackman in X-Men (2000)

    Comic Books: Told to create a character called this, Len Wein learned the real animal is short, hairy and will attack an enemy 10 times its size (9/21)
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    Desmond Llewelyn in Moonraker (1979)

    Fictional Characters: At the Women in IT Awards in 2017, the head of MI-6 said today the real version of the character known by this letter is female (9/26)
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    Our Town (1940)

    American Plays: The latitude and longitude given by the narrator of this 1938 play would set it in Massachusetts, not New Hampshire (10/4)
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    Laurence Olivier in Hamlet (1948)

    Actors and Their Movie Roles: He played Shakespearean title characters four times, receiving Best Actor Oscar nominations each time (10/5)
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    Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

    20th Century Novels: The protagonist of this novel "was fairly sure that his age was 39, and he believed that he had been born in 1944 or 1945" (10/10)
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    James Stewart and Donna Reed in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    Movie History: A 1947 FBI study chided this holiday film's "attempt to discredit bankers...a common trick used by communists" (10/12)
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    Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln (2012)

    Oscar Winners: He’s the only actor to win three Best Actor Oscars, the most recent for his portrayal of a US President (10/19)
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    Clue (1985)

    Board Games: An early edition of this game that debuted in 1949 says that it's "the great new Sherlock Holmes game" (10/26)
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    Al Pacino in Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

    The Oscars: For 1992, this New Yorker was the first man with two acting Oscar nominations in the same year for different films (11/1)
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    Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, and Michael Cooper in The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

    Classic Albums: Hailed as the "Greatest Album of All Time," in 2017 it returned to the top of the charts 50 years after its first release (11/21)
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    Mariska Hargitay in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

    Primetime TV Actresses: On the beat since 1999, she plays the longest-running female character currently on TV in a primetime non-animated series (12/8)
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    The Lion King (1994)

    Movie Settings: The setting for this 1994 Oscar-winning animated film was inspired by Kenya’s Hell’s Gate National Park (12/15)

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