Over Christmas, the 80s TV show Pop Quiz returned for a two-part special, and it was brilliant! I’ve never heard of this show before, but was keen to give it a watch as it looked just like Question of Sport only about music. It even features genuine music acts, including Toyah Wilcox, some guy from Spandeau Ballet and other people I don’t know but who were a lot of fun.
I really enjoyed the intros round, as well as the “guess the song from the lyrics” round. It’s always amazing how hard it is when lyrics are taken out of context and read with the wrong rhythm.
Mr C loved it too, naturally, as music trivia is his thing. He particularly enjoyed the album covers round, guessing almost instantly that the close up of an ear belonged to Andrew Ridgeley of Wham fame.
I just think I need to ask some questions is all.
Anyway, the second part is next week and I hope it gets commissioned for more, because it’s fabulous.