Earlydues' Early Edition Trivia
205: Downsized

1. Who is the new “dragon lady” at Strauss & Associates?
a. Sandra “Sandy” Comess

2. Who did the dragon lady fire?
a. Alan Newton

3. What is the name of the fired man’s wife?
a. Caroline

4. Where is Gary sleeping and what is he holding at the beginning of the episode?
a. Gary is on the couch clutching the remote

5. Who does the paper say will go into a coma while undergoing plastic surgery, and how does Gary know him?
a. Fred Meanwell - he used to be Gary’s and Chuck’s “father figure” boss/mentor

6. Who is the plastic surgeon?
a. Dr Jim Swenson

7. For what magazine does Chuck need to have his picture taken?
a. “Eating Out in Chicago”

8. What are the two things Gary was told when he started working at the brokerage?
a. The market is a jungle, and you need a pretty damn good guide to get through that jungle.

9. What is the name of the “brown-nosed” broker.
a. Ernie Krull (sp?)

10. Who is Fred’s biggest client?
a. Harry Knighton

11. Fred recommends that his client buy stock in what corporation, and who is the head of the corporation?
a. Hartfeld Corporation, headed by Garson Hartfeld

12. Who is Fred’s girlfriend?
a. Joanne Hanson (Knighton’s assistant)

13. What is the name of the photographer that Chuck hired?
a. Cindy

14. What happened to Chuck’s car and why?
a. it got the “Denver boot” because of Chuck’s parking tickets

15. Who’s “language” does Chuck speak so well and with such flair?
a. the language of cabbies

16. From whom did Marissa get her “inheritance” (a big box of junk)?
a. from her Great Aunt Mae

17. How does Chuck describe the “smell” of the brokerage?
a. “Fear, sweat, and Big Macs”

18. Gary helped Fred by dumping all of Knighton’s shares in what stock?
a. Hartfeld Corporation

19. What is the stock’s symbol, how many shares were there, and how much per share?
a. HC; 180,000 shares; 36.769 per share (total of $6,618,420.43)

20. What is Chuck’s theory about how the paper got “stuck”?
a. a piece of grit got stuck into the cosmic machinery and made the whole thing just stop

21. Fred’s wife dumped him for whom?
a. a 28 year old golf pro

22. What are the various names Chuck referred to himself or was referred to as?
a. Fred Fishburg, Frank Fishburger, Mr Goldfish, Dr Livingston (the “g” is silent)

23. Who is the younger man seen with Joanne?
a. her son, David

24. How old does Fred think Joanne is? How old is she really?
a. Fred thinks she’s 33 years old. She is really 42 years old.

25. What happened that would have caused Fred to die while undergoing plastic surgery?
a. His Dopamine IV wasn’t attached so his blood pressure would have “dropped to the floor.”

26. What is on the sign Chuck holds in his mug shot?
a. CHCO PD; CB 14562; IR 5288RV; 10-9-97

27. Dragon lady asks Gary to give her a tip about what high-tech volatile stock?
a. Nokatech Systems

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Last updated: September 12, 1997
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