HBO Rules!

As you know, HBO is highly regarded for its original programming and in-depth sports coverage. But how well do you know the finer details? Take a stroll back through time and find out as we look at some of the greatest shows to air on the award-winning cable network.

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The Sopranos was on the air for six seasons. During which dates?
January 1999 - June 2007
September 2000 - July 2007
February 1999 - May 2007
October 1998 - June 2007
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In the pilot episode of Flight of the Conchords, Jemaine sings a song called "The Most Beautiful Girl in the Room" and tells said girl she's so beautiful, she could be
a part-time model
a hand model
a porn-star
Miss America
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What's the connection between Barack Obama and the series Entourage?
Obama hired Rahm Emanuel as his Chief of Staff. Ari Emanuel, Rahm's brother, is the inspiration for Jeremy Piven's character Ari Gold.
During her Harvard days, Michelle Obama helped produce concerts for The New Kids on the Block, with Marky Mark. Today, Mark Wahlberg is one of the Entourage producers.
In Season 4, Obama had a cameo appearance on the show.
None of the above.
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The series, Rome, lasted two seasons (24 episodes). What happens at the end of the 1st season's final episode?
Mark Antony is sent to Egypt.
Caesar is murdered on the senate floor.
Pompey is murdered in Alexandria.
Caesar and Cleopatra begin their affair.
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In the series Six Feet Under, one of the actors who played a supporting character had to work to get rid of his/her accent in order to play his/her character on the show. Name the actor and the accent.
Rachel Griffiths, Australian
Freddy Rodriguez, Puerto Rican
Peter Macdissi, Lebanese
Justina Machado, Puerto Rican
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In Treatment is based on a show that was created in what country?
England
Australia
France
Israel
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The following cast member(s) of Seinfeld have appeared in at least one episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm:
Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards and Jerry Seinfeld
Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jerry Seinfeld
Jason Alexander and Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Jason Alexander
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Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch on Sex and the City, also starred in another HBO series. Which one?
The Wire
In Treatment
John from Cincinnati
Carnivale
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Da Ali G Show was not the first time American audiences got to see Sacha Baron Cohen in a U.S.-based production. What was?
Ali G had a cameo in the 1999 film Urban Menace staring Snoop Dogg and Ice-T. He played a limo driver.
Ali G had a cameo in Madonna’s music video “Music,” produced in 2000. He played a limo driver.
Sacha Baron Cohen hosted Saturday Night Live in 2001 and Ali G played a limo driver in one of the skits.
Ali G had a cameo on another HBO show, Oz. He played a limo driver who was doing time for murder.
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What was the first fight aired on HBO?
The "Thriller in Manila" match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in 1975.
Ken Norton vs. Larry Holmes in 1978.
Muhammad Ali Vs. Leon Spinks, the "Shocking Upset" in 1978.
Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns at Caesar's Palace in 1981.