publication date: Saturday, December 29, 2018 (part of Winter 2019)

category: Movies

clue: This actor's legacy includes three films and a TV show about smoke, two movies about cannonballs, two movies about long yards, and one movie about 1.5 cops.

explanation: Reynolds starred in the Smokey and the Bandit films, Gunsmoke, the Cannonball Run films, two versions of The Longest Yard, and Cop and a Half. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk


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