publication date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)
clue: Playing a gentle giant for all but the final year of Bonanza (he died suddenly during the off-season) did not reflect the violence in his real life, such as receiving a Purple Heart for the wounds that he suffered in the Korean War.
explanation: Blocker played "Hoss" Cartwright on Bonanza. He was the father of Dirk Blocker. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff
Nine-Nine Family Reunion:
The recently-concluded comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine
was a hit with critics and audiences, getting picked up for three more seasons after an outcry over its premature cancellation. But the improv-comedy ringers in its cast have more in common than the show: Many of them have famous relatives. If the precinct had a bring-your-family-to-work day, could you recognize these seven famous faces in the building?