publication date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 (part of Spring 2022)

category: Television

clue: He co-starred with Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Treat Williams in a series of cinematic flops in the 1980s, but he had a notable small-screen partnership with Eddie Murphy in the same decade.

explanation: Piscopo starred in Johnny Dangerously, Wise Guys, and Dead Heat. Piscopo and Murphy were the only Saturday Night Live cast members considered good enough to keep when the rest of the cast was fired by showrunner Dick Ebersol in 1981. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, and Chris Lemler

Stars Who Trekked: Since its inception in the 1960s, the science-fiction program Star Trek and its many spinoff shows and movies have spread across pop culture, attracting a huge fan base... and that includes big-name stars who are happy to make guest appearances. The celebrities in this theme, who will appear throughout the Spring 2022 season, are all established names in Hollywood who signed up for guest appearances in some iteration of Star Trek.

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