publication date: Monday, September 20, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)
clue: After mad success peeling back the layers of his many weird characters in sketch comedy, he transitioned to the horror genre, reviving The Twilight Zone and getting an Oscar for writing a popular horror film in 2017.
explanation: Peele performed in the sketch comedy programs MadTV and Key & Peele. He won an Oscar for writing Get Out. He is married to Chelsea Peretti. more…
intended difficulty: very easy
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, 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?