However you spell it, these five famous faces all share the same name. Can you solve them without getting that Kingsmen song stuck in your head?



Louis Theroux

publication date: Friday, December 17, 2010

category: Television

clue: the next two days are going to be weird

explanation: Theroux starred in Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, and Jon Berry

trivia: This goo was originally published with a typo ("the new two days") that wasn't corrected until the day after.


Louie Gohmert

publication date: Thursday, December 16, 2010

category: Government

clue: scared of babies

explanation: Gohmert, a U.S. representative from Texas, made controversial comments in 2010 about "terror babies" - children born in America to immigrant parents who would raise them to return later as a citizen and commit acts of terror. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Elaine Beckland, and Jon Berry


Louis XIV

publication date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010

category: Royalty

clue: man in the mirror

explanation: Louis XIV oversaw the creation of the Hall of Mirrors at the palace of Versailles. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Elaine Beckland, and Jon Berry


Julia Louis-Dreyfus

publication date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010

category: Television

clue: live from New York, it's Jerry Seinfeld's ex-girlfriend

explanation: Louis-Dreyfus starred in Saturday Night Live and Seinfeld. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Elaine Beckland, and Jon Berry

trivia: Scott was reluctant to base another goo on a former Saturday Night Live cast member so soon after the "Ready for Prime Time" theme, but this best suited the order of the round.


Louie Anderson

publication date: Monday, December 13, 2010

category: Television

clue: feuds with his cartoon family

explanation: Anderson starred in Family Feud and Life with Louie. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Elaine Beckland, Kelly Hardie, Jon Berry, and Dave Stoppenhagen

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Dave Stoppenhagen.


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