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>> show off. >> steve doocy, martha maccallum and you compete for bragging rights. >> the last one. kwame quadruple or nothing. >> factor style. >> bill: you pick? >> teddy bears because i like teddy bears. >> hi. >> can we replace doocy y.? is it too late? i guess it is. caution, you where to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching this special edition of the factor, the great american news quiz spectacular. in the next hour, you will get to test your knowledge and play along with us so let's begin. first topic, legendary actor john wayne. >> all right. here is question number one.
movie fans all over the world idolize john wayne for no nonsense attitude ♪ >> get out of the way kerry. >> i haven't got a gun on me. >> no? then we will do it the hard way. ♪ ♪ many don't know that john wayne is a stage name. what is the hollywood's meend's less macho bitter name -- birth name? answer is a, correct, marianne. >> marianne -- marion the librarian. >>as duke imposing character usually on the winning end of the fights. >> i have been looking forward to this forwa a long time. >> don't let me disappoint you
>> all right. i think he won that fight. it lasted three and a half hours. did john wayne get his famous nickname the duke? he loved dick duke university basketball. dog's name. c he often put up his dukes in the movie. three he is ocialgly from duke, iowa. how did he get higg his nickname the duke? >> yes it was his dog's name. you two are really up on this. >> he was born in winter set, iowa. fascinating. >> showoff. >> i'm from iowa. i would know that. >> you would know that. >> john wayne starred in his star of hits but also in a couple of flops. 1956 john wayne movie is called one of the worst films of all time.
>> bill: roll the tape, please. >> why is this carcass lying here? it is an>> omen my son. what talk is this my mother rid us. >> what if your own died. >> let two men guard this woman and her tent. >> suppose to be --a, do you think khan talked like that? >> madeline khan. >> and mustache, hey, doocy? >> i will give you $1,000 if you grow a mustache like that and where it -- wear it on this program. >> i think i he would do it for a thousand dollars. >> what if they paint it on. >> k kilmeade could do it. that was the conqueror john wayne. not the high point in his career. who got thato right? >> she did. >> that would be me. >> she is leading by one. >> bill: so you lead by one with two to go.
amazing 50 years. his last movie was released in 1976. what was the name of that film? - please. come doocy. roll the tape, please. >> just throw me your wallet. >> yes, sir. a little something [groans] >> murdered me. >> no. but you are going to have a long winter belly ache you boob. [ laughter ] >> bill: that was a great film. who was the little kid in the film that followed wayne around? ron howard? >> opie? >> bill: that's right. opie. you both got it right and you don't know what the film is about. the great film the shootist. maccallum leads by one with one to go. john wayne was considered for the role in a 1970's action film but it was ultimately decided he was too old for the part. the movie went on to be very successful. what movie was it? okay.
he was considered for the role but then aged out up, please. the answer is: roll the tape. >> i know what you're thinking. did he fire six shots or only five? bell, to tell you the truth in all of this excitement i have kind of lost track myself. but being this is a 44 magnum. the most powerful handgun in the world it would blow your head clean off. you have got to ask yourself one question. do i feel lucky? well, do you punk? >> bill: i'm glad wayne didn't get the role because the movie would have been named dirty marion. that would not have worked. maccallum, you win. [ applause ] >> thank you. >> bill: very good you got all of them right. >> her. >> bill: cop show edition. doocy is rumored to be that start at 2:00 in the morning now? >> i forget. hosted
"the tonight show" from 1962 to 1992. >> i have a lot of apples and pears and pumpkins, potato chips. >> potato chips, okay? >> look at this one, johnny. [ laughter ] [ laughter ]ngle program. that record was later broken by whom? bob bark answer is, yes, bob barker, come on down. >> come on down. >> all right. bob is still cooking, right? >> he is. go neuter your animal. >> bill: question number two, early in her careers barbara walters was a today show today
girl. female reporter weather entertainment and even advertisements. >> you know today's rising prices are enough to upset anyone's stomach. one of the most economical and effective ways to sooth it tv mm also served as towed girl early in her career? the answer is a, florence henderson. very good. it's a tie. okay. >> bill: question number in 150d the world. you let me into your homes to talk to you every day. beginning starting as a me to
local reporter in what city? cards up, please, the answer is a, nashville. >> really? >> bill: yeah. where did i start? no one cares. not that they don't know. >> east sandwich. scranton, pennsylvania. >> to pica, kansas. >> bill: where did you start maccallum. >> here in new york city. >> bill: tough one. where else would i start? >> little market. 1992. what song did he use to appeal to the hipper audience?
♪ >> bill: all right, heart break hotel, doocy got it right. >> appeal to the younger audience. >> bill: younger audience elvis song. when they liked elvis they were young. >> i get it but you know, it wasn't exactly a hip song at that time. >> bill: something really strange is happening. doocy has got them all right. he is four for four. you can't beat him. >> dave garaway was the first host of the today show on nbc. he famously had a look. don't forget now i'm looking at you. no i'm not looking at you. take your mouth out of my kiddi?
based on several real life. character johnny fontaine was reportedly based on the relationship between frank sinatra and which real life gangster? >> bill: cards up, please. an easy one. the answer is sam giancana. i am writing about him in killing kennedy. he plays a role. not that you care but i thought i would mention it tied, very thrilling so far. here is question number two. the notorious john dillinger robbed dozens of banks in the 1930s. >> on the floor, now, now. >> game mr. president called spin the dial. >> dillinger was eventually gunned down outside a chicago movie theater after the fbi was tipped off to whereabouts
by whom? his mother, b a prostitute he was seeing. c, a member of his own gang and d the theater's ticket taker. who dropped the dime on dillinger? cards up, please and the answer is a prostitute. that's correct. >> the hooker. >> i knew callum was going to rise to the gangster thing. she looks innocent but here it is. question number three, george baby face nelson was portray gey movie. >> george nelson it's a pleasure. [inaudible] will you, buddy? [gunfire] >> all right. that's a crazy cohen brothers there that movie. to this day, baby-faced nelson still holds what dubious distinction in american history?
and the answer is, correct, kill the most fbi agents. three questions, three correct answers. i don't think that has ever happened before. , ladies and gentlemen. should why quit while we are ahead? >> good night, everybody. >> bill: this is the easiest question coming up. al capone, one of >> i want that son of a bitch dead. i want him g.e.d. dead. i don't care what [bleep]. did i ask you what you are trying to do? did i ask what you are trying to do? >> please. >> i want you to get the [bleep] where he breets. i want you to want him dead. i want his family dead. >> bill: sounds like a factor. [ laughter ] just kidding. for you media matters people get that right up on your web site. capone was eventually busted for tax evasion and became one of the earliest inmates at what famous prisons?
the answer is alcatraz. how could you not know that doocy? >> i had to miss one. >> bill: yeah, i guess you did. >> bill: all right. maccallum. congratulations four for four. but you could still blow it. bernie madoff back in the news this week as the owners of the new york mets settled a their investment in madoff's fund. >> when new york mets owner fred wilpon and his business partner in court today they appeared happy. the legal settlement with the investor's trustee including dropping that wilpon willfully blind when they took money from bernie madoff's ponzi scheme. they did not know they helped steal other investors' money. >> bill: new sentencing. madoff was sentenced to play center field for the mets this season. all right? cruel and inhuman punishment i believe. there is also another madoff baseball connection. another one of his ripped off
pfeiffer steve doocy playing for. maccallum went to me i don't even know what the topic is that's how seriously she takes. this i don't know what the topic is tonight. >> it's like you can study. it comes completely out of left field. >> americans wild characters on the carol burnett show. during part of that program burnett said not a show went by when somebody didn't ask her to do what? p, please.
the answer is, roll the tape. >> in 11 years of questions and answers, i don't think there has ever been a time when some member of our audience hasn't asked this probing and significant question: hey, do your tarzan yell. >> bill: they were right. that was easy. here is number two. comic don rickles has been entertaining audiences since the 1950s. no one is off topics. he once roasted a u.s. president at his own inaugural ball. which president was it? >> bill: cards up, please. the answer is, roll the tape. >> good evening, mr. president. nice to see you, sir. and your lovely wife nancy. it's a big treat for me to fly
all the way from california to be here for this kind of money. [ laughter ] >> bill: all right. you guys are right again. two for two. i don't know what to say, callum didn't know the topic and she has got the first two right. they might be too easy. here is a tough one. after all these years sitcoms o. [ laughter ] you are doing splendidly. speed it up. >> bill: i love lucy broke all sorts of barriers in tv. 1952 lucille ball butted heads with sensors who told her a specific word could not be used on her program. what word was that? what word offended the sensors? and the answer is, pregnant. that is correct.
pregnant with little ricky. little ricky was called. >> i don't know what the topic is more often. >> bill: you are doing pretty well. it's a tie. so it's a cliff hanger. all right? she does a news show so this is kind of news to her. >> bill: funniest people continues. >> doocy pretty much destroying the whole concept. w.c. fields, everyone. >> who is that? >> bill: using a hard drinking wise guy persona. >> i would like to take this -- i will key that up to you. >> all right. >> keep your eye on the ball. >> bill: now many don't know that w.c. fields was offered a role in a major hollywood blockbuster. he turned it down supposedly because the studio didn't offer him enough money. what movie was it?
what role did he turn down, everyone? and the answer is role the tape. >> oh the wizard of oz. the answer is d. we don't have tape on that. you are not in kansas anymore, bill. >> bill: what's the topic again, maccallum. >> i have no idea. >> bill: no one knows where we are here. this is the ether crew, everyone. all right, maccallum pulls ahead and is enjoying this immensely. you should have known that w.c. fields they wanted him to play the wizard. >> i got it wrong. >> i said citizen cain or rolling over in his grave. >> bill: jonathan winters, love him has had the country laughing since the 1950s, resonated with audiences everywhere. in the 1980s, winters' popularity surged when he took on the role in a popular sitcom. what show was that?
winters was in what sitcom? cards up, please. the answer is, roll the tape. >> what is green and red and goes 200 miles an hour. >> i don't know, what. a frog in a blender. [ laughter ] >> bill: doocy wins. lives in santa barbara right near miller and winters is the funniest guy ever. i think he is the funniest american. >> steve: absolutely. >> of all of them. maccallum you lost but you did all right for not kno
>> rhett, rhett, if you go, where should i go, what should i do? >> frankly, my dear, i don't give a damn. >> bill: odd thing happened to one of the film's academy award's statues. what happened to one of the statues? a, lost in the answer is d, correct, michael jackson. >> i thought you couldn't sell those things. >> bill: you are not supposed to but if do you nothing will happen to you. kind of like committing murder in new york city. just a joke. >> sad but true. maccallum breaks on top. question number two, star wars well remembered for wide array of characters. >> i'm captain of the millennium. looking for the passage to the holderum system. >> yes, indeed if it's a fasthen
less than 12 -- >> bill: what famous actor turned down captain? what famous actor turned it down? cards up, please. the answer is b, burt reynolds. just guessing. >> right timing for burt reynolds. >> right timing. calibrated how old they were, what burton may have been doing at that point? >> bill: turned down star wars for smoky and the bandit. i don't know if that's a wise career move. >> excellent trade. >> bill: okay. here is question number three, maccallum almost insurmountable speed. long history of success in hollywood as we know. of which the fold following is his most successful film. a jaws
and the answer is roll the tape. ♪ ♪ whoa. ♪ >> bill: e.t. d. did you both get that wrong. >> i got it right. >> bill: another guess. that is amazing. three for three. all amazing that. >> was not a guess. i have a copy of the dvd at home. hang in there, howard. >> bill: we have two more questions. i'm sure you would like to hear them. >> we can stop right here. i'm done. you certainly are. of which these hollywood hits won a staggering 11 academy awards.
cards up, please. the answer is, roll the tape. >> i'm the king of the world. >> bill: i would have pushed him overboard but that's just me. you are on a cruise ship with those guys. >> titanic the see sequel. >> bill: you both got that right. >> make it triple or nothing. >> bill: maccallum won, be a good sport. what 1965 film considered to be the most successful musical of all time? clam bake isn't on the list? i'm shocked. answer is -- roll the tape ♪ the hills are alive with the sound ofusic ♪ with songs they have sung
for a thousand years? >> bill: would you like to, again? ♪ the hills are alive. >> bill: there is going to be an avalanche. >> bill: all right, doocy, enough. i actually wandered in that field in austria where they shot it i wandered in that exact field. >> they put it. >> o'reilly was alive with the so in a moment the great american news quiz the ancienenenenen
simpsons, which program parodied ms. streisand and the answer is roll the tape] so that bass south park they parodied it. >> bill: you got it right too. >> you are the driver. >> bill: i am. >> this is the most confusing part of your job. >> bill: paying attention and i'm not. doocy is totally out of it check the tie out on doocy today. that's all i'm going to say about it. >> steve: i get dressed in the dark. you're lucky i'm wearing pants march that are thank -- >> thank god. >> bill: frank sinatra died in 1998. what song title is engraved as epitaph on frank sin not -- sinatra's tombstone?
♪ the best is yet to come, come the day that you are mine. >> bill: i never saw elvis but i saw sinatra. he is just as good. just his stage presence the whole thing. you got that right. >> he got it right. but i'm not sure it's accurate. >> bill: tie with two to go. >> steve: it's a tie, wink. >> bill: question number four, aretha franklin queen of soul drew a lot of attention inauguration odd choice of head wear. what song did aretha sing that day? there is the head wear.
the answer is, roll the tape again ♪ my country tis of thee ♪ sweet land of liberty all right so you both got that wrong, right? >> yes. apparently. >> bill: still a tie with one to go and i have the tie breaker in my mind. judi garland shot to fame after her starring role in the wizard of oz ♪ somewhere over the rainbow ♪ way up high >> bill: what actress was originally offered that role but couldn't get out of her contract with rival movie made her an excellent icon and the
answer is -- that is correct shirley temple. [ laughter ] >> shirley would be better in that roll than elizabeth taylor. >> humiliation for maccallum. you are both rock fans, right? >> sure. >> bill: you have that undershirt going on. >> rocker t-shirt going on for you. here is question number 1. 42 years after the beatles sadly ended. paul mccartney still going strong. songs hasof his been dubbed the most covered song in history? cards up please, and we want to roll the tape ♪ i said something's wrong ♪ now i long for yesterday. >> bill: that's correct. d. maccallum is right. yesterday, one of my least favorite mccartney songs. a little maudlin.
pick up the pace. >> steve: suck it up. >> bill: i love baby drive my car best mccartney song. >> do you do a cover of that. >> bill: sure. brought the rock sound to the entire nation in the 1960's ♪ everybody gone surfing, surfing u.s.a. >> bill: doocy has shirts like that. whwho knows if they would have been so wildly successful if the beach boys had kept their original name, t which was: cards up a the pendletons, how did you know that? >> what else would it be. >> bill: that means he guessed ladies and gentlemen. >> pendletons. >> bill: tied with three to go. question number three.
in their fifth year span the rolling stones have made millions of fans all over the world. even president obama is a fan of the stones. what does he say, the president say is his favorite rolling stones song? ♪ if i don't get some shelter ♪ i'm going to fade away ♪ just a shot away ♪ just a shot away ♪ >> bill: i must say it's an exceptional song holds up even after all these years give me shelter. >> you agree. >> sympathy for the devil is a good song too. >> steve: it could be the theme song for hud, give me shelter. >> bill: do you want to inject a littleyo politics into the quiz here? >> steve: not at all. why don't you sing some more?
>> bill: doocy, any time you want a singoff put it up there. you be the judge. you can be the judge. so we have. >> bill: 1-1. >> bill: we have 1-1 with two to go. question number four, what front man for a long running band was savaged by the press for awful performance in the indy 500. who blew the star-spangled banner at indy, cards up, please, and we will roll that tape ♪ land of the free ♪ and the home of the -- ♪ indianapolis 500.ld >> bill: i would have deported
him, ladies and gentlemen. i hear that he and roseanne barr do a duet on the national anthem. doocy got that right because he has no clue. one more to go, which rock band has the longest distinction of having the longest lineup dating back 40 years? ♪ ♪ cards up please. the answer is roll the tape ♪ she has legs ♪ she knows how to use them ♪il zz top. that guy hasn't shaved in 40 years. relationship vanwinkle. ♪ guitar. >> bill: maccallum wins again. >> bill: directly
but that's been an image people have tried to paint of me since the day that barack announced that i'm some angry black woman. >> bill: okay, now mrs. obama is a lawyer, making her the third first lady to hold the postgraduate degree. who is the first? >> >> bill: the answer is d, hillary clinton. you both got it wrong. hillary clinton got a little master's degree. and then laura bush, do i believe has a librarian thing. masters. both got it wrong. very good start. here is question number two. marilyn monroe, no advanced degree often played a ditsy blonde felt critic for acting skills. though she was nominated for a winner she did win a golden globe for her role in what film? golden globe, marilyn monroe
what film? >> terribly sorry. >> sweet sue, you won't tell anybody, will you. >> >> bill: doocy got it right. no surprise there very good film. >> steve: those were men dressed as women. >> bill: really, doocy? >> nothing gets by him. >> they are flamboyant men. >> bill: no end to your dedetective capability. >> bill: i think i have a crick right here. number three. margaret thatcher film. >> we will stand on principle or we will not stand at all. >> but, margaret with all due
respect, when one has been to war. >> i have done battle. every single day of my life. >> bill: iron lady is her nickname. mrs. thatcher also known by another title conferred on her in 1992 what is it? answer is b, baroness very good, maccallum. we have a tie with two questions to go. doocy, could you forego the ad-libs? is that possible this evening? >> steve: i thought it was a talk show. [ laughter ] >> not for you. >> bill: they don't pay me enough. question number 4. 90-year-old nancy reagan fairly robust for her age. husband's presidential library. she gave everyone a scare when she almost fell down during an event. she was saved from hitting the ground by what conservative
hero? answer is roll the tape. [gasp] >> bill: okay, maccallum, you should have gotten that one. >> bill: aren't you and hammer on the air. >> i didn't like seeing that again it was disturbing. >> bill: question number 56789 hillary clinton was named the number one most admired woman in america. annual survey. 16th time hillary hit number one. what other first lady come in. topping the list 13 times. nancy reagan. laura bush, jackie kennedy, eleanor roosevelt. okay? 13 times. most admired woman. cards up, please and the answer is roll the tape. >> the experience which the most valuable is the experience of doing things for
>> bill: back of the book segment tonight, t you would lit prizes sign up on bill o'reilly.com. 50th anniversary of james bond movies. do women care about james bond. >> women love james bond movies. >> bill: they love him. there have been seven of them do they love every james bond movie. >> we will find out. >> bill: you are engaged here? >> absolutely. >> bill: doocy was worried this may be too macho. >> is he
[explosion] >> i admire your luck, mr. -- >> bond -- james bond. >> bill: all right. now, what was the name of the very first james bond film released in 1962? >> bill: cards up, please, the answer is d, dr. no. maccallum bursts out. so she may may be, doocy, the bond. >> we will find out. >> bill: okay. >> bonded for your protection. >> bill: there was casino royal starring woody allen. that's true. sean connery wowed audiences hin the aforementioned dr. no. >> james bond, 007, licensed to kill whom he pleases, where he he pleases, when he pleases.
>> bill: excellent. now connery was not the first choice for the role. which actor turned down the part of 007? the answer is d, carrie grant. that is correct. >> i didn't know that. >> bill: now you do. >> i do. that's what i love about this. cary grant. he would have been, good. >> b away. license to kill, doocy off the planet. here is question number three british author aaron fleming. he wrote the first one in 1953. what popular children's book did ian fleming also write. chitty chitty bang bang, near, far, in a motor car ♪ what a happy time we will spend ♪ chitty chitty bang bang.
>> bill: that's the most annoying film of all time. >> bill: you both got it right, chitty chitty bang bang fleming wrote. a tie with two questions to go. action and suspense around the only things that draw 007 fans to the theaters. some go to see the beautiful bond girls. which academy award winner was also a one-time bond girl? please raise them up and the answer is -- roll the tape. >> magnificent view. >> it is, isn't it? >> bill: yes -- [ laughter ] >> got lost in the moment there. >> got a little distracted there, bill. >> bill: okay. you both got that right. oh. my favorite bond girl i have to say ursula anders in the
very first one, dr. no. question five, let's try to break the tie here. james bond films are known for wide array of villains. odd job who had this interesting weapon. what did odd job kill people with? cards up, please. and the answer is -- roll the tape. [ laughter ] >> bill: maccallum wins. what a wimp you are. you didn't know that? >> he was electrocuted in the movie. >> bill: that's right. you didn't know he had the hat? what is wrong with