Pub Quiz Questions – Lots of laughs

A handy list of pub quiz questions based around the theme: lots of laughs (comedy). Answers are below.


  1. What is the name of the tower block in which the Trotters live in Only Fools and Horses?
  2. Who brought us the Ministry of Silly Walks?
  3. Who were the first two regular team captains in Have I Got News for You?
  4. Which two British comedians created Alan Partridge?
  5. Name the four Inbetweeners.
  6. Whose catchphrase was “Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into!”?
  7. What do the letters M, A, S and H stand for in the TV comedy M*A*S*H?
  8. When are each of the 4 Black Adder series set?
  9. Who said “Call me Bubbles, darling. Everybody does!” (Character and actor)
  10. When it came out, which film, featuring performances from Cab Calloway and John Lee Hooker, held the title of Most Cars Destroyed in the Course of a Single Production?


  1. Nelson Mandela
  2. John Cleese; Monty Python
  3. Paul Merton and Ian Hislop
  4. Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci
  5. Will McKenzie, Simon Cooper, Jay Cartwright, Neil Sutherland
  6. Laurel and Hardy – specifically Oliver Hardy
  7. Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
  8. Blackadder series:
    1. British Middle Ages / Richard III / 15th century; 
    2. Elizabeth I / 16th century; 
    3. Prince of Wales / 18th-19th century; 
    4. WWI / 1917
  9. Bubbles DeVere; Matt Lucas
  10. The Blues Brothers

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