QUIZZO: December 2020

Do you know what I know? Test your knowledge with Sean’s ho-ho-holiday movie trivia!

See how far you get with these Christmas-movie themed questions by the neighborhood’s favorite QUIZZO host, Sean Maguire.

  1. What magical item brings Frosty the Snowman to life?
  2. In A Christmas Story, what’s the toy that Ralphie wants for Christmas but can’t have because everyone says he’ll “shoot [his] eye out, kid”?
  3. When the Grinch gives the people of Whoville their presents back, how many sizes does his heart grow?
  4. Which modern day classic film features Andrew Lincoln’s character expressing his love for Keira Knightley’s character via cue cards and a boombox?
  5. In the modern-day classic Elf, what song does the crowd sing to raise the Christmas Spirit and power Santa’s sleigh?
  6. Randall Peltzer buys a Mogwai as a Christmas present in Gremlins. What three instructions is he instructed to never break?
  7. George Bailey considers ending it all in It’s a Wonderful Life, but his guardian angel shows him what the lives of his friends and family would be like without him. What’s the name of the guardian angel?
  8. Miracle on 34th Street is about a Santa working in what department store claiming to be the real Santa?
  9. In the late 90s TV movie Olive, the Other Reindeer, what type of animal is the titular character?
  10. In the eternal classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, what’s the name of the winged lion leader of the Island of Misfit Toys?

For the answers, pick up a copy of this this month’s Local newspaper — free at various locations in East Falls, Germantown and Allegheny West. Or click here to view the digital copy (flip to the inside back cover aka page 23).

Sean’s typical Quizzo night at WBC (pre-pandemic)

TRIVIA FANS: Sean’s not just the area’s most popular QUIZZO host, he’s also one of the most prolific! His games are a fun mix of newbies and die-hard regulars — with teams competing for various prizes (including bar tabs in some cases!). Come out for an evening of laughs and surprises… you know, when the COVID restrictions have lifted.


(12/8, 12/15 & 12/22, 8-9:30PM)
Murphy’s Irish Saloon – 3333 Conrad St.


(12/3, 12/10 & 12/17, 8-9:30PM)
Wissahickon Brewing Company – 3705 W. Schoolhouse Ln.


(12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23 & 12/30, 6-7:30PM)
Evil Genius Beer Company – 1727 N. Front Street

(12/9 & 12/23, 8-10PM)
Tio Flores – 1600 South Street

(12/2, 12/16 & 12/30, 8-10PM)
Wine Dive – 1506 South Street

In the meantime, check out Sean’s Virtual QUIZZO, which has been a real lifeline for many this year while also raising funds for local causes. Monday December 14 & 28 (6:30 – 7:30pm)

Fun Fact: Sean can customize a QUIZZO for your business, your family, your friends — great for parties but just as fun remotely for team-building, fund-raising, ice-breaking…. Learn more about Sean’s personalized trivia games on his website seanpmaguire.com. Follow him on Facebook and Instagram.

About Sean Maguire 17 Articles
Stand-up comedian, aspiring flannel model, and man about town Sean Maguire works his quizzo magic at Murphy's Irish Saloon, Wissahickon Brewing, and other local venues. When he is not embarrassing himself onstage or in front of a microphone, Sean can be found debating which flannel shirt to wear for the day or agonizing over why the Phillies stink so much.

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