At the Drive-in

photo of a 1950s drive-inYesterday, on Jeopardy, there was a category in the Double Jeopardy round that was entitled “At the Drive-in.” Host Alex Trebek noted that the category was intended to commemorate the fact that this year marks the 80th anniversary of the first drive-in theatre.

Below are the five questions in the category; how many can you answer? (Hover your cursor over the questions to reveal the answers.)


Camden in this state was the site of the 1st drive-in; creator Richard Hollingshead's large mom hated theater seats.

Made a national standard in 1967, it annoyed drive-in owners by forcing them to start the show an hour later.

The opening credits of this animated TV show feature a trip to the drive-in, Dino & all.

The 4,000 drive-ins of yesteryear are now 400;

Intermission trailers often reminded patrons not to drive away without removing this from their cars.
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One thought on “At the Drive-in

  1. At the risk of sounding boastful, we’ll admit that we went five-for-five on these questions. How did you do?

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