In loving tribute to man’s best friend, 20 questions on SF- related dogs. You might know more than you think…
This issue we test your knowledge of SF dogs. Woof!
1 Name Doc Brown’s dog from 1955 in Back To The Future.
2 In Doctor Who, who is the only actor apart from John Leeson to have voiced K- 9?
3 Staying with K- 9, how many Marks of the robotic canine have there been in the series?
4 True or false: the dog who played Toto in The Wizard Of Oz ( above) was paid more than most of the actors playing Munchkins.
5 What breed of dog is the murderous Cujo from Stephen King’s book and film?
6 Hammer’s 1959 adap of The Hound Of The Baskervilles was the first Sherlock Holmes film to be what?
7 Which animated film is this curious bulldog from?
8 Who does the titular White Dog from Samuel Fuller’s 1982 film chiefly attack?
9 Which canine pal of Superman has, among his many abilities, freeze breath?
10 Which cartoon dog has fought, among many others, Black Knight, Ghost Clown, Snow Ghost and the Mummy of Anka?
11 What John Carpenter horror film begins with a dog being pursued across a landscape?
12 What is the alternate title of 1977 stinker Zoltan, Hound Of Dracula?
13 That most important question – does the dog die in these three films ( get all three correct for a point): Dawn Of The Dead ( 2004); A Nightmare On Elm Street ( 2010); Independence Day.
14 Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend was previously filmed under what title in 1964 starring Vincent Price?
15 What are Damien Thorn’s favourite kind of mutts?
16 The 1975 film A Boy And His Dog is adapted from a short story by which well- known science fiction author?
17 Who does Jaime Sommers befriend in the first episode of season three of her 1970s television series?
18 What was the name of the Jetsons’ dog?
19 What kind of animal played Muffit the daggit from the original Battlestar Galactica?
20 What’s the surname of Seymour, the dog from Futurama ( below left)?
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THIS MONTH’S QUIZMASTER Russell Lewin, Production Editor