It Happened This Week
My name isn’t pretty-pretty; it’s Barbarella! On Oct. 11, 1968, Jane Fonda lands the label “sex kitten” for her amorous adventures as the titular sci-fi space traveler. Now have yourself a blast trying to answer all of these questions.
1 Barbarella is on a quest for the deadly “Positronic Ray.” What’s the name of the city where she finds it? A Lythion B Matmos C Sogo
2 Along the way, Barbarella is rescued by a trio of heroes. Which one was the blind angel who lost the will to fly? A Mark Hand B Dildano C Pygar
3 The film is based on the comics of Jean-Claude Forest. On which actress is his character reportedly based? A Brigitte Bardot B Sophia Loren C Raquel Welch
4 What ’80s band got inspiration for their name from Barbarella’s nefarious nemesis played by Milo O’Shea? A Def Leppard B Depeche Mode C Duran Duran
5 In 2004, composer Dave Stewart wrote a musical based on Barbarella. Of what ’80s band was he a part? A Culture Club B Eurythmics C Tears for Fears