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1) R.J. Cut­ler made a 2000 doc­u­men­tary se­ries set among the up­per­class­men of a Mid­west­ern high school. Can you name this se­ries, which aired on both Fox and PBS?

2) What iconic film­maker teamed with “Doonesbury” cre­ator Garry Trudeau in 1988 on “Tan­ner ’88,” an HBO minis­eries about a fic­tional pres­i­den­tial can­di­date?

3) In that same HBO minis­eries, which of the four fe­male stars of “Sex and the City” played Alex Tan­ner, the can­di­date’s daugh­ter?

4) What fu­ture NBC “must­see” star played a wise­crack­ing messenger boy named Frankie dur­ing the 1980-81 sea­son of ABC’s po­lit­i­cally themed “Ben­son”?

5) In the 2000 TV movie “Run­ning Mates,” Laura Lin­ney played the man­ager of a gover­nor’s pres­i­den­tial cam­paign. Who starred as the can­di­date?

6) What movie star was an ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer on the flop HBO po­lit­i­cal dram­edy “K Street”?

7) On “Mur­phy Brown,” Mur­phy’s con­ser­va­tive neme­sis

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