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Ep. 84: Best of TV

Get settled on the couch and grab some snacks: it’s another “Best Of” edition of Go Fact Yourself!

As we all were stuck inside for most of the past year, TV was one of the only sources of entertainment that didn’t go away. We’ve collected some of our favorite contestants from the early episodes of the show who chose TV shows as their area of expertise.

You’ll hear from tons of great guests like Cristela Alonzo, Pete Holmes and many more, as they talk about shows like “Mad Men,” “The Golden Girls,” and “Jeopardy.” Happy binging!

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten

Helen Hong

Cristela Alonzo from Episode 4

Pete Holmes from Episode 9

Louis Virtel from Episode 17

Alison Rosen from Episode 24

Glen Weldon from Episode 27

With guest experts:

Jim Colucci, Entertainment writer, radio reporter, editor at CBS Watch magazine and author of Golden Girls Forever.

Allan Havey, actor and comedian, from “Mad Men.”

Jerome Vered, writer and all-time winner of “Jeopardy.”

Gloria Loring, actror and singer-songwriter from “The Facts of Life.”

Brian Firkus actor, singer and embodiment of drag-queen Trixie Mattel.

Go Fact Yourself was devised and produced by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, in collaboration with Maximum Fun. 

Theme Song by Jonathan Green.

Maximum Fun’s Senior Producer is Laura Swisher.

Associate Producer and Editor is Julian Burrell.

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