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Quiz: Tom Berenger or Troy McClure Film Title?

Earlier this week, the name of Tom Berenger came up in a conversation I was having. And I wondered exactly what happened to him between the time he made Major League II in 1994 and Inception in 2010. After all, that’s a long stretch of time, and he had been something of a star in the late 1980s. Since he’s a graduate of the University of Missouri, my home state, I’ll always have a soft spot for Berenger. What I unearthed on his IMDb page was a series of movie and made-for-tv movie titles that sounded like they were straight out of the fictional list of films starring Troy McClure on The Simpsons. Just in case you’ve been living under a rock for the last two decades, McClure was a fictional actor on The Simpsons, and he was fond of rattling off a series of fake films with outlandish titles in which he had starred. A prime example: “Hi, I’m Troy McClure and you may remember me from such films as The Erotic Adventures of Hercules and Dial ‘M’ for Murderousness“. Seeing the similarity between the work of Berenger and McClure gave me an idea. Here’s a quiz. Can you tell the difference between real Tom Berenger films and fictional Troy McClure films? Take the quiz to find out: Continue reading

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