Only after one season on TV Land, executives have canceled “Kirstie,” the show that starred Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman and Michael Richards. It didn’t help matters that executive producer Marco Pennette left at the end of the season.
Alley has appeared on several TV series and in movies, so she is sure to bounce back in another series. Until then, enjoy this retrospective quiz about her career and her life.
1. She was married to which “Hardy Boys” actor?
2. Kirstie received a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an actress in a TV series for what character on “Cheers?”
3. She played Saavik in which film?
4. She appeared as her “Cheers” character on which TV series?
5. Who was her co-star in “For Richer or Poorer” (1997)?
6. Her “Kirstie” character, Maddie Banks, also appeared on which TV Land series?
7. She played a romance expert in which 1997-2000 TV series?
8. Who directed “Look Who’s Talking” and “Look Who’s Talking Too” films?
9. Alley appeared as a dentist who must work her way out of limbo by doing what?
10. Where was she born?
Answers: 1. Parker Stevenson. 2. Rebecca Howe. 3. “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.” 4. “Wings.” 5. Tim Allen. 6. “Hot in Cleveland.” 7. “Veronica’s Closet.” 8. Amy Heckerling. 9. Be the Tooth Fairy. 10. Wichita, Kan.