Hard Quiz (2016–…): Season 7, Episode 19 - Hard Quiz - full transcript

Four experts enter. Three will exit through the big steel doors. One will be the champion. Topics include: the animated film Ratatouille, Australian owls, the Ford Mustang, and the Real Housewives of New York.

ANNOUNCER: Tonight on Hard Quiz,

Daniel - marketing coordinator.

Expert subject -
animated comedy Ratatouille.

Expert subject -
Tim - music teacher.

Tim - music teacher.

Expert subject - Australian owls.

Wayne - retiree.

Expert subject - the Ford Mustang.

Kylie - copywriter.

Expert subject - The Real Housewives
of New York City.

Here's your host, Tom Gleeson.
Yes!



Here's your host, Tom Gleeson.
Hello!

Hello!

Good morning.

Welcome to Hard Quiz.

These contestants
are special offers.

The last one to be voided will be
tonight's Hard Quiz champion!

The last one to be voided will be
(APPLAUSE)

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Let's say hello.

Let's say hello.
G'day, Kylie.
Hi, Tom.

G'day, Kylie.
Hi, Tom.

Now for our ABC viewers, can you
explain what Real Housewives is?



It's a wonderful reality program
from the United States.

It's a wonderful reality program
(BOTH LAUGH)

(BOTH LAUGH)

It's a wonderful reality program?
It depends who you are.

Some people think it's
the dumbest thing in the world.

Some people think it's
Garbage people like it.

Garbage people like it.

Well, I mean that's the thing,
isn't it?

It's like
the lives of moronic rich people

made for the entertainment
of moronic poor people.

made for the entertainment
Yeah.

Yeah.

Do you aspire to be
Yeah.

Do you aspire to be
a real housewife yourself?

I do not.
No.

I do not.
I think... No.

I think... No.

I feel like the people who watch it
I think... No.

I feel like the people who watch it
fall into two categories -

I feel like the people who watch it
people who want to be like them

people who want to be like them

and people who watch it ironically
and would never wanna be like them.

You don't aspire to be them?
No.

You just like to judge them
at a distance.

Yeah, I like to judge them
and laugh at them,

and laugh with them sometimes.

A lot of viewers do that with
the contestants on this show.

A lot of viewers do that with
(LAUGHTER)

(LAUGHTER)

Have you been to New York?
(LAUGHTER)

Have you been to New York?
Yes. I lived there for 10 years.

Oh, so when you watch it now it
helps you reminisce about New York

and some of the pretentious people
you might have seen over there?

and some of the pretentious people
Uh, sure.

Uh, sure.

I didn't really hang out

at any places
I didn't really hang out

at any places
that Real Housewives would go.

Well, you say that,
but you were a door bitch at

Well, you say that,
Kim Kardashian's engagement party.

Kim Kardashian's engagement party.

Is that true?

Yeah, it is true.

Which one?

The one where she married the guy
Which one?

The one where she married the guy
for, like, 17 days or whatever.

Oh, really?
Yeah.

Oh, really?
OK. A lot of engagement parties,

OK. A lot of engagement parties,

so I guess it's good
OK. A lot of engagement parties,

so I guess it's good
to have a regular gig.

so I guess it's good
Wayne.

Wayne.

Good evening, Mr Gleisner.

(SCATTERED LAUGHTER)

They didn't laugh 'cause they don't
know who you're talking about.

Yeah. Yeah.

Now you're into Mustangs?
I am.

You seem more like a Volvo guy,
to be fair.

(LAUGHTER)

I was once.

Oh, really?
Yeah.

I am now!
(LAUGHTER)

Do you own a mustang?
I do.

Do you own more than one
or is that the only one?

Oh, only one.
Does it have a name?

Oh, only one.
Thunder.

Thunder.

You get, like, you can use more than
one word in your answers if you want.

Well, Thunder's the number plate,
so I just call it Thunder.

Or otherwise Ruby.

Is that the only Mustang
you've ever owned?

No, no.

How many have you owned
over your life?

Two.
(DISAPPOINTED) Oh.

(LAUGHTER)

And you also own
a collection of toy cars?

And you also own
Correct, yes. Mustang cars.

Correct, yes. Mustang cars.

I worked that bit out myself.
Correct, yes. Mustang cars.

I worked that bit out myself.
Good man.

OK, so which toy car
is your favourite?

I don't have a favourite, Tom.
They're a bit like my children.

I don't pick favourites.

When you're playing with them
do you make the noises?

When you're playing with them
Absolutely. Absolutely.

Absolutely. Absolutely.

What sound do they make?

Vroom!

(LAUGHTER, APPLAUSE)

Tim.
Yes, hello, Tom.

Your topic is Australian owls.
Why not overseas owls?

Your topic is Australian owls.
Are you an owl racist?

Are you an owl racist?

(LAUGHTER)

No, I'm just very narrowminded, Tom.

Oh, OK.
I live in Australia and I...

You're not racist, you're just
narrowminded when it comes to owls.

Exactly. Exactly.
OK.

Exactly. Exactly.
And you used to keep a bird diary.

And you used to keep a bird diary.

Yes, that was in primary school.

Can you explain that
Yes, that was in primary school.

Can you explain that
without sounding weird?

Well, a bird diary
is exactly what it sounds like.

It's a diary where you put
the birds that you find in.

Oh.
So, you know...

Oh.
I thought it was the bird's diary.

I thought it was the bird's diary.

Like, you were writing a diary
on behalf of a bird.

Like, "Woke up, chirped, did a shit.

"Laid an egg".

Oh, that would be pretty cool too,
Tom.

No, it was just a record
of all the birds that I found.

No, it was just a record
So, you know, I'd go to school,

So, you know, I'd go to school,

instead of hanging out
with all the kids

I'd look at the wedge-tailed eagles
in the sky above the ovals.

And write it down?
Write it down - time, date.

Time, date.
Place.

And just wait until
someone beat you up.

(LAUGHTER)
Exactly.

OK.
Exactly.

Now, you're a music teacher?
Yes.

What instrument do you teach?
So trombone.

Well, it's all brass, basically.
So trombone, trumpet.

OK, but trombone's your speciality.
Yep.

OK, can you do your own sound effects
if you get the...get something wrong?

OK, can you do your own sound effects
Yeah, yeah. Wuh-woh.

Yeah, yeah. Wuh-woh.

(LAUGHTER)

Should have brought it along, Tom.
Yeah, you should have.

Between you and Wayne, it's like...
it's very exciting.

Actually, Wayne,
why don't you make a car noise

and then, Tim, you critique it
using your trombone.

Wayne.
Vroom!

Wuh-woh.

(LAUGHTER, APPLAUSE)

Daniel.
Hi, Tom.

Daniel.
Ratatouille is your subject.

Ratatouille is your subject.

This is the animated film.
This is true.

Yeah, why do you love
the film so much?

I guess I watched it
when I was 10 years old

and just loved the story,
loved the music, the characters

and I guess 50 to 60 viewings later,
still in love with it.

Is it true that it inspired you
to go to Paris?

It did, it did. Yeah.

Why didn't Paris
inspire you to go to Paris?

Um...I guess it just had to be put
through that Disney lens

and you go, "Ah, beautiful."

OK.

The film inspired me to buy
a rat trap, actually. But anyway.

Now you pretended
to be a Deliveroo driver

in order to get your CV
into an ad agency.

So I was a university student
hungry for an internship

and basically no-one was
returning my emails or phone calls.

So I thought, "What better way to
infiltrate the belly of the beast

So I thought, "What better way to
"than by, you know, infiltrating

"than by, you know, infiltrating

"the bellies of the execs
"than by, you know, infiltrating

"the bellies of the execs
who run the beast."

"the bellies of the execs
So...I snuck in there.

So...I snuck in there.

I said, "Oh, yes, a delivery for
whatever," and left my CV there.

And did you get a job?

No.
(LAUGHTER)

No.
Let's play...hard!

Let's play...hard!

ANNOUNCER: Expert round,
Let's play...hard!

ANNOUNCER: Expert round,
expert subjects.

ANNOUNCER: Expert round,
Win or lose five points.

Win or lose five points.

Steal an answer - double points.

I'll ask each of you five questions
Steal an answer - double points.

I'll ask each of you five questions
on your expert subject.

I'll ask each of you five questions
Right - you get five points,

Right - you get five points,

wrong - I will take
five points from you.

The rest of you can steal
at any time to get double points.

Let's start with Daniel and
his expert subject Ratatouille.

Let's start with Daniel and
(APPLAUSE)

(APPLAUSE)

Alright, you ready, Daniel?

Are you inspired to go to Paris?
We'll see.

Will this show inspire you
to watch the ABC?

I always watch the ABC.
OK, good boy.

I always watch the ABC.
(LAUGHTER)

(LAUGHTER)

Ratatouille follows Remy the rat,

a wannabe chef who puppeteers
Ratatouille follows Remy the rat,

a wannabe chef who puppeteers
the human kitchenhand Linguini

a wannabe chef who puppeteers
by pulling on...

by pulling on...

Daniel.
His hair on the head.

Correct!

(APPLAUSE)

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain

praised the film's
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain

praised the film's
realistic details,

like the marks on the chef's arms
caused by what injury?

like the marks on the chef's arms
Daniel.

Daniel.

Hot...burns on pots.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

George Calombaris liked the details
about how they didn't pay the rats.

George Calombaris liked the details
(LAUGHTER)

(LAUGHTER)

(APPLAUSE)

Remy and Linguini cement
their partnership by the Seine River,

opposite what Parisian landmark?

Daniel.
Notre-Dame.

Daniel.
Correct!

Correct!

(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, a young man and a rodent
come to a special arrangement

Yeah, a young man and a rodent
late at night beside a river.

late at night beside a river.

Are you sure this is a kid's movie?

(LAUGHTER)
There are some deep themes.

You can actually follow a
Ratatouille trail in the real Paris.

Or just enjoy Paris.

(APPLAUSE)

Taking Linguini under her wing
is tough chef Colette,

voiced by US comedian Janeane WHO?

Daniel.
Garofalo.

Daniel.
Correct!

Correct!

Last question in your set, Daniel.

During 2020, a Ratatouille musical
was cowritten

During 2020, a Ratatouille musical
by users of which social media...

by users of which social media...

Daniel.
by users of which social media...

Daniel.
TikTok.

Daniel.
Correct!

Correct!

Five from five!

(APPLAUSE)

Good on you, you rat bastard.

OK.
Good on you, you rat bastard.

OK.
Good on you, Tom.

OK.
Time now for Tim and Australian owls.

Time now for Tim and Australian owls.

(APPLAUSE)

Are you ready, Tim?
I'm very ready.

Owls exhibit many characteristics
typical of raptors,

including hooked bills,
carnivorous diets,

and the use of WHAT
to catch and kill prey?

Tim.
Talons.

Correct!

(APPLAUSE)

Considered a vulnerable species,

the Ninox natalis is found only
on what Australian island territory

the Ninox natalis is found only
off the Indonesian coast?

off the Indonesian coast?

Tim.

Christmas Island?

Correct!

(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, they were originally
(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, they were originally
trying to seek asylum

Yeah, they were originally
but we just kept them there.

but we just kept them there.

(LAUGHTER)

In 2017, researchers on
(LAUGHTER)

In 2017, researchers on
South Australia's Yorke Peninsula

encouraged the breeding
of Eastern Barn Owls

in an attempt to control
what agricultural pest?

Tim.

Mice.
Correct!

(APPLAUSE)

In your face, Daniel.
Tim's subject eats your subject.

(LAUGHTER)
It's true.

Over six months,
about 70 owls ate 5,000 mice.

But outbreaks
can be millions of mice,

so you would need thousands of owls
to make a difference.

So owls, just stick to delivering
mail to Harry Potter.

(LAUGHTER)

Owls leave behind pellets
largely made up of

Owls leave behind pellets
claws, bones, teeth, and fur,

claws, bones, teeth, and fur,

which are expelled in what way?

Tim.

From their mouth. They vomit them.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

Eugh!

That's what I do at the end of
every episode, by the way.

(LAUGHTER)

Last question in your set, Tim.

Known to eat possums,
magpies and cockatoos,

what is Australia's largest owl?

Tim.
Powerful owl.

Correct.
(APPLAUSE)

Five from five!

(APPLAUSE)

They can eat a possum's head
in just one bite.

They can eat a possum's head
Mm, yeah.

Mm, yeah.

They're like the Ozzy Osbourne
of owls.

They're like the Ozzy Osbourne
(APPLAUSE)

(APPLAUSE)

Next set of questions is for Wayne
on the Ford Mustang.

(APPLAUSE)

Are you ready, Wayne?

Well, I can't see myself
getting five like these guys,

but I'll give it a go.

OK. Do you wanna make an engine sound
to get excited?

OK. Do you wanna make an engine sound
Vroom-vroom.

Vroom-vroom.

(LAUGHTER)

(APPLAUSE)

Going on to become a mainstay
of the racing circuit,

the Mustang made one of its earliest
public appearances in 1964

the Mustang made one of its earliest
as a pace car during which race?

as a pace car during which race?

Wayne.
Le Mans.

Wayne.
Incorrect. It's wide open.

Incorrect. It's wide open.

Daniel for the steal.
'Daltona'.

Incorrect. Still open.

No idea.

(BUZZER SOUNDS)
Time's up.

The Indy 500.
Ah, of course.

As referenced by the car's logo,
Mustang is a word for 'feral horse'.

But the prototype originally shared
a name with what American wildcat?

Wayne.
Cougar.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

I drove a cougar home

and then Rhonda Burchmore
I drove a cougar home

and then Rhonda Burchmore
thanked me for the lift.

and then Rhonda Burchmore
(LAUGHTER)

(LAUGHTER)

In a 2014 promotional stunt,

a Ford Mustang was assembled
on the observation deck

a Ford Mustang was assembled
of what New York City skyscraper?

of what New York City skyscraper?

For the steal it's Daniel.

30 Rock.
Incorrect.

Wayne.
Eiffel Tower. Oh! Eiffel Tower.

Incorrect.
AUDIENCE MEMBER: Oh, no!

Incorrect.
Kylie for the steal!

Kylie for the steal!

Empire State Building.
WAYNE: Yeah.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

That was perfect,
'cause Daniel got it wrong

but then he sent
Ratatouille vibes your way

and then you mentioned
something from Paris.

Yeah.

Are you playing rat mind games
on Wayne, Daniel?

Just pulling hair.
You're pulling his hair.

Controlling him.

In 2020, Ford started selling an SUV
called the Mustang Mach-E,

where the E stands for WHAT?

Wayne.
Electric.

Wayne.
Correct.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

Last question in your set, Wayne.

A 1967 Mustang nicknamed 'Eleanor'

appears with Nicholas Cage
A 1967 Mustang nicknamed 'Eleanor'

appears with Nicholas Cage
and Angelina Jolie

appears with Nicholas Cage
in which car heist film?

in which car heist film?

Wayne.
Gone in 60 Seconds.

Wayne.
Correct.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

Last in the expert round,

it's Kylie and
The Real Housewives of New York.

(APPLAUSE)

Planned as a docuseries
called Manhattan Mums,

Planned as a docuseries
the show was repurposed as a spin-off

the show was repurposed as a spin-off

of The Real Housewives series
the show was repurposed as a spin-off

of The Real Housewives series
set in which Californian county?

of The Real Housewives series
Kylie.

Kylie.

Orange County.

Correct.

Yeah, so when they started filming,

they told the cast, "This will
Yeah, so when they started filming,

they told the cast, "This will
be much classier than Housewives,"

and then during,
they just changed it.

and then during,
Yeah, it was supposed to be about

Yeah, it was supposed to be about

getting their kids into
Yeah, it was supposed to be about

getting their kids into
private school or something.

And then they just... Yeah.

Got drunk and fell down a lot.
Yes.

Got drunk and fell down a lot.
Joining the series with the tagline,

Joining the series with the tagline,

"I have a taste for luxury,
and luxury has a taste for me,"

was Sonja Morgan,

previously married
to the great-grandson

previously married
of which American banker?

of which American banker?

Kylie.
of which American banker?

Kylie.
J.P. Morgan.

Kylie.
Correct.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

The first housewife with a disability

to be featured on the show,
Aviva Drescher,

made headlines in a season six fight
by slamming what prosthetic limb...?

made headlines in a season six fight
Kylie.

Kylie.

She threw her leg
across a restaurant table.

Correct!

(APPLAUSE)

Yes, "..what prosthetic limb
on a table?"

It was her leg.

What was the quote? What did she say?

She said something like,

"The only thing fake about me
She said something like,

"The only thing fake about me
is this!" or something.

Reminded me of Adam Hills
down at the canteen.

(LAUGHTER)

Luann de Lesseps,
known as Countess Luann

due to a previous marriage
to an aristocrat,

released a debut single
in 2010 called

Money Can't Buy You WHAT?

Kylie.
Class.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

Last question in your set, Kylie.

Bethenny Frankel
Last question in your set, Kylie.

Bethenny Frankel
launched her brand Skinnygirl

with a pre-made mix
of what classic cocktail?

with a pre-made mix
Kylie.

Kylie.

A margarita.

Correct.

Five from five.

(APPLAUSE)

We've ripped through their subjects,
now let's rip through mine.

Tom's round. Tom's subject.

Multiple choice.

This week I've been
really getting into buttons.
Multiple choice.

This week I've been
really getting into buttons.

This week I've been
really getting into buttons.
I love buttons.
They're the thinking man's Velcro.

I love buttons.
They're the thinking man's Velcro.

I love buttons.
This round is multiple choice.

This round is multiple choice.

Select your answers on your screens

then press the buzzer
Select your answers on your screens

then press the buzzer
to lock in the answer.

I think we have never had
three five from fives before.

I mean, Wayne, you must be feeling...

I'm special, Tom.
Yeah, very special.

Thought to be
the earliest known button

is a 5,000 year-old object
discovered in present-day Pakistan

is a 5,000 year-old object
and made from what material?

and made from what material?

The answer is

D - shell.

(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, back then buttons
were used more for decoration

than actually having a practical use.

Like the Queen.

Which of these details
would traditionally mean

a standard button-up shirt
was made for a man?

The answer is

B - buttons on
the right side of the shirt.

B - buttons on
(APPLAUSE)

(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, buttons are on the
left side of women's shirts.

One theory is that it's because
women had servants dress them

One theory is that it's because
in the olden days,

in the olden days,

so they were made
in the olden days,

so they were made
in the mirror image.

so they were made
The Billie Eilish song Bad Guy

The Billie Eilish song Bad Guy

incorporates a sound
she recorded in Sydney

that is related to which button?

The answer is

B - a pedestrian crossing button.

(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, she recorded
one of these things.

Yeah, she recorded
(PEDESTRIAN CROSSING BEEPS)

(PEDESTRIAN CROSSING BEEPS)

Yeah, and then they fiddled with
the timing and created a hit.

Wayne, do you know
who Billie Eilish is?

Wayne, do you know
Uh, not really.

Uh, not really.

(LAUGHTER)

I figured.

With his signature selling for more
than $720,000 US dollars in 2010,

for what reason does Button Gwinnett

have one of the most
valuable autographs in the world?

The answer is

A - he signed
the Declaration of Independence.

A - he signed
(APPLAUSE)

(APPLAUSE)

Yes, he signed the
(APPLAUSE)

Yes, he signed the
Declaration of Independence

Yes, he signed the
as a representative of Georgia,

as a representative of Georgia,

and then died shortly after,

so there are only
and then died shortly after,

so there are only
51 known copies of his signature.

When people ask for my autograph
I don't sign them.

When people ask for my autograph
But it's not 'cause I'm an asshole,

But it's not 'cause I'm an asshole,

I just wanna drive up the price.

(LAUGHTER)

Alright, last question
in my round's worth double points.
(LAUGHTER)

Alright, last question
in my round's worth double points.

Which of these animals
typically has a bellybutton?

The answer is

E - armadillo.

Yes, the armadillo is the
only placental mammal up there.

The rest of them didn't come
from animals that have placentas.

At the end of my round,
Wayne you're at the bottom on zero.

Get over here.

(APPLAUSE)

Wayne, did you bring the walking
stick so I'd feel sorry for you?

Wayne, did you bring the walking
Yes.

Yes.

Is it working?
(LAUGHTER)

Uh, no.

Are you gonna 'vroom'
your way out of here?

Are you gonna 'vroom'
I can if you really want me to.

I can if you really want me to.

I do really want you to.
I can if you really want me to.

I do really want you to.
OK.

Out!
Vroom!

Vroom, vroom, vroom.

Vroom.

Vroom, vroom, vroom.

Alright, creeps,
it's the People's Round.

ANNOUNCER: The People's Round.

Against the clock.

Trim your toenails,
play along at home.

Your time starts now.
Trim your toenails,
play along at home.

Your time starts now.

A bus with two levels
Your time starts now.

A bus with two levels
is commonly called a double WHAT?

Daniel.
Decker.

Yes. A shortened expletive to
signal firm agreement is Ken WHO?

Kylie.
Oath.

Kylie.
Yes.

Yes.

Which digit takes the longest to dial
on a standard rotary phone?

Kylie.
9.

Kylie.
No, zero.

No, zero.

A 2020 docuseries about the
Chicago Bulls is The Last WHAT?

Kylie.

Dance?
Yes.

Which TV character promises
fruit will ripen in "a coupla days"?

(BUZZER SOUNDS)
Time's up.

Con the Fruiterer.
Yeah!

Blamed for ships
and aircraft disappearing

Blamed for ships
is what North Atlantic triangle?

is what North Atlantic triangle?

Kylie.
Bermuda Triangle.

Yes.

A film starring Gerard Butler
and Hilary Swank is PS. WHAT?

Kylie.
I Love You.

Yes.

Which city was the capital of Japan
immediately before Tokyo?

Tim.
Kyoto.

Yes.

A bar mitzvah is celebrated...

Time's up!
..in what faith?

Jewish faith is the correct answer.

Alright, at the end of
the People's Round,

Alright, at the end of
Daniel, Tim, you're both on 25

Daniel, Tim, you're both on 25

which means it's time
Daniel, Tim, you're both on 25

which means it's time
for a bloody Hard Off!

which means it's time
Hard Off.

Hard Off.

That's right,
only one of you will survive.

That's right,
I'll ask just one question.

I'll ask just one question.

First to buzz in to answer,

and if you're right you're staying,
First to buzz in to answer,

and if you're right you're staying,
if you're wrong you're dead to me.

You ready?

According to the Real Estate
Institute of New South Wales,

based on vacancy rates
in October 2021

was it harder to find a rental
property in Newcastle or Wollongong?

Daniel.
Newcastle.

Incorrect.

The correct answer is Wollongong.

Daniel, you're dead to me.
Get over here.

(APPLAUSE)
Well done, Daniel.

Alright, what happened Daniel?

I guess, um, anyone can cook,

but not anyone can Hard Quiz.

OK, that's very diplomatic of you.
Out!

OK, that's very diplomatic of you.
(APPLAUSE)

(APPLAUSE)

There he goes. There that rat goes!

Alright, only two left.

Who's going to be
the Hard Quiz champion?

Tim and Kylie get over here
because it's time to play Hard Quiz.

Tim and Kylie get over here
Final round.

Final round.

Head to head.

Australian owls versus The Real
Head to head.

Australian owls versus The Real
Housewives of New York City.

Australian owls versus The Real
Hard Quiz.

Hard Quiz.

Now there can only be one
Hard Quiz champion

who gets to take home
the limited edition big brass mug.

What will you do with
the mug if you win, Tim?

Well, originally
I was thinking of using it

Well, originally
as a birdbath for some owls.

as a birdbath for some owls.

But it looks a bit small,
so I'm not so sure anymore.

Alright. What about you, Kylie?

I think I might
take it back to New York

and leave it as a monument
to Sonja's dog

that she threw into the East River.

Well, it was cremated. (LAUGHS)
OK.

Well, it was cremated. (LAUGHS)
And the ashes went back on her.

And the ashes went back on her.

So I will
And the ashes went back on her.

So I will
leave the brass mug there...

OK.
..in memory of Millou.

OK.
Alright.

Alright.

It's best of five,
Alright.

It's best of five,
penalty shootout style.

Harder questions
on your expert subjects.

So it's Tim's knowledge
of Australian owls

versus Kylie's knowledge of
The Real Housewives of New York.

versus Kylie's knowledge of
Let's play...hard!

Let's play...hard!

(APPLAUSE)
Let's play...hard!

(APPLAUSE)

Tim.

Have a listen and tell me...

(BARKING NOISES)

..what owl is that?

Um...I'm not quite sure.

I mean, it kind of sounds like
a barking owl

because, I mean,
it could sound like a dog bark.

But, then again,
it's not so much like a dog bark.

It could be a powerful owl.

It could be a powerful owl.
Look, I'm just going to go with
a barking owl, Tom.

Look, I'm just going to go with
a barking owl, Tom.

Correct.
Great.

(APPLAUSE)
Yay.

(BARKING NOISES)

(BARKING NOISES)
OK, that one...the first one
did a little bit more.

OK, that one...the first one
did a little bit more.

Mm. That's a whole pack of them,
apparently.

My kids think I'm barking at owls
when I hit my thumb with a hammer.

"Barking owl!"

(LAUGHTER)

As if I wouldn't swear.
"(BLEEP) owl" is what I'd say.

(LAUGHTER)
Kylie.

In a season one episode,

Jill Zarin leaves the
Luca Luca fashion show abruptly

Jill Zarin leaves the
for what reason?

for what reason?

Oh, because they tried to put her
for what reason?

Oh, because they tried to put her
in the second row behind Ramona.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

So she was jealous.

Yeah, but then she said
So she was jealous.

Yeah, but then she said
it wasn't for that reason at all.

But we all knew.

But that's the way
the whole show works, isn't it?

Yeah.
Yeah. Imagined drama.

Yeah.
Tim.

Yeah.
Take a look at this.

Take a look at this.

Take a look at this.
I put some cool shades on this owl.

I put some cool shades on this owl.

Alright. Very cool.
I put some cool shades on this owl.

Alright. Very cool.

What colour are its eyes?

Well done with those shades, Tom.

Well done with those shades, Tom.
Thank you.
Very nice.

Thank you.
Very nice.

It's a rufous owl, I know that.
Thank you.
Very nice.

It's a rufous owl, I know that.

I'm just trying to remember.

They're yellowy, chestnutty.

I'm gonna say...

..chestnut.

Incorrect.
Ooh.

The correct answer is yellow.

You said a few colours there,

but you landed on chestnut

and yellow is correct.

Kylie.

On the episode
Sun, Sand and Psychosis,

Housewife Kelly accuses Bethenny

of attacking her 'friend'
in the press.

Which 'friend'
was Kelly referring to?

Oh...I remember she said
that she knew somebody.

Oh...I remember she said
Oh, I think it was Gwyneth Paltrow,

Oh, I think it was Gwyneth Paltrow,

who then said she never...
Oh, I think it was Gwyneth Paltrow,

who then said she never...
had never met her.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, you're right.

Gwyneth was shown a clip later

and had clearly
Gwyneth was shown a clip later

and had clearly
never heard of any of them.

and had clearly
No.

No.

I ruined it.

Tim.

Tim.
This owl can be differentiated
from all other Australian owls

This owl can be differentiated
from all other Australian owls

by what distinctive
nesting characteristic?
This owl can be differentiated
from all other Australian owls

by what distinctive
nesting characteristic?

So that's a grass owl and it nests
on the ground in the grass,

So that's a grass owl and it nests
creating a nest out of grass.

creating a nest out of grass.

Just trying to be
as specific as possible. (CHUCKLES)

Are you a bit paranoid
from your last answer?

Yes, I am.

Correct.

Yay.
Correct.
(APPLAUSE)

Yay.
(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, you're right,
it's an Eastern Grass Owl,

but if I said that
it would have given it away.

Kylie.

Kylie.
Harry Dubin is a longstanding
lothario on the series.

Harry Dubin is a longstanding
lothario on the series.

Harry Dubin is a longstanding
Looking at this line-up,

Looking at this line-up,

which housewife has NOT

been linked to him
romantically?

Uh, from that line-up?

Um...is that Carole down the bottom?

Like I watch the (BLEEP) show.

(LAUGHTER)

The bottom middle -
Carole Radziwill.

Correct.

(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, so going through them...
Yeah.
(APPLAUSE)

Yeah, so going through them...
Yeah.

..Harry was married to Aviva,

dated Kelly, dated Sonja,

before he married Aviva,

then dated Sonja again

and then they got divorced.

Went home from a party with Luann

and dirty pashed Ramona.

Yeah.
Is that right?
and dirty pashed Ramona.

Yeah.
Is that right?

Yeah.
I think so, yeah.
Is that right?
OK.

I think so, yeah.
OK.

That about sums it up.
I think so, yeah.
I've got no idea.
OK.

That about sums it up.
I've got no idea.

That about sums it up.
I obviously don't watch the show.

I obviously don't watch the show.

(LAUGHTER)

Tim.

Using photographs,
researchers are able to identify

Using photographs,
the sex of powerful owls

the sex of powerful owls

based on the ratio of head width
the sex of powerful owls

based on the ratio of head width
to WHAT facial feature?

Oh, boy. Um...

Got no idea, Tom.

Facial feature.

Something to do with the eyes.

I know that powerful owls are...
the males are bigger, larger. Um...

Let's just go with
the size of the eyes.

Incorrect.

The correct answer is
Incorrect.

The correct answer is
the distance between the nostrils.

The correct answer is
Mm. OK.

Mm. OK.

Cool.

Yeah, before this
they could only work out
Cool.

Yeah, before this
they could only work out

if a bird was a male or female
using genetic analysis.

But now they can do it
from photographs

But now they can do it
using the distance between nostrils.

using the distance between nostrils.

There you go.
So how do the birds know?

(LAUGHTER)

How do we know?

Oh, yeah, I'll just check the
distance between my wife's nostrils.

(LAUGHTER)

Kylie, if you get this right
you are tonight's Hard Quiz champion.

You can't quite believe it, can you?
I cannot!

This was supposed to be a joke.

Alright. Here we go.

It was supposed to be a joke?
It can still be a joke.

Kylie.
Yes.

Socialite Tinsley Mortimer's
season ten tagline was,

"Come on, why cook when I can..."
WHAT?

Order room service instead?

Correct!

Which means you are tonight's
Hard Quiz champion!

Alright, Tim,
you know what this means.

Out!

(APPLAUSE)

There he goes.

Congratulations, Kylie,
you are tonight's Hard Quiz champion

and you get the big brass mug.

And you get to do the sign-off.

Thanks for playing hard!
And you get to do the sign-off.

Thanks for playing hard!
(APPLAUSE)

Real Housewives of New York.

Who would've thought?

Well done!

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