The Superfan Contest: Round 1

3 fans square off against Howard, Fred, and Gary

July 28, 2011
Photo: The Howard Stern Show

Howard then welcomed the Superfan challengers, Jim, Joe, and Peter, telling them they’d be competing as a team against the most knowledgeable Stern staffers: himself, Fred Norris, and Gary Dell’Abate.

Vinnie then started the 1st round–each question counted for five points each:

What was Gary’s first nickname on the show? The fans: Boy Gary.

What was Howard’s original title for “Private Parts?” Howard: Mein Kampf.

On what cable network did “Son of the Beach” air? The fans: FX.

For the fourth question, the staff was asked to name the person heard in a short audio clip of Billy West impersonating a well known baseball team owner–Gary recognized it was Marge Schott.

Who was nicknamed The Nightbird? The fans: Allison Steele.

“F Timmy” refers to what kind of animal? The fans: a cat.

What did Robin score on Dr. Drew’s narcissism test? Howard: 34.

Who was Riley Martin’s original co-host? The fans’ guess: E-Ron. The correct answer: Curtis Cooperman.

What was Sal Governale apologizing for in the infamous “Hi, this is Sal Governale…” clip? Gary: “[For] saying white women shouldn’t date black men.”

What were DC101’s call letters? The fans: WWDC.

What Van Halen song is on the “Private Parts” soundtrack? Fred incorrectly guessed: “Running with the Devil.” So it went to the fans, who incorrectly guessed it was “You Really Got Me.” Gary finally settled it with the correct answer: “Jamie’s Crying.”

What is name of the “Uncle” Benjy doesn’t want mentioned on the show? The fans: Detlev Bronk.

What was the name of Howard’s childhood summer camp? Fred: Wel-Met.