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Test Your Emmy IQ

Test Your Emmy IQ

by Erin Cassin

Think you’re an Emmy Awards expert? Prove it by taking our quiz.

The 2001 Emmy Awards were delayed multiple times because of the September 11 tragedies. When the show finally went on, host Ellen Degeneres didn’t shy away from humor, even jokingly wearing a version of:
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Jennifer Lopez’s scandalous, green Versace dress from the 2000 Grammys

Britney Spears’ live albino snake accessory from the 2001 VMAs

Sarah Jessica Parker’s feathered, pink Oscar de la Renta dress from the 2000 Emmys

Bjork’s unforgettable Marjan Pejoski swan outfit from the 2001 Oscars

In the opening skit for the 2010 Emmy Awards, host Jimmy Fallon and the “Glee” cast pulled together a celeb ensemble to help them win an imaginary glee club competition. When they grabbed actor John Hamm, he was practicing dance routines with his coach:
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Jane Lynch

Betty White

Cheryl Burke

Kate Gosselin

When accepting her award for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series at the 2007 Emmys, Katherine Heigl proclaimed the following:
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“My own mother told me I didn’t have a shot in hell of winning tonight.”

“Isaiah Washington told me I didn’t have a shot in hell of winning tonight.”

“My own sister told me I didn’t have a shot in hell of winning tonight.”

“T.R. Knight was the only one who told me I had a shot in hell of winning tonight.”

Which Emmy-winning actress, while accepting her award, confessed that her thank-you list had accidentally dropped down the cleavage of her dress?
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CCH Pounder

Felicity Huffman

S. Epatha Merkerson

Megan Mullally

Sarah Silverman surprised audiences during the 2009 Emmy Awards by wearing a:
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Fake mustache

Meat dress

Blue wig

At the 2008 Emmys, presenter Ricky Gervais singled out Steve Carell for “stealing” his award at the prior year’s ceremony and said, "I made you what you are and I get nothing back. Have you even been to see “Ghost Town,” yet? No? I sat through..."
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“Get Smart”

“The 40 Year-Old Virgin”

“Evan Almighty”

“Horton Hears a Who!”

In a spoof of the Britney Spears–Madonna kiss at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, which two comedic actors smooched onstage at the 2003 Emmy Awards?
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Eric McCormack and Sean Hayes

Michael J. Fox and Charlie Sheen

Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry

Brad Garrett and Garry Shandling

In a 2006 Emmys skit poking fun at long acceptance speeches, a celebrity was wheeled out in a glass container and host Conan O’Brien explained that the star would die “if the Emmys run one second over three hours.” Who was the trapped celeb?
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Bob Newhart

Woody Allen

Kanye West

David Blaine

Sizzling sweethearts and “True Blood” costars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer both presented at the 2010 Emmy Awards shortly after:
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Becoming engaged

Breaking up

Getting married

Having a baby

Which star donned a pair of overalls and straw hat to sing the “Green Acres” theme song with Megan Mullally at the 2005 Emmy Awards?
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Sean Hayes

Donald Trump

William Shatner

Tim McGraw