The ultimate Jumpin' Jack Flash quiz!


By: J.P. Naomi

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"Dog's barking, can't fly without umbrella"! Take this quiz to remember all of your favorite moments from "Jumpin' Jack Flash" - the ultimate '80s American spy comedy film!

Jumpin' Jack Flash is a _________.

Original song lyrics: "I was born in a cross-fire hurricane; And I howled at the morning driving rain; But it's all right now, in fact, it's a gas! But it's all right. I'm Jumpin' Jack Flash; It's a gas, gas, gas!"


In which year was the premiere of the film "Jumpin' Jack Flash"?

"Jumpin' Jack Flash" was released on October 10, 1986. It grossed more than $29 million at the box office.


"Jumpin' Jack Flash" was also a song, originally recorded by which artist?

The Rolling Stones recorded "Jumpin' Jack Flash" on April 20, 1968, and it was released just one month later. It was later covered by several performers, including Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner and Peter Frampton.


The film "Jumpin' Jack Flash" stars this famous actress...

Whoopi Goldberg was born on November 13, 1955, in Manhattan, New York. Prior to her role in "Jumpin' Jack Flash," she played Celie in "The Color Purple" in 1985.


Whoopi Goldberg plays Terry ________ in "Jumpin' Jack Flash."

Teresa Doolittle goes by the nickname Terry. She is a feisty and sassy young woman in her 20s.


Where does Terry work?

Terry's job is to transfer funds for the First National Bank. She dresses casually and works in a large room filled with banker cubicles.


Where does "Jumpin' Jack Flash" take place?

"Jumpin' Jack Flash" was filmed at 9 different locations. They included locations in New York and California.


What is the name of Terry's boss at the bank?

James Page is a no-nonsense type of boss. He often gets on Terry's nerves because he wants her to be a better worker. She is not your typical banker.


What is the name of the actor who plays Terry's boss, James Page?

Peter Michael Goetz made his Broadway debut in 1981, as John Barrymore in "Ned and Jack." He has appeared in numerous films and television shows as well, including "The West Wing" and "Arrested Development."


What is the first message that Terry receives on her computer at work?

Terry is taken aback by this message. She doesn't know where it is coming from. All she knows is that someone can see her every move and it is frightening!


Who is the "Knock, Knock" message from?

The man only refers to himself as Jumpin' Jack Flash to cover his identity. His messages are voiced throughout the film by actor Jonathan Pryce.


Who is the man behind the code name "Jumpin' Jack Flash"?

"Jumpin' Jack Flash" is a British Intelligence agent in Eastern Europe. Jonathan Pryce's voice is heard throughout the film and finally he is revealed in person at the film's ending.


Jumpin' Jack Flash is being pursued by what organization?

The KGB stands for Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti - the Russian Committee for State Security. It was formed on March 13, 1954, and dissolved in 1991, following the breakup of the USSR.


In which key was "Jumpin' Jack Flash" written?

This is the answer to the riddle that Jumpin' Jack Flash gives to Terry. Once she determines the answer, her computer notifies her that she is correct, and she is elated, dancing around to the tune of "Jumpin' Jack Flash" in the bank.


Where does Jack ask Terry to go, to deliver a message for him?

"Jumpin' Jack Flash" has a running time of 105 minutes. One of the film's taglines was, "A man called Jack has got her Jumpin' and the world may never be the same!"


What is the message that Terry must deliver at the British Consulate?

Terry is baffled by this message and puts up a small fight about its legitimacy with Jack. He pleads with her that she must go deliver that message promptly.


Who does Terry deliver the message to at the British Consulate?

Jeremy Talbot is portrayed by actor John Wood. He was an English actor, born in 1930, and he passed away on August 6, 2011, after a 56-year career in acting.


What does Jack ask Terry to retrieve from his apartment?

She scrubs the bottom of the pan with a Brillo pad and it reveals her next piece in the puzzle. Upon leaving the apartment, she runs into some trouble...


What is the name of Terry's new co-worker at the bank?

Unbeknownst to Terry, Marty is there to spy on her. She does not catch on to this right away.


Which famous actor plays the role of Marty Phillips in "Jumpin' Jack Flash"?

Stephen Collins was born on October 1, 1947, and attended Amherst College. He is best known for his role as Eric Camden on "7th Heaven," as well as Captain Will Decker on "Star Trek: The Motion Picture."


Which famous actor plays the role of the computer technician who comes to repair Terry's computer?

Terry is suspicious of the computer technician because she doesn't believe there is anything wrong with her computer. When she calls to confirm his identity, he seems to vanish from the bank!


Who is the taxi driver who picks up Terry after she leaves Jack's apartment?

Realizing she is in some sort of trouble, Terry uses the frying pan to hit the "computer technician" on the head. She runs out of the cab and tries to escape.


Who does Terry unsuccessfully try to contact from the names on the frying pan?

She is not able to reach Peter Caen, but she does, however, reach Mark Van Meter. He agrees to meet with her.


Where does Terry meet Mark Van Meter?

At the docks, it is revealed to Van Meter that Terry is just a civilian who has been roped in to help free Jack. He is shocked and Terry is annoyed by his persistent questions and confusion.


How does Terry end up in the river?

Mark Van Meter realized that he and Terry were being watched. He pushes her off and tries to flee but he ends up shot and he dies, his body floating in the East River.


Who does Terry meet at Van Meter's funeral?

Liz Carlson is the wife of Harry Carlson, who she believes is still with Jack. Liz is portrayed by actress Annie Potts.


What is the name of the older man who Terry seeks to speak with at Van Meter's funeral?

Archer Lincoln is portrayed by actor Roscoe Lee Brown. He died on April 11, 2007, at the age of 84, after a 47-year long career on stage and on film.


"There is a _______, floating around in the river!"

Terry is at the police station, trying to explain this to the detective. Instead of believing her, he makes her repeat this phrase numerous times, which makes her even more agitated!


What is the name of Terry's female co-worker and friend at the Bank?

Cynthia encourages Terry to go for it with Jack! She is portrayed by actress Carol Kane, known best for her roles in "Hester Street" and "Annie Hall."


How does Terry embarrass her boss, Mr. Page, in front of the entire bank?

Terry stumbles into work after being drugged by the computer tech, who is now posing as a police officer. He had injected her with a truth serum! In her drugged haze, she pulls off Mr. Page's hairpiece.


What is the name of Jack's former girlfriend, who Terry seeks help from?

Sarah Billings is portrayed by Sara Botsford. Botsford is a Canadian-born actress who is best known for her role as Ann Hildebrand in the TV series, "E.N.G."


In the end of the film, it is revealed that Terry's co-worker Marty is really...

Peter helps save Terry from the KGB agents who have come to her office to kill her. Terry then bites Talbot in the groin and sends a message to Jack to ensure his safe return.


Where do Terry and Jack finally plan to meet?

Terry is thrilled at the thought of meeting Jack. For the first time, we see her clean up a bit and dress nicely for her meeting and dinner with Jack. He doesn't show up, though...


Why didn't Jack show up to the restaurant to meet Terry?

Jack: "Knock knock." Terry Doolittle: "Leave me alone." Jack: "I'm sorry. Unavoidably delayed in London. Queen thanks you."


How does "Jumpin' Jack Flash" end?

Jack shows up at Terry's bank station. She is elated and jumps up to hug him. The two are all smiles as they walk out of the bank, her co-workers cheering as the credits begin to roll!


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