Stan’s Triviabits


n “Gilligan’s Island” fans unfamiliar with the actor/father of skipper portrayer Alan Hale Jr. will be amazed at the resemblance between the two Hales. Rent one of the dozen films Hale Sr. made with Errol Flynn and see for yourself.

The office-satire comic strip “Dilbert” appears in over 2,500 newspapers worldwide. What is the occupation of the title character of the strip?

A) File clerk

B) Computer programmer

C) Electrical engineer

D) Mail-room worker

Answer on Monday

Friday’s answer: Sydney, Australia, has reduced the crime rate in mass-transit stations by playing classical music.