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Quiz: How well do you remember The Den?

The show is coming back in November.

IT WAS ANNOUNCED during the week that, over 33 years after it first aired, The Den is set to return to RTÉ.

Ray D’Arcy delivered the news on his radio show on Tuesday, saying that the show will return on Sunday 8 November. But how much do you remember about the iconic programme?

Who was the first host of The Den?
Ray D’Arcy
Ian Dempsey

Ronan Collins
Marty Whelan

What planet are Zig and Zag from?

RTÉ

Zag
Zeg

Zog
Zug

What was the name of the caller who famously had a nightmare when playing What’s Snots with The Den’s Francie Boylan?

RTÉ

Mark
Paul

John
Kevin

Where was the caller from?
Offaly
Galway

Cavan
Wexford

Zig and Zag infamously left The Den to join which TV show in the UK?
The Big Breakfast
TFI Friday

This Morning
Big Brother’s Little Brother

Dustin’s 2008 Eurovision entry was called Irelande Douze Pointe. But in what place did it finish in the 19 country semi-final?

Daniel Aragay/Eurovision

8th
12th

15th
18th

What was the name of Ray’s aftershave stolen by Podge in 1992’s The Den Christmas Crisis?

RTÉ

Eau de Beau
Socky’s Smells

Scent of Man
Whiff of Fate

The gang have gotten back together for different reasons since, but when was The Den last on air as a standalone show?
1998
2006

2010
2014

What are the bobbly antennae on the heads of Zig and Zag called?

Rollingnews.ie

Zogatrongs
Zogaphongs

Zogabongs
Zogathongs

Who is this, probably The Den’s longest-running cast member?

Double Z Creative

Zuppy
Puppy

Ted
Rog


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