Listening to today's Dumb Off made me think of these things. When Win Ben Stein's Money was on the air I went down to Hollywood and auditioned. There was about 50 of us and we took about a 20 minute written test. I passed that round and then they did another round where they had a bunch of us on the set in groups answering questions by an interviewer but I didn't make it out of that round. Too many classical music and art history questions did me in... I also took a chick to see a taping of Jeopardy on a date. That was brutal. They tape a bunch of shows all on the same day, so we were in there for about 3 hours. We did get some lovely parting gifts, but I can't remember what they were.