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Test your Bad Medicine IQ!


The 2018 Fox series The Resident came under fire from the medical profession for its myriad inaccuracies, and for casting physicians and administrators as “bad guys.” However, compared to some of the dicey doctors that have been portrayed on stage, screen and in literature over the years, the characters on the show are strictly minor league.


What was Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s specialty before he turned to cannibalism?

  1. Brain Surgery 
  2. Podiatry 
  3. Dentistry
  4. Forensic Psychiatry

Orion Pictures

20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Which of these actors has not portrayed Dr. Victor Frankenstein?

  1. Sting
  2. Robert Duvall
  3. Kenneth Branagh
  4. Benedict Cumberbatch


Upper Case Editorial

What was the name of Dr. Henry Jekyll’s violent alter ego?

  1. Henry Hyde
  2. Francis Hyde
  3. David Hyde
  4. Edward Hyde



New Line Cinema

Which of these was not a Dr. Evil plot for world domination?

  1. Death Star
  2. Preparation H
  3. Independence Day
  4. The Alan Parsons Project




Paramount Pictures

Which famed Broadway actor played the title role in the 1940 Technicolor classic Dr. Cyclops?

  1. Lionel Barrymore
  2. Laurence Olivier
  3. Albert Dekker
  4. José Ferrer


Lancer Books

The Island of Dr. Moreau, which was populated by human-animal hybrids, was located in

which body of water?

  1. Atlantic Ocean
  2. Pacific Ocean
  3. Indian Ocean
  4. Black Sea




20th Centry Fox Film Corporation

What was the name of the deviant psychopath played by actor Tim Curry in The Rocky Horror Picture Show?

  1. Dr. Frank N. Furter
  2. Dr. Al R. Nuthin
  3. Dr. Smart E. Pantz
  4. Dr. Mark U. Absent

Hasbro Toys

Who played Dr. Otto Octavious in Spider-Man 2?

  1. Albert Finney
  2. Albert Brooks
  3. Alfred Molina
  4. Benjie Molina


Bounty Films

Which 2009 horror film featured the unspeakable experiments of Dr. Josef Heiter?

  1. a) Doghouse
  2. b) My Bloody Valentine
  3. c) Zombieland
  4. d) The Human Centipede




Topps, Inc.

Which group of superheroes considers its arch-nemesis Dr. Victor von Doom?

  1. The Fantastic Four
  2. The Avengers
  3. The Power Rangers
  4. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Answers: 1D, 2B, 3D, 4C, 5C, 6B, 7A,
8C, 9D, 10A