What's the name of the group of tough leather-jacket wearing guys?
The T-Birds are a group of leather-jacket wearing high school guys who are "too cool for school" and are known for getting barely passing grades, smoking, working on their cool cars, and dating the coolest ladies. Their greased-up hair requires frequent combing.
Grease takes place in the 1950s and features characters dressed in '50s fashions, like poodle skirts, blouses, and leather jackets for the guys. Some fantastic 1950s cars in beautiful colors are also featured.
John Travolta plays the irresistibly-charming Danny Zuko in "Grease." He's the classic example of trying to be one thing with his friends and another with the girl he likes. Travolta's performance of "Sandy" is memorable for his crooning of "why - y - y- y..."
What's the name of the television show that did a live broadcast from Rydell High?
National Bandstand was the name of the entertainment show that was to film a live dance-off competition at Rydell High. The couples got excited, but some got a little too crazy. If you received a tap on the shoulder from a judge, you were out. Danny ended up winning the competition -- but not with Sandy.
As shown by the color of the cheerleaders' uniforms, the poms, and the letter sweaters, Rydell High's colors were red and white. The jocks at the school were typically seen wearing white sweaters with the red Rydell High emblem on them.
What refrain does everyone sing in "Summer Nights?"
"Give me more"
"Spill it all"
"Tell me more"
The characters find themselves singing "tell me more, tell me more" when eagerly wanting to hear more about Sandy and Danny's summer fling. The guys want to know if Danny "got very far" and the girls want to know if it was "love at first sight."
Which pink lady wanted to enroll in beauty school?
Frenchy was bored with high school and wanted to drop out and enroll in beauty school. She later ends up dyeing her hair pink and feels like she's not cut out for beauty school. Cue the song, "Beauty School Dropout."
"Grease is the word, is the word that you heard. It's got groove, it's got ________." Can you fill in the blank?
Barry Gibb wrote the opening song for "Grease," which told audiences that "Grease is the word." Apparently, "grease" has groove and meaning, as well as being the time, place and motion. The song performed very well on the charts and was the perfect opening song.
The T-Birds say that the car they're working on could be "Greased ________." Can you fill in the blank?
"Greased Lightnin'" is the name of the song that Danny and his friends sing about their racing car. With snazzy dance moves and a transforming car, this is one of the most memorable numbers from the musical.
Known as one of the first teen idols, Frankie Avalon had several hits and also starred in the "Beach Party" film series. Frenchy can hardly believe her eyes when she sees him begin to sing to her about dropping out of beauty school.
What kind of special event was going on outside the school at the end of the movie?
Rydell High had a carnival to celebrate the end of the school year. From pie-throwing games to carnival food to fun rides, the kids could be seen having a blast. This is where Sandy reveals her "bad Sandy" get-up.
Who's the announcer and judge of the dance contest?
Vince Fontaine was the announcer and judge at the National Bandstand dance contest at Rydell High. Marty took a liking to him even though he was substantially older than she was. She tried to captivate him with her fancy green dress and charms.
Danny gives Sandy his ring. She sees it as his effort to go steady with her and be respectful of her. However, he later tries to go all the way with her and she ends up storming out of the drive-in, leaving him all by his lonesome.