What do Married at First Sight, Dennis Quaid, and the Strangest Halloween Ever have in common? They’re all right here as Chicago-based Prysm Studios Producer Sarah Mueller stops by for a rousing round of Five Questions with SCREEN. Let’s get to it!
SCREEN: Your best Halloween costume ever?
SARAH: One of my strangest Halloween costumes to date is that of my seven-year-old self dressing as niche American figure Betsy Ross. It’s hard to say what inspired me to don a matronly colonial gown when the rest of my first grade class was wearing princess costumes and superhero outfits, but my mom crushed it with the details.
Peep the pictures below – can you tell which one is me?
Redacted: my sister’s culturally insensitive Native American costume. 2003 aged like milk.
SCREEN: What is your most prized possession?
SARAH: After having one stolen for the first time in June (can I call myself an official Chicago resident now?), I’d go with my car’s catalytic converter.
SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever met?
SARAH: My friends and I met Dennis Quaid after his band ‘Dennis Quaid and the Sharks’ (I had to Google that) finished their set at a small Illinois county fair. I knew him entirely from his 90’s fluffy-haired, The Parent Trap era – not quite the Dennis we met in 2017. We also met his 26-year-old girlfriend who was very nice. I think they broke up but I still follow her on Instagram – don’t worry, she’s doing great.
Sarah, here is a nostalgic photo of Dennis Quaid from those Parent Trap days alongside a promising young actor named Lindsay Lohan…
SCREEN: What’s that TV show you’re a little embarrassed to admit you love to watch?
SARAH: Married At First Sight – no contest! Something about the combination of dubious production choices, poorly vetted couples, DRAMA, and alleged experts there to usher these newlyweds into the first annals of marital bliss, makes for a perfect love-hate watch. Can’t recommend it enough.
Ok Sarah, this mashup we tracked down is just for you!
SCREEN: If you could be a contestant on any game show in history, what would it be?
SARAH: I’d play the 1960s-70s game show The Dating Game just to meet serial killer Rodney Alcala, who was a contestant in 1978 and won. Again, someone needs to vet these people better.
Well, we thought you were kidding, Sarah, but here is that episode you have to see to believe…
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