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Classic Television Shows Quiz

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What is the name of the classic family comedy that followed the Cleaver Family as they learned lessons and shared laughs?
All in the Family
Family Ties
My Wife and Kids
Leave It to Beaver

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What is the name of the Late 70s police show that followed two interstate patrolmen played by Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox?
The ReneGades
Hawaii Five-O
505 Days
CHiPs

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What is the name of the comedy series which followed the wealthy urban Douglas couple as they tried to adapt to life in rural Hooterville?
The Beverly Hillbillies
Green Acres
Sunny Springs
The Odd Couple

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What comedic show followed the passengers and the crew of the cruise ship The Pacific Princess?
Set Sail
The Love Boat
McHale's Navy
Captain Crook

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What famous television sitcom starred Carrol O'Connor as the well-meaning grouch Archie Bunker whose gruff attitude often put him at odds with the changing world around him?
Family Ties
Family Matters
Learn from Family
All in the Family

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What early television classic followed the Martin Family and their relationship with their pert collie?
Shiloh
Rin Tin Tin
Lassie
Balto

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What television show followed the family and friends of oil baron J. R. Ewing as they clashed over Ewing's fortune?
Dallas
Houston
El Paso
Austin

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What is the name of the psychological horror anthology series which was hosted and largely written by Rod Serling?
The 9th Dimension
The Twilight Zone
The Feelings of Dread
Tales from the Crypt

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What is the name of the famous Western show about Ben Cartwright the Nevada rancher who was forced to take up arms to protect his livelihood?
Shootout!
Giddy-Up!
The Cartwright Tales
Bonanza

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What police show starred Peter Falk as a simple kind-hearted detective who used his clever mind and unassuming demeanor to crack cases?
Columbo
Quincy
Shaft
Matlock

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What comedy series starred Danny DeVito and Andy Kaufman playing characters involved in the operation of a taxicab company?
Cabbies
Taxi
New York Minute
Cheers

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What early television show followed the Robinson Family who were space colonists trying to survive the depths of the cosmos?
Star Trek
Lost in Space
Battlestar Galactica
Space Family Robinson

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What historic drama series followed the Ingalls Family as they survived on the old American frontier?
Little House on the Prairie
Old Days
The Rockies
The Wilderness Family

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What famous comedy was created by and starred Jackie Gleason who played a simple bus driver who often got caught up in money-making schemes?
Screwball
Live and Love
I Love Lucy
The Honeymooners

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What comedy/romance show followed an American Air Force pilot who started a domestic relationship with a genie whom he freed?
Bill and Carroll
Dubai Days
I Dream of Jeannie
Arabian Nights

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What is the name of the classic children's series where Fred Rogers taught young people about the world?
Rugrats
The Muppets Show
Sesame Street
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

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What television show followed a family of people who loved things that were spooky and macabre yet shunned more traditionally beautiful and pleasant things?
Nightmares on Broadway
The Addams Family
The Frightfuls
The MacLorraines

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What detective series starred Richard Roundtree as its titular private eye who had street smarts and a no-nonsense attitude?
Shaft
Quincy
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
The Mallore Files

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What action television show starred Peter GravesĀ  as the leader of an espionage team that countered terrorists and communist operatives?
007
Get Smart
Mission Impossible
Ladies and Gentlemen

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What comedy series followed the Clampett Family who moved from their rural homes to California after becoming millionaires?
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Rags to Riches
90210
The Beverly Hillbillies

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What early sitcom followed the domestic life of the characters Lucy and Ricky Ricardo as they would get into humorous situations?
Happy Days
Family Ties
The Ricardos
I Love Lucy

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What classic American television show followed the easy-going sheriff of the town of Mayberry?
The Andy Griffith Show
The Jackie Gleason Show
The Dick Van Dyke Show
The Ashton Burke Show

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What science fiction show starred William Shatner as the captain of the starship the U.S.S. Enterprise?
Starfinder
Lost in Space
Star Trek
Star Wars

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What American sitcom followed the Jefferson Family as they moved into a lavish apartment building and built relationships with their new neighbors?
The Jeffersons
Top Shape
Perfect Strangers
Moonlight

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What American comedy series followed the fictional WWII prisoners of war who started a resistance movement in Stalag 13?
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Hogan's Heroes
Kelly's Heroes
Thomson's Heroes
Clement's Heroes

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What action series starred Lee Majors as an American operative whose body was enhanced with cybernetic parts?
The Six Million Dollar Man
American Cyborg
The Bionic Mind
Man of the Year

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What television show followed teens like Richie Cunningham, Potsie, and Fonzie as they tried to find their place in high school life during the Fifties?
Happy Days
Perfect Strangers
Down and Out
Days of Our Lives

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What sitcom starring Florence Henderson followed a blended family of three sons and three daughters?
Family Ties
The Brady Bunch
Family Matters
Me, Myself, and Irene

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What comedy series starring Don Adams followed the humorous conflict between rival espionage agencies?
Mission Implausible
Get Smart
000
Ladies and Gentlemen

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What television show followed a team of American Army medics who tried to save lives in the midst of the Korean War?
Kelly's HerOes
M*A*S*H*
China B/E/A/C/H
F.U.L.T.O.N. Files

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