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Can You Identify These Classic TV Shows?

You might think you’re the master of trivia when it comes to classic TV shows, but do you really know your stuff? Take these 12 questions and put your TV show knowledge to the test!

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We'll start with an easy one. "Who shot J.R.?"
Kristen Shepard
Sue Ellen Ewing
Cliff Barnes

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What was the name of the ranch in "Bonanza"?
The Ponderosa
The Horse Shoe
The Ticonderoga

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What prime-time drama holds the record for the second most-watched episode in TV history?
Law and Order
MASH
Dallas

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What movie star introduced the first episode of "Gunsmoke?"
Jimmy Stewart
John Wayne
Lee Marvin

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'The Simpsons' is the longest running prime time animated series in television history. What show did it beat for that honor?
Bugs Bunny
The Jetsons
The Flintstones

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What was the name of the older brother of Richie and Joanie Cunningham, who disappeared after the first season of 'Happy Days'?
Harold
Chuck
Brock

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In the series finale of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show', everyone at station WJM is fired except for who?
Lou Grant
Mary Richards
Ted Baxter

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President Richard Nixon appeared in an episode of what variety show?
Rowan and Martin's Laugh In
Saturday Night Live
The Carol Burnett Show

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In what comedy series did a shopping mall get 'bombed' by falling live turkeys?
WKRP In Cincinnati
Fernwood Tonight
SCTV

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What's the longest continuously running game show in television history?
Jeopardy
The Price is Right
Wheel of Fortune

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Which classic game show, hosted by Monty Hall, required contestants to choose prizes hidden behind three different doors?
Let's Make a Deal
Concentration
Family Feud

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What classic TV star got his start in music by playing a song at the end of every episode of his hit television show?
Desi Arnaz
Ricky Nelson
Donny Osmond

C+, Classic TV Cool

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Well done, you are classic TV cool! While you might not know everything there is to know about these classic TV shows (who could), you know more than your fair share. Plus isn't enjoying the shows the most important thing anyway? As long as you do that, there's no losing.

B+, Classic TV Clever

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are classic TV clever! You obviously know and love classic television, because you know way more than the average Joe. From common knowledge to obscure references, you are a classic TV master.

A+, Classic TV Master

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are the classic TV master! Who knows classic TV better than you? We think no one! You put your knowledge to the test and you passed with flying colors. When it comes to TV you are a wealth of amazing knowledge.
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1
We'll start with an easy one. "Who shot J.R.?"
Kristen Shepard
Sue Ellen Ewing
Cliff Barnes
2
What was the name of the ranch in "Bonanza"?
The Ponderosa
The Horse Shoe
The Ticonderoga
3
What prime-time drama holds the record for the second most-watched episode in TV history?
Law and Order
MASH
Dallas
4
What movie star introduced the first episode of "Gunsmoke?"
Jimmy Stewart
John Wayne
Lee Marvin
5
'The Simpsons' is the longest running prime time animated series in television history. What show did it beat for that honor?
Bugs Bunny
The Jetsons
The Flintstones
6
What was the name of the older brother of Richie and Joanie Cunningham, who disappeared after the first season of 'Happy Days'?
Harold
Chuck
Brock
7
In the series finale of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show', everyone at station WJM is fired except for who?
Lou Grant
Mary Richards
Ted Baxter
8
President Richard Nixon appeared in an episode of what variety show?
Rowan and Martin's Laugh In
Saturday Night Live
The Carol Burnett Show
9
In what comedy series did a shopping mall get 'bombed' by falling live turkeys?
WKRP In Cincinnati
Fernwood Tonight
SCTV
10
What's the longest continuously running game show in television history?
Jeopardy
The Price is Right
Wheel of Fortune
11
Which classic game show, hosted by Monty Hall, required contestants to choose prizes hidden behind three different doors?
Let's Make a Deal
Concentration
Family Feud
12
What classic TV star got his start in music by playing a song at the end of every episode of his hit television show?
Desi Arnaz
Ricky Nelson
Donny Osmond

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