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Can You Match The Book To The TV Show It Inspired?

Hollywood loves to borrow from books, but can you match each of these books to the TV shows they inspired? Take these 10 quiz questions and find out how much you really know about these classic hits!
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Which TV series was based on a series of books by Richard Hooker and William Butterworth?
Gomer Pyle USMC
M.A.S.H.
Bewitched

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Thanks to a 1940 novel by Eric Knight, this dog stole our hearts for years.
Lassie
Rin Tin Tin
Wishbone

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Before becoming a TV icon, this character was a hero in a series of books by Erle Stanley Gardner.
Columbo
Perry Mason
Joe Friday

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Laura Ingall's Wilder wrote the book series that this popular show is based upon.
Little House On The Prairie
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman
Little Women

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G.G. Fickling introduced this female character in the 1957 novel 'This Girl for Hire."
Honey West
The Girl From Uncle
Charlie's Angels

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"Little Girl with Big Ideas" inspired which hit 1960s TV show?
Bewitched
Gidget
The Mary Tyler Moore SHow

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'The Fifteenth Pelican' introduced this character in 1966.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
The Flying Nun
Rhoda

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This secret agent was introduced way back in 1928, in the novel 'Meet the Tiger.'
Maxwell Smart
The Saint
Columbo

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The book "Spencer's Mountain" was later turned into this hit TV series.
Little House On The Prairie
The Beverly Hillbillies
The Waltons

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This detective show was inspired by Carolyn Weston characters.
Kojak
Starsky and Hutch
The Streets of San Francisco.

C+, Book Bogus

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While you may be a total TV buff, you're not quite clued in to the books that inspired these popular shows! Worry not, with more and more Hollywood shows coming from books, it's hard to keep track of what's what!

B+, Book Bright

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Not only are you well read, but you clearly love a good classic TV show. You were able to correctly match each of these shows to the great books that inspired them. You know far more about these hits than your fellow Americans!

A+, Book Brazen

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You're a brazen tour de force who clearly knows both television and the world of books! No one is ever going to accuse you of not being well read. Matching these literary masterpieces to the TV shows they inspired was truly a piece of cake for you. Go ahe
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1
Which TV series was based on a series of books by Richard Hooker and William Butterworth?
Gomer Pyle USMC
M.A.S.H.
Bewitched
2
Thanks to a 1940 novel by Eric Knight, this dog stole our hearts for years.
Lassie
Rin Tin Tin
Wishbone
3
Before becoming a TV icon, this character was a hero in a series of books by Erle Stanley Gardner.
Columbo
Perry Mason
Joe Friday
4
Laura Ingall's Wilder wrote the book series that this popular show is based upon.
Little House On The Prairie
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman
Little Women
5
G.G. Fickling introduced this female character in the 1957 novel 'This Girl for Hire."
Honey West
The Girl From Uncle
Charlie's Angels
6
"Little Girl with Big Ideas" inspired which hit 1960s TV show?
Bewitched
Gidget
The Mary Tyler Moore SHow
7
'The Fifteenth Pelican' introduced this character in 1966.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
The Flying Nun
Rhoda
8
This secret agent was introduced way back in 1928, in the novel 'Meet the Tiger.'
Maxwell Smart
The Saint
Columbo
9
The book "Spencer's Mountain" was later turned into this hit TV series.
Little House On The Prairie
The Beverly Hillbillies
The Waltons
10
This detective show was inspired by Carolyn Weston characters.
Kojak
Starsky and Hutch
The Streets of San Francisco.

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