How Well Do You Know Retro TV Slang? | QuizPug

How Well Do You Know Retro TV Slang?

Back in the day, things seemed just a little bit simpler! Think you know your retro TV slang like one of the cool cats of the past? There's only one way to find out...start the quiz!
START THE QUIZ!

Question 1/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
If someone were to tell someone to "scram" back in the day, what were they telling them to do?
Get lost!
Start dancing.
Make dinner.

Question 2/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
If someone was the "bee's knees," then they were....
Totally nerdy.
The best.
Always buzzing around.

Question 3/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
Say you're watching "Happy Days," and someone says "cool beans." What are they trying to say?
That they agree.
That they disagree.
That they're hungry.

Question 4/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What did it mean when something was described as "choice?"
It's attractive.
It's fast.
It's dangerous.

Question 5/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
How are you feeling when you're "having a gas?"
Sneaky.
Bloated.
Delightful.

Question 6/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What are you doing if you have to "crash?"
Going to sleep
Putting my stuff down
Eating

Question 7/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What kind of person would you describe as a "fink?"
A tattletale.
A liar.
A thief.

Question 8/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
Why would you call someone a "hot dog" on retro TV?
They aren't vegetarian.
They have no manners.
They're showing off.

Question 9/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What are you showing someone when you show them your "pad" on a show like "Three's Company?"
Your diary.
Your home.
Your favorite bar.

Question 10/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
Why don't you want your friend to date a "sponge?"
They don't earn their own money.
They drink too much.
They're a know it all.

Question 11/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
What does it mean to "rat" your hair?
Back comb it
Beehive it
Get cornrows

Question 12/12

wikimedia.org
Share This
Who would you call an "egghead?"
A boastful person.
A smart person.
A devious person.

C+, Retro Slang Waste

staticflickr.com
Right!
Okay, so you might love retro TV, but you don't love it enough to know the slang terms often tossed around on the classic hits of yesteryear! Don't worry, not everyone can be an egghead!

B+, Retro Slang Wise

wikimedia.org
Right!
You're retro TV slang wise! You've watched more than your fair show of classic TV hits. From the 50s and 60s to the 70s and 80s, you're keen on the slang that brought these shows to life and right into the living room.

A+, Retro Slang Ace

wikimedia.org
Right!
You're a cool cat with a true knack for retro TV slang! Whether you're getting privy with the words on "Three's Company" or "Welcome Back, Kotter," you know the words that helped shape culture and bring these shows to life each and every week!
Check Your Answers
Play Again
1
If someone were to tell someone to "scram" back in the day, what were they telling them to do?
Get lost!
Start dancing.
Make dinner.
2
If someone was the "bee's knees," then they were....
Totally nerdy.
The best.
Always buzzing around.
3
Say you're watching "Happy Days," and someone says "cool beans." What are they trying to say?
That they agree.
That they disagree.
That they're hungry.
4
What did it mean when something was described as "choice?"
It's attractive.
It's fast.
It's dangerous.
5
How are you feeling when you're "having a gas?"
Sneaky.
Bloated.
Delightful.
6
What are you doing if you have to "crash?"
Going to sleep
Putting my stuff down
Eating
7
What kind of person would you describe as a "fink?"
A tattletale.
A liar.
A thief.
8
Why would you call someone a "hot dog" on retro TV?
They aren't vegetarian.
They have no manners.
They're showing off.
9
What are you showing someone when you show them your "pad" on a show like "Three's Company?"
Your diary.
Your home.
Your favorite bar.
10
Why don't you want your friend to date a "sponge?"
They don't earn their own money.
They drink too much.
They're a know it all.
11
What does it mean to "rat" your hair?
Back comb it
Beehive it
Get cornrows
12
Who would you call an "egghead?"
A boastful person.
A smart person.
A devious person.

What Do You Think?