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How Well Do You Know These Television Firsts?

There are lots of firsts in television, but these 12 moments were monumental. Do you think you know your television firsts pretty well? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What was the first television show to show a woman giving birth?
I Love Lucy
Gunsmoke
The Mary Tyler Moore Show

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What was the first television show to show a toilet in an episode?
Leave it to Beaver
The Dick Van Dyke Show
The Andy Griffith Show

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Which television show featured the first openly gay couple to appear on the small screen?
Maude
Rhoda
Hot'l Baltimore

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Which television show featured the first married couple to share a bed?
Bewitched
The Munsters
Mary Kay and Johnny

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Which TV show aired the first ever interracial kiss?
Star Trek
The Twilight Zone
All in the Family

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Which TV show featured the first uncensored usage of a curse word?
ER
Chicago Hope
South Park

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Which network aired the first-ever televised church service on March 24, 1940?
NBC
ABC
CBS

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What was the first TV show to deal with the topic of abortion?
As the World Turns
General Hospital
Another World

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What was the first company to air a lingerie commercial?
Playtex
Victorias Secret
JC Penny

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Which network is credited with airing the first condom ad?
FOX
ABC
NBC

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Which televisions series is credited with airing the first same sex kiss?
Melrose Place
Dawson's Creek
Grey's Anatomy

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Which company is credited with airing the first ever commercial?
Bulova
Lipton
Folgers

C+, Television First Flop

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Unfortunately, these television first threw you for a loop! While you may have been familiar with a few of these big TV firsts, many of them left you scratching your head. Don't beat yourself up, many of these firsts likely happened before you were even born!

B+, Television First Phenomenal

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This quiz made one thing abundantly clear: you love television! Not only did you know each of these television firsts, but we're going to go out on a limb and assume that this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to your classic TV knowledge. Well done!

A+, TV First Expert

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a TV first expert! It's obvious that you take your television history very seriously. Not only are you well versed on these epic first moments in television, but we think your knowledge far exceeds the confines of this quiz!
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1
What was the first television show to show a woman giving birth?
I Love Lucy
Gunsmoke
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
2
What was the first television show to show a toilet in an episode?
Leave it to Beaver
The Dick Van Dyke Show
The Andy Griffith Show
3
Which television show featured the first openly gay couple to appear on the small screen?
Maude
Rhoda
Hot'l Baltimore
4
Which television show featured the first married couple to share a bed?
Bewitched
The Munsters
Mary Kay and Johnny
5
Which TV show aired the first ever interracial kiss?
Star Trek
The Twilight Zone
All in the Family
6
Which TV show featured the first uncensored usage of a curse word?
ER
Chicago Hope
South Park
7
Which network aired the first-ever televised church service on March 24, 1940?
NBC
ABC
CBS
8
What was the first TV show to deal with the topic of abortion?
As the World Turns
General Hospital
Another World
9
What was the first company to air a lingerie commercial?
Playtex
Victorias Secret
JC Penny
10
Which network is credited with airing the first condom ad?
FOX
ABC
NBC
11
Which televisions series is credited with airing the first same sex kiss?
Melrose Place
Dawson's Creek
Grey's Anatomy
12
Which company is credited with airing the first ever commercial?
Bulova
Lipton
Folgers

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