Do You Know These Defining Moments In 70’s Television?

The 1970s were full of inspiring and culturally provocative television series. Do you think you know the most defining moments in 70s television history? It's time to put your knowledge to the test!
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Which television show introduced audiences to the idea of a single, working woman?
Happy Days
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Maude
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On September 21, 1970 ABC and the NFL teamed up to introduce what concept?
Football America
Monday Night Football
Sunday Night Football
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Which TV network launched in October of 1970, introducing audiences to shows such as "The French Chef?"
CBS
ABC Family
PBS
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Which anchor for ABC News produced 14 hours of live coverage during the hostage crisis at the Munich Olympic games?
Marv Albert
Jim McKay
Gurt Gowdy
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Inspired by a 1970 Robert Altman film, which TV show chronicled life at an army surgical hospital?
The Doctors
General Hospital
M.A.S.H.
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Which 1970s TV show featured Bea Arthur as an outspoken feminist?
Maude
Golden Girls
All in the Family
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Which series of musical vignettes educated children during Saturday morning cartoons?
Captain Kangaroo
Schoolhouse Rock
Mister Roger's Neighborhood
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In May of 1973, millions tuned into watch the hearings of what scandal?
The Oswald hearings
The Watergate hearings
The EPA hearings
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Which show premiered in 1975, introducing the world to a young John Travolta?
Mork and Mindy
Welcome Back, Kotter
Happy Days
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Which sketch comedy show made its debut on October 11, 1975?
The Kids in the Hall
MAD TV
Saturday Night Live
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In 1975, Sony introduced the first mass market VHS. What was it called?
Eight Track
BetaMax
Walkman
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Which hit ABC mini-series aired for 8 consecutive nights in 1977?
The Bible
The Ten Commandments
Roots
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1970s television dim! The most historic moments in 1970s television didn't resonate with you. Though you may remember a few of these television moments and series, you're not an expert on the programs of this time just yet. Fret not, in taking this quiz, you jogged your memory and likely learned something new!

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This quiz revealed that you're 1970s TV quick! You know the most memorable and historic moments in 1970s television the way only a true fan ever could. Your knowledge is not only impressive it's downright rare!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1970s TV sharp! When it comes to the most historic and memorable moments of the 1970s in television, you're practically an expert. It's obvious that you're well versed in pop culture!

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1
Which television show introduced audiences to the idea of a single, working woman?
Happy Days
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Maude
2
On September 21, 1970 ABC and the NFL teamed up to introduce what concept?
Football America
Monday Night Football
Sunday Night Football
3
Which TV network launched in October of 1970, introducing audiences to shows such as "The French Chef?"
CBS
ABC Family
PBS
4
Which anchor for ABC News produced 14 hours of live coverage during the hostage crisis at the Munich Olympic games?
Marv Albert
Jim McKay
Gurt Gowdy
5
Inspired by a 1970 Robert Altman film, which TV show chronicled life at an army surgical hospital?
The Doctors
General Hospital
M.A.S.H.
6
Which 1970s TV show featured Bea Arthur as an outspoken feminist?
Maude
Golden Girls
All in the Family
7
Which series of musical vignettes educated children during Saturday morning cartoons?
Captain Kangaroo
Schoolhouse Rock
Mister Roger's Neighborhood
8
In May of 1973, millions tuned into watch the hearings of what scandal?
The Oswald hearings
The Watergate hearings
The EPA hearings
9
Which show premiered in 1975, introducing the world to a young John Travolta?
Mork and Mindy
Welcome Back, Kotter
Happy Days
10
Which sketch comedy show made its debut on October 11, 1975?
The Kids in the Hall
MAD TV
Saturday Night Live
11
In 1975, Sony introduced the first mass market VHS. What was it called?
Eight Track
BetaMax
Walkman
12
Which hit ABC mini-series aired for 8 consecutive nights in 1977?
The Bible
The Ten Commandments
Roots