How Well Do You Know Your Early Sitcom Ladies?

These early sitcom ladies blazed a trail for decades to follow. The question is: how well do you really know your early sitcom ladies? Are you prepared to put your knowledge to the test? Lets find out!
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Which TV star had her own zany CBS variety show after being a regular player on "The Garry Moore Show?"
Lucille Ball
Carol Burnett
Mary Tyler Moore
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Barbara Billingsley was iconic mother June Cleaver on what popular sitcom?
The Donna Reed Show
The Dick Van Dyke Show
Leave it to Beaver
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What was the name of the character that Mary Tyler Moore played on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show?"
Mary Richards
Mary Barone
Mary Taylor
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Diahann Carroll was the first African American actress to star in her own situation comedy. What was the name of the series Diahann starred in?
Rhoda
Julia
Phyllis
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Bernice Frankel is the birth name of which actress who appeared on "Maude?"
Bea Arthur
Doris Day
Ruth Rizzo
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Angela Lansbury gave was a TV sleuth for 12 seasons on CBS. Which character did she play on "Murder, She Wrote"?
Jessica Fletcher
Christine Cagney
Honey Willows
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She originated the role of Miss Ellie on "Dallas" in 1978. Who is she?
Joan Van Ark
Priscilla Presley
Barbara Belle Geddes
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Sally Field had the leading role on all of the shows below, except one. Which show did not star Sally Field?
Gidget
Wonder Woman
The Flying Nun
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Which sitcom star became the first woman to run a major television studio?
Donna Reed
Lucille Ball
Mary Tyler Moore
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Which actress starred on the first family sitcom to focus on the mother rather than the father?
Donna Reed
Florence Henderson
Lucille Ball
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Based on the results of this quiz, you are not quite up to speed on your classic sitcom ladies just yet. While a few of these icons still exist in your memory, many of them have been lost with time. Fret not, what truly matters is that you gave this quiz your all!

C+, Sitcom Ladies Slow

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are sitcom ladies super! These classic sitcom icons changed television history forever. Not just for women, but for all those who chose to tune and watch. Keeping their memory alive helps to preserve the moments that these women immortalized.

B+, Sitcom Ladies Super

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are sitcom ladies stupendous! It's obvious that you're a true classic TV fan with a love of the women who brought so many iconic characters to life. You could never forget these 10 screen legends!

A+, Sitcom Ladies Stupendous

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1
Which TV star had her own zany CBS variety show after being a regular player on "The Garry Moore Show?"
Lucille Ball
Carol Burnett
Mary Tyler Moore
2
Barbara Billingsley was iconic mother June Cleaver on what popular sitcom?
The Donna Reed Show
The Dick Van Dyke Show
Leave it to Beaver
3
What was the name of the character that Mary Tyler Moore played on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show?"
Mary Richards
Mary Barone
Mary Taylor
4
Diahann Carroll was the first African American actress to star in her own situation comedy. What was the name of the series Diahann starred in?
Rhoda
Julia
Phyllis
5
Bernice Frankel is the birth name of which actress who appeared on "Maude?"
Bea Arthur
Doris Day
Ruth Rizzo
6
Angela Lansbury gave was a TV sleuth for 12 seasons on CBS. Which character did she play on "Murder, She Wrote"?
Jessica Fletcher
Christine Cagney
Honey Willows
7
She originated the role of Miss Ellie on "Dallas" in 1978. Who is she?
Joan Van Ark
Priscilla Presley
Barbara Belle Geddes
8
Sally Field had the leading role on all of the shows below, except one. Which show did not star Sally Field?
Gidget
Wonder Woman
The Flying Nun
9
Which sitcom star became the first woman to run a major television studio?
Donna Reed
Lucille Ball
Mary Tyler Moore
10
Which actress starred on the first family sitcom to focus on the mother rather than the father?
Donna Reed
Florence Henderson
Lucille Ball