Which Decade Did These Shows Air?

Some television shows just scream the era that they were aired during, and others are a bit more low key about it. How good are you at determining the starting decade of famous shows? Take our quiz to find out!
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What decade did Friends begin airing in?
1980s
1990s
2000s
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What decade did Breaking Bad start airing during?
2010s
1990s
2000s
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What decade did I Love Lucy begin airing in?
1950s
1960s
1940s
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What decade did the Oprah Winfrey Show begin airing in?
1970s
1980s
1990s
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What decade did the Cosby Show begin airing in?
1980s
1990s
2000s
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What decade did The Sopranos begin airing in?
1990s
1980s
2000s
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What decade did The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson begin airing in?
1970s
1950s
1960s
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What decade did M*A*S*H begin airing in?
1960s
1970s
1980s
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What decade did Cheers start airing in?
1990s
2000s
1980s
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What year did Sesame Street begin airing?
1990s
1970s
1960s
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What decade did House, M.D. begin airing in?
2000s
2010s
1990s
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What year did Sanford & Son begin airing in?
1960s
1970s
1980s
Result
Well, not everyone can remember these smaller facts about the most iconic and endearing shows in the history of television. We're sure you have your area of expertise, but it's definitely not this particular area. Don't beat yourself up too hard though, at least you got some easy ones!

C+, Terrible at Television

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While you missed some of the tougher ones, you still had a pretty impressive showing on this particular quiz. It's not exactly easy to remember the decades these shows started in, since they run over a few, but you made it look easy!

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You sure know your stuff about some of the most endearing and iconic television shows in history! Since most of these run over the course of a couple decades, it's impressive that you can remember the starting decade for nearly all of them. Great work!

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What decade did Friends begin airing in?
1980s
1990s
2000s
2
What decade did Breaking Bad start airing during?
2010s
1990s
2000s
3
What decade did I Love Lucy begin airing in?
1950s
1960s
1940s
4
What decade did the Oprah Winfrey Show begin airing in?
1970s
1980s
1990s
5
What decade did the Cosby Show begin airing in?
1980s
1990s
2000s
6
What decade did The Sopranos begin airing in?
1990s
1980s
2000s
7
What decade did The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson begin airing in?
1970s
1950s
1960s
8
What decade did M*A*S*H begin airing in?
1960s
1970s
1980s
9
What decade did Cheers start airing in?
1990s
2000s
1980s
10
What year did Sesame Street begin airing?
1990s
1970s
1960s
11
What decade did House, M.D. begin airing in?
2000s
2010s
1990s
12
What year did Sanford & Son begin airing in?
1960s
1970s
1980s