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    My family is planning to play a TV trivia game this Thanksviging and I am in charge of writing the questions.  Do you have any great TV trivia questions? 

    Here are some that I have so far:

    Q:  Who was the first TV couple to be shown sharing a bed?

    A:  The Munsters (this got past the censors because they were monsters, not people!)

     

    Q:  Mork and MIndy was a spn-off of what popular show?

    A:  Happy Days

     

    Q:  Name 5 shows that were first aired in black and white and then went to color:

    A:  Beverly HIllbillies, Bonanza, Green Acres, Get Smart, Lassie,

    Gilligan's Island, Gunsmoke, Ed Sullivan (these are just a few)

       

     

     

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    The Questions

    1. Who was Mallory Keaton's fiance?
    2. Which one of the A Team was a Pilot?
    3. What is the name of the cat in the smurfs?
    4. What's the connection between Benson & Growing Pains?
    5. Who was the leader of the good Transformers?
    6. What was the name of the dog in Fraggle Rock?
    7. What was the name of Punky Brewster's dog?
    8. What was Angela's son's name in Who's the Boss?
    9. What was Michael Jackson advertising when he was nearly killed?
    10. What was ALF's girlfriend from Melmac's name?
    11. What was the name of Arnold's fish on Different Strokes?
    12. On Three's Company, what was Jack's retaurant that he opened and was head chef?
    13. On Three's Company, what's the first name of Mr. Furley's (landlord) tight wad brother who owned the building?
    14. On Three's Company, what city did the trio live in?
    15. On Three's Company, what is the name "Chrissy" is short for?
    16. On three's company, what was Chrissy's father's ocupation?
    17. What current cast member of ER was on an 80's show of the same name?
    18. Who was the bully who terrorized Arnold on Different Strokes?
    19. What was Roscoe's dogs name on the Dukes of Hazzard?
    20. What was the name of the school mistress in The facts of Life?
    21. What were the names of the four main characters of the Facts of Life?
    22. What was the name of the bartender on The Love Boat?
    23. The Jeffersons was a spinoff from what show?
    24. What star of the Breakfast Club was also part of the orginal cast of the facts of life?
    25. What actor was famous for the line "nanoo nanoo"?
    26. What was the name of Facts of Life's Mrs. Garret's gourmet food shop?
    27. On facts of life, what was the name Andy thought up to give to the girls when they needed to form a singing group?
    28. What did Webster call his adoptive parents?
    29. What Facts of Life character was in The Godfather?
    30. Who shot J.R. Ewing?
    31. On Little House on the Prarie, what was the original name for the school teacher?
    32. What is the name of the Dukes of Hazzards car?
    33. On Little House on the Prairie, what was Laura's horse's name?
    34. On One Day at a Time, what were the two daughter's names?
    35. Name the two sets of sibling actors that worked together in Little House on the Prarie.
    36. Who palyed Mork from Ork's son?
    37. On the SuperFriends, what were the Wonder Twins names? (Bonus, what was the monkey's name?)
    38. Which famous talk show host made a guest apearence on Laverne & Shirley?
    39. Name the three children on Kate and Ali.
    40. What method of transportation did Webster use to get from the upper level of the house to the lower level?
    41. In Knight Rider, what does K.I.T.T.'s name stand for?
    42. Mork and Mindy was a spinoff of what TV show?
    43. What was the name of the robot girl on "Small Wonder"?
    44. What show is The Dukes of Hazzard a spinoff of?
    45. On Laverne & Shirley, what was Laverne's favorite drink.
    46. What actress played Laura and Almonzo's niece on Little House on the Prairie?
    47. What is the real name of the 'man of arms' in 'He man and the Masters of the Universe'
    48. How old was John Schneider when he first played as Bo Duke on the Dukes of Hazzard?
    49. On "Three's Company" what was Larry's (the upstairs neighbor) last name?
    50. Which professional wrestler popped both of John Stossel's ear drums during a 20/20 interview?
    51. What was Reverend Jims real last name on TAXI?
    52. What was the name of the head master at the Eastland school for girls on the "Facts of Life" during its first premiere season?
    53. How did Ann Jillian's character die on "Jennifer Slept Here"?
    54. On the show Kight Rider, what was the name of K.I.T.T.s evil double? (Bonus, what does it stand for?)
    55. On Punky Brewster, how was she abandoned by her mother?
    56. What actor was famous for the line "Nanoo, Nanoo?"
    57. What show was Family Matters a spin-off of?
    58. What is the connection between Jeffersons and Good Times?
    59. On Punky Brewster, her best friend Cherri was discussing marrying a guy named Donald...if she married him, what would her full name have been?
    60. In "Family Ties" who was Alex P. Keaton's idol?
    61. What was the name of the bar that the characters from "Three's Company" frequented?
    62. What island did Balki from Perfect Strangers call home?
    63. What was the name of the bar on Dukes of Hazzard?
    64. In Knight Rider, what's the real last name of Michael Knight?
    65. Elizabeth was the "Starchild" on this sci-fi show.
    66. My dad was a big kid, a big RICH KID. What show was I on?
    67. What was the name of the helicopter on Riptide?
    68. What does ALF stand for?
    69. What media icon invaded Network 23?
    70. On what show would you find Gary Gnu?
    71. If you heard the words "Hey You Guys!" what TV program was about to begin?
    72. What was Webster's adopted mom and dad's name
    73. What sitcom was "The Facts of Life" a spinoff of?
    74. Where was Hawkeye Pierce's hometown in the show M*A*S*H ?
    75. What was the name of the short lived spin-off of Three's Company?
    76. Name the children on "Just the Ten of Us". Bonus: Name the dog.
    77. What show was Just the 10 of us spin off of?
    78. What was the name of the neighbors that lived next door to ALF??
    79. What was the name of the actress who played "Melonie" on the show "Webster and Melonie"?
    80. Who played the Uncle on Family Ties?
    81. What was ALF's real name?
    82. What was the name of the bar/restaurant on THREE'S COMPANY?
    83. What was the connection between Family Matters & Full House?
    84. What ws Balki Bartokamus' occupation when he lived in Mypos?
    85. On Night Court, who was Harry's idol?
    86. Who was the famous TV painter from the 80's?
    87. What show was a spin-off of Transformers?
    88. What TV personality did Doritos commercials?
    89. What was the connection between The Facts of Life and ER
    90. Who played Jo's sailor boyfiend on the Facts of Life?
    91. How many children did JR Ewing knowingly have that lived on "Dallas"?
    92. What is the real name of Jem from Jem and the Holograms?
    93. What 80's Pro-Wrestler was turned into a G.I. Joe character?
    94. In Battle Star Galactica, What was the name of the human leader of the Cylons?
    95. Who all lived in the house of "Full House" when the show ended?
    96. What were the two dogs names on Magnum PI?
    97. What was the full name of Mangum P.I.?
    98. On M*A*S*H, what was the name of BJ's wife?
    99. What did the "P" in Roscoe P. Coltrane (from Dukes of Hazzard) stand for?
    100. What was the name of Vanessa's last boyfriend on The Cosby Show?
    101. What was the name of the detective agency in Moonlighting?
    102. What was the name of the t.v. show with the theme song that began: "Believe it or not, I'm walking on air..."?
    103. What was the name of the woman who helped run the school for the blind on "Little House on the Prarie?" (Besides Mary Ingalls)
    104. What was the name of Murphy Brown's news program?
    105. What was the date in 1955 did Marty from Back to the Future arrive on.
    106. On Full House, what was Jesse's REAL first name?
    107. What is the connection between Growing Pains and Full House?
    108. What current popular sitcom star played Michael P. Keaton's girlfriend Lauren Miller on Family Ties?
    109. What was the real name of the hospital on St. Elsewhere?
    110. In the show "The Equalizer", what did the hero (McCall) call his former superior from the "agency"?
    111. On "Out of This World" what planet was Troy from?
    112. What was the Saved by the bell series with Hayley Mills originally called?
    113. What was the name of He-man's legless, wizard friend?
    114. What was the primary occupation of characters in "Falcon Crest"?
    115. What was punky brewster's best friends name?
    116. What Georgia town did the first Dukes of Hazzard episodes take place?
    117. What was Al Bundy's nickname during the dream sequence with all of the women in his bedroom?
    118. What is the connection between Gimme a Break and Family Matters?
    119. What was the name of the Other short-lived spinoff of "Three's Company"
    120. What 80's spin off of a 70's tv show did Martin Lawrence play on?
    121. What does M.A.S.K. stand for?
    122. What was crocketts first name on Miami Vice? His nick name was Sonny.
    123. Name the three main bands featured on the cartoon series 'Jem' during it's entire 3 year run.
    124. What was the name of the home that Sofia Patrillo lived in before moving in with her daughter on the Golden Girls.
    125. What Famous congressman was on an episode of the Golden Girls?
    126. What Show did the Simpsons first appear?
    127. how did Rose Nilin's husband Charlie die on The Golden Girls?
    128. Who was Michelle's first boyfriend on Full House?
    129. Can you name the 5 original MTV VJ's?
    130. The Jefferson's was a spinoff of what show?
    131. In the cartoon show My Pet Monster, what were the only things that could send Beastor, Monster's enemy, back to the monster world? Bonus: When these items were put on Monster, what did they do to him?
    132. Ben Affleck played CT on what 80's science education television show?
    133. On Diff'rent Strokes, what pet did Arnold keep in his room? What was it's name?
    134. What was the name of the older brother on Happy Days?
    135. If you saw a segment of "Mathnet," what show were you watching?
    136. What was the name of the principal on Saved By the Bell?
    137. on Different Strokes, who got kidnapped?
    138. What was the name of the castle that gave He-Man his powers?
    139. Name the twins on the Thundercats.
    140. What planet did the Thundercats live on?
    141. On "Who's the Boss?", what was Samantha's liscense plate on her first car?
    142. What short-lived sitcom featured Snow White and Prince Charming living as husband & wife?
    143. On M*A*S*H, what was Walter 'Radar' O'Reilley's home town?
    144. What did Archie Bunker on 'All In The Family' call his son-in-law Mike?
    145. On the show Tour of Duty, for each of the three seasons the show ran for what were the three locations the team was based?
    146. On night Court what was Bull's IQ? (hint: it's the same upside down as it is right side up.)
    147. What was Rosanna Arquette's character's name in "Desperately Seeking Susan"?
    148. In "Desperately Seeking Susan" two different women circle Jim's personal ad in the newspaper. With what(name both)?
    149. In Desperately Seeking Susan: what's the name of the shop from where Susan gets the sequinned boots and later Roberta buys Susan's jacket?
    150. Name the connection bewteen the "A-Team" and "Battle Star Gallactica?"
    151. What was the name of the robot on Buck Rogers?
    152. What planet did Alf come from?
    153. What was the name of the helicopter service that was the cover for Airwolf?
    154. What are the names of the Simon brothers from Simon & Simon?
    155. What did AJ stand for in Simon & Simon's AJ Simon?
    156. In Simon & Simon, what unusual thing did Rick live in? (Bonus: Where was it located?)
    157. In Simon & Simon, what kind of vehicles did Rick and AJ Simon drive? (Bonus: what was the NAME of Rick's vehicle?)
    158. Where did Simon & Simon take place?
    159. What was the name of Magnum PI's suave superspy alterego?
    160. Where did Thomas Magnum grow up as a kid?
    161. In Magnum PI, what was the name of the charter service that TC ran?
    162. In Magnum PI, Rick was not Rick's real name. What was his real name? Bonus: Why did he call himself Rick?
    163. In Magnum PI, what was the name of the club?
    164. In Magnum PI, what kind of car did Higgins drive?
    165. In Magnum PI, where did Higgin's "illegitimite half brothers" come from? What did they do?
    166. Thomas Magnum's dad was played by what actor? Bonus: What other show was that actor also a regular on?
    167. Why was Wesley from Mr Belvedere afraid to go to junior high?
    168. What is the connection between Good Times and Different Strokes?
    169. What were the 3 Chipettes names on Alvin and the Chipmunks?
    170. On Knight Rider, who was Garthe Knight?
    171. What is the name of the cartoon that had ponies of all colors of the rainbow, and had a design on their butt, there were pegasus, unicorns, and earth ponies and they talked? Bonus: What was the name of the girl that took care of the ponies???
    172. Name the spinoff show from Who's the Boss? Bonus: name the connection between it and Tom Hanks.
    173. Who replaced Bo and Luke Duke?
    174. On Magnum, P.I., what type of vehicle was Robin 3? Robin 2?
    175. Who are the three annoying neighbors in "Small Wonder"?
    176. What city provided the setting for One day at a time?
    177. On the show Cheers,What was the name of the restaurant above the bar.
    178. What is Iola cat that died on the episode of Mamma's Family.
    179. Who steals a new razor on Little house on the praire?
    180. What was the name of the home of the Care Bear Cousins?
    181. What is MacGyver's first name?
    182. On "It's Your Move," what is the name of the rock band that Mark and his friend Eliot pretended to be?
    183. In the cartoon Jem and the Holograms, what was the name of Jems computer.
    184. On Night Court, Harry had a "statue" of what animal in his office?
    185. What was the first name of Sledge's partner on the show Sledge Hammer! ?
    186. What is the connection between "Silver Spoons" and "Family Ties" ?
    187. In the show Cheers, what was the name of the bar that always played practical jokes on the gang at Cheers?
    188. What were the names of Amanda's boys on Scarecrow and Mrs. King?
    189. What was the club house of the Get Along Gang?
    190. What was the name of the comic strip that "Henry Rush" (Too Close for Comfort)wrote?
    191. Who was the leader of the bad guys on Hulk Hogan's Rock N Wrestling that annoyed Hulk Hogan and his freinds?
    192. On "You Can't Do That on Television", what were the two things that dropped out of the sky onto the actors' heads and what had to be said to activate them?
    193. What did He-man say when he lifted his sword and gained his strength?
    194. What 80's group sang the theme song to "Square Pegs".
    195. What 80's cartoon theme song did Ricky Martin sing?
    196. What 80's cartoon was a showcase for 'New Wave' Music videos?
    197. What cartoon featured a boy with a community of tiny people living in his wall?
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    The Answers

    1. Who was Mallory Keaton's fiance?
      Nick Moore
    2. Which one of the A Team was a Pilot?
      H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdoch
    3. What is the name of the cat in the smurfs?
      Azriel
    4. What's the connection between Benson & Growing Pains?
      Missy Gold was the daughter in Benson and her sister was Tracey Gold, Carol in Growing Pains
    5. Who was the leader of the good Transformers?
      Optimus Prime
    6. What was the name of the dog in Fraggle Rock?
      Sprocket
    7. What was the name of Punky Brewster's dog?
      Brandon
    8. What was Angela's son's name in Who's the Boss?
      Jonathon
    9. What was Michael Jackson advertising when he was nearly killed?
      Pepsi
    10. What was ALF's girlfriend from Melmac's name?
      Rhonda
    11. What was the name of Arnold's fish on Different Strokes?
      Abraham
    12. On Three's Company, what was Jack's retaurant that he opened and was head chef ?
      Jack's Bistro
    13. On Three's Company, what's the first name of Mr. Furley's (landlord) tight wad brother who owned the building?
      Bart
    14. On Three's Company, what city did the trio live in?
      Santa Monica
    15. On Three's Company, what is the name "Chrissy" is short for?
      Christmas
    16. On three's company, what was Chrissy's father's ocupation?
      A Reverend
    17. What current cast member of ER was on an 80's show of the same name?
      George Clooney
    18. Who was the bully who terrorized Arnold on Different Strokes?
      The Gooch
    19. What was Roscoe's dogs name on the Dukes of Hazzard?
      Flash
    20. What was the name of the school mistress in The facts of Life?
      Mrs. Edna Garrett
    21. What were the names of the four main characters of the Facts of Life?
      Jo Polniaczek, Blair Warner, Natalie Green, Dorothy "Tootie" Ramsey
    22. What was the name of the bartender on The Love Boat?
      Isaac Washington
    23. The Jeffersons was a spinoff from what show?
      All in the Family
    24. What star of the Breakfast Club was also part of the orginal cast of the facts of life?
      Molly Ringwald
    25. What actor was famous for the line "nanoo nanoo"?
      Robin Williams for his character Mork from Ork
    26. What was the name of Facts of Life's Mrs. Garret's gourmet food shop?
      Edna's Edibles
    27. On facts of life, what was the name Andy thought up to give to the girls when they needed to form a singing group?
      Sexy Lingerie
    28. What did Webster call his adoptive parents?
      Ma'am and George
    29. What Facts of Life character was in The Godfather?
      Jo Polnyczeck's father. He played Moe Green in The Godfather.
    30. Who shot J.R. Ewing?
      Sue Ellen's sister, Kristin
    31. On Little House on the Prarie, what was the original name for the school teacher?
      Miss Beatle
    32. What is the name of the Dukes of Hazzards car?
      General Lee
    33. On Little House on the Prairie, what was Laura's horse's name?
      Bunny
    34. On One Day at a Time, what were the two daughter's names?
      Barbara and Julie
    35. Name the two sets of sibling actors that worked together in Little House on the Prarie.
      Melissa Gilbert (Laura) and her brother Johnathon Gilbert (Willie Olsen) Matthew Laborteaux (Albert Ingalls) and his brother Patrick Laborteaux (Andrew Garvey)
    36. Who palyed Mork from Ork's son?
      Johnathen Winters
    37. On the SuperFriends, what were the Wonder Twins names? (Bonus, what was the monkey's name?)
      Zan and Jayna bonus: Gleek
    38. Which famous talk show host made a guest apearence on Laverne & Shirley?
      Jay Leno
    39. Name the three children on Kate and Ali.
      Jenny, Chip and Emma
    40. What method of transportation did Webster use to get from the upper level of the house to the lower level?
      The dumbwaiter in the kitchen.
    41. In Knight Rider, what does K.I.T.T.'s name stand for?
      Knight Industries Two Thousand
    42. Mork and Mindy was a spinoff of what TV show?
      Happy Days
    43. What was the name of the robot girl on "Small Wonder"?
      Vicki
    44. What show is The Dukes of Hazzard a spinoff of?
      Boss Hogg was a character who passed through in Flo's Yellow Rose
    45. On Laverne & Shirley, what was Laverne's favorite drink?
      Milk and Pepsi
    46. What actress played Laura and Almonzo's niece on Little House on the Prairie?
      Shannen Doherty
    47. What is the real name of the 'man of arms' in 'He man and the Masters of the Universe'
      Duncan
    48. How old was John Schneider when he first played as Bo Duke on the Dukes of Hazzard?
      18 years old
    49. On "Three's Company" what was Larry's (the upstairs neighbor) last name?
      Dallas
    50. Which professional wrestler popped both of John Stossel's ear drums during a 20/20 interview?
      "Dr. D." David Schultz
    51. What was Reverend Jims real last name on TAXI?
      Caldwell
    52. What was the name of the head master at the Eastland school for girls on the "Facts of Life" during its first premiere season?
      Mr. Steven Bradley
    53. How did Ann Jillian's character die on "Jennifer Slept Here"?
      She was hit by an ice-cream truck.
    54. On the show Kight Rider, what was the name of K.I.T.T.s evil double? (Bonus, what does it stand for?)
      K.A.R.R. Knight Automated Roving Robot
    55. On Punky Brewster, how was she abandoned by her mother?
      Her mother went in to the grocery store and never came out.
    56. What actor was famous for the line "Nanoo, Nanoo?"
      Robin Williams
    57. What show was Family Matters a spin-off of?
      Harriet Winslow was the elevator security guard on Perfect Strangers.
    58. What is the connection between Jeffersons and Good Times?
      Janet Dubois who plays Walona on Good Times sang the theme song for the Jeffersons.
    59. On Punky Brewster, her best friend Cherri was discussing marrying a guy named Donald...if she married him, what would her full name have been?
      Cherri Soda
    60. In "Family Ties" who was Alex P. Keaton's idol?
      Richard Nixon
    61. What was the name of the bar that the characters from "Three's Company" frequented?
      Regal Beagle
    62. What island did Balki from Perfect Strangers call home?
      Mypos
    63. What was the name of the bar on Dukes of Hazzard?
      Boars Nest
    64. In Knight Rider, what's the real last name of Michael Knight?
      Long
    65. Elizabeth was the "Starchild" on this sci-fi show.
      V- The Visitors
    66. My dad was a big kid, a big RICH KID. What show was I on?
      Silver Spoons
    67. What was the name of the helicopter on Riptide?
      The Mimi
    68. What does ALF stand for?
      Alien Life Form
    69. What media icon invaded Network 23?
      Max Headroom
    70. On what show would you find Gary Gnu?
      The Great Space Coaster
    71. If you heard the words "Hey You Guys!" what TV program was about to begin?
      The Electric Company
    72. What was Webster's adopted mom and dad's name
      Mr. & Mrs Poppadouupalus
    73. What sitcom was "The Facts of Life" a spinoff of?
      Different Strokes, Mrs Garret started out as the Drummond's housekeeper.
    74. Where was Hawkeye Pierce's hometown in the show M*A*S*H ?
      Crab Apple Cove
    75. What was the name of the short lived spin-off of Three's Company?
      The Ropers
    76. Name the children on "Just the Ten of Us". Bonus: Name the dog.
      Cindy, Wendy, Marie, Connie, J.R., Heidi, the twins: Melissa and Harvey. Bonus: Hooter.
    77. What show was Just the 10 of us spin off of?
      Growing Pains
    78. What was the name of the neighbors that lived next door to ALF??
      Raquel and Trevor Achmanic
    79. What was the name of the actress who played "Melonie" on the show "Webster and Melonie"?
      Heather O' Rourke
    80. Who played the Uncle on Family Ties?
      Tom Hanks
    81. What was ALF's real name?
      Gordon Shumway
    82. What was the name of the bar/restaurant on THREE'S COMPANY?
      Regal Beagle
    83. What was the connection between Family Matters & Full House?
      Steve Urkel was DJ's friend's annoying cousin
    84. What ws Balki Bartokamus' occupation when he lived in Mypos?
      Sheep Rancher/Herder
    85. On Night Court, who was Harry's idol?
      Mel Torme
    86. Who was the famous TV painter from the 80's?
      Bob Ross
    87. What show was a spin-off of Transformers?
      Go-Bots
    88. What TV personality did Doritos commercials?
      Jay Leno
    89. What was the connection between The Facts of Life and ER
      George Clooney
    90. Who played Jo's sailor boyfiend on the Facts of Life?
      Clark Brandon
    91. How many children did JR Ewing knowingly have that lived on "Dallas"?
      3-John Ross, James, Cally's baby(unnamed)
    92. What is the real name of Jem from Jem and the Holograms?
      Jerrica Benton
    93. What 80's Pro-Wrestler was turned into a G.I. Joe character?
      Sgt. Slaughter
    94. In Battle Star Galactica, What was the name of the human leader of the Cylons?
      Baltar
    95. Who all lived in the house of "Full House" when the show ended?
      Danny,Joey,Uncle Jesse,Rebecca,D.J.,Stephanie,Michelle,Nicki,Alex,Comet the dog.
    96. What were the two dogs names on Magnum PI?
      Apollo and Zeus
    97. What was the full name of Mangum P.I.?
      Thomas Magnum
    98. On M*A*S*H, what was the name of BJ's wife?
      Peg.
    99. What did the "P" in Roscoe P. Coltrane (from Dukes of Hazzard) stand for?
      Purvis
    100. What was the name of Vanessa's last boyfriend on The Cosby Show?
      Dabnes
    101. What was the name of the detective agency in Moonlighting?
      Blue Moon Detective Agency
    102. What was the name of the t.v. show with the theme song that began: "Believe it or not, I'm walking on air..."?
      Greatest American Hero
    103. What was the name of the woman who helped run the school for the blind on "Little House on the Prarie?" (Besides Mary Ingalls)
      Hester Sue
    104. What was the name of Murphy Brown's news program?
      FYI
    105. What was the date in 1955 did Marty from Back to the Future arrive on.
      November 5th, 1955
    106. On Full House, what was Jesse's REAL first name?
      Hermes
    107. What is the connection between Growing Pains and Full House?
      Growning Pains starred Kirk Cameron, Full House starred his sister Candace.
    108. What current popular sitcom star played Michael P. Keaton's girlfriend Lauren Miller on Family Ties?
      Courteney Cox
    109. What was the real name of the hospital on St. Elsewhere?
      St. Eligius
    110. In the show "The Equalizer", what did the hero (McCall) call his former superior from the "agency"?
      Control
    111. On "Out of This World" what planet was Troy from?
      Anterrius
    112. What was the Saved by the bell series with Hayley Mills originally called?
      Good Morning, Mis Bliss
    113. What was the name of He-man's legless, wizard friend?
      Orco
    114. What was the primary occupation of characters in "Falcon Crest"?
      They were vineyard owners.
    115. What was punky brewster's best friends name?
      Cherry!
    116. What Georgia town did the first Dukes of Hazzard episodes take place?
      Covington, Georgia
    117. What was Al Bundy's nickname during the dream sequence with all of the women in his bedroom?
      "Al-night long"
    118. What is the connection between Gimme a Break and Family Matters?
      Telma Hopkins played Addie Wilson (Nell's best friend) on Gimme a Break and she played Aunt Rachel on Family Matters
    119. What was the name of the Other short-lived spinoff of "Three's Company"
      "Three's a Crowd"
    120. What 80's spin off of a 70's tv show did Martin Lawrence play on?
      What's Happening Now
    121. What does M.A.S.K. stand for?
      Mobile Armoured Strike Kommand
    122. What was crocketts first name on Miami Vice? His nick name was Sonny.
      James. told in the piolt esp.
    123. Name the three main bands featured on the cartoon series 'Jem' during it's entire 3 year run.
      Jem and The Holograms, The Misfits, The Stingers
    124. What was the name of the home that Sofia Patrillo lived in before moving in with her daughter on the Golden Girls.
      Shady Pines
    125. What Famous congressman was on an episode of the Golden Girls?
      Sonny Bono
    126. What Show did the Simpsons first appear?
      The Tracy Ullman Show
    127. how did Rose Nilin's husband Charlie die on The Golden Girls?
      He died of a heart Attack while making love to Rose.
    128. Who was Michelle's first boyfriend on Full House?
      Rebecca's nephew Howie
    129. Can you name the 5 original MTV VJ's?
      Martha Quinn, J.J. Jackson, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter and Nina Blackwood
    130. The Jefferson's was a spinoff of what show?
      All in the Family
    131. In the cartoon show My Pet Monster, what were the only things that could send Beastor, Monster's enemy, back to the monster world? Bonus: When these items were put on Monster, what did they do to him?
      A pair of orange handcuffs. Bonus: The handcuffs turned Monster into a doll.
    132. Ben Affleck played CT on what 80's science education television show?
      Voyage of the Mimi
    133. On Diff'rent Strokes, what pet did Arnold keep in his room? What was it's name?
      Goldfish. Abraham.
    134. What was the name of the older brother on Happy Days?
      Chuck Cunningham
    135. If you saw a segment of "Mathnet," what show were you watching?
      Square One
    136. What was the name of the principal on Saved By the Bell?
      Mr. Richard Belding
    137. on Different Strokes, who got kidnapped?
      Sam, Mr. Drummonds step-son.
    138. What was the name of the castle that gave He-Man his powers?
      Greyskull.
    139. Name the twins on the Thundercats.
      Wily Kit and Wily Kat
    140. What planet did the Thundercats live on?
      Third Earth.
    141. On "Who's the Boss?", what was Samantha's liscense plate on her first car?
      SAM'S CAR
    142. What short-lived sitcom featured Snow White and Prince Charming living as husband & wife?
      "The Charmings"
    143. On M*A*S*H, what was Walter 'Radar' O'Reilley's home town?
      Ottumwa, Iowa
    144. What did Archie Bunker on 'All In The Family' call his son-in-law Mike?
      Meathead
    145. On the show Tour of Duty, for each of the three seasons the show ran for what were the three locations the team was based?
      Season One: Firebase Ladybird, Season Two: Camp Tan Sun Nhut, Season Three: Camp Barnett
    146. On night Court what was Bull's IQ? (hint: it's the same upside down as it is right side up.)
      Bull,who seemingly had the intelligence of a paper weight, had an IQ of 181!
    147. What was Rosanna Arquette's character's name in "Desperately Seeking Susan"?
      Roberta Glass
    148. In "Desperately Seeking Susan" two different women circle Jim's personal ad in the newspaper. With what(name both)?
      Susan uses black eye-liner, Roberta red nail polish.
    149. In Desperately Seeking Susan: what's the name of the shop from where Susan gets the sequinned boots and later Roberta buys Susan's jacket?
      Love Saves Day (reads on the pink paper bag)
    150. Name the connection bewteen the "A-Team" and "Battle Star Gallactica?"
      Dirk Bennidict (you see a Robot from "Battle" in the opening of the "A-Team")
    151. What was the name of the robot on Buck Rogers?
      Twiki
    152. What planet did Alf come from?
      Melmac
    153. What was the name of the helicopter service that was the cover for Airwolf?
      Santini Air
    154. What are the names of the Simon brothers from Simon & Simon?
      Rick & AJ
    155. What did AJ stand for in Simon & Simon's AJ Simon?
      Andrew Jackson
    156. In Simon & Simon, what unusual thing did Rick live in? (Bonus: Where was it located?)
      He lived in a boat in AJ's backyard.
    157. In Simon & Simon, what kind of vehicles did Rick and AJ Simon drive? (Bonus: what was the NAME of Rick's vehicle?)
      AJ drove an IROC. Rick drove a Dodge pickup. It was called Power Wagon.
    158. Where did Simon & Simon take place?
      San Diego
    159. What was the name of Magnum PI's suave superspy alterego?
      Sebastian Sabre
    160. Where did Thomas Magnum grow up as a kid?
      San Diego
    161. In Magnum PI, what was the name of the charter service that TC ran?
      Island Hoppers
    162. In Magnum PI, Rick was not Rick's real name. What was his real name? Bonus: Why did he call himself Rick?
      Orville Wright. He was naming himself after Casablanca's Rick.
    163. In Magnum PI, what was the name of the club?
      The King Kamehameha
    164. In Magnum PI, what kind of car did Higgins drive?
      An audi
    165. In Magnum PI, where did Higgin's "illegitimite half brothers" come from? What did they do?
      1) A priest from Ireland 2) A revolutionary leader from a fictional South American country (maybe Costa Verde)
    166. Thomas Magnum's dad was played by what actor? Bonus: What other show was that actor also a regular on?
      Robert Pine; CHIPS
    167. Why was Wesley from Mr Belvedere afraid to go to junior high?
      He didn't want to take a shower w/ the other boys in gym class.
    168. What is the connection between Good Times and Different Strokes?
      Janet Jackson played Penny on Good Times and Willis's girlfried on Different Strokes.
    169. What were the 3 Chipettes names on Alvin and the Chipmunks?
      Brittney, Jeanette, and Eleanor
    170. On Knight Rider, who was Garthe Knight?
      Wilton Knight's son and Michael Knight's "evil twin" double/nemesis.
    171. What is the name of the cartoon that had ponies of all colors of the rainbow, and had a design on their butt, there were pegasus, unicorns, and earth ponies and they talked? Bonus: What was the name of the girl that took care of the ponies???
      My Little Ponies bonus: Megan
    172. Name the spinoff show from Who's the Boss? Bonus: name the connection between it and Tom Hanks.
      Living Dolls Bonus: David Moscow who played the son on Living Dolls also portrayed the young version of Tom Hanks' character Josh Baskin in Big.
    173. Who replaced Bo and Luke Duke?
      Coy and Vance. (They were their cousins.)
    174. On Magnum, P.I., what type of vehicle was Robin 3? Robin 2?
      Robin 3 was a GMC Jimmy 4X4. Robin 2 was an Audi.
    175. Who are the three annoying neighbors in "Small Wonder"?
      Brandon, Bonnie, and Harriet Brendel
    176. What city provided the setting for One day at a time?
      Indianapolis
    177. On the show Cheers,What was the name of the restaurant above the bar.
      Melvilles
    178. What is Iola cat that died on the episode of Mamma's Family.
      Midnight
    179. Who steals a new razor on Little house on the praire?
      James, he was the adopted son of the Ingalls. The reason he stole a razor is because he broke alberts razor when he borrowed it, a cow stepped on it in the barn
    180. What was the name of the home of the Care Bear Cousins?
      Forest of Feelings
    181. What is MacGyver's first name?
      Angus
    182. On "It's Your Move," what is the name of the rock band that Mark and his friend Eliot pretended to be?
      The Dregs Of Humanity
    183. In the cartoon Jem and the Holograms, what was the name of Jems computer.
      Cinergy
    184. On Night Court, Harry had a "statue" of what animal in his office?
      Armidillo
    185. What was the first name of Sledge's partner on the show Sledge Hammer! ?
      Dori
    186. What is the connection between "Silver Spoons" and "Family Ties" ?
      Ricky Shroeders best friend Derek (Jason Bateman) is the real-life brother of Mallory Keaton (Justine Bateman)
    187. In the show Cheers, what was the name of the bar that always played practical jokes on the gang at Cheers?
      Gary's Old Time Tavern
    188. What were the names of Amanda's boys on Scarecrow and Mrs. King?
      Phillip and Jamie
    189. What was the club house of the Get Along Gang?
      A red Caboose
    190. What was the name of the comic strip that "Henry Rush" (Too Close for Comfort)wrote?
      Cosmic Cow
    191. Who was the leader of the bad guys on Hulk Hogan's Rock N Wrestling that annoyed Hulk Hogan and his freinds?
      Rowdy Roddy Piper
    192. On "You Can't Do That on Television", what were the two things that dropped out of the sky onto the actors' heads and what had to be said to acti ate them?
      Green Slime and Water by saying "I don't know" and "Water" respectively.
    193. What did He-man say when he lifted his sword and gained his strength?
      "By the power of Grayskull...I am He-Man!"
    194. What 80's group sang the theme song to "Square Pegs".
      The Waitresses
    195. What 80's cartoon theme song did Ricky Martin sing?
      "Rubic-the Amazing Cube" when he was with "Menudo"
    196. What 80's cartoon was a showcase for 'New Wave' Music videos?
      "Kidd Video"
    197. What cartoon featured a boy with a community of tiny people living in his wall?
      "The Littles"
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    Q: Was Bob Denver’s first TV series: (a) Gilligan’s Island; (b) The Many Loves of Doby Gillis; or (c) The Good Guys?
         A: The Many Loves of Doby Gillis, 1959-63. He was Dwayne Hickman’s sidekick, Maynard G. Krebbs. Tuesday Weld played Thalia; Warren Beatty was Milton; Daryl Hickman was Davy.

         Q: Who said, "Bob Costas is short and cute, but I’ve never heard him called ‘perky?’" Was it: (a) Katie Couric; (b) Cathy Rigby; or (c) Mary Lou Retton?
         A: Katie Couric.

        Q: Which TV series was not a spin-off from the hit series M*A*S*H: (a) Trapper John, M.D.; (b) Maxwell Klinger, P.I.; or (c) AfterMASH?
        A: Maxwell Klinger, P.I. was not a series, but the idea has possibilities.

        Q: Before landing the role of Gordy the weatherman on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, did John Amos play: (a) pro golf; (b) pro football; or (c) pro baseball?
        A: He played pro football, did standup comedy, and worked as a comedy writer.

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        Q: Did Ray Romano's first appear as a standup comedian: (a) at church; (b) on open-mike night at a club; or (c) on a local cable TV talent show?
        A: He impulsely took the stage on open-mike night to impress his date. He was so successful, he became interested in standup. Earlier, he had particpated in comedy skits at church.

        Q: During his college years, in which church did *** Van *** consider studying for the ministry: (a) Baptist; (b) Methodist; or (c) Presbyterian?
        A: Presbyterian.

        Q: Was actress-dancer-singer Nia Peeples' eighth TV series: (a) "Snoops;" (b) "Walker: Texas Ranger;" or (c) "Chicago Hope?"
        A: Walker: Texas Ranger.

       Q: What cigarette brand once sponsored the primetime TV cartoon series The Flintstones? Was it: (a) Winston; (b) Marlboro; or (c) Kent?
        A: Winston.

       Q: Did actress Jamie Lee Curtis break into show business as a regular on the TV series: (a) Operation Petticoat; (b) Petticoat Junction; or (c) This Week in Underwear?
        A: She was Lt. Barbara Duran in the late ‘70s on "Operation Petticoat."

        Q: Was actor Sam Waterston of TV's Law & Order nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his 1984 role in the movie: (a) Friendly Fire; (b) Killing Fields; or (c) Hannah and Her Sisters?
         A: For his role as Sydney Shanberg in Killing Fields.

        Q: What cigarette brand once sponsored the primetime TV cartoon series The Flintstones? Was it: (a) Winston; (b) Marlboro; or (c) Kent?
        A: Winston.

        Q: For her role in The Flying Nun, was actress Sally Field paid: (a) $400; (b) $4,000; or (c) $40,000 a week?
         A: $4,000 a week.

         Q: Was TV host Mary Hart born in: (a) Sioux Falls, South Dakota; (b) Sioux City, Iowa; or (c) Sioux Lookout, Ontario?
        A: Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

        Q: Was actress Parker Posey named after: (a) a flower; (b) a game; or (c) a model?
        A: She was named after supermodel Suzy Parker.

        Q: Was Roseanne's first steady work as a comedian a five-month stint as opening act for singer: (a) Neil Diamond; (b) Julio Iglesias; or (c) Tom Jones?
        A: Julio Iglesias.

        Q: In the children's TV series Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, was Electra Woman played by: (a) Lucy Lawless; (b) Deidra Hall; or (c) Judy Strangis?
        A: Deidra Hall. Judy Strangis was Dyna Girl.

        Q: In an American TV series, did actor Roger Moore play: (a) Beau Dillon; (b) Beau Earp; or (c) Beau Maverick?
        A: In the 1960-61 season, he was Bret Maverick's cousin, Beauregard.

         Q: Did actor Jason Alexander start losing his hair at age: (a) 16; (b) 26; or (c) 36?
         A: At 16.

         Q: On TV’s China Beach, did actress Dana Delaney play Lieutenant Colleen: (a) McNeely; (b) McMurphy; or (c) McRaney?
         A: McMurphy.     Q: Did actor Peter Falk lose an eye at age: (a) 3; (b) 13; or (c) 23?
         A: At age 3.

         Q: As a child, was actor Clayton Moore: (a) a vaudeville comic; (b) a circus acrobat; or (c) a Golden Gloves boxer?
         A: A circus acrobat, an aerialist.

         Q: Jeff Foxworthy’s siblings are named Jay and Jennifer. Are his daughters named: (a) Jamie and Janet; (b) Jolene and Julia; or (c) Jordan and Juliane?
         A: Jordan and Juliane.

         Q: Before breaking into television, was actress Ally Walker of NBC’s Profiler: (a) a genetic engineering researcher; (b) a dancer; or (c) a nurse?
         A: A genetic engineering researcher. Her father was a nuclear researcher.

     

        Q: Though Peter Jennings hosted a CBS radio show at age nine, was his first adult job: (a) roller rink manager; (b) bank teller; or (c) assistant librarian?
         A: Bank teller.

        Q: Before All In The Family, was actress Sally Struthers on the Pebbles & Bamm Bamm Show as the voice of: (a) Pebbles; (b) Bamm Bamm; or (c) Dino the Dinosaur?
         A: Pebbles. She was also the only chorus girl on The Tim Conway Comedy Hour.

         Q: Was comic Robin Williams’ first TV appearance on: (a) Laugh-In; (b) Happy Days; or (c) Mork & Mindy?
         A: Laugh-In, 1977. He first appeared as Mork on Happy Days in February 1978 when he landed from Ork and tried to kidnap Richie Cunningham.

        Q: Was actor Patrick Stewart of Star Trek: The Next Generation originally: (a) a barber; (b) a journalist; or (c) a teacher?
         A: A journalist.

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         Q: According to American Heritage magazine, is the most over-rated gangster in the 20th century: (a) Machine Gun Kelly; (b) Clyde Barrow; or (c) Al Capone?
         A: Al Capone. The magazine blames his notoriety on The Untouchables TV series.

         Q: Was health guru Richard Simmons born in: (a) New Orleans; (b) Birmingham; or (c) Houston?
         A: New Orleans.

        Q: Was actress Courtney Cox of Friends born in: (a) Atlanta; (b) Birmingham; or (c) New Orleans?
         A: Birmingham.

         Q: Was Dudley Do-Right’s horse named: (a) Horse; (b) Nell; or (c) Fenwick?
         A: Horse. Nell was his girlfriend; Inspector Fenwick was his commander in the Canadian Mounted Police.

         Q: On The Andy Griffith Show, who said, "I got a uvula, you got a uvula, all God’s children got a uvula!" Was it: (a) Barney; (b) Gomer; or (c) Goober?
         A: Barney, from the "Barney and The Choir" episode.

         FunQuote: "Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people care and the frog dies." - E.B. White.

         Q: Was the original host of the syndicated nighttime version of The Gong Show: (a) Jimmy Dale Gong; (b) Chuck Barris; or (c) Gary Owens?
         A: Gary Owens hosted the first year, then producer and daytime host Chuck Barris also hosted the nighttime show.

         Q: Were the Gumbel brothers, Greg and Bryant, born in: (a) New Orleans; (b) Biloxi; or (c) Montgomery?
         A: New Orleans. Greg is two years older than Bryant.

         Fun Fact: On The Brady Bunch, mom Carol Ann’s maiden name was Tyler. It was Martin in her first marriage.

         Q: Was Aaron Spelling’s first TV series as a writer-producer: (a) Family; (b) Johnny Ringo; or (c) Burke’s Law?
         A: Johnny Ringo in 1959. In addition to Family and Burke’s Law, he also wrote and produced The Dupont Show With June Allyson, Amos Burke: Secret Agent, Charlie’s Angels, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, The Mod Squad, Starsky and Hutch, S.W.A.T., Dynasty, Beverly Hills 90210, and Melrose Place.

         Fun Fact: The first toilet shown on television appeared on the ‘60's sitcom Leave It To Beaver.

         Q: Does actress Sarah Michelle Gellar have: (a) a vampire slaying license; (b) a brown belt in tae kwon do; or (c) a permit to carry a concealed weapon?
         A: She has a brown belt in tae kwon do and was once a competitive figure skater.

          Q: Did actress Claire Danes make her television debut on: (a) My So-Called Life; (b) Law & Order; or (c) Family Matters?
         A: Law & Order when she was 13 in 1992. She auditioned for My So-Called Life the same year, but it took two years to get the show on the air.

         Q: Though actor James Garner’s Maverick and Rockford Files are two of TV’s most successful series, which other Garner series had such low ratings the hero was actually killed? Was it: (a) Nichols; (b) Pickles; or (c) Tickles?
         A: In the 1971-72 series, James Rockford as Nichols, Garner played a motorcyle-riding sheriff of questionable character, who was actually killed so he could be replaced the next season by his more heroic identical twin brother. The series was not renewed.

         Q: Marilu Henner played Elaine on Taxi. Was Elaine’s last name: (a) Lardo; (b) Nardo; or (c) DePalma?
         A: Elaine Nardo.

     

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