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  • List the 1st & last names of all 4 Sweathogs on Welcome Back Kotter?
    Vinnie Barbarino, Freddie Washington, Arnold Horshack, and Juan Epstein

  • How did Jamie Sommers become bionic?
    She recieved bionic parts after serious injury from a parachute accident.

  • Name every actress who played an 'angel' on Charlie's Angels
    Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd, Shelley hack, Tanya Roberts

  • What color is the car that Starsky & Hutch drive?
    Red with a white swoop

  • What sci-fi tv show of the 60's became a Filmation cartoon in the 70's?
    Star Trek

  • Name the two main families on Soap?
    The Tates and The Campbells

  • On what show did Dano get to book the bad guy?
    Hawaii 5-0

  • What model of car did Starsky and Hutch drive?
    Red Torino

  • What did The Chief nickname Starsky's car on Stasky and Hutch??
    The Striped Tomato

  • The real names of the cast of Gilligan's Island
    Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Russel Johnson, Tina Louise,Dawn Wells, Jim Backus, Natalie Shaffer

  • What was the first name of Captain Dobey on Starsky & Hutch?

  • Name the NYC club where Blondie and the Ramones got their start?

  • What's the connection between the Carol Burnett Show and Mama's Family
    Vicki Lawerence and Carol Burnett. They both had recurring roles on both shows playing Eunice and Mama

  • What did Archie Bunker call his son-in-law?

  • Who wrote the 1977 TV mini-series Roots?
    Alex Haley

  • Whose big break was playing Vinnie Barbarino on Welcome Back Kotter?
    John Travolta

  • M*A*S*H: What was Radar O'Reilly's real first name?
    Walter (Walter Eugene O'Reilly)

  • Can you name all of the Bradford's on Eight is Enough?
    Tom, Abbey, David, Mary, Joni, Susan, Nancy, Tommy, Elizabeth, Nicholas

  • On Happy Days, what animal did Fonzie jump his motorcycle over?
    A shark

  • What was the name of Radar's dog on MASH?

  • What actor had recurring roles on two different sit-coms?
    Robert Guillaume had recurring roles on the TV sit-com Soap. This lead to a permanent role on his own sit-com Benson.

  • Name The Two Main Families On Soap?
    The Campbells and The Tates.

  • On What Show Did Dano Book The Bad Guy?
    Hawaii Five-O

  • What did Archie Bunker call his son-in-law?

  • Whose big break was playing Vinnie Barbarino on Welcome Back Kotter?
    John Travolta

  • On The Brady Bunch, what was Alice's last name?
    Nelson is Alice's last is mentioned in only two episodes.

  • What kind of car did Simon Templer drive in The Saint?
    Volvo 1800

  • What was the Skipper's given name on Gilligan's Island?
    Jonas Grumby (pilot episode)

  • On Three's Company, how did Jack get to live with two girls?
    Jack told Mr. Roper that he did not like to date girls.

  • On 'The Brady Bunch' who played Oliver?
    Robbie Rist

  • What is the connection between Star Trek and TJ Hooker?
    William Shatner

  • Which 'Charlie's Angels' star also starred in 'The Scarecrow & Mrs. King'?
    Kate Jackson

  • What was Florence Johnston's (The Jeffersons) real name?
    Marla Gibbs

  • On 'The Land Of The Lost', what was the friendly Sleestacks name?

  • Who played Rhoda, and who played Phyllis on The Mary Tyler Moore Show?
    Valerie Harper played Rhoda, and Cloris Leachman played Phyllis.

  • Name the six different actresses who played an angel on 'Charlie's Angels'.
    Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd, Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Shelly Hack and Tanya Roberts.

  • Name the actor who potrayed the wildman overnight dj, Johnny Fever.
    Howard Hesseman

  • What bionic parts did Jamie Sommers and Steve Austin have?
    Both had bionic legs, and right arm. Jamie had a bionic ear, while Steve had a bionic eye.

  • What midwestern town was the setting for Little House On The Prairie?
    Walnut Grove, Minnesota

  • On LHOP, who played 'God' in the episode when baby Charles died?
    Ernest Borgnine

  • Which of Bonanza's Cartright brothers guest starred on LHOP?
    Mitch Vogul, who played adopted son Jamie Cartright, appeared on 'Little House' as Laura's love interest.

  • Which NFL team drafted Bonanza's Dan Blocker?
    The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted the 6'4" 280 Dan Blocker with their 1st Round pick in 1951. Blocker never played in the NFL because he served in the Korean Conflict and caught the acting bug afterwards.

  • Which NFL Hall of Famer played Johnathon Garvey on LHOP?
    The Los Angeles Rams' Merlin Olson.

  • Which Happy Days star appeared in John Wayne's final movie?
    Ron Howard played Lauren Bacall's son in The Shootist, which was The Duke's final film.

  • For which NBA team did 'White Shadow' star Ken Howard play?
    The 6'6" Howard played for the pre-Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls.

  • Which 'Animal House' actor starred on Bonanza during its final season?
    Delta House's Tim Matheson starred as Ponderosa ranchhand Griff King.

  • Which Bonanza star actually had a real connection to the Old West?
    David Canary, who played Ponderosa ranchhand Candy, is a descendant of Martha Jane Canary, aka Calamity Jane.

  • On LHOP, where did the Ingalls family originally live?
    On the Kansas plains.

  • On Bonanza, where was the birthplace of each of the Cartright sons?
    Adam....Boston, MA Hoss....on the trail heading west Little Joe....New Orleans, LA

  • On Bonanza, who was the Cartright's longtime cook?
    Hop Sing was played by Victor Sen Yung.

  • Which of Charlie's Angels was the daughter-in-law of a Western star?
    Cheryl Ladd married David Ladd, son of "Shane" star Alan Ladd.

  • Which famous lake provided the western border of the Ponderosa on Bonanza?
    Lake Tahoe. The Ponderosa and Cartright home is a tourist site located near Incline Village, Nevada, where much of the filming took place.

  • Which award-winning American author provided the inspiration for LHOP?
    Laura Ingalls Wilder. The TV series was based on her series of Little House books, and her character was played by Melissa Gilbert.

  • On LHOP, what was the name of the creek on the Ingalls' property?
    Plum Creek.

  • On LHOP, what was the town's original name and who was its founder?
    Walnut Grove was originally known as Hero Township, and Miller, Lars Hanson, was its founder.

  • Which LHOP character later starred in The Green Mile?
    Dabs Greer, who played Reverend Alden, starred as the elderly Tom Hanks' character who told the story of the Green Mile.

  • On Bonanza, what breed of horse did Joe ride, and what was its name?
    Little Joe rode a black and white Paint/Pinto, and its name was Scout.

  • During Bonanza's final season, which actress played Little Joe's wife?
    Die Hard star Bonnie Bedellia briefly played the wife of Joe Cartright in a two-part episode in which she was murdered after their wedding.

  • How was Pernell Roberts' character written out of Bonanza?
    Roberts left the show midway during its 14 year run. Adam Cartright was on a ship bound for Australia.

  • Name all six Brady kids and their approximate ages in the first season.
    Greg, 13; Marcia, 12; Peter, 10; Jan, 9; Bobby, 7; Cindy, 6.

  • What show was a spinoff of ' All In The Family'?
    The Jeffersons

  • On Emergency, what was the station number where Roy and John worked?

  • On Emergency! what were the six firemen/paramedics names?
    Captain Hank Stanley, Mike Stoker, Marco Lopez, Chet Kelly, Roy DeSoto and Johnny Gage.

  • What was the name of Richie's older brother on Happy Days?
    Chuck (he appeared in only the first year's episodes).

  • On Happy Days, what animal did Fonzie jump over with his motorcycle?
    Fonzie didn't jump over a shark on his motorcycle, he jumped over a shark on water skis.

  • What was the name of the dog in The Brady Bunch?

  • Who had two roles on the TV series M*A*S*H?
    Harry Morgan - he came on as a visiting officer and of course later as Colonel Potter!

  • What was the name of Baretta's car?
    The Gray Ghost

  • On M*A*S*H, what was Radar's favorite drink?
    Grape Nehi

  • On M*A*S*H, what city did B.J. Hunneycutt call home?
    Mill Valley, CA

  • What month and year did The Partridge Family premiere on TV?
    September, 1970

  • Who was the actress that played the mother on The Partridge Family?
    Shirley Jones

  • What kind of pet did Baretta have and what was its name?
    He had a cockatoo named Fred.

  • Who was the voice of 'Charlie' on Charlie's Angels?
    John Forsythe

  • What 70's rock singer played 'Leather Tuscadero' on Happy Days?
    Suzi Quatro

  • What was Fonzie's full name on Happy Days?
    Arthur Fonzarelli

  • Who was to blame for burning down Arnold's drive-in on Happy Days?
    Chachi. In a rush to leave with Joanie, he forgot to turn off the stove and his apron caught fire, burning down the restaurant.

  • Besides Chachi, name Fonzie's other little cousin on Happy Days?

  • What were the Tuscadero sisters' first names on Happy Days?
    Pinky and Leather

  • Name the original Happy Days theme song and who recorded it?
    "Rock Around The Clock" by Bill Haley & The Comets.

  • Happy Days was a spin-off of what show?
    Love American Style

  • Name three spin-offs of Happy Days?
    Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy, and Joanie Loves Chachi.

  • What was the name of the 'friendly doorman' on Rhoda?

  • Name the character Patrick Duffy played in The Man From Atlantis?
    Mark Harris

  • How long was 'Dallas' on the air?
    It was on the air for 12 seasons (1978-1990).

  • What was the name of Jan Brady's imaginary boyfriend?
    George Glass

  • What was the name of the maid on The Jeffersons?

  • What were Reed and Malloy's names on ADAM-12?
    Jim Reed And Pete Malloy

  • On Emergency! what hospital did Johnny and Roy transport patients to?

  • Give the first and last names of all 4 sweathogs on Welcome Back Kotter.
    1.Vinnie Barbarino 2.Juan Epstein 3.Freddy (BoomBoom) Washington 4.Arnold Horshack

  • What famous rocker's mother played a character on 'The Jeffersons'?
    Lenny Kravitz. His mother was Roxie Roker, who played Helen Willis and was married to Tom Willis. They were TV's first interacial couple. Coincidently, in real life Roxie was married to a white man.

  • What was Edith & Archie Bunker's address on 'All In The Family'?
    704 Houser Street, Flushing, New York

  • Which 'Love Boat' star was later elected to Congress?
    Fred Grandy aka Gopher

  • Name the mother and 5 children in the Partridge Family.
    Shirley (mother), Keith, Laurie, Danny, Chris and Tracey.

  • On the Partridge Family, what was the manager's name?
    Reuben Kincaid

  • On the Partridge Family, who played Shirley's boyfriend?
    Bert Convy

  • Which former 'Cheers' star was in an episode of The Brady Bunch?
    Kirstie Alley. Alley played the part of the girl who wrote the name of Marsha's history teacher on a picture that Marsha had drawn of George Washington. Marsha got in trouble for the picture, but blamed another girl for put writing the teacher's name on it. Marsha was so mad at the other girl that she un-invited her to her slumber party. In the end it turns out Kirstie Alley's character had done it.

  • Which hand was actually deformed on Radar O'Reilly (M*A*S*H)?
    His left hand.

  • What happened to the Bradford children's mother on Eight Is Enough?
    She died of cancer.

  • What's the connection between the Carol Burnett Show and Wonder Woman?
    Lyle Waggoner, who played Major Steve Trevor on 'Wonder Woman', also had regular comedic roles on the Carol Burnett Show.

  • What series ran twice as long as the event it portrayed?

  • Which Rat Pack member made an appearance on 'All In The Family'?
    Sammy Davis, Jr.

  • Name both actors that played Darren on Bewitched...
    Dick Sargeant and Dick York

  • What was the name of the Bionic Dog?

  • Who stood in for Richie when he married Loribeth on Happy Days?

  • Who played the Incredible Hulk?
    Lou Ferrigno

  • What was the character J.J.'s real name on Good Times?
    Jimmy Walker

  • On what television show did Dwayne say, 'Hey, hey, hey'?
    What's Happening!

  • Who sang the theme song to Eight Is Enough?
    Grant Goodeve, who also happened to play David Bradford on the show.

  • What were Laverne & Shirley's last names?
    Laverne DeFasio and Shirley Feeney

  • How many times did Jan say Marsha,Marsha,Marsh?
    8 in that one episode.

  • What was the name of the 'ape-boy' on Land Of The Lost?

  • What was the principal's name on Welcome Back Kotter?
    Mr. Woodman

  • What sitcom did J.J., Michael & Thelma star in?
    Good Times

  • What was Henry DeCell's infamous statement?
    "Arise from that semi-recumbenty position!"

  • Who played the original mother on Eight Is Enough?
    Diana Hyland

  • Who did the animated vignettes for Monty Python's Flying Circus?
    Terry Gilliam

  • What are the names of the kids that Scooby Doo hangs out with?
    Shaggy, Velma, Fred, and Daphne.

  • On M*A*S*H, what was the hometown of Hawkeye?
    Crab Apple Cove, Maine

  • We all know who shot 'J.R', but who shot 'J.J.' from Good Times?
    Mac Dog

  • Name the short-lived sitcom based on robin hood.
    When Things Were Rotten

  • When did Battlestar Galactica arrive on the scene?
    A three-hour episode premiered on September 17, 1978 and was titled 'Saga Of A StarWorld'.

  • Who played Jimmy on the childrens show, 'H.R. Pufnstuf'?
    British actor Jack Wild.

  • What was Rerun's full name on 'What's Happening?'?
    Fredrick Stubbs

  • What show was a spinoff from Maude and starred Esther Rolle?
    Good Times

  • What show was a spinoff from 'All In The Family'?
    The Jeffersons

  • Which 'Starsky & Hutch' actor went on to direct 'Miami Vice'?
    Paul Michael Glaser

  • What was the name of the bar on M*A*S*H?

  • M*A*S*H: What city and state was Klinger from?
    Toledo, Ohio

  • Who was Father Murphy?
    Merlin Olsen

  • Who was Father Murphy?
    Merlin Olsen

  • What was the profession of Mr. Jefferson?
    Dry Cleaner

  • Name the two firemen from Emergency who actually played themselves?
    Mike Stoker & Marco Lopez

  • Who played the main character on the show James Longstreet?
    Tony Franciosis

  • On Bonanza, what breed of horse did Joe ride? Name?
    Little Joe used two horses, one named Cochise and one named Paint.

  • What show was a spinoff from the Partridge Family, and who starred in it?
    "Gettin' Together"... starring Bobby Sherman and Wes Stern.

  • Who played Mr. Edwards on Little House On The Prairie?
    Victor French did.

  • What was the address for the kids show ZOOM?
    ZOOM Box 350 Boston, Mass. 02134

  • On Good Times, what was Willona's nickname for Michael?

  • On M*A*S*H*, Hawkeye was from the same town in which two states?
    Early on they said he was from Crab Apple Cove in Vermont...then it suddenly changed to Crab Apple Cove, Maine

  • Which Rams football player appeared on Bonanza?
    Rosie Greer

  • What was the name of the oldest sister in 'Family Affair'?

  • Which Happy Days actor had a role on an episode of C.H.I.P.S.?
    Donnie Most aka Ralph Malph. He played a heavy metal star named Moloch. In this episode there were hidden backward messages in the music. This was a BIG issue in the 80's.

  • Which 'Laverne and Shirley' actress went on to become a movie director?
    Penny Marshall

  • Who was Wilona Woods' adopted daughter on 'Good Times'?
    Penny (Janet Jackson)

  • What bald actor coined the phrase 'Who loves ya baby!'
    Telly Savales, aka "Kojak"

  • What was the name of the bar frequented by Archie Bunker?
    Kelsey's Bar

  • Who got his start at a 5 thousand watt radio station in Fresno, CA?
    News anchor Ted Baxter on the Mary Tyler Moore Show.

  • Tabitha was a spin off from what 60's TV classic?

  • Name the actress that played Isis?
    Joanna Cameron

  • What are the names of the members of the Cartright family on Bonanza?
    Ben Cartright (Lorne Green) Adam Cartright (Pernell Roberts) Hoss Cartright (Dan Blocker) Little Joe Cartright (Michael Landon)

  • On Laverne & Shirley, what was Laverne's favorite drink?
    Milk and Pepsi

  • What actor made the the Hulk's growling sound on 'The Incredible Hulk'?
    Ted Cassidy, who played 'Lurch' on 'Addams Family'

  • What kind of car did Bo and Luke drive on The Dukes of Hazzard?
    The General Lee

  • What was the father's name on Alvin and the Chipmunks?
    Dave Seville

  • Who was Comander Straker in UFO?
    Ed Bishop

  • What kind of car did the Dukes drive ?
    Dodge Charger named the General Lee

  • What show did Dan Blocker's son, Dirk, co-star on?
    Baa Baa Black Sheep/Black Sheep Squadron

  • What was the name of Laurie Partidge's boyfriend, played by Rob Reiner?

  • What three series did Lee Majors appear in? Name the characters.
    The Big Valley (as Heath Barkley), The Six Million Dollar Man (as Col. Steve Austin) and The Fall Fuy (as Colt Seavers).

  • Which two actors played the role of Bigfoot in the SMDM series?
    Andre The Giant played the role of Bigfoot in the first two-part episode, which also co-starred Stephanie Powers (whom you might remember from Hart To Hart). Ted Cassidy, whom you may remember as the Addams Family's lovable butler Lurch, continued to role in the two part episode "The Return of Bigfoot"...also starring Sandy Duncan, and again in "Bigfoot V" the final episode of the Sasquash saga.

  • Name four spin-offs of Happy Days.
    Laverne & Shirley, Joanie Loves Chachi, Mork and Mindy, Blansky's Beauties.

  • Who played the minister who married Rob and Laura Petrie?
    Dabs Greer, in a flashback.

  • What was the first sitcom to have flashbacks and dream sequences?
    The Dick Van Dyke Show

  • What was the newsreader's name on WKRP in Cincinnatti?
    Les Nessman

  • What was Shirley's stuffed black cat's name in Laverne & Shirley?
    Boo Boo Kitty

  • What was the name of the dog on 'The Brady Bunch'?

  • What was the name of the cat on 'The Brady Bunch'?

  • On 'The Brady Bunch', what did Mr. Brady do for a living?
    He was an architect

  • Who played Venus Flytrap on WKRP and later a dad on Sister, Sister?
    Tim Reid

  • What item from All In The Family went to the Smithsonian Institute?
    Archie Bunker's famous lounge chair that he was always chasing Mike out of.

  • Name Sigmund the Sea Monster's 2 brothers.
    Slurp & Burp

  • What was "Hoss" Cartwright's real given name?

  • Who played Mork on 'Mork & Mindy'?
    Robin Williams

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