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trivia quiz  He Who Must Not Be Seen Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, jmorrow, Nov 24 15

A popular convention on many TV shows is the recurring character who is mentioned frequently but is never seen (at least not completely) for most, if not all, of the show's run. Test your knowledge of these mysterious characters. Contains spoilers.
jmorrow editor
Nov 24 15
1329 plays
trivia quiz  Laura Petrie Vs. Mary Richards cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, gretas, Jun 14 04

Okay, I'll admit it, one has to be a classic televison freak to even come up with this quiz. But if you loved Laura Petrie AND Mary Richards, you might enjoy testing your ability to separate the histories of the two characters.
Jun 14 04
1827 plays
trivia quiz  James Pickens, Jr. Is...? cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Gamemaster1967, Dec 09 15

I'll describe a TV character, show, or situation and you pick the choice that reflects James.
Gamemaster1967 editor
Dec 09 15
153 plays
match quiz  Who Played Mum on TV cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Dec 05 16

Can you identify the actress who played these " mum" characters on TV.
Very Easy
zambesi gold member
Dec 05 16
759 plays
trivia quiz  Brainy Babes cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gamemaster1967, Jan 02 16

In a more modern age (1990s on forward), it has seemed to me that even the smartest, nerdiest, and socially clueless TV characters have been cast with extremely attractive actors. Of course, 'babe' is solely based on my own opinion.
Gamemaster1967 editor
Jan 02 16
387 plays
photo quiz  Exsanguination, Anyone? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gamemaster1967, Dec 22 15

Exsanguination- "the action of draining a person, animal, or organ of blood." This is about some of TV's more interesting vampires. "Buffy", "Angel", "The Vampire Diaries", "True Blood", and "The Originals" are covered- spoilers may be contained within.
Gamemaster1967 editor
Dec 22 15
282 plays
match quiz  Who's Your Daddy? - Old School cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, nyirene330, Jun 20 18

Match the actor to the old sitcom where he played the father. HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!
Jun 20 18
333 plays
match quiz  TV Gunslingers of the 50s and 60s: Part I 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, May 27 16

Simply match the character with the actor from these TV Westerns.
zambesi gold member
May 27 16
576 plays
match quiz  In the Same Show 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, austinnene, Sep 17 16

This is simple: match the two characters that appeared in the same TV series. Good luck!
austinnene gold member
Sep 17 16
444 plays
trivia quiz  The Light's On, But Nobody's Home 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bruins1956, Dec 24 16

Have you ever heard the saying "not the sharpest tool in the shed", well with that in mind, let's look back at some of the "dimmest bulbs" to ever grace our TV screens.
bruins1956 gold member
Dec 24 16
408 plays
trivia quiz  TV Twosomes 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Nov 01 15

Pick the correct pairs or their shows or the actors who portray them.
Nov 01 15
825 plays
match quiz  Right Hand 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, leith90, Mar 19 17

Just as day has night and north has south, every television protagonist must have a side-kick, someone with whom they are indelibly linked. Correctly identify the famous television pairings from the list below.
Very Easy
leith90 gold member
Mar 19 17
1050 plays
trivia quiz  Who Played the Other One on TV? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Apr 20 16

Can you name the actor who starred as the second title-role character on each of the partner television series? Have fun and good Luck!
Apr 20 16
591 plays
trivia quiz  Villains on TV 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Oct 03 15

Can you pick these tv villains out or who played them or what show they're from?
Oct 03 15
375 plays
match quiz  Second Bananas 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Apr 11 16

Match the correct show with its secondary character.
Apr 11 16
498 plays
trivia quiz  TV's Rivalries 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Mar 02 16

Match the TV character with his arch rival.
Mar 02 16
591 plays
trivia quiz  Mixed Mary Tyler Moore 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, SparkyPooh, Apr 01 02

A general trivia quiz about TV's lovable Laura and magnificent Mary!
Apr 01 02
2373 plays
trivia quiz  Cast Outs & Write Outs: TV's Fallen Heroes 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Dec 02 18

Hero to zero: let's look at some actors who were top of their television shows one minute and then dumped the next.
darksplash gold member
Dec 02 18
237 plays
trivia quiz  Pray You Catch Me 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Oct 22 17

Many TV shows have an elusive criminal who needs to be tracked down and caught. Can you identify these 21st century villains?
AcrylicInk gold member
Oct 22 17
369 plays
match quiz  Transatlantic TV Stars 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, dellastreet, Jul 01 17

These TV stars appeared on shows filmed on both sides of the Atlantic. Match the star to the shows.
dellastreet gold member
Jul 01 17
444 plays
trivia quiz  Sean Whalen- The Actor You've Never Heard Of 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, swgolde, Aug 02 09

Sean Whalen is a character actor you've probably never heard of, yet he has been in innumerable famous TV shows and movies.
Aug 02 09
573 plays
match quiz  TV Sidekicks II 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, debodun, Sep 12 16

Match the sidekicks from various classic TV shows.
Sep 12 16
699 plays
match quiz  TV Nicknames 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Mar 24 17

Match the TV characters 'real' names with their nicknames.
Mar 24 17
510 plays
match quiz  Television Janes 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, PootyPootwell, Aug 16 18

One column has the name of a television show, the other has the Jane who acted in that show. See how many you can match. Good luck!
PootyPootwell gold member
Aug 16 18
384 plays
trivia quiz  TV Characters Played by Two (or More) Actors 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, TonyTheDad, Sep 22 01

TV shows often need to hire a new actor to play a continuing character. Try your hand at trivia about these replacements.
TonyTheDad gold member
Sep 22 01
2937 plays
trivia quiz  TV Bobs 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Robert907, Jun 06 14

These questions are about television characters with the first name Bob.
Robert907 gold member
Jun 06 14
624 plays
trivia quiz  Same Character, Different Actor 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, diamondjim68, Apr 04 13

Many television characters were played by two different actors. Here is a simple quiz on some of them. Good luck.
Apr 04 13
630 plays
trivia quiz  We Never See You 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, BungeeAZ, Sep 12 02

I am a character or actor that rarely or does not appear in a television program. You guess the correct answer.
Sep 12 02
3066 plays
trivia quiz  TV Nicknames 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, TonyTheDad, Feb 23 01

Many of our favorite TV characters went by nicknames. But do you know who they are by their given names?
TonyTheDad gold member
Feb 23 01
9534 plays
trivia quiz  Middle Names Of TV Characters 15 questions
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, enfranklopedia, Jan 08 02

In the vein of my 'Middle Names Of Movie Characters' quiz, here's one devoted to your knowledge of the middle names and initials of famous TV show characters. Have at it!
Very Difficult
Jan 08 02
4548 plays
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