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1
Stephen King in Pop Culture: The TV Edition

Stephen King has been around in the horror industry for a while now. So long, in fact, that he himself and his work has shown up in countless television shows. This is a quiz all about those times!
Tough (10 qns)
AlchemyGirl
1353 plays
2
Time-Sink Television

If you're just looking to wile your time away, there may be no better options than these ten TV shows, all with absurd amounts of episodes to their names. Good luck!
Easy (10 qns)
kyleisalive
Apr 24 17
357 plays
3
Television for Sadists

Television producers hate us and wish to cause us pain. At least that's the only theory that explains the following facts. Thanks to Kyleisalive, I present you with the most painful TV you're likely to see in one place.
Average (10 qns)
Correspondguy
1416 plays
4
A Variety of Early Television Variety Shows

Between 1948 and 1965 a number of variety shows began, some of which lasted several years. How many of these shows, classified as "variety," do you remember?
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
564 plays
5
Turn It Down!

When younger and watching TV, do you remember your mom yelling at you to "turn it down"? This is a quiz on some of the science fiction, horror, suspense and mystery anthology TV series that drove some folks crazy. Many but not all are older shows.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
675 plays
6
T.V.'s People Who Can't Go Home

"You Can't Go Home Again" Thomas Wolfe once wrote. So many TV shows have, as their basis, a character or characters who can't get home. Some don't even want to. See how much you know about these shows.
Average (10 qns)
rocco6557
1533 plays
7
TV for the Heartless

Is your TV viewing suffering from cardiac arrest? Check out these shows, they're full of heart.
Average (10 qns)
pollucci19
762 plays
8
Strange, Weird, or Obscure

While I am not a big television watcher, I admit to liking programs about the strange, weird, and obscure. Maybe you do to.
Easy (10 qns)
dcpddc478
669 plays
9
Curmudgeon at Large

Some of our favorite classic TV characters were grumpy, difficult or just plain mean, but we loved them anyway. Test your knowledge on ten of classic TV's best known curmudgeons and the shows that brought them to us. Good luck!
Easy (10 qns)
Coonielady
786 plays
10
Early Television Shows Hosted By Singers

From the late 1940s to the early 1960s, many established singers hosted their own television shows. This quiz will test your knowledge of them.
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
May 17 16
480 plays
11
Match the TV Show With a Number

The challenge: Read the descriptive clues, determine the TV series, match the number with the TV show. The number is in some way associated with the show.
Easy (10 qns)
MaceoMack
Jun 02 16
975 plays
12
Also Known As...

Some TV characters are only known by their last names or by nicknames. Their first name is either mentioned rarely or only known by trivia buffs. Do you know these characters given names?
Difficult (10 qns)
TonyTheDad
3222 plays
13
"Lost" and "Heroes" Similarities

ABC's classic "Lost" and NBC's smash hit "Heroes" are strikingly similar in many ways. Take this quiz to explore what they have in common... Possible spoilers ahead.
Tough (10 qns)
PearlQ19
645 plays
14
Television for Sadists II: The Reckoning

There's a rule for sequels that says they're not as good as the original, but I got a note from Rehaberpro regarding "Television for Sadists" that gave me two good questions, so here goes...
Average (10 qns)
Correspondguy
441 plays
15
You're a Very, Very Bad Man!

On "Seinfeld", Babu Bhatt once claimed that Jerry was a "very, very bad man". This quiz takes a look at ten other 'bad men' from their respective shows. Can you name who they were or the programs they came from? Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
kyleisalive
543 plays
16
The Shaming of the True

Oh dear, what has television done to the English language? This quiz, for the most part, explores outlandish words that have been created or utilised by scriptwriters to amuse us.
Average (10 qns)
pollucci19
489 plays
17
A Smoldering of Soup Strainers

Worried about that fly in your soup? No need if you have a built-in soup strainer. This quiz will take a look at some of the more famous facial hair-toting actors and characters from the world of television.
Average (10 qns)
jaknginger
408 plays
18
Channel Swings

This is my "episode log", a diary of television shows that know how to swing. See if you can identify some of them from the clues given.
Easy (10 qns)
pollucci19
642 plays
19
Don't Hold it Against Me

This quiz could be called "I'm Morally Ambiguous, Don't Hold It Against Me". These are TV characters over the decades who've been popular, but not always morally bound. This is an author challenge.
Average (10 qns)
Gamemaster1967
438 plays
20
Not That There's Anything Wrong With That

On "The Outing" episode of "Seinfeld," George and Jerry were mistaken as a gay couple and went to grand means to prove they were not..."Not that there's anything wrong with that!" Test your luck on other TV characters that were mistaken for being gay!
Average (10 qns)
KatieK54
402 plays
21
Remember Black and White TV?

Can you name the show or the stars or co-stars from these classic black and white TV sitcoms from the 1950s and 1960s?
Easy (10 qns)
donnagirl1
858 plays
22
Don't Get Mad, Get Even

This quiz is all about revenge on television. I hope you enjoy it.
Average (10 qns)
poshprice
1857 plays
23
You've Got a Friend

Opposites do attract! This quiz is about quirky TV friendships, and the questions were inspired by some of the quirky characters on the Revenge of the Llamas team.
Average (10 qns)
PDAZ
699 plays
24
Ask the Audience

The Nielsen rating system, using viewer feedback to determine a show's popularity, were first commercially applied to US television during the 1950-1951 viewing season. Do you know which shows the viewers rated highest?
Average (10 qns)
mlcmlc
510 plays
25
Fired? Was That in the Script?

From time to time, actors disappear from TV shows. Sometimes voluntarily, sometimes not. Let's see who got up to what in which TV show.
Average (10 qns)
suomy
414 plays
26
Gay and Lesbian TV History

This quiz covers 10 historic gay and lesbian moments on TV.
Average (10 qns)
napierslogs
Jun 29 16
276 plays
27
TV Sidekicks

Match the lead TV character with his sidekick; some easy, some tougher.
Easy (10 qns)
debodun
Jun 15 16
540 plays
28
TV Food for Thought

An assortment of questions about your favorite television characters' funny food habits. Enjoy...and don't forget to keep your elbows off the table!
Average (10 qns)
saturnchick23
5583 plays
29
'Bromances' on TV

Match the show, the characters, the actors or anything else regarding these TV 'bromances'.
Average (15 qns)
nyirene330
447 plays
30
Hey Nick, What's Your Name?

We all know of TV characters that have nicknames or alter egos, but do you know what the characters' given names are supposed to be? Here's a little quiz to see if you really can tell the players without a program.
Tough (10 qns)
classictvnut
876 plays
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