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172 quizzes and 2,408 trivia questions.
  Three Television Siblings   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match these trios of siblings to their television shows, which cover a span of years from the 1950s to the 2020s. There may be more than three siblings in a family, and sometimes the relationship is by adoption rather than blood.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jun 26 22
spanishliz editor
Jun 26 22
1069 plays
  What Ever Happened To....   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many child stars have come and gone in entertainment, but where did they go? Some have had success as adults and some have not. All are from American TV. See if you can remember these names from entertainment's past.
Average, 10 Qns, fredsixties, Aug 07 12
5906 plays
  Guess the TV show    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Guess the title of the TV show by the name of its characters.
Easier, 10 Qns, sabina_st, Jul 02 14
12746 plays
  Which Television Mother Was I?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you guess the mom from popular sitcoms? Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, sunrayz99, Nov 04 23
Nov 04 23
6702 plays
  The Queens of Comedy editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know these comediennes who have graced television screens since the medium began?
Average, 10 Qns, brewster76, Oct 09 14
6872 plays
  Sitcom Second Fiddles   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Most people have no trouble remembering the lead characters in popular sitcoms. But what about those secondary ones? Have fun matching the character with the show! This quiz spans the '50s through the '90s.
Easier, 10 Qns, Bob9491, May 22 17
1476 plays
  Wacky Sitcom Neighbors    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
So many great sitcoms have graced our TV screens over the years. Some of my favorites have involved that special neighbor who "marches to the beat of a different drum". Remember Fred and Ethel? Gladys Kravitz? How many of these below do you recognize?
Easier, 10 Qns, BAMBOOMANIA, Jul 10 22
Jul 10 22
1104 plays
  Child Stars On Your Television   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star" may or may not have been a memorable movie. I don't know. I didn't see it. But there was the wonderful song at the end--"Child Stars On Your Television", performed by and about some of the great stars of yesteryear.
Average, 10 Qns, Eauhomme, Jan 16 10
3332 plays
  Who Played Me on TV?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Guess the character, or the actor who played them.
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Jan 23 13
3206 plays
  Two Clues and Guess Who ... on TV   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know television actors and their roles? I'll give you hints on two TV roles played by the same actor, you identify the actor. For true TV junkies, it should be easy. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Oct 14 10
4743 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Leroy Jethro Gibbs may be called 'Boss' on "N.C.I.S", but who is his boss?

From Quiz "TV Bosses"

  Famous TV Duos, Lesser Known Names   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You know them by their more famous names, but can you tell who these duos are from their lesser-known names?
Easier, 10 Qns, lamba2012, Apr 06 20
Apr 06 20
1247 plays
  TV Bosses   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many TV characters work for someone, so who's the boss?
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Jun 17 15
1217 plays
  Rarely Used TV Character First Names    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the rarely mentioned first names of TV characters to their surnames.
Average, 10 Qns, debodun, Jun 19 22
Jun 19 22
497 plays
  Early US Television Sitcoms--Masculine Gender   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about US television sitcoms with a male lead character. First episode shown before 1980.
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Feb 25 23
Feb 25 23
1579 plays
  Male Leads on TV    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the actor to the TV show in which he played the main lead in these classic American TV shows.
Average, 10 Qns, debodun, Nov 16 19
Nov 16 19
764 plays
  Supporting Characters   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the names of supporting characters from classic American TV shows to the show's title.
Average, 10 Qns, debodun, May 13 18
May 13 18
783 plays
  Why Not Make It a Double?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You can never have too much of a good thing, right? This quiz is about TV shows where actors played multiple roles. This double (and sometimes triple or more) duty was important to the plot and showcased these actors' talents. How many do you know?
Average, 10 Qns, shuehorn, Jan 03 19
shuehorn gold member
Jan 03 19
611 plays
  For TV Addicts Only   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you correctly answer tough trivia questions from the 1950s through 2016?
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Feb 14 16
1066 plays
  Who's the TV Title Character?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many TV shows have titles which refer to the main character by a nickname or a name other than their real name. Can you name the title characters of these shows?
Average, 10 Qns, nilknarf710, Oct 03 23
Oct 03 23
3524 plays
  Almost the Star - Supporting Actors in TV Shows   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A television show depends on the strength of its cast. Unfortunately, not everyone can be called a star. Help support those in supporting roles in the following quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, CirceMagic, Nov 19 22
Nov 19 22
713 plays
  Who Played the Mister?    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you select the actor that played the title character in these classic American TV shows with "Mister (or Mr.) in the title?
Average, 10 Qns, debodun, Jul 07 19
Jul 07 19
373 plays
  TV Stars Alter-Egos    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many television comedians have created characters for which they are famous. How many can you remember?
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Jun 23 17
Jun 23 17
1106 plays
  TV Title Characters and Series of Yesteryear   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Return with me to visit some of the TV shows I enjoyed during my childhood. Do you remember these pre 1970 title series and characters? Good luck.
Difficult, 15 Qns, MaceoMack, Sep 25 19
Sep 25 19
1285 plays
  Who Played Who?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let us see if you can remember a theme song plus actors or actresses and their roles in a variety TV series from the 1950s to 1970s.
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Apr 08 22
Apr 08 22
1161 plays
  The Dean's List    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the actor with name of Dean to the TV show in which he appeared.
Average, 10 Qns, debodun, Dec 29 16
410 plays
  Second Becky    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sometimes the same actor doesn't stay with a television role for the full run of a show.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Mar 30 16
bernie73 gold member
829 plays
  They Played...Something...Didn't They?    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
You can probably figure out which actor played what role by name, right? Well let's see if you can match the actors with something else. See if you know who they were. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Mar 07 17
kyleisalive editor
750 plays
  Title Characters From TV Shows Through The Decades    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you remember the TV title characters of some classic TV series? Try this quiz and test your memory.
Tough, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Aug 08 13
1234 plays
  The Cameos of Alex Trebek (For 200)    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
During his 35 years as host of "Jeopardy!" Alex Trebek frequently ventured outside into other parts of the television and even cinematic universe. See how well you remember his cameos.
Tough, 10 Qns, parrotman2006, Nov 10 20
parrotman2006 gold member
Nov 10 20
229 plays
  The Voice Acting Roles of Lou Scheimer    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
"Filmation" Executive Producer Lou Scheimer would occasionally need to pull double duty and voice characters on his cartoon series. Match the character he voiced with the show.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Jun 12 20
bernie73 gold member
Jun 12 20
125 plays
  TV Sidekicks III    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the sidekicks from the bygone American TV shows in which they appeared.
Tough, 10 Qns, debodun, Apr 17 17
416 plays
  The TV Yes, Yes, Yes, No Character Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the interview, your favorite TV star answered "yes" when asked if they had roles in three of the four TV shows listed. Which series would receive a "no" answer? Take you best shot at answering and good luck.
Difficult, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Oct 06 13
614 plays
  The Wisdom of Red Green    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Red Green is a Canadian Senior who is the President of Possum Lodge. A handyman genius. He was touring as a one man show, and still writing books in 2018. He was the star, writer, and director of "The Red Green Show".
Average, 10 Qns, 1MeanRick, Apr 18 18
1MeanRick gold member
Apr 18 18
214 plays
  "Kiss Me, You Fool"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Love is in the air! Here are ten questions about some of my most favorite couples in television throughout the years. Much thanks to Creedy, who suggested as a Player Author Challenge.
Difficult, 10 Qns, HudsonsDaddy14, Apr 03 16
481 plays

TV Characters and Actors Trivia Questions

1. On "The Honeymooners" TV show, who was the zany neighbor and best friend of Ralph Kramden?

From Quiz
Wacky Sitcom Neighbors

Answer: Ed Norton

Ed Norton was the original wacky neighbor. He lived upstairs and, despite being best friends, Norton always knew how to push Ralph's buttons.

2. In one of his earliest cameo appearances, Alex Trebek played himself on the classic sitcom "Cheers" (1990). Which character from the show appeared on "Jeopardy!"?

From Quiz The Cameos of Alex Trebek (For 200)

Answer: Cliff Claven

In the classic episode "What is.... Cliff Clavin?" know-it-all postman Cliff (John Ratzenberger) is chosen to appear on "Jeopardy!" He has a dream board, and racks up an incredible $20,000 lead against his opponents, only to blow it by wagering everything on the final question. Bad wagering during Final Jeopardy came to be known as "pulling a Clavin." Cliff's incredibly bad response of "Who are three people who have never been in my kitchen?" has become a default bad answer for trivia players everywhere. At the end of the episode, Trebek visits the bar, where he lifts Cliff's spirits by suggesting that he would quit as the host of "Jeopardy!" but allows Cliff to talk him out of it. Afterwards, Trebek tells Norm "Cliff scares me." Peterson replies "You too, eh?" While Diane Chambers would have been smart enough to be a contestant on "Jeopardy!" by the time of "What is... Cliff Clavin?" Shelly Long had left the show. Since "Cheers" is part of the Westphal universe, "Jeopardy" is also part of the Westphal Universe. "What is, I just had my mind blown?"

3. On the '50s show "The Adventures of Superman", who plays the dual role of mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent and the man of steel, Superman?

From Quiz Why Not Make It a Double?

Answer: George Reeves

George Reeves plays Superman on the show, which ran from 1952 to 1958. It probably would have gone on even longer had Reeves not died under mysterious circumstances that have since been deemed a probable suicide. Jack Larson plays Superman's buddy, Jimmy Olsen, on "The Adventures of Superman". Christopher Reeve plays Clark Kent and Superman on the silver screen in the '80s and '90s blockbuster movies. Adam West plays both Batman and Bruce Wayne on TV in the '60s campy series "Batman", another double role for a single actor.

4. "The Red Green Show" is centered around the activities at Possum Lodge. The Possum Lodge Motto is Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati, which means "____________".

From Quiz The Wisdom of Red Green

Answer: When all else fails, play dead

This is one of the first things I learned, and it has served me well. You can't be at fault when you were dead at the time.

5. Gellar and Green are a quintessential sitcom couple who took us through many breakups and makeups. What are their more famous names?

From Quiz Famous TV Duos, Lesser Known Names

Answer: Ross and Rachel

"We were on a Break!" Ross and Rachel were portrayed by David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston. Together, they took us through endless ups and downs but were a feel-good couple like no other. Their romantic tension was the key driver of the "Friends" storyline.

6. On "The O.C." what grand gesture did Seth perform for a girl he wanted to date?

From Quiz "Kiss Me, You Fool"

Answer: He stood on a coffee cart and proclaimed his love for Summer

During the episode "The Telenovela", Summer is hosting a kissing booth to raise money for the school when Seth gives her an ultimatum, "acknowledge me now, or lose me forever". This is in response to Summer wanting to keep their relationship secret from everyone in school. They kiss on the coffee cart in front of the student body, which confirms for Seth that Summer isn't ashamed of him.

7. Which celebrity appeared as the first host on "Saturday Night Live"?

From Quiz For TV Addicts Only

Answer: George Carlin

The comedian George Carlin (1937-2008) was the very first host of "SNL" on October 11, 1975. He used his routine called "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television". Actress Candace Bergen was the first female host.

8. On the television show "Bewitched" (1964-1972), Elizabeth Montgomery played suburban housewife and witch Samantha Stevens. Moving from the fifth to the sixth season, the actor playing her husband Darrin was replaced. How did the casting switch?

From Quiz Second Becky

Answer: Dick York was replaced by Dick Sargent

David White actually played Larry Tate, Darrin's boss at the advertising agency. Recurring problems with his back prevented Dick York from continuing in the role and he was replaced for the final three seasons of "Bewitched". In total Dick York played Darrin for 156 episodes and Dick Sargent played him for 84 episodes.

9. Which comic, who ended his show by saying, "Goodnight, and God Bless," created the character of "The Mean Widdle Kid"?

From Quiz TV Stars Alter-Egos

Answer: Red Skelton

"The Mean Widdle Kid" was famous for saying, "If I dood it, I gets a whipping," and after a pause, "I dood it." Skelton's other characters included "Cauliflower McPugg," a punch-drunk boxer, the hobo "Freddie the Freeloader," and "Clem Kadiddlehopper," a country bumpkin.

10. On "The Beverly Hillbillies", Raymond Bailey played the head of the bank; what was the name of his character?

From Quiz TV Bosses

Answer: Milburn Drysdale

"The Beverly Hillbillies" (1962-1971) was one of the top rated shows of the time, with Jed Clampett and his clan having struck oil, 'Texas tea', and moving to "Beverly...Hills, that is". The Clampett's next door neighbor was wealthy banker Milburn Drysdale who was President of Commerce Bank and did everything in his power to ensure that he kept the Clampett's account at his bank; his secretary, Jane Hathaway, well-played by Nancy Kulp, added to the comedy, as did the hillbilly ways of Granny, Jed, Jethro and Ellie May.

11. Who played Doctor Doug Ross on the TV show "ER"?

From Quiz Who Played Me on TV?

Answer: George Clooney

Yes, the iconic Mr. Clooney played the "ER" doctor but, did you know, before that he played an orderly named Ace in the comedy "E/R" in 1985? All the other choices also played doctors: Howie Mandel played Dr. Wayne Fiscus on "St. Elsewhere"; going back to the 1960s, Richard Chamberlain was Dr. James Kildare and Vince Edwards played the unsmiling "Ben Casey".

12. "The Cisco Kid" (1950): Duncan Renaldo starred in the title role on this Western series, that was very popular among young viewers. What distinctive "first" did the series mark in television broadcast history?

From Quiz TV Title Characters and Series of Yesteryear

Answer: first series filmed exclusively in color

The series began production in 1949, with episodes filmed exclusively in color. While this marked a major breakthrough and achievement in television history, the vast majority of viewers saw the series in black and white. When the series ended its run in 1958, less than 0.05% of households had color television sets. "The Cisco Kid" ran for six seasons (1950-1956) with 156 half hour episodes. Starring with Renaldo was Leo Carrillo, who played Cisco's sidekick "Pancho", a gregarious and likable character who had a knack for mangling the English language, and added the element of comic relief for the series. Although they were considered to be outlaw desperadoes, they traveled and helped those who were less fortunate, and righted wrongs. They were the Western version of "Robin Hood". The series also made stars Duncan Renaldo and Leo Carrillo the first Hispanic stars of a regular TV series. In 1953, the series was nominated for an Emmy Award for children's programming. In 1955, the series was reported to be the most popular TV series among children in America.

13. 1960s: "Stoney Burke", a short lived 1962 television series centered around a professional rodeo rider competing for the coveted "Golden Buckle", a prize awarded to the world champion rodeo rider. Which actor played the title role?

From Quiz Title Characters From TV Shows Through The Decades

Answer: Jack Lord

Born John Joseph Patrick Ryan on December 30, 1920, Jack Lord eventually appeared in 19 movies and in over 60 television series during his career. He portrayed the title character in the 1962 series. "Stoney Burke" aired 23 episodes, all filmed in black and white, during the 1962-1963 television season for the American Broadcasting Network (ABC) Lord, an established actor is probably best remembered for his 12 seasons starring as Detective Steve McGarrett, head of a special state police unit in the hit series "Hawaii Five-O" (1968).

14. Bobby Buntrock played a character named Harold Baxter in this popular sitcom from the 1960s. Name it.

From Quiz What Ever Happened To....

Answer: Hazel

Bobby Buntrock was born in Denver, Colorado in 1952. He played the role of Harold Baxter, nicknamed Sport, on the sitcom "Hazel", which ran for five seasons from 1961 through 1966. His character was the son of a corporate lawyer, and an interior decorator, who had a live-in maid (Hazel, played by Shirley Booth). Buntrock had also had minor roles on such TV shows as "Wagon Train", "Mr. Ed" and "The Virginian". His last TV appearance was in 1967, and unfortunately, he was killed in a car accident in 1974.

15. "Former child stars are people too They're the same as you and you and you" TV Mom Marion Ross played Marion Cunningham on which TV show?

From Quiz Child Stars On Your Television

Answer: Happy Days

"Happy Days" took us back to the 1950's with the Cunningham family--parents Howard and Marion and teenagers Richie and Joanie and their neighborhood friends, Chachi, Ralph Malph, Potsie, and, of course, the epitome of cool, Arthur Fonzarelli, better known as "Fonzie".

16. "The White Shadow" was a show about a former NBA basketball player who takes a job as a basketball coach at an urban high school. What was the coach's name?

From Quiz Who's the TV Title Character?

Answer: Ken Reeves

Ken Howard was the star of this show, which premiered in 1978. It was the first "ensemble" show with a predominantly African-American cast. The show's title came from Reeve's promise to stand behind his team like a "white shadow".

17. I've played a lot of roles on television. Back in 1965, I was an astronaut, and in 1978, I played a rich, ruthless oil baron. Which Texas-born actor had starring roles on both series?

From Quiz Two Clues and Guess Who ... on TV

Answer: Larry Hagman

Hagman played the role of astronaut Tony Nelson for five seasons on the 1965 series, "I Dream of Jeannie", with Barbara Eden in the title role. In 1978, he starred as oil tycoon and general villain, John Ross "J.R." Ewing on the hit series, "Dallas". "Dallas" aired for 14 seasons from 1978 until 1991. For his portrayal of the sometimes wicked J.R. Ewing, Hagman received Emmy Award nominations for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" in 1980 and 1981. Hagman also received Golden Globe nominations for "Best Actor in a TV Series Drama" in 1981, 1982, 1983, and 1985. Larry Hagman was born on September 21, 1931, in Fort Worth, Texas.

18. "Green Acres" was set in the fictional town of Hooterville and featured the city lawyer-turned-farmer, Oliver Wendall Douglas and his wife Lisa. Which neighbor of theirs had a 'son' named Arnold?

From Quiz Wacky Sitcom Neighbors

Answer: Fred Ziffel

Fred's so-called son was in reality - a pig. A real live curly-tailed pig! He watched TV (he could turn the set on and off by himself), go to school and even play baseball. And he also had a girlfriend named Cynthia, who was Mr. Haney's Basset Hound.

19. Trebek appears as himself in the sports comedy "White Men Can't Jump" (1992). Who played Gloria, who would go on to "triumph magnificently" on "Jeopardy!"?

From Quiz The Cameos of Alex Trebek (For 200)

Answer: Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez played the trivia obsessed Gloria Clemente, the girlfriend of Billy Hoyle (Woody Harrelson). Billy managed to get her a spot on the show by hustling a security guard on the set of "Jeopardy!" in a game of basketball. Gloria is described as a former disco queen from Brooklyn, New York. She defeats a rocket scientist and an English teacher with a PhD. One of the categories was "Foods that start with Q," a subject that Gloria was an expert on. In the film, she displayed impressive knowledge of popes, history, botany and geography.

20. On the "Red Green Show", before every Possum Lodge meeting, the members would recite the "Man's Prayer". Complete the last line. "I'm a man, but I can change, if I have to, _____________".

From Quiz The Wisdom of Red Green

Answer: I guess

This prayer is said with feeling and sorrow at the start of every Lodge meeting, although never followed through to actual change, until the end of episode 300, season 15.

21. Rockmore and Kimble were a pair of African-American teenagers with various misadventures on the late 90s Nickelodeon. Who are these orange soda-loving boys better known as?

From Quiz Famous TV Duos, Lesser Known Names

Answer: Kenan and Kel

Kenan: "Who loves orange soda?" Kel: "K-K-Kel loves orange soda." Kenan: "Is it true? Is it TRUUUUE?" Kel: "MMMHHMMM! I do, I do, I do-oooh!" A throwback from a show from my childhood "Kenan and Kel". Both Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell kept their first names when portraying their characters.

22. Dan Blocker may be best known by his nickname as Hoss Cartwright in "Bonanza". We had Ben, Adam, and Joseph Cartwright, but what was Hoss' given name in the series?

From Quiz Who Played Who?

Answer: Eric

His Swedish mother (Inga) named him after her father. This was revealed in episode 142 (1964) called "Journey Remembered" in a flashback. Dan Blocker (1928-1972) was a Korean War veteran and although best known for his role of Hoss Cartwright in "Bonanza" he also appeared in single episodes of "Wagon Train, "Rebel" and "The Restless Gun" to name a few.

23. On the series "Scrubs" J.D. had many girlfriends throughout the series, but what was the name of the doctor he eventually married, whom he actually wanted to be with all along?

From Quiz "Kiss Me, You Fool"

Answer: Elliot Reed

J.D. and Elliot began their careers as interns at Sacred Heart Hospital. J.D. knew he liked Elliot from day one. Their relationship, and friendship throughout the series, was rocky at times, but in the end love prevailed.

24. Which comic duo was noted for its parody of the great stage couple Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne?

From Quiz TV Stars Alter-Egos

Answer: Carol Burnett and Harvey Korman

Burnett and Korman, in the characters of "Funt and Mundane," went about as far "over the top" in acting as possible, including exaggerated gestures, body movements, and facial expressions, and competing for the audience's attention in every way possible (e.g., upstaging and erroneous cue lines).

25. Who played Gil Grissom, the original leader of the "CSI" team?

From Quiz TV Bosses

Answer: William Petersen

While all the choices had continuing roles on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2000-2015), it was William Petersen who played the demanding but fair boss of the investigative team. Petersen was later replaced by Laurence Fishburne and then Ted Danson, but Grissom will always be the 'boss' to me. He had a Ph.D in forensic entomology and he and his colleagues worked in the Las Vegas, Nevada crime lab; there was Nick, Catherine, Greg and Warrick (for a while). The original "CSI" was one of the earliest TV dramas to depict crime solving through forensic techniques.

26. What well-known actor portrayed Dr. Philip Chandler on "St. Elsewhere"?

From Quiz Who Played Me on TV?

Answer: Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington, before his movie stardom, was Dr. Chandler at St. Eligius Hospital from 1982 through 1988. The other choices all appeared as doctors on that same show, i.e., Dr. Erlich, Dr. Caldwell and Dr. Auschlander, respectively. Personally, although the last episode ended controversially, I thought it was extremely clever - *SPOILER ALERT* - to show that the long-running drama was actually all in the mind of an autistic young boy!

27. On "The Honeymooners", Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) frequently threaten Alice (Audrey Meadows) to send her where?

From Quiz Early US Television Sitcoms--Masculine Gender

Answer: To the moon

Ralph Kramden was a blustering loudmouth but never hit Alice but he would shake his fist in her calm face and and say "Next time, Alice, to the moon" Gleason introduced "The Honeymooners" in 1951 when he was hosting a variety show called "Cavalcade of Stars". "The Honeymooners" was a recurring skit within the show. When Gleason got his own show, he continued with the skits. Finally during the 1955-56 season, thirty-nine half hour episodes were aired. Although it was ranked as high as second in the ratings, it fell sharply due to competition from other networks. However, wherever Gleason went the Honeymooners came too. He was still producing specials for "The Honeymooners as late as 1978. Audrey Meadows as Alice Kramden, Art Carney and Joyce Randolph as the Nortons were pretty much the cast as guest stars were seldom used.

28. "The Adventures of Superman" (1952): George Reeves starred in the title role as the "Man of Steel". Missing the first season, which performer did not play the role of their character for the entire run of the series?

From Quiz TV Title Characters and Series of Yesteryear

Answer: Noel Neill as Lois Lane

Noel Neill took over the part at the beginning of the second season in 1953, and remained in the role until the series ended in 1958. During the first season, Phyllis Coates played the role of the feisty reporter for the "Daily Planet" opposite Reeves. The producers of the series took a brief hiatus after the first season to seek sponsorship for the show. During that time, Coates became committed to another acting project, and was unavailable when the series returned for its second season. Producers hired Noel Neill for the part based on her past performances in the role in the 1948 and 1950 theater productions of "Superman". Neill was slated for the seventh season of the series, which was abruptly cancelled following the unexpected death of star George Reeves. "The Adventures of Superman" ran for six seasons (1952-1958) with 104 episodes. When the series started filming episodes in its third season, a decision that made the series, which was extremely popular and highly sought, was to start filming in color. Reruns of the series ran in syndication for over 40 years after the original run ended, and commanded top price in the syndication market. One necessary change when the series started filming in color was to change the colors of Superman's costume. For the black and white episodes, Superman wore a brown, gray, and white costume. The colors provided the required contrast for black and white film. For the color episodes, Superman wore the traditional red, blue, and yellow costume to match the images in the "Superman" comic books. Radio announcer Bill Kennedy spoke the opening narration for the show: "Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!" ("Look up in the sky." "It's a bird". "It's a plane". "It's Superman"). Yes, it's Superman ... strange visitor from another planet who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men. Superman ... who can change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel in his bare hands, and who disguised as Clark Kent, mild mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper fight a never ending battle for truth, justice, and the American way". "And now, another exciting episode in "The Adventures of Superman".

29. In 1961 Mary Tyler Moore was cast in her first major comedic role in "The Dick Van Dyke Show." What was her character's name?

From Quiz The Queens of Comedy

Answer: Laura Petrie

MTM won her first Emmy award in the role of Laura Petrie. A trained dancer with "great gams" according to Van Dyke, Moore was frequently clad in Capri pants on the show, contributing to their becoming a fashion fad in Kennedy-era America.

30. 1960s: April Dancer was an attractive lady who worked undercover as an agent for the United Network Command for Law Enforcement in the 1966 spin-off series, "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E". Which actress played the title role in the series?

From Quiz Title Characters From TV Shows Through The Decades

Answer: Stefanie Powers

Stefanie Zofya Paul, under her stage name Stefanie Powers, starred in the 1966 spy thriller series, a spin-off series from "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." In contrast to her male counterparts, April Dancer preferred to use her feminine charms instead of firepower in the fight against the rival spy agency, T.H.R.U.S.H. Unfortunately, "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E." did not share the same success of the original series, airing only 29 episodes during its single season in 1966. The spy thriller series failed to gain an audience and was cancelled after it's one and only season. Powers found more success playing the role of Jennifer Hart, a freelance journalist married to corporate millionaire Jonathan Hart in the series "Hart to Hart". The series ran five seasons (1978-1984), and generating 110 episodes. The Hart's hobby was acting as amateur detectives, solving industrial crimes. Robert Wagner starred as the dashing Jonathan Hart.

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