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Quiz about American TV Shows Vol 25
Quiz about American TV Shows Vol 25

American TV Shows Vol. 25 Trivia Quiz

Match the character/hosts to the American television series that first aired between 1985 and 1986.

A matching quiz by wwe84. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Match Quiz
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Avg Score
12 / 15
Last 3 plays: Guest 24 (13/15), Guest 212 (11/15), oslo1999 (13/15).
Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. Pete Thornton  
2. Maddie Hayes and David Addison  
Spenser: For Hire
3. George and Marsha Owens  
WWF Prime Time Wrestling
4. Hawk and Lt. Quirk  
What's Happening Now!!
5. Chris Berman  
Mr. Belvedere
6. Jaga and Lion-O  
Sunday NFL Countdown
7. Roger "Raj" Thomas  
8. Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan  
9. Gordon Shumway  
The Flintstone Kids
10. Maury Povich and Maureen O'Boyle  
11. Julia Sugarbaker and Mary Jo Shively  
Head of the Class
12. Marc Summers  
Double Dare
13. Fred, Barney, Wilma and Betty  
A Current Affair
14. Charlie Moore  
Designing Women
15. David, Willie and Mark Hogan  

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Pete Thornton

Answer: MacGyver

"MacGyver" aired from 1985 to 1992 on ABC America.

"MacGyver" alumni included Richard Dean, Anderson, Dana Elcar, Bruce McGill, Robin Mossley, Michael Des Barres, Elyssa Davalos, Della Reese and Cuba Gooding Jr.

In 2016, "MacGyver" was rebooted on CBS.
2. Maddie Hayes and David Addison

Answer: Moonlighting

"Moonlighting" aired from 1985 to 1989 on ABC America.

"Moonlighting" alumni included Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Curtis Armstrong, Eva Marie Saint, Virginia Madsen and Jack Blessing.

In 1987, Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd won the Golden Globe awards for Best Actor and Actress in a Television Comedy Series.
3. George and Marsha Owens

Answer: Mr. Belvedere

"Mr. Belvedere" aired from 1985 to 1990 on ABC America.

"Mr. Belvedere" alumni included Christopher Hewett, Bob Uecker, Ilene Graff, Rob Stone, Tracy Wells, Brice Beckham and Casey Ellison.
4. Hawk and Lt. Quirk

Answer: Spenser: For Hire

"Spenser: For Hire" aired from 1985 to 1988 on ABC America.

"Spenser: For Hire" alumni included Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty, Carolyn McCormick and Richard Jaeckel.
5. Chris Berman

Answer: Sunday NFL Countdown

"Sunday NFL Countdown" first aired in 1985 on ESPN.

"Sunday NFL Countdown" presenters included Chris Berman, Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Michael Irvin, Keyshawn Johnson, Tom Jackson, Ray Lewis, Steve Young, Samantha Ponder, Randy Moss, Matt Hasselbeck and Rex Ryan.
6. Jaga and Lion-O

Answer: Thundercats

"Thundercats" aired from 1985 to 1989 in syndication.

The characters of "Thundercats" were created by American writer Tobin Wolf in 1985.
7. Roger "Raj" Thomas

Answer: What's Happening Now!!

"What's Happening Now!!" aired from 1985 to 1988 in syndication.

"What's Happening Now!!" alumni included Ernest Thomas, Anne-Marie Johnson, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer and Martin Lawrence.

"What's Happening Now!!" was a sequel to the 1976 comedy series "What's Happening".
8. Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan

Answer: WWF Prime Time Wrestling

"WWF Prime Time Wrestling" aired from 1985 to 1993 on USA Network.

"WWF Prime Time Wrestling" hosts included Jack Reynolds, Jesse Ventura, Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan, Roddy Piper, Vince McMahon and Sean Mooney.

The concept of "WWF Prime Time Wrestling" was to show exclusive matches from WWF house shows and part panel show.
9. Gordon Shumway

Answer: ALF

"ALF" aired from 1986 to 1990 on NBC.

"ALF" alumni included Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory, Paul Fusco, Josh Blake and Anne Meara.

In 1987, "ALF" won a People's Choice award for Favorite New TV Comedy Program.
10. Maury Povich and Maureen O'Boyle

Answer: A Current Affair

"A Current Affair" aired from 1986 to 1996 and 2005 in syndication.

"A Current Affair" hosts included Maury Povich (1986-1990), Maureen O'Boyle (1990-1994), Penny Daniels (1994-1995), Jon Scott (1995-1996) and Tim Green (2005).
11. Julia Sugarbaker and Mary Jo Shively

Answer: Designing Women

"Designing Women" aired from 1986 to 1993 on CBS.

"Designing Women" alumni included Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Jean Smart, Delta Burke, Meshach Taylor, Julia Duffy, Jan Hooks, Judith Ivey, Hal Holbrook, Scott Bakula and George Newbern.

From 1989 to 1991, "Designing Women" was nominated for the Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy award.
12. Marc Summers

Answer: Double Dare

"Double Dare" aired from 1986 to 1987, 1990 to 1993, and 2000 on Nickelodeon, in 1988 on Fox and in 1989 in syndication.

During its run "Double Dare" only had two hosts, Marc Summers (1986-1993) and Jason Harris (2000).
13. Fred, Barney, Wilma and Betty

Answer: The Flintstone Kids

"The Flintstone Kids" aired from 1986 to 1988 on ABC America.

"The Flintstone Kids" animated series followed the lives Fred Flintstone, Barney Rubble, Wilma Slaghoople and Betty McBricker as kids.
14. Charlie Moore

Answer: Head of the Class

"Head of the Class" aired from 1986 to 1991 on ABC America.

"Head of the Class" alumni included Howard Hesseman, Billy Connolly, William G Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega, Dan Frischman. Robin Givens, Tony O'Dell, Brian Robbins and Kimberly Russell.
15. David, Willie and Mark Hogan

Answer: Valerie

During its six seasons on air between 1986 to 1991 on NBC and CBS the show had three name changes from 1986 to 1987 on NBC it was called "Valerie", in 1988 it was called "Valerie's Family" and from 1989 to 1991 it was called "The Hogan Family".

"The Hogan Family" alumni included Valerie Harper, Jason Bateman, Danny Ponce, Jeremy Licht, Josh Taylor, Christine Ebersole, Sandy Duncan and Josie Bissett.
Source: Author wwe84

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