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Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers for Older Adults

What was the name of the physician in The Incredible Hulk?
A: Dr. David Banner.

In 1949 approximately how many TV sets were there in the USA?
A: One million.

What were the bears called in Help! It's The Hair Bear Bunch?
A: Hair, Square, Bubi.

Who played Bernice in the pilot show of Fish?
A: Doris Belack.

Who won the Best Comedy Emmy in 1993,1994, and 1995?
A: Kelsey Grammer.

What was the name of the Girl from U.N.C.L.E.?
A: April Dancer.

Who appeared in My Favorite Martian and The Courtship of Eddie's Father?
A: Bill Bixby.


Rich Man Poor Man was screened as part of which series?
A: Best Sellers.

In Happy Days, what was Fonzie's full name?
A: Arthur Fonzarelli.

According to the AC Nielson Company, how long is a period of prime-time TV?
A: Three hours.

In which year did the first major talk show hosted by a black woman premiere?
A: 1986.

What was Mickey Rooney's first sitcom where he was not called Mickey?
A: One Of The Boys.

What was Bill Cosby's first TV show?
A: I Spy.

The Marcus Nelson Murders was a pilot episode for a show introducing which detective?
A: Kojack.


Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis's first ever show was hosted by whom?
A: Ed Sullivan.

On which night of the week was Bonanza screened for 14 years?
A: Sunday.

What was Aaron Spelling's first comedy back in 1977?
A: The Love Boat.

In which city was Laverne and Shirley first set?
A: Milwaukee.

Who sponsored the series FBI?
A: Ford.

Who was the voice of Gomez in Hanna and Barbera's TV cartoons based on The Addams Family?
A: John Astin.

Which singer was first choice for Columbo but felt the schedule would have interfered too much with his golf?
A: Bing Crosby.


What was the first US drama series shown on UK TV?
A: Dragnet.

Which female police officer was one of Ironside's regular colleagues?
A: Eve Whitfield.

Which TV and movie actor played Dr.. Phillip Chandler in St. Elsewhere?
A: Denzel Washington.

What was the first police series to have a mainly female audience?
A: Cagney & Lacey.

Which cartoon series was a spin off from Happy Days?
A: The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang.

What was Gene Roddenberry's profession before working in TV?
A: Airline pilot.

What was the name of the bar in Ace Crawford Private Eye?
A: The Shanty.


Which sitcom star played Cagney in the pilot of "Cagney & Lacey?
A: Loretta Swit.

Which police drama was based on a pilot show called Who Killed Miss USA?
A: McCloud.

On which network did The Lone Ranger debut?

Who was the boss of Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin in The Man From U.N.C.L.E.?
A: Mr. Waverly.

What was the name of the real Boston bar which was the front for the bar in cheers?
A: the Bull and Finch.

In the first series of Rhoda, what was Rhoda's last name?
A: Morgenstern.

Who was the first TV voice of Barney Rubble and Cosmo C Spacely?
A: Mel Blanc.

Who played Nick Knight in the pilot of the series?
A: Rick Wakeman.

In Police Squad, who was the only female victim to be killed off in the opening credit sequence?
A: Florence Henderson.

Bruce Jenner, who stood in for Erik Estrada in Chips, was a champion in which sport?
A: Decathlon.

What did DSV stand for in the 90s series with Roy Scheider?
A: Deep Submergence Vehicle.


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