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Free Television Quiz Questions and Answers About TV Shows

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Free Television Quiz Questions and Answers About TV Shows

What 250-pound star of Hairspray shed half her weight to host a TV talk show?
A: Ricki Lake.

What Mayberry resident once hijacked a bull when he'd had too much to drink?
A: Otis Campbell.

What four-word TV slogan did Sting add to the Dire Straits hit Money for Nothing?
A: "I want my MTV".

What Mary Tyler Moore Show character's blue blazer made it into the Smithsonian?
A: Ted Baxter's.

Who was a cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers before she became TV's Lois Lane?
A: Teri Hatcher.

What was Redd Foxx's last name before show business beckoned?
A: Sanford.


Who's been Saturday Night Live's most frequent host?
A: Steve Martin.

What town did Howdy Doody live in?
A: Doodyville.

What sitcom star advised: "It's okay to be fat. So you're fat. Just be fat and shut up about it"?
A: Roseanne.

What Richard Chamberlain vehicle is second only to Roots in total viewers for a miniseries?
A: The Thorn Birds.

What media award was derived from the slang term for the 1945 "image orthicon tube"?
A: The Emmy.

What TV cop badgered unwitting suspects with the line, "Just one more thing..."?
A: Columbo.


What late night talk show host asks viewers to "sit back and fire up the colortinis"?
A: Tom Snyder.

What happy homemaker chirps on TV: "It's a good thing"?
A: Martha Stewart.

Which two Saturday Night Live characters broadcast from an Aurora, Illinois basement?
A: Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar.

What's the "dimension of imagination," according to the host of a classic TV series?
A: The Twilight Zone.

What TV star did 500,000 people show up to watch sing at the Berlin Wall?
A: David Hasselhoff.

What quiz show champ of the 1950s received 500 marriage proposals and helped increase sales of Geritol by 40 percent?
A: Charles Van Doren.


What sitcom's scripts were penned with the help of an Army handbook and map of Korea?
A: M*A*S*H

Who died last--Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, William Frawley or Vivian Vance?
A: Lucille Ball.

What future talk show host could have played the lead in The Graduate if he hadn't argued with producers over his salary?
A: Charles Grodin.

What two cartoon mice attempt every night to take over the world from their cages in Acme Labs?
A: Pinky and the Brain.

What long-lasting NBC show was originally titled The Rise and Shine Revue?
A: Today.

Who was the first feline featured on Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous?
A: Morris the Cat.

What TV role was John Astin offered under the condition he grow a mustache?
A: Gomez Addams.

Who appeared in Return of the Killer Tomatoes before he landed a role on ER?
A: George Clooney.




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