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
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?
Who's been Saturday Night Live's most frequent host?
A: Steve Martin.
What town did Howdy Doody live in?
What sitcom star advised: "It's okay to be fat. So you're fat.
Just be fat and shut up about it"?
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
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
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
handbook and map of Korea?
Who died last--Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, William Frawley or
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
Who was the first feline featured on Lifestyles of the Rich and
A: Morris the Cat.
What TV role was John Astin offered under the condition he grow a
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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