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Question 1
1. Ken Jennings, a contestant on which popular quiz show, won over 2.5 million dollars in 2004?


Question 2
2. What was the family name of the main characters in the Cosby Show which ran from 1984-1992?


Question 3
3. What popular children's show debuted on PBS in 1969?


Question 4
4. The popular show American Bandstand started in 1952 and was hosted by whom?


Question 5
5. Which popular 1990s TV series that ran from 1994-2004 featured characters named Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, and Ross?


Question 6
6. Which controversial, but popular television show that ran from 1971-1979 featured a working-class, bigoted head of household?


Question 7
7. Which US Soap Opera first aired on CBS in 1956?


Question 8
8. Which cartoon television show based on the Griffin family became popular in the early 2000s?


Question 9
9. Which 1960s show featured a talking horse owned by Wilbur Post?


Question 10
10. What was the name of the charter boat that shipwrecked in the 1960s show "Gilligan's Island"?


Question 11
11. Which sitcom about the dysfunctional Bundy family ran from 1987-1997?


Question 12
12. Which original actresses played the Angels, in the popular 1970s show "Charlie's Angels"?


Question 13
13. What was the name of the Lone Ranger's horse from "The Lone Ranger" which ran from 1949-1954?



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Question 14
14. Which actor starred as Michael Knight in the television series "Knight Rider" that ran from 1982-1986?


Question 15
15. Which Presidential drama began in 1999 and ran until 2006 and featured actors like Allison Janney, Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, and John Spencer?


Question 16
16. Which actor played Perry Mason in the popular 1950s & 1960s show "Perry Mason"?


Question 17
17. Who was the actress who played Samantha in the 1960s show "Bewitched"?


Question 18
18. What were the names of the two government agents played by David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson in the 1993-2002 series X-Files?


Question 19
19. Which weekly television series on NBC was the first to air completely in color in 1959?


Question 20
20. During what year in the 2000s did television writers strike for nearly three months while demanding a percentage of internet content revenue?


Question 21
21. The popular 1970s television series Laverne & Shirley took place in which American city?


Question 22
22. What were the names of the four main characters in the TV series "Golden Girls" that ran from 1985-1992?


Question 23
23. Which popular science fiction franchise aired its first episode in 1966?


Question 24
24. The popular 1990s TV show "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" featured which superstar actor and rapper at the beginning of his career?


Question 25
25. What late night comedy sketch show first aired in 1975?








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1. Jeopardy! 2. The Huxtable Family 3. Sesame Street 4. Dick Clark 5. Friends 6. All In The Family 7. As the World Turns 8. Family Guy 9. Mr. Ed 10. S.S. Minnow 11. Married With Children 12. Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson 13. Silver 14. David Hasselhoff 15. The West Wing 16. Raymond Burr 17. Elizabeth Montgomery 18. Fox Mulder and Dana Scully 19. Bonanza 20. 2008 21. Milwaukee 22. Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia 23. Star Trek 24. Will Smith 25. Saturday Night Live