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The Hurricanes - Despite its initial popularity, the show only ran for 39 episodes.On the TV sitcom "The Honeymooners", what was the name of Ralph's bowling team?

a. The Alley Cats
b. The Hurricanes
c. The Gladiators
d. Pinheads

Richard Crenna - Our Miss Brooks was an American sitcom that starred Eve Arden as a high school English teacher.Who played Walter Denton in "Our Miss Brooks"?

a. Richard Todd
b. Charles Farrell
c. Steve McQueen
d. Richard Crenna

714 - The original series ran for eight from 1951 to 1959.What was Joe Friday's badge number on the crime drama TV series "Dragnet"?

a. 705
b. 710
c. 714
d. 701

Hugh Downs - Concentration was based on the children's memory game of the same name.Who was the host of the original TV game show "Concentration"?

a. David Frost
b. Alan Ludden
c. Hugh Downs
d. Pat Sajak

Father Knows Best - The show ran from October 3, 1954 to May 23, 1960.Airing for 203 episodes, what TV show featured Robert Young as Tim Warren, head of the Warren Family?

a. Leave It to Beaver
b. Amos 'n' Andy
c. Maverick
d. Father Knows Best

Ralph Bellamy - The show ran from October 7, 1949 to August 26, 1956.Who played the title role in "Man Against Crime"?

a. Robert Montgomery
b. Roscoe Kearns
c. Richard Crenna
d. Ralph Bellamy

Richard Keith - Starring Lucille Ball, I Love Lucy was the most watched show in the United States for four of its six seasons.What is the name of the actor who portrayed little Ricky on the TV comedy series "I Love Lucy"?

a. Richard Keith
b. Keith Richardson
c. William Frawley
d. Keith Black

George Fenneman - Most of the episodes are now in the public domain.Who hosted the first version and then co-hosted the American quiz show "You Bet Your Life"?

a. Harvey Korman
b. George Fenneman
c. Groucho Marx
d. Merv Griffin

January 14, 1952 - The Today Show is the fifth-longest running American television series (2013).When did the "Today" show first premiere on NBC?

a. January 14, 1955
b. January 14, 1952
c. January 14, 1950
d. January 14, 1948

Edward R. Murrow - See It Now won four Emmy Awards.Who was the host of the American newsmagazine and documentary series "See it Now"?

a. Lowell Thomas
b. Art Linkletter
c. Edward R. Murrow
d. Arthur Godfrey

Hugh Downs - The show featured puppets and did not have a script. It was entirely ad-libbed.Who was the announcer on the "Kukla, Fran and Ollie" television show?

a. Hugh Downs
b. James Earl Jones
c. Mike Wallace
d. Ronald Reagan

Miss Canfield and Miss Landers - Beaver Cleaver was originally played by Jerry Mathers.On the TV show "Leave It to Beaver", what were the names of Beaver Cleaver's pigeons?

a. Sparky and Speedy
b. Jack and Jill
c. Miss Landers and Miss Rayburn
d. Miss Canfield and Miss Landers

Clayton Moore - The Lone Ranger ran for five seasons.What is the actor's name who played the "Lone Ranger"?

a. John Reid
b. Fred Penner
c. Clayton Moore
d. Charlie Brown

Adventures of Superman - Airing from 1952 to 1958, the show was the first ever TV series to feature Superman.Which of the following TV series aired during the fifties?

a. The Dick Van Dyke Show
b. Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
c. Batman
d. Adventures of Superman

Peter Brown - Played by John Russell, Dan Troop is the town marshal of Laramie.Who was John Russell's deputy (Deputy Marshal Johnny McKay) on the western TV series "Lawman"?

a. Ty Hardin
b. Johnny Yuma
c. Ed Byrnes
d. Peter Brown

Steve Allen - The Tonight Show is the longest running entertainment show in the US (2013).Who was the first host of the "Tonight Show"?

a. Steve Allen
b. Dave Galloway
c. Jack Parr
d. Johnny Carson

The Raccoons - The Honeymooners starred Jackie Gleason, Audrey Meadows, Art Carney and Joyce Randolph.On "The Honeymooners", what was the name of the fraternal order to which Ralph and Ed belonged?

a. The Raccoons
b. The Proud Warriors
c. Royal Order of Elks
d. The Water Buffalos

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