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Which of the following TV shows starred David Hasselhoff?
a. Night Court
b. Doctor Who
c. Knight Rider
d. Magnum, P.I.
Knight Rider - David Hasselhoff played the part of Michael Knight, a crime fighter with a high-tech car.
Running from 1983 to 1987, what TV show featured a group of ex–U.S. Army personnel who worked as soldiers of fortune?
c. Knight Rider
d. The A-Team
The A-Team - A feature film based on the series was released by 20th Century Fox in June of 2010.
In what year did the first episode of "The Simpsons" air?
1989 - Titled 'Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire', the first episode aired on December 17th of 1989. It had 26.7 million viewers.
What was the name of the household cat in the TV series "ALF"?
c. Tiger Lily
Lucky - During the series, ALF often tries to catch Lucky with the intention of making the cat a meal.
Which of the following shows was a spin-off from Happy Days?
a. The Golden Girls
b. Laverne and Shirley
c. Diff'rent Strokes
d. Family Ties
Laverne and Shirley - Laverne and Shirley were originally introduced on Happy Days as friends of Fonzie.
Winning multiple awards, including three consecutive Emmy Awards, on what TV show did Michael J. Fox get his start?
a. Diff'rent Strokes
c. Happy Days
d. Family Ties
Family Ties - Fox received the role of Alex P. Keaton after Matthew Broderick turned it down.
Who played the role of Clair Hanks Huxtable on the popular TV sitcom "The Cosby Show"?
a. Phylicia Rashad
b. Lisa Bonet
c. Keshia Knight Pulliam
d. Tempestt Bledsoe
Phylicia Rashad - The Crosby Show aired for eight seasons from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992.
What make of car did Tom Selleck drive in the TV series "Magnum P.I."?
a. Ferrari Daytona
b. Porsche 356 Speedster
c. Ferrari 308 GTS
d. Porsche 911 Carrera
Ferrari 308 GTS - Magnum, P.I. was one of the highest-rated TV shows on U.S. television during the eighties.
On NBC's "The Golden Girls", which of the following actors did NOT appear as a guest star?
a. Debbie Reynolds
b. George Clooney
c. Burt Reynolds
d. Kirk Cameron
Kirk Cameron - All four stars of the Golden Girls received an Emmy Award for their roles in the series.
On the TV show "The Wonder Years", what is the name of Kevin's girlfriend?
Winnie - During its five-year run, the Wonder Years won 22 awards and was nominated for 54 more.
On the TV show "Hart To Hart", who was Freeway?
a. Their dog
b. Their gardener
c. Their mechanic
d. Their butler
Their dog - Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers played the roles of the wealthy couple Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.
Airing on February 8 of 1985, what was the title of the last episode of "The Dukes of Hazzard"?
a. Good Ole Boys
b. Farewell Hazzard
c. Opening Night at the Boar's Nest
d. Enos and Daisy's Wedding
Opening Night at the Boar's Nest - The Dukes of Hazzard TV series was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners.
In which TV sitcom did Johnathon Hillerman appear as the grandfather?
a. Full House
b. Family Ties
c. One Day at a Time
d. The Hogan Family
The Hogan Family - Valerie Harper and Jason Bateman played the roles of Valerie and David Hogan.
On the popular TV sitcom "Cheers", what was the last line of the show?
a. We shall open again soon
b. Diane, turn out the lights
c. What's going to happen to Norm now?
d. Sorry, we're closed
Sorry, we're closed - The theme song for the show was 'Where Everybody Knows Your Name'.
Set about 70 years after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, what Star Trek series aired from 1987 to 1994?
a. Star Trek - The Next Generation
b. Star Trek - Voyager
c. Star Trek - Enterprise
d. Star Trek - Stargate
Star Trek - The Next Generation - Airing for seven seasons at 178 episodes, Star Trek - The Next Generation ran longer than any other Star Trek series.
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