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Miami Vice - A film adaptation of the TV series was released on July 28, 2006.What TV series starred Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas as two police department detectives working undercover in Miami?

a. The A-Team
b. Who's the Boss?
c. Miami Vice
d. Hill Street Blues

ALF - The first TV series to be presented in Dolby Surround sound, the name ALF was an acronym for Alien Life Form.Which TV series featured a friendly extraterrestrial who crash-landed in the garage of the Tanner family?

a. Growing Pains
b. ALF
c. Perfect Strangers
d. The Wonder Years

Night Court - Anderson made many appearances as con man 'Harry the Hat' on the TV sitcom Cheers.Harry Anderson played the unorthodox Judge Harold T. "Harry" Stone in which TV series?

a. Airwolf
b. Miami Vice
c. Knight Rider
d. Night Court

The Cosby Show - Starring Bill Cosby, the show aired for eight seasons from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992.According to TV Guide, what show "was TV's biggest hit of the 1980s"?

a. Miami Vice
b. Hill Street Blues
c. Cheers
d. The Cosby Show

Married... with Children - Married... with Children placed #94 on Entertainment Weekly's 'New TV Classics' list in 2008.What TV sitcom featured the dysfunctional Bundy family?

a. Growing Pains
b. Married... with Children
c. The Wonder Years
d. Who's the Boss?

MacGyver - MacGyver ran for seven seasons.What TV character had the ability to use everyday objects to perform extraordinary feats?

a. James Crockett
b. Radar
c. MacGyver
d. Michael Knight

Detroit Tigers - Magnum was a private investigator living in Hawaii.On the TV show Magnum P.I., what was Thomas' favorite MLB team?

a. Minnesota Twins
b. Detroit Tigers
c. L.A. Dodgers
d. New York Yankees

Chief Mechanic - During its five-season run, Taxi won 18 Emmy Awards.What was Latka Gravas's job on the TV show "Taxi"?

a. Driver
b. Chief Mechanic
c. Tow Truck Driver
d. Dispatcher

Skippy - For his part in the show, Michael J. Fox won three consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.On the sitcom "Family Ties", who was the goofy next-door neighbor that had a crush on Mallory?

a. Archie
b. Nick
c. Biff
d. Skippy

Sid Fairgate - Knot's Landing ran for 14 seasons.On "Knot's Landing", who was Karen MacKenzie's first husband?

a. Greg Sumner
b. Sid Fairgate
c. Bobby Ewing
d. Richard Smith

Elizabeth - Rue McClanahan played the role of Blanche Devereaux, a Southern belle who is employed at an art museum.What was Blanche's middle name on the TV Sitcom "Golden Girls"?

a. Edna
b. Elizabeth
c. Marie
d. Evelyn

Mark Harmon - St. Elsewhere ran from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988.What actor played a doctor who died of AIDS on "St. Elsewhere"?

a. Mark Harmon
b. Gregory Harrison
c. Ed Begley, Jr.
d. George Clooney

CHiPs - Michael Dorn played the role of Officer Jebediah Turner on CHiPs for 31 episodes.In what TV series did Michael Dorn appear on prior to playing Klingon Starfleet Officer Worf on the "The Next Generation"?

a. Mannix
b. Starskey and Hutch
d. CHiPs

Gladstone - The series ran for 8 seasons (192 episodes).On the TV sitcom "Full House", what was Joey's last name?

a. Tanner
b. Gladstone
c. Badstone
d. Wellstone

Boston Red Sox - A very popular show during the eighties, Cheers ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993.On the TV sitcom "Cheers", what MLB team did Sam Malone play for?

a. Boston Red Sox
b. New York Yankees
c. Milwaukee Brewers
d. Chicago White Sox

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