Quiz

80s TV 1

Test your knowledge of 80s TV...




1

In 1985, who became the youngest cast member of Saturday Night Live (and was one the show for only 1 year)?

Joan Cusack
Robert Downey Jr.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Anthony Michael Hall

2

Mark Linn-Baker and Bronson Pinchot starred in what 80s sitcom?

Bosom Buddies
Dear John
Perfect Strangers
We Got It Made

3

What show's theme song contained the lyrics 'Why do we always come here? I guess we'll never know. It's like a kind of torture, to have to watch the show.'

Foul-Ups, Bleeps and Blunders
The Muppet Show
Comic Strip Live
Real People

4

In 1985, which cast member took over as the anchor of Weekend Update and used the catch phrase 'That's the news and I'm, outta here'?

Brad Hall
Dennis Miller
Christopher Guest
Kevin Nealon

5

What was ALF's real name?

Gordon Shumway
Charlie Melnac
Roger Morkson
Franklin Norsun

6

Who was the narrator on The Wonder Years?

Tomothy Daly
John Lithgow
Martin Mull
Daniel Stern

7

Which of the following was not the name of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle?

Donatello
Galileo
Michaelangelo
Leonardo

8

In 1988, Roseanne debuted. What was the family's last name?

Babbit
Arnold
Connor
Norris

9

The Simpsons first debuted on what variety or skit show?

Fridays
Mad TV
Second City TV
The Tracey Ullman Show

10

On Saturday Night Live, who portrayed the characters Little Richard Simmons and Velvet Jones?

Garrett Morris
Eddie Murphy
Billy Crystal
Martin Short

11

When Edna Garrett gets remarried on The Facts of Life, what is the name of the girls' new caretaker?

Beverly Ann Stickle
Mary Jo Cutler
Enith Carlysle
Ruth Baynard

12

Edward James Olmos won the Outstanding Supporting Actor Emmy Award for his role as a police lieutenant on what show?

Hill Street Blues
21 Jump Street
Barney Miller
Miami Vice

13

An antique gun, owned by Teddy Roosevelt, is found in the final episode of which cop show? (subsequently the characters are reassinged to different precincts).

Hill Street Blues
21 Jump Street
Barney Miller
Miami Vice

14

What was Heather Locklear's character's name on Dynasty?

Lucy Ewing Cooper
Emma Channing
Karen MacKenzie
Sammy Jo Dean

15

What actor played Cowboy Curtis on Pee Wee's Playhouse?

Forest Whitaker
Ving Rhames
Laurence Fishburne
Samuel L. Jackson





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