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Take the 70s MeTV Classics Quiz and journey back to an era of unforgettable television! Whether you're a fan of gripping crime dramas, heartwarming family sagas, or side-splitting comedies, this quiz will test your knowledge of the iconic shows that defined the 1970s.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the police detective played by Peter Falk in the classic series "Columbo"?

    • A.

      Jack Frost

    • B.

      Frank Drebin

    • C.

      John Shaft

    • D.

      Columbo

    Correct Answer
    D. Columbo
    Explanation
    Peter Falk played the character Lieutenant Columbo in the classic television series "Columbo." The character was known for his distinctive manner and catchphrase, "Just one more thing..."

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  • 2. 

    Which '70s sitcom followed the life of a Milwaukee family, the Cunninghams?

    • A.

      Happy Days

    • B.

      The Jeffersons

    • C.

      Good Times

    • D.

      Taxi

    Correct Answer
    A. Happy Days
    Explanation
    "Happy Days" followed the life of a Milwaukee family, the Cunninghams, during the 1950s and '60s. It became one of the biggest hits of the '70s.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the captain of the Pacific Princess in "The Love Boat"?

    • A.

      Captain Merrill Stubing

    • B.

      Captain Jack Sparrow

    • C.

      Captain James Kirk

    • D.

      Captain Lee Crane

    Correct Answer
    A. Captain Merrill Stubing
    Explanation
    The character Fonzie, played by Henry Winkler, was known for his catchphrase "Ayyy!" in "Happy Days."

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  • 4. 

    What was the catchphrase for the character Fonzie, played by Henry Winkler?

    • A.

      Heyyy

    • B.

      Ayyy

    • C.

      Yo!

    • D.

      Hola!

    Correct Answer
    B. Ayyy
    Explanation
    The Fonz is still known to this day for his swagger, being the ultimate in cool, and his beloved "Ayyyyy" catchphrase, so how did Winkler come up with a way to play him? "It came to me as soon as soon as I changed my voice," he said before he went into character.

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  • 5. 

    What was the name of the classic show that featured a mother and daughters' move to a new apartment in Indianapolis?

    • A.

      Happy Days

    • B.

      The Waltons

    • C.

      One Day at a Time

    • D.

      Barney Miller

    Correct Answer
    C. One Day at a Time
    Explanation
    The Mary Tyler Moore Show" was primarily set in Minneapolis, not Chicago.

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  • 6. 

    The Mary Tyler Moore Show was primarily set in Chicago. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Mary Tyler Moore Show" was primarily set in Minneapolis, not Chicago.

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  • 7. 

    Lorne Greene played the character Ben Cartwright in "Bonanza." 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
  • 8. 

    MASH is set during the Korean War. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
  • 9. 

    Which actor portrayed the bionic man in "The Six Million Dollar Man"?

    • A.

      David Hasselhoff

    • B.

      Lee Majors

    • C.

      Robert Wagner

    • D.

      Tom Selleck

    Correct Answer
    B. Lee Majors
    Explanation
    Lee Majors portrayed Colonel Steve Austin, the bionic man, in the television series "The Six Million Dollar Man," which aired from 1973 to 1978.

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  • 10. 

    Who played the iconic role of Kojak in the TV series of the same name?

    • A.

      Burt Reynolds

    • B.

      Telly Savalas

    • C.

      Clint Eastwood

    • D.

      James Garner

    Correct Answer
    B. Telly Savalas
    Explanation
    Telly Savalas played the iconic role of Lt. Theo Kojak in the TV series "Kojak," which ran from 1973 to 1978. His character was known for his bald head and lollipop.

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  • 11. 

    In "All in the Family," Archie Bunker often referred to his son-in-law as:

    • A.

      Mister

    • B.

      Meathead

    • C.

      Dummy

    • D.

      Kid

    Correct Answer
    B. Meathead
    Explanation
    In the TV show "All in the Family," Archie Bunker often referred to his son-in-law, Mike Stivic, as "Meathead." It was a derogatory nickname emblematic of Archie's brusque demeanor.

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  • 12. 

    The Waltons is set during the Great Depression and follows the life of a family living in rural Virginia. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    "The Waltons" is set during the Great Depression and follows the life of the Walton family living in rural Virginia. The show aired from 1972 to 1981.

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  • 13. 

    What was the name of the police station in "Barney Miller"?

    • A.

      15th Precinct

    • B.

      12th Precinct

    • C.

      10th Precinct

    • D.

      5th Precinct

    Correct Answer
    B. 12th Precinct
    Explanation
    In the TV series "Barney Miller," the police station is referred to as the 12th Precinct. The show centered around the detectives of New York City's 12th Precinct.

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  • 14. 

    Charlie's Angels featured three female private investigators working for an unseen boss named Charlie. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    "Charlie's Angels" did indeed feature three female private investigators working for an unseen boss named Charlie. The show aired from 1976 to 1981 and was known for its action-packed sequences and empowering lead female characters.

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  • 15. 

    The "Wonder Woman" series starring Lynda Carter originally aired in the year.

    • A.

      1960s

    • B.

      1970s

    • C.

      1980s

    • D.

      1990s

    Correct Answer
    B. 1970s
    Explanation
    The "Wonder Woman" series starring Lynda Carter originally aired in the 1970s. The show debuted in 1975 and ran until 1979, becoming a symbol of female empowerment on television.

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