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1980 Fall Season TV

written by: Gilligan
 
We'll start on Sunday at 8:00 PM ET and take a tour through a week in network television circa 1980. Hope this quiz takes you back!

Question 1:

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Sunday 8:00 ET on ABC
This would be the last season of "Charlie's Angels". Who is the only original Angel who was still with the show in its final season?
Jaclyn Smith
Cheryl Ladd
Kate Jackson
Farrah Fawcett


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Sunday 8:00 PM ET on NBC
Almost everyone knows Erik Estrada played "Ponch" Poncherello, but perhaps less well known is the actor who played his strait-laced partner. Name the actor who played Officer Jon Baker.
Tom Wopat
Lance Bass
Larry Wilcox
Tom Skerritt


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Question 3:

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Sunday 8:30 ET on CBS
"One Day at a Time" starred Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli as daughters of single mother Ann Romano, played by this actress.
Shelley Fabares
Bonnie Franklin
Penny Marshall
Linda Lavin


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Sunday 9:00 PM ET on CBS
Which actress on the show "Alice", who also had a role in the movie "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" (1974), played "Belle", a waitress at Mel's Diner?
Dinah Shore
Diane Ladd
Martha Raye
Shelley Winters


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Question 5:

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Monday 8:00 PM ET on ABC
This show featured hosts Fran Tarkenton, John Davidson, and Cathy Lee Crosby who presented stories often involving "amazing" stunts and bizarre events.
Real People
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
That's Incredible!
Those Amazing Animals


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Question 6:

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Monday 8:00 ET on CBS
After four seasons on "Alice", one of Mel's waitresses finally got her own show. What is the name of this spin-off which lasted 27 episodes?
Vera's Place
Flo
The Yellow Rose
Castleberry's Kitchen


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Question 7:

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Monday 8:00 PM ET on NBC
On the show "Little House on the Prairie", which child of Charles and Caroline Ingalls went blind due to scarlet fever?
Carrie Ingalls
Laura Ingalls
Albert Ingalls
Mary Ingalls


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Question 8:

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Monday 9:00 PM ET on CBS
Who replaced Major Frank Burns on the TV show "M*A*S*H" in its sixth season?
Charles Emerson Winchester III
Henry Blake
B. J. Hunnicutt
"Trapper" John


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Question 9:

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Tuesday 8:00 PM ET on ABC
On December 2nd, we have the first appearance of Ted McGinley as Roger Phillips, Howard and Marion Cunningham's nephew on "Happy Days". What was his job on the show?
new auto mechanic at Fonzie's shop
new manager at Howard Cunningham's hardware store
new manager of Al's Restaurant
new teacher at Jefferson High


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Question 10:

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Tuesday 9:00 PM ET on NBC
"B.J. and the Bear" starred Greg Evigan as B. J. McKay, a trucker and his pet chimpanzee. Name the sheriff who harasses poor B.J. and eventually spun-off onto his own television show which aired an hour before B.J.
Buford T. Justice
Perkins
Boss Hogg
Lobo


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Question 11:

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Tuesday 8:30 PM ET on ABC
In 1980 all the characters on "Laverne & Shirley" moved from Milwaukee to what location?
Miami, Florida
Seattle, Washington
Burbank, California
New York, New York


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Question 12:

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Tuesday 9:00 PM ET on ABC
Chrissie Snow had left the show "Three's Company", and her clumsy cousin Cindy filled in as her roommate in 1980. Soon after in 1981, she was essentially written off the show and replaced by this non-ditzy, intelligent blonde nurse.
Lana
Gwynn
Samone
Terri


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Question 13:

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Tuesday 9:30 PM ET on ABC
Name the show which debuted in the 1980 season and featured Ted Knight as a cartoonist with two daughters Jackie and Sara.
Keep it in the Family
Too Close for Comfort
Father Knows Best
Hello, Larry!


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Question 14:

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Tuesday 10:00 PM ET on ABC
Robert Wagner starred as Jonathan Hart and Stefanie Powers as his wife Jennifer on the show "Hart to Hart". What was the name of their loyal chauffeur, who also acted as butler, cook, and caretaker?
Geeves
Claude
Gavin
Max


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Question 15:

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Wednesday 8:00 PM ET on NBC
This show was an early reality TV show with hosts Skip Stephenson, Byron Allen, and Sarah Purcell. Segments on a man who ate dirt, a man who went through life walking backward, and a disco class for senior citizens were standard fare for this show.
NBC Magazine
Real People
PM Magazine
That's Incredible!


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Question 16:

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Wednesday 9:00 PM ET on NBC
Finish the lyric to the theme song for the show "Diff'rent Strokes":
"Now, the world don't move to the beat of just one drum. What might be right for you, may not be right for some
A man is born, he's a man of means. Then along come two, they got nothing but their ________".  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 17:

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Wednesday 9:30 PM ET on NBC
Pictured are the lead characters of "The Facts of Life" : Mrs. Garrett, Tootie Ramsey, Natalie Green, Jo Polniaczek, and ________ Warner, the spoiled rich girl.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 18:

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Wednesday 10:00 PM ET on ABC
On the show "Vega$" Robert Urich played detective Dan Tanna who was often called by the various clubs and casinos for help. This veteran actor played "Slick", one of his chief clients.
Dean Martin
Robert Loggia
Sal Mineo
Tony Curtis


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Question 19:

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Thursday 800 PM ET on ABC
At the end of each episode of "Mork & Mindy", Mork must report back to this character, who is his supervisor on the planet Ork and explain what he has learned about earth.
Exidor
Manfred
Orson
Xevious


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Question 20:

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Thursday 8:30 PM ET on ABC
On the show "Bosom Buddies", Peter Scolari plays Henry Desmond and "Hildegarde" when in drag. Tom Hanks plays this character and "Buffy" when in drag.
Chic Young
Kip Wilson
Will Arnette
Andy Travis


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Question 21:

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Thursday 9:00 PM ET on CBS
On "Magnum P.I.", Thomas Magnum stays at the house of millionaire Robin Masters in exchange for his abilities in security. The location is also managed by this Englishman, an ex-British Army Sergeant Major.
Godfrey
Winchester
Higgins
Benson


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Question 22:

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Thursday 9:30 PM ET on ABC
This sitcom starred Ann Jillian and Crystal Bernard (who joined the cast in 1985) as waitresses working at a posh Los Angeles restaurant called "Above the Top" located atop a hi-rise hotel.
Sky's the Limit
It's a Living
Walking Tall
Working Girls


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Question 23:

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Friday 8:00 PM ET on CBS
The actor Bill Bixby plays this character who has a tendency to turn into the Hulk when angered.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Oscar Madison
Steve Austin
Peter Parker
David Banner


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Question 24:

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Friday 9:00 PM ET on CBS
Who played "Daisy", the waitress at the Boar's Nest, on the show "The Dukes of Hazzard" which ran from 1979-1985?
Tonya Roberts
Catherine Bach
Barbi Benton
Heather Thomas


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Question 25:

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Friday 10:00 PM ET on CBS
The summer of 1980 was all abuzz with a new national obsession known as "Who shot J.R.?". Finally, during this season (1980-81) of "Dallas" we learn the person behind the trigger. Who shot J.R.?
Sue Ellen Ewing
Cliff Barnes
Kristin Shepard
Pamela Ewing


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Question 26:

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Saturday 8:00 PM ET on CBS
On "WKRP in Cincinnati" was the character Bailey Quarters a burnt-out veteran disc jockey who came to WKRP after being fired from a Los Angeles radio station?
Yes
No


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Question 27:

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Saturday 9:00 PM ET on ABC
What is the name of the cruise ship which is the setting for the show "The Love Boat"?
Coral Princess
MS Caribbean Princess
Crown Princess
Pacific Princess


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Question 28:

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Saturday 10:00 PM ET on ABC
What is the name of the character played by HervĂ© Villechaize on the show "Fantasy Island" noted for his catch phrase "De plane! De plane!"  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 29:

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Saturday 10:00 PM ET on NBC
What actor played Lt. Norman Buntz on the police drama "Hill Street Blues"?
Dennis Franz
Robert Hirschfeld
Daniel J. Travanti
Michael Conrad


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