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Name That Show - The 1980s TV Edition Pt I

written by: cyna71
 
This is a quiz about TV shows from the 1980s, but since there were so many great shows during this era there may be more!

Question 1:


The executive producer of the PBS show The Electric Company also came up with the concept of this show. It ran from 1980-1988 and featured The Bloodhound Gang.
Hi-Lite
Sesame Street
The Science Hour
3-2-1 Contact

Question 2:


This American music video show debuted in 1983 and had its roots in a show called The Midnight Special.
MTV
Source
Friday Night Videos
VH1

Question 3:


This daytime soap opera, which debuted on CBS in 1987, revolved around the family of the Forresters (Stephanie, Eric, Ridge, Thorne, Felicia and Kristen).  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 4:


In 1981 this daily tabloid show debuted on CBS. Nancy O'Dell and Mark Steines are among the show's hosts.
Good Morning America
The Today Show
Maury
Entertainment Tonight

Question 5:


Complete the name pf this show which debuted in 1988 and was set at an evacuation hospital during the Vietnam War: ___________ Beach  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 6:


In what comedy television series did Michael J. Fox star in 1982?
Who's The Boss
Family Matters
Growing Pains
Family Ties

Question 7:


In what year did the cartoon series The Simpsons debut?
1988
1981
1980
1989

Question 8:


In 1980 this American cable television network started broadcasting and in 1991 it became the first black-controlled company on the New York Stock Exchange.
BET
Centric
TV One
VH1

Question 9:


This show, which debuted in 1986, focused on the relationship of characters played by actors Bronson Pinchot and Mark Linn-Baker.
Perfect Strangers
Growing Pains
Family Matters
The Odd Couple

Question 10:


This American television sitcom ran from 1981-1987 and starred Nell Carter and a very young Joey Lawrence.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 11:


In 1980 Tom Hanks dressed like a woman in this American TV sitcom.
Too Close For Comfort
Press Your Luck
Growing Pains
Bosom Buddies

Question 12:

View the provided image.
This 1980s medical drama starred Denzel Washington and Howie Mandel.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



View Image

Question 13:


What legal drama debuted in 1984, ran for 8 years and starred the likes of Harry Hamlin and Blair Underwood?
LA Law
Moonlighting
Hill Street Blues
Law And Order

Question 14:


Roseanne debuted in 1985 starring Ed O'Neil and Katy Sagal.
True
False

Question 15:


This ABC soap opera premiered in 1983 and centered around the blue collar Donovans and the blue-blood Aldens. It was set in the fictional town of Corinth Pennsylvania.
General Hospital
All My Children
Loving
Santa Barbara

 


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