123facts.com - The Most Complete Trivia Game Site

Trivia Quizzes, Games, and Facts

Trivia Categories Forums About Us FAQ Contact Us
Username:  
Password:
Register   My 123Facts




Trivia Quiz Categories
Animals
Brain Teasers
Celebrities
Entertainment
For Kids
General
Geography
History
Hobbies
Humanities
Literature
Movies
Music
People
Religion & Faith
Science & Technology
Sports
Television
Video Games
World

List all trivia quiz categories

More Trivia Fun
New Quizzes
Popular Recent Quizzes
Most Highly Rated Quizzes
   
Write a Quiz

Monthly Tournament
Today's Easy Trivia
Today's Hard Trivia
Easy Hourly Trivia
Hard Hourly Trivia

Trivia Facts
Browse Trivia Facts
Submit a Trivia Fact

Statistics
View Hall of Fame

Website
- Who's online?
695 playing now

- Quizzes served
5,795,537

Players
- Most points

- Registered members
40762

- Just registered!

Teams
- Most points

Quiz Of The Day
- Tournament Leader

- Last Tournament Champ

You are here:    Home » Quizzes
Search:  

Variety Shows and Specials

written by: Gilligan
 
Television in the 1970s was littered with one variety show after another, and celebrity specials were a dime a dozen. Those days are long gone, but if you remember "Sonny & Cher" or "The Captain & Tennille Show" you may want to give this nostalgic quiz a try!

Question 1:

View the provided image.
Which Brady did NOT participate in the "The Brady Bunch Hour"?
Robert Reed
Eve Plumb
Florence Henderson
Christopher Knight


View Image

Question 2:

View the provided image.
Which song played at the introduction of every episode of "The Captain and Tenniell Show"?
"Laughter in the Rain"
"My Eyes Adored You"
"Love Will Keep Us Together"
"Witchita Lineman"


View Image

Question 3:

View the provided image.
One of the most bizarre specials in the history of television had to be "The Paul Lynde Halloween Special". Which of the following is NOT true of Paul Lynde?
He was in the original Broadway production of "Bye Bye Birdie"
He played Bob's neighbor on "The Bob Newhart Show"
He played Uncle Arthur on "Bewitched"
He was often the center square on "Hollywood Squares".


View Image

Question 4:

View the provided image.
The coolest guy in the history of mankind has to be Dean Martin. His variety show was a popular program in the late 1960s, and featured these female performers each week.
The Solid Gold Dancers
The Golddiggers
The Pink Martinis
The Hotsteppers


View Image

Question 5:

View the provided image.
"Free To Be You And Me" remains one of the most remembered specials of the 1970s. Which actress was the host of this beloved special?
Vickie Lawrence
Marlo Thomas
Barbara Bach
Linda Lavin


View Image

Question 6:

View the provided image.
Shields & Yarnell had their own variety show in the 1970s. What were they famous for?
they were Olympic athletes
they were tap dancers
they were mimes
they were gospel singers


View Image

Question 7:

View the provided image.
What variety show featured a band famous for the song "Afternoon Delight"?
The Starland Vocal Band Show
The Donnie & Marie Show
The Manhattan Transfer Variety Hour
Sunday Night with the 5th Dimension


View Image

Question 8:

View the provided image.
Variety shows were famous for featuring numerous special guests. The special guests in the image provided (from the "Brady Bunch Hour") include Anne B. Davis, Redd Foxx and this flamboyant comedian.
Gavin McCloud
Rip Taylor
Chuck Barris
Charles Nelson Riley


View Image

Question 9:

View the provided image.
"The Gong Show" was a variety show that took the concept to new heights (or lows, depending on your perspective). Who was the host of this hilariously ribald program?
Chuck Barris
Steve Lawrence
Vic Damone
Bob Eubanks


View Image

Question 10:

View the provided image.
Before starring in their first variety show in 1970, Sonny and Cher had a number one hit with this song in 1965.
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
"I Got You Babe"
"Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves"
"MacArthur Park"


View Image

 


Report errors (will not interfere with your quiz)




 
 
Conditions of Use   |   Privacy policy   |   Disclaimer   |   Copyright    © 2005-2017 123facts.com. All Rights Reserved.

Page loaded from database in 0.32726097106934 seconds