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1960s American TV Trivia

Answer these questions about the TV of the 1960s.
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First submittedFebruary 12, 2015
Last updatedJuly 28, 2015
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In what town was "The Andy Griffith Show" set?
Mayberry
Whose punches sounded like "biff", "pow", "sock", and "splat"?
Batman's
Fill in the blank: This tape will ____ ________ in five seconds
Self-Destruct
On whose show did the Beatles famously appear in 1964?
Ed Sullivan's
What body part did Samantha wiggle to cast her magic spells?
Her Nose
What show was called an "aquatic Lassie"?
Flipper
Who starred as "ideal" 1960's housewife Donna Stone?
Donna Reed
What show was eerily similar to "The Addams Family"?
The Munsters
What stretchy green children's character had a horse named Pokey?
Gumby
What famous horse could talk, of course?
Mr. Ed
What show brought us the quotes "Sock it to me" and "Verry interesting .... but schtupid"?
Laugh-In
What was Theodore Cleaver better known as?
The Beaver
What show had TV's first inter-racial kiss?
Star Trek
What show had a movie star, a professor, a skipper, and a millionaire?
Gilligan's Island
What show starred Bruce Lee as Kato?
The Green Hornet
Who was the daughter of Fred and Wilma Flintstone?
Pebbles
What show's theme song said "Farm livin' is the life for me"?
Green Acres
What type of man was the Fugitive searching for?
One-Armed
Where did the Robinson family get lost?
Space
To which city did the Clampett family move after striking "black gold"?
Beverly Hills
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level 76
Feb 13, 2015
I was chasing down the Swiss Family Robinson, but that was a movie that later aired on TV, not a regular TV show. Tried every possible island I could think of! Danger, Will Robinson, going the wrong direction!
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level 69
May 26, 2015
Yeah, I got fixated on the Swiss Family Robinson as well, but that was a Canadian show and it aired in the 70s.
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level 58
Jul 27, 2015
Ditto
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level 58
Jul 27, 2015
So bizarre that I never picked up on the similarities between the two. I guess Lost in Space is an adaptation of Swiss Family Robinson.
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level 50
Jul 27, 2015
it is
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level 66
Feb 19, 2016
I thought the exact same thing
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level 57
Jul 26, 2015
Whoever created this quiz knew exactly what I watched in the sixties.
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level 76
Jul 27, 2015
Leave it to Beaver actually debuted in the '50s and ran until 1963. I guess it fits for the '60s but I always thought of it as a '50s show.
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level 72
Jul 27, 2015
gumby as well
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level 46
Jul 29, 2015
I second that emotion
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level 76
Jul 27, 2015
It is urban legend that American TV's first interracial kiss was on Star Trek. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato%27s_Stepchildren The first white and Asian interracial kisses occurred two years earlier on The Wild, Wild, West episode, "The Night the Dragon Screamed" which aired on Jan 14,1966, and an I Spy episode, "The Tiger", which aired on Jan 5, 1966. The first white and black interracial kiss on American TV occurred in 1967 between Sammy Davis Jr. and Nancy Sinatra on her show, Movin' With Nancy. The Star Trek episode, "Plato's Stepchildren" was one of the first scripted kisses between black and white characters.
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level 72
Jul 27, 2015
i like the clue for donna reed .... "Who starred as "ideal" 1960's housewife Donna Stone?"weird that prior to that she was best known as her portrayal of a hooker that won her a best supporting actress role
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level 46
Jul 29, 2015
Was that really her best-known role? I would have thought she was best known for the role of Mary Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life. But maybe that's just me.
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level 46
Jul 29, 2015
Ok so I was born in the 90's and yet I got every answer on this quiz except Bewitched, Ed Sullivan, The Munsters, and Donna Reed. I respect both my parents a lot more now for exposing me to all that awesome television from back in the good ol' days.