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1950s TV was led by sitcoms and game shows. It was also the time when color television was starting to gain some traction.
How much do you remember of the shows from this era? Take this quiz to find out!
Classic TV Quiz: Can You Pass A 1950s TV Trivia Quiz? Questions
In 'Bonanza', who was the eldest son of Ben and the half-brother of Little Joe?
In this TV show, you would often hear, "All we want are the facts, ma'am".
This TV show's main character had business cards showing a chess piece.
Have Gun - Will Travel
Which sitcom was the first scripted TV program to be filmed before a studio audience?
Leave it to Beaver
The Gale Storm Show
I Love Lucy
Which sitcom starred not only a real-life husband and wife, but also starred the couple's real-life sons?
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
Leave it to Beaver
Father Knows Best
This TV show started with "A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty..." Well, you know the rest. What's the show?
The Lone Ranger
The main character and namesake of this show was known for his catch phrase "Bless your pea pickin' heart."
The Dean Martin Show
The Jimmy Durante Show
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show
On this TV game show, all you had to do was "say the secret word" to win a hundred dollars. What's the show?
You Bet Your Life
Truth or Consequences
Beat the Clock
Hop Sing was a minor character in this long running TV series.
This TV show is about an orphan and his dog who lived in an inhospitable territory of the American Southwest.
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
The Wild Wild West
"The Phil Silvers Show" was a popular CBS sitcom from 1955 to 1959. What was the setting for this show?
A small southern town
An army base
In which sitcom did the main character's wife die after the third season, with that character then remarrying by the start of the fifth season?
The Danny Thomas Show
The Beverly Hillbillies
This show's leading character had an uncle named Tonoose.
My Three Sons
Make Room For Daddy
This 1953 show has three ghosts, one of which can be described as a real booze-hound.
The Outer Limits
One character on this classic long running western was named Eric. No one ever called him that, not even his two half-brothers. What did they call him?