Can You Solve These Infuriatingly Hard TV Show Anagrams?

Stella Alexander

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About This Quiz

Mimic snarl din. What does that say? What does that even mean?! When it comes to your favorite TV shows, you're probably used to seeing their names written clearly. While your mind might not be jumbled, these TV shows definitely will be. Rather than enjoying Mimic Snarl Din, you'd probably enjoy an episode of Criminal Minds every week. With some of TV's best and longest series, can you unscrambled them from their anagram?

An anagram is "a word or phrase formed by rearranging the letters of different words or phrases." Beyond this quiz, you'd find anagrams everywhere. Anagrams can be dated back to Alexander the Great during his takeover of the city of Tyre. Used in the lives of royalty, anagrams have been used to memorialize Mary Queen of Scots and Henry IV. Travelling through time, one would find the use of anagrams bouncing back between words and phrases. In more recent years, a more popular anagram can be found in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The villain, Voldemort, forms his new title from his birth name. Tom Marvolo Riddle becomes "I Am Lord Voldemort." While this occurred in a film, there are tons of TV shows that can be jumbled into anagrams. Luckily for you, we'll take care of that! All you need to do is keep your brain unscrambled long enough to unscramble some of the most popular shows to ever hit the TV screen. Think you can handle it? Let's find out!

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"Rick and Morty" premiered on Cartoon Network in 2013. The series follows Rick Sanchez, a mad scientist, and his grandson, Morty.

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"Star Trek: The Original Series" is the 1966 series that started the Star Trek franchise. The series starred William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelley.

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"Friends" is the 1994 NBC sitcom about six friends living in New York City. One of the most popular series to hit TV, it lasted for 10 years.

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"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is the popular NBC TV show that was a spin-off of the original drama. The series starred Christopher Meloni as Elliot Stabler and continues to star Mariska Hargitay as Olivia Benson.

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"Parks and Recreation" is the NBC sitcom about a woman, Leslie Knope, who works for the Parks department in a small Indiana town. The series stars Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones and Nick Offerman.

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"Prison Break" is the TV drama that premiered in 2005. The series follows two brothers, one of whom purposely gets himself thrown in prison in order to help his brother escape. The series stars Dominic Purcell and Wentworth Miller.

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"Grey's Anatomy" is the ABC drama that began in 2005. The series follows a group of doctors in a Seattle hospital.

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"Melrose Place" was the popular 1990s soap opera. The series featured many stars who would go on to continue their careers including Marcia Cross, Heather Locklear and Linden Ashby.

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"The Big Bang Theory" is a sitcom that premiered on CBS in 2007. Starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco, the series has 11 seasons as of 2017.

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"The Sopranos" is the the HBO crime drama about Italian mobster Tony Soprano. The cast was led by James Gandolfini for six seasons.

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"Breaking Bad" is the hit AMC series starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul. The series follows Walter White, a chemistry professor who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. In order to leave his family in good financial standing, he begins manufacturing and selling crystal meth with a former student.

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"Stranger Things" is the Netflix Original Series that premiered in 2016. The series stars Winona Ryder and David Harbour.

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"Game of Thrones" is the popular HBO series based on the book series by George R. R. Martin. The series currently has 7 seasons.

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"House of Cards" is the Netflix Original Series that premiered in 2013. It is an adaptation of the 1990 BBC series.

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"Home Improvement" is the 1991 ABC sitcom that aired until 1999. The series starred Tim Allen as Tim, a tool man with his own TV show, Tool Time.

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"Futurama" was the animated TV show that appeared on Fox from 1999 to 2013. The series follows a man, Fry, who is transported to the 31st century.

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"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" premiered on The WB in 1997. Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar as the title character, the series would last until 2003.

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"Gossip Girl" premiered on The CW in 2007. Starring Blake Lively and Leighton Meester, the show would last until 2012. The show followed a group of privileged young teens turned adults living in New York City.

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"Arrested Development" first premiered on Fox in 2003. The show aired until 2006 before it was picked up by Netflix. The series starred Jason Bateman and Portia de Rossi.

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"Curb Your Enthusiasm" is the 2000 HBO show starring Larry David. The series lasted for 9 seasons.

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"The Twilight Zone" first premiered in 1959 and aired until 1964. The series would follow different people as they deal with different aspects of mystery and the supernatural.

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"Saturday Night Live" is the popular NBC variety show that features comedy sketches with various comedians and special guests. The show first aired in 1975 and continues to air each week.

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Seinfeld is the 1989 NBC sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld. The show follows his fictional life as a comedian living in New York city.

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"Good Times" is the 1974 sitcom starring James Amos and Esther Rolle. The series was a spin-off of the Bea Arthur show, "Maude."

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"The Simpsons" is the longest-running scripted TV show ever. The show premiered in 1989 on Fox following Homer Simpson and his family.

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"How I Met Your Mother" is the 2005 CBS sitcom. It follows a man, Ted Mosby, who tells his children of how he met their mother in the past.

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"Mad Men" is the 2007 AMC series starring Jon Hamm. The series follows Don Draper and his colleagues at an advertising agency.

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"The Office" is the 2005 NBC show. It is a remake of the BBC series created by Ricky Gervais. The series lasted for 9 seasons and starred Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson and John Krasinski.

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"Modern Family" is the 2009 sitcom that airs on ABC. The series follows Jay Pritchett and his blended family. The series stars Ed O'Neill and Sofia Vergara.

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"The Wire" is the HBO crime drama that premiered in 2002. The series would air for 5 seasons and ended in 2008.

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"The Golden Girls" first premiered on NBC in 1985 and would last until 1992. The series followed four women who lived together. It starred Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty.

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"Everybody Loves Raymond" is the 1996 CBS sitcom. The series is about Ray Romano's fictional life in Long Island with his family. The series stars Ray Roman, Patricia Heaton and Doris Roberts.

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"Sex and the City" is the 1998 HBO drama that followed a columnist living in New York City. Based on the book, the series starred Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon.

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"Family Guy" is the 1999 Seth MacFarlane animated comedy following Peter Griffin and his family. As of 2018, the series has 16 seasons.

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"The Walking Dead" is the hit AMC series. It follows Rick Grimes, played by Andrew Lincoln, a sheriff's deputy who wakes up from a coma only to find out that the world has been overtaken by zombies.

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