Pick Some Throwback TV Shows and We'll Guess the Year You Were Born

Kennita Leon

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About This Quiz

Television has really evolved over the years. We started out in black and white, and now we have the option to go 3D. Even television shows have evolved over the decades, but has your taste in television shows changed at all? 

In the '60s, color broadcasting became a part of primetime television and shows like That Girl and The Lawrence Welk Show reigned supreme. Of course, it was also the decade when the US landed on the moon, and the Cuban Missile Crisis occurred. Could you have been born then?

By the 2000s, shows like The Bachelor had popped up. Soap operas were more popular than ever, and reality shows were the new best thing. From Survivor to the Apprentice, people were loving the less scripted aspect of TV, which traveled into the 2010 decade. 

If you've been following TV shows and trends for some while, then you'll be able to identify all the shows in our quiz. You'll also be able to choose out of some of the most iconic ones to show us where your tastes lie. So tell us about the kinds of shows you love watching, the comedies, the romances, the Sci-fi ones and even the crime and action ones, and we'll guess the exact year that you were born in. 

How often do you watch TV?

What time of day airs the best shows?

Which TV show subscription program would you sign up for?

If you had to pick one genre to watch for the rest of your life, which would it be?

And who do you usually watch TV with?

Which animated show would you watch if a marathon was playing?

What about anime?

When it comes to children's series', which one did you watch?

Everyone loves a good game show. Which one is your favorite?

And what about reality TV shows?

Let's get a bit more specific. Which reality TV competition would you love to star on?

If you had to star on a daily talk show, which one would it be?

But which late night show would you stay up for?

When you wake up on a morning, which news show would you want to watch?

When it comes to documentaries, whose story would you want to watch?

Let's switch gears a bit. Which fantasy show are you a fan of?

Science fiction is based on science (duh). Which Sci-Fi show can you not stop watching?

Let's laugh a little. Which sitcom has or had you giggling like a kid?

And if you were to watch a stand-up comedy show on Netflix, which would it be?

Time to cry. Which soap opera would keep you the most entertained?

And which legal drama would you get the best lines from?

Medical dramas have been a thing for a while now. Which one are you a fan of?

Action TV shows have been gripping our attention for years now. Which one is the all-time best?

Which Western would you like there to be a reboot of?

What about your favorite detective show?

Which variety show would you watch with your family?

Which educational show would you want your kids to watch?

As far as music videos go, which channel shows the best ones?

Which cooking show would you learn new recipes from?

Which of these is the most iconic line to ever be spoken on television?

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