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Can we guess your age based on your sense of humor?

There's no shame in laugh lines.

Who's your TV dad?

Father's Day is right around the corner.

Did these events happen in 1972 or not?

A lot happened 45 years ago.

Pick: What would you watch on TV in 1964?

Now this is what we call a golden age of television.

Can you name these characters on 'Leave It to Beaver'?

Do you know Beaver and Wally's friends and classmates?

Answer these questions and we'll tell you on which show you should be a guest star

Sometimes guest stars are the best parts of the show.

Are these sitcom titles from the 1980s real or fake?

Let's see if you can spot the fake ones.

Are these TV show titles from the 1960s real or fake?

Let's see if you can spot the fake ones.

Can you guess the 1970s sitcom based on one freeze frame?

Let's see how much we pay attention.

We'll reveal your exact age based on whether you know what these things are

Not many people today know about 8-track tapes.

Did these events happen in 1992 or not?

It's already been a quarter century.

How much did these super Seventies products cost in 1977?

A lava lamp and leisure suit cost how much?!

Pick: What would you watch on TV in 1983?

Will it be Cheers or Mama's? How popular are your picks?

Can you name these '80s sitcoms by a single frame of the opening credits?

Catchy theme songs not included.

Be honest: Would you wear these 1970s fashions?

How do you feel about polyester, velour and bell bottoms?


Spider-Man made his live-action debut on 'The Electric Company'

"Spidey Super Stories" brought the Marvel superhero to the small screen.

12 wonderful character actors who turn up in every TV Western

This dirty dozen deserves the same recognition as the stars.

15 bygone breakfast items you will never have again

Bacon and danishes, fresh from your toaster!

Remembering 1977's 'Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes'

Farrah Fawcett whipped Bill Cosby at tennis in CBS's reality TV extravagaza.

14 ice creams you will never eat again

Oh, how we yearn for HoJo's 28 flavors. Well, maybe not all of them.

Which network had the greatest comedy block of all time?

What was your definition of must-see TV?

What ever happened to Lum's, the restaurant chain known for its beer-steamed hot dogs?

The company went from 450 locations and purchasing Caesars Palace to bankruptcy.

In defense of Cousin Oliver on 'The Brady Bunch'

Robbie Rist deserves a lot more credit than we give him.

7 things you never knew about the hula hoop

This was the original fidget spinner.

The top 30 characters on 'Happy Days,' ranked

Are you Team Potsie or Team Ralph?

Do you remember the original scent of Herbal Essence?

We miss the earthy aroma.

The original concept sketches for the 'Wonder Woman' TV show costume are both gorgeous and revelatory

"Technical difficulties" kept Lynda Carter from wearing a bikini.

What ever happened to Woolworth?

The five-and-dime store lives on in places you wouldn't expect.

Even Bob Newhart had to wait in line to see Star Wars on his sitcom

A famous Trek actor also turns up in this episode, as well as what is perhaps the first beeper in sitcom history.

We didn't have the internet back in the day, we had Time Life book collections

We rank our six favorite series. Alas, the 1-800 number on the screen no longer works.

'70s TV Obscurities: 'California Fever'

This 1979 teen bait failed at becoming the new 'American Graffiti' but at least it gave us Lorenzo Lamas.

What ever happened to Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips?

There was only one place to get fish and chips in the 1970s.

23 interior design things that seemed to be inside every house in the 1970s

Wood, fur and shag was everywhere.

10 wonderfully weird TV dramas that paved the way for 'Twin Peaks'

Classic shows like 'The Outer Limits' and 'Kolchak: The Night Stalker' will dazzle modern 'Twin Peaks' heads.

'The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island' debuted 36 years ago today

It involved robots, scheming millionaires and lots of basketball.

Which classic TV sitcom had the best graduation episode?

Of course the Fonz was valedictorian.

Here's what these 21 TV celebrities looked like in high school

They looked a lot different before they were stars.

Remembering Hamburger Hamlet, the fast-food chain that popularized the gourmet burger

The fast food chain helped create the gourmet burger — and the Oprah media empire.

'Smokey and the Bandit' actually beat 'Star Wars,' for one weekend at least

Guess which movie Alfred Hitchcock liked better.

19 delightful behind-the-scenes photos from 'Happy Days'

There were smiles all around the set. Even the dog was smiling.

21 things that happen on every episode of 'Gilligan's Island'

Someone's going to get hit by a coconut.

5 incredibly funny moments from 'The Carol Burnett Show' that'll make you belly laugh

Any time Mama appeared on screen, you knew it was going to be good.

The color seasons of 'The Andy Griffith Show' are great and here's why

11 reasons you need to see seasons six, seven and eight of this classic sitcom

It's the 50th anniversary of a forgotten but essential Peanuts special, 'You're in Love, Charlie Brown'

The fourth 'Peanuts' special introduced Peppermint Patty and trombone-talking adults.

10 sweet things you never knew about the Archies

True facts about the ultimate fictional pop band.

6 times Sulu lost it...or almost did

The Enterprise's helmsman wasn't always calm, cool and collected.

12 fast food sandwiches you will never eat again

Who remembers the taste of a Barnbuster, Bell Beefer or McFeast?

This stunning Frank Lloyd Wright home hasn't changed at all since the 1960s

Looking at these photos is like stepping back in time.

Soar over classic TV homes in the beautiful new Google Earth

Wayne Manor actually has plenty of room for a Batcave.

The casts of 'Gilligan's Island' and 'Batman' competed on an episode of 'Family Feud'

The superheroes and super villains teamed up to defeat the castaways.