Are these the years when classic TV shows started or ended?

Do you know when your favorite shows went on (or went off) the air?

Television premieres and finales can be some of the best episodes of an entire series. Sometimes shows use these unique episodes to do something different, like the Green Acres pilot, which plays like a fake news program.

Of course, the M*A*S*H finale was watched by so many people its ratings rival Super Bowls, far surpassing mere sitcoms.

Do you remember what year all your favorite shows started and ended? Here are 20 classic shows from the 1950s to the 1980s. Try to guess if each one started or ended in the given years!

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  1. The Brady Bunch _______ in 1969.
  2. Bonanza _______ in 1973.
  3. The Rifleman _______ in 1958.
  4. M*A*S*H _______ in 1983.
  5. Leave it to Beaver _______ in 1957.
  6. The Dick Van Dyke Show _______ in 1966.
  7. The Waltons _______ in 1981.
  8. Gunsmoke _______ in 1955.
  9. The Flintstones _______ in 1966.
  10. Happy Days _______ in 1974.
  11. The Carol Burnett Show _______ in 1967.
  12. Adam-12 _______ in 1975.
  13. Gilligan's Island _______ in 1964.
  14. Perry Mason _______ in 1966.
  15. I Love Lucy _______ in 1957.
  16. Lost in Space _______ in 1965.
  17. Green Acres _______ in 1965.
  18. Star Trek _______ in 1969.
  19. Matlock _______ in 1986.
  20. The Andy Griffith Show _______ in 1968.

Are these the years when classic TV shows started or ended?

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bnichols23 17 days ago
18, not awful, but.... Eh.....
EricBierman 29 days ago
19 out of 20. Knew all of them but screwed up filling out the I Love Lucy one for some reason.on Oh well.
Scott 1 month ago
You got 20 out of 20
Did this quiz end the way you hoped?
raustin2008 1 month ago
Missed the Matlock, 14/15. That was only one I needed to guess and I did it wrong🙂
Jeffrey 1 month ago
''You 18 out of 20'' -----------------Did this quiz end the way you hoped? I got #s 6 and 15 wrong.
BrianMoore 1 month ago
19 out of 20. I misread the Lucy one.
jimmyvici 1 month ago
15/20....alrighty then. Let’s move on, shall we?
DarioWiter 1 month ago
A PERFECT 20!!!!! 👌👌👌👌👌👍👍👍👍👍 😎😎😎😎😎
CouchPotato987 1 month ago
That was pretty easy...20 out of 20! 🎉🎊
Runeshaper 1 month ago
You got 18 out of 20 = AWESOME!!! :)
Filmnoirfan 1 month ago
17/20 - Guessed on a number of them and got some right and some wrong
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