Can you guess classic TV shows from 3 movies featuring the cast?

Ordinary People + Caddyshack + Elf = Which hit show?

For many TV stars, their hit shows snagged the attention of Hollywood. We watched so many of our favorite small screen stars ascend to the big screen and create even bigger splashes.

Did you follow along to watch just about everything these TV stars ever did, just like us?

We bet yes, but even if not, we've provided more than enough clues below to help you make connections between hit TV casts and the movie magic they also made in their expansive careers.

The game goes like this: We've picked three movie posters that feature different actors from famous TV casts. Combine all three posters' stars to crack the code on which TV show we're depicting.

Only the biggest fans of TV stars who became movie stars can score 12/15. Good luck!
  1. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: American Graffiti, No Time for Sergeants, Incredible Mr. Limpet
  2. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Caddyshack, Elf, Ordinary People
  3. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Throw Momma from the Train, Grease, Independence Day
  4. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Troop Beverly Hills, Look Who’s Talking, Toy Story
  5. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Road House, Ed Wood
  6. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Duel, Smokey & the Bandit, Them!
  7. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Walk Like a Man, Training Day, The Green Mile
  8. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: The Four Seasons, Beauty and the Beast, Cannonball Run
  9. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Blazing Saddles, Annie, The Private Eyes
  10. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Moonraker, The Great Escape, Forbidden Planet
  11. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Pretty in Pink, Ocean's 11, Poison Ivy
  12. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Godzilla, King of the Monsters, The Window, The Hitch-Hiker
  13. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Back to the Future, Tremors, Scream
  14. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies:
  15. Pick the classic TV show whose cast was featured in these three movies: Psycho, The Quiet Man, Westworld
Can you guess classic TV shows from 3 movies featuring the cast?

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Joseph 1 day ago
9/15. This is as much a test of movie knowledge as classic TV knowledge.
Stephen 3 days ago
You got 14 out of 15
You're a true fan of TV stars. Nothing fishy about that!
Tresix 4 days ago
14/15, missed the last one. They went DEEP into the cast of some of those movies for the connections.
CongoBill 4 days ago
12/15 -- Tough one! I guessed on a few that I got right.
MrBill 4 days ago
10/15; I had to guess a lot because I had not see a lot of these movies or could not remember who was in them.
Lucyneenah19701 4 days ago
6 out of 15. I don't watch very many movies.
SalIanni 5 days ago
I've got a tough one for you. See if you can guess the TV show from these movie clues:

Bye Bye Birdie, Grease, and The Ghost and Mr Chicken.
MrsPhilHarris SalIanni 4 days ago
Is it Bewitched?
Nope, BBB had Paul Lynde, but I don't think anyone else was in the other 2!
booster SalIanni 4 days ago
"The Love Boat"? Just about every actor and actress in the country was on that show at one time.
daDoctah cperrynaples 4 days ago
Bye Bye Birdie had Paul Lynde as you say, The Ghost and Mr Chicken had Dick Sargent (was trying to remember what else I saw Joan Staley in besides 77 Sunset Strip), and Grease had Alice Ghostley. I think we have a winner here.
nerakr 5 days ago
11/15. Had to guess on a lot of them. Reading the posters didn't always help. Saw the Great Escape and immediately thought McQueen instead of Garner.
Barry22 5 days ago
12/15, and had to guess. This was a really good quiz.
cperrynaples 6 days ago
14/15! 2 questions I need to be answered: What TBV star was in "Beach Blanket Bingo" and which Maverick star was in "Forbidden Planet"? My first thought on the second was Jack Kelly, but I saw the movie on TCM and don't remember him!
teire cperrynaples 5 days ago
Turns out Jack Kelly was in Forbidden Planet. Linda Evans was in Beach Blanket Bingo. IMDB.
daDoctah teire 2 days ago
Speaking of Beach Blanket Bingo, here's another one for you: what MeTV show features stars of Beach Blanket Bingo, The Sound of Music, and She-Wolf of London?

And if you get that one, try: Tarzan and His Mate, The Outlaws Is Coming! and The Invisible Man Returns?
MrsPhilHarris daDoctah 7 hours ago
I think the first is Lost In Space with June Lockhart in Shewolf and that blonde daughter in BBB. Couldn't figure out Sound Of Music unless you mixed up the Cartwright sisters. The other I'd Batman. Tarzan has Inspector Gordon, The Outlaws has Adam West & the invisible Man Returns has Vincent Price.
teire 6 days ago
14/15, missed #14, my love of My Three Sons ruined a perfect score. Surprised at how well I did but I actually knew most of them and was able to make educated guesses on the rest. A fun one.
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