Can you guess if these sitcom characters actually started on a different show?

Prove that first impressions really are the most important.

Spin-offs can leave casual TV fans dizzy, trying to trace timelines across multiple TV shows, but true fans of classic sitcom always remember exactly where they met iconic characters.

Here, we've assembled a lineup of a dozen characters to see if you can figure out how you first encountered each and every one. Good luck!
  1. Did we first meet GEORGE JEFFERSON on THE JEFFERSONS?
  2. Did we first meet MORK on MORK & MINDY?
  3. Did we first meet REBECCA HOWE on CHEERS?
  4. Did we first meet RHODA MORGENSTERN on THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW?
  5. Did we first meet URSULA BUFFAY on FRIENDS?
  6. Did we first meet MR. & MRS. HOWELL on GILLIGAN'S ISLAND?
  7. Did we first meet SAM DRUCKER on GREEN ACRES?
  8. Did we first meet TRAPPER JOHN on M*A*S*H?
  9. Did we first meet REVEREND JIM on TAXI?
  10. Did we first meet HARRIETTE WINSLOW on FAMILY MATTERS?
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  11. Did we first meet VENUS FLYTRAP on WKRP IN CINCINNATI?
  12. Did we first meet BLAIR WARNER on THE FACTS OF LIFE?

Can you guess if these sitcom characters actually started on a different show?

Your Result...

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EllisClevenger 18 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
Way to go, chief!
DIGGER1 EllisClevenger 8 months ago
I got this same score because I missed the last question. I said that Blair only appeared on "The Facts Of Life", but in fact, she and a few of her Eastside schoolmates made an appearance on an episode of "Diff'rent Strokes", of which I forgot about. Who knew, huh?
Geronimo 18 months ago
Got tricked on the last question..........................11/12
Tresix 18 months ago
11/12, I didn't know Phoebe got her start on "Mad About You". I knew she put in an appearance there, but still thought she started on "Friends".
JeffTanner 18 months ago
You got 11 out of 12 --------------Way to go, chief!
Kirsten 18 months ago
CAN YOU GUESS IF THESE SITCOM CHARACTERS ACTUALLY STARTED ON A DIFFERENT SHOW?

You got 9 out of 12
Way to go, chief!
richardkel 18 months ago
11/12. Missed the Winslows. I only saw Perfect Strangers a few times.
RedSamRackham richardkel 18 months ago
I missed the one about character from Friends but scored 11/12 ☺
EllisClevenger 18 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
Way to go, chief!
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