Can you guess the oldest child in these classic TV families?

Marcia or Greg? Adam or Hoss? John-Boy or Mary Ellen? Try to get all 14!

A big family under one roof makes for big drama and big laughs. No wonder family television shows like to have a handful of young characters. 

Below, you will find some memorable TV clans from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. They had multiple children. See if you can remember which kid is the oldest.

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  1. Who is the oldest child in The Brady Bunch?
  2. Who is the oldest Cartwright child on Bonanza?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  3. Who is the oldest Robinson child on Lost in Space?
  4. Who is the oldest Cunningham child on Happy Days?
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  5. Who is the oldest child on The Waltons?
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  6. Who is the oldest Keaton child on Family Ties?
    Image: CBS Television Distribution
  7. Who is the oldest child in The Partridge Family?
    Image: Bell Records
  8. Who is the oldest child on My Three Sons?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  9. Who is the oldest child on Diff'rent Strokes?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  10. Who is the oldest Anderson child on Father Knows Best?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  11. Who is the Danny Tanner's oldest child on Full House?
    Image: Warner Bros. Television
  12. Who is the oldest child on Family Affair?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  13. Who is the oldest Seaver child on Growing Pains?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  14. Who is the oldest Ingalls child in Little House on the Prairie?
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Can you guess the oldest child in these classic TV families?

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Yannick9192 4 hours ago
13 outta 14 thought Mallory was slightly older
TheDavBow3 11 hours ago
12/14. Growing Pains and Full House tripped me up. Didn't watch those. Too new, I guess 😊
booster 2 days ago
9/14 Never watched some of those shows.
Dario 4 days ago
13 out of 14. I missed the My Three Sons question. 😁😁😁😁😁
TheDavBow3 Dario 11 hours ago
The My 3 Sons seasons with Mike are by far the best.
DestryStitt TheDavBow3 3 hours ago
I know! I wish Mike and "Bub" (William Frawley) didn't leave.
Becky11981 4 days ago
I got 10/14. Not bad considering I was born in 1981. I watched some of the shows with my mom and grandma and there were a couple that me and my sisters watched normally. The rest I guessed on
Barry22 4 days ago
14/14, and I am also an eldest child.
Allison 5 days ago
13/14 Really should be 14/14. I went to click Mary and the screen moved.
Katzi 5 days ago
I missed the Bonanza one & the Lost In Space one
Wolfmanmos 5 days ago
13/14 Father knows best was way before my time. They should ask who is alive and who is dead in real life.
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