Can you guess the TV show from these intentionally vague fan descriptions?

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On Facebook, we asked MeTV fans to describe their favorite classic TV shows without using names or places.

What resulted is this quiz, which pulled some of the most popular fan descriptions of classic TV shows, kept intentionally vague to make it extra tough.

If you ace this quiz and want to try some more, there are hundreds of others you can guess, all submitted by MeTV fans on Facebook. Thanks for playing, everybody!
  1. Blended family plus humorous housekeeper.
  2. A housewife wants to get into show business.
  3. The smart guy can make anything, but he can't repair the ship.
  4. He came from another planet in an egg.
  5. Four wacky guys looking for gigs.
  6. Roommates doing it "our way" with a little schlemiel & schlimazel.
  7. The show lasted longer than the actual event it was based on.
  8. It’s set in a sleepy little coastal town that must have the highest per capita homicide rate ever.
  9. Four southern ladies into decorating.
  10. I thought turkeys could fly.
  11. Coming of age family show, as retold from the adult viewpoint of the young main character.
  12. I'm a doctor, not an escalator!
Can you guess the TV show from these intentionally vague fan descriptions?

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MaryHelen 7 days ago
these are hardly vague-actually pretty obvious- missed 2 and as usual from show i never watched (or liked)
BettyMcauliff 7 days ago
12/12 Thought it was gonna be more vague
Joseph 7 days ago
12/12. These descriptions seem so vague to me.
Geronimo 8 days ago
A couple of guesses, but otherwise perfect..........................12/12
Tresix 9 days ago
12/12. Who WOULDN'T know #6?!
tom78 9 days ago
10/12..........missed #10, #11.....
MrBill 10 days ago
11/12; missed #10 - I am not much of a fan of and rarely watch WKRP in Cincinnati.
JeffTanner 10 days ago
You got 12 out of 12 -------------You definitely proved yourself as clever as The Professor here. We're impressed!
Kenson 10 days ago
11/12. I'm a turkey for getting #10 wrong.
anthony 11 days ago
12/12.πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒ
rycki1138 11 days ago
12 out of 12
You definitely proved yourself as clever as The Professor here. We're impressed!
Barry22 11 days ago
12/12, really liked Wonder Years.
ETristanBooth 11 days ago
12/12. Guessed right on #10, but I don't understand what it's talking about.
12/12 as well. number 10 is referring to one of their best episodes. The station is doing a Thanksgiving Turkey give away. The head guy, Mr. Carlson decides to give away live turkeys and then starts dropping them out of a helicopter over a shopping mall. Needless to say, the result was pandemonium. the iconic line he says when he gets back to the station is "As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly."
cperrynaples richardkel 11 days ago
That was sorta a bad choice, you were supposed to describe a series, not a random episode. That concept is better suited to a different quiz!
Bill richardkel 10 days ago
"Oh the humanity!"
LeeHarper 11 days ago
11/12 Missed The Wonder Years. Never did watch it
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