Can you I.D. all these celebrities and movie stars on Barnaby Jones?

Many of them went on to Oscar acclaim!

Image: The Everett Collection

Pour yourself a tall glass of milk and put on your detective suit. 

Barnaby Jones had a plethora of famous faces — beyond the fact that it starred the former Jed Clampett and a former Catwoman. The casting agent on this 1970s crime series had a fantastic eye for talent.

Many of the guest stars went on to become acclaimed actors. See if you can recognize them — and some classic TV favorites!

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  1. Barnaby was pals with this other TV detective, and the shows crossed over.
  2. Recognize this sci-fi star in disguise? He played…?
  3. This "Brat Pack" actor became a tabloid regular in the 1980s. His breakthrough role was in this teen comedy.
  4. Look into his eyes. You know him best as…?
  5. You known him best as playing which character?
  6. He had the right stuff when he earned two Academy Award nominations in the 1990s.
  7. Pick the classic TV character this actor did NOT play.
  8. He would go on to star in which '80s TV drama?
  9. Pick the blockbuster sci-fi franchise featuring this actor.
  10. He appeared alongside Eddie Murphy in which franchise?
  11. Finally, you know her as which TV character?

Can you I.D. all these celebrities and movie stars on Barnaby Jones?

Your Result...

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EllisClevenger 7 months ago
You got 11 out of 11
William Shatner in a beard? Now that is not something you see every day.
JERRY6 9 months ago
0 at least i passed this quiz missed don johnsom and the hulk i put bruce banner not david banner
MarkSpeck 15 months ago
10 out of 11. I misread the Hagman question and chose J.R. Then I read the question again and realized that I screwed up.
BigE 17 months ago
You got 11 out of 11
William Shatner in a beard? Now that is not something you see every day.
EllisClevenger 17 months ago
You got 9 out of 11
William Shatner in a beard? Now that is not something you see every day.
Missed #3 and #11.
TheDavBow3 18 months ago
I remember seeing, when I was a kid, that MAD Magazine did a parody of Barnaby Jones. They titled it, "Barnicle Groans". Very hysterical and spot on! 😂
TheDavBow3 18 months ago
10 of 11 for me. I missed the Ridgemont High one.
Dario 18 months ago
10 out of 11; missed the William Shatner one. ☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️
GregLemieux 18 months ago
11/11. I was a fan of the show.
Chevy59tom 18 months ago
You Forgot Lee Meriwether.
What a babe ! Miss America 1955
denny 18 months ago
Barnaby Jones is my favorite TV show at the moment. Surprising how good the stories hold up today.
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