Can you name these 1950s TV shows from their opening credits alone?

The answers are as clear as black and white.

As Back to the Future and Happy Days proved, it can be great fun to revisit the 1950s. So, let's go back to the era of poodle skirts and tail fins. We grabbed a single frame from the opening credits of popular Fifties television shows.

Can you identify the TV series from the one image alone? Good luck!
  1. Do you know this show by heart?
  2. Recognize this silhouette?
  3. Does this skyline ring a bell?
  4. Who is that man in a suit?
  5. You be the judge of this one.
  6. Showdown! Any of these cowboys familiar, partner?
  7. See if you can toon in to this one.
  8. The men on this show did things by the book.
  9. This hip detective show kicked off in '58.
  10. This Western took place in Texas, obviously.
  11. Step up to the blackboard and give your answer.
  12. Name this crime show by this scene.
  13. You know Betty White, but do you know the show?
  14. Keep your "I" on this one.

Can you name these 1950s TV shows from their opening credits alone?

Your Result...

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ndebrabant 18 months ago
You got 13 out of 14
A toast to you! You are a true TV trivia ace!
Rickey 26 months ago
You got 14 out of 14
A toast to you! You are a true TV trivia ace!
Runeshaper 26 months ago
You got 9 out of 14
Not quit enough! But keep on watching the classics and you'll be a TV genius in no time.
EllisClevenger 32 months ago
You got 14 out of 14
A toast to you! You are a true TV trivia ace!
Guessed on #10 and #11.
guest2020 32 months ago
You miss three questions on some and you're still a genius. Miss three on others and your the dumbest kid on the block.
thedude1500 33 months ago
14/14 all that proves is I watch too much television.
SheriHeffner 33 months ago
I got number 11 wrong. I thought it was Dobie Gillis. So it was 13 out of 14.
tom78 33 months ago
11/14............missed 8, 10, 11. Clicked too fast on these. Should know better!
Lacey 33 months ago
Thanks to the independent stations who ran all these shows well into the late 1970s, I got 13/14.
I missed the Texas one as it was a total guess for me and I have only heard of Trackdown through these quizzes.
MrBill 33 months ago
13/14; never heard of "Trackdown"
Bobbo 33 months ago
12/14. Missed the westerns.
Joseph 33 months ago
13/14. #11 fooled me. It sure looked like Dobie Gillis.
boopinbama 33 months ago
12/14 the tough ones are here for us
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