Can you recognize your favorite black-and-white TV shows in full color?

Do the sets and characters look different in color?

Black-and-white cinematography is beautiful. The shadows of noir give it that extra grittiness. A 1950s living room just feels cozier and more familiar in black-and-white. Even Parasite, the most recent winner of the Oscar for Best Picture, is getting a release in black-and-white.

Some of the greatest shows in television history filmed in black-and-white. You know them best for the look.

But would you recognize them in full color? See if the sets and characters still ring a bell in a rainbow of colors.

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  1. Does this kitchen — and redhead — look familiar to you?
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  2. This apocalyptic scene looks much different in vivid color.
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  3. This family actually had bright pink walls in their gothic home.
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  4. The show later turned color, but she was only in the black-and-white ones.
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  5. Do you recognize this living room — and the woman dancing in it?
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  6. The pistols might be unfamiliar, but that jawline is iconic.
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  7. The only one missing is a driver.
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  8. The car was bright red, actually.
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  9. Eek!
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  10. This dapper man had a crimson tie.
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  11. Who's on the boat?
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  12. Does the actor give it away?
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  13. Just a pleasant evening with the family.
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  14. Finally, recognize these sitcom kids?
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Can you recognize your favorite black-and-white TV shows in full color?

Your Result...

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Toonhead 17 days ago
Love “Toon In With Me” I believe that it is a classic in the making. Thanks MeTv
MuniMetv76 22 days ago
Considering that I’m a 70’s baby 😄
I’ve always been an old soul😄👍🏿
Jeffrey 6 months ago
''You got 12 out of 14'' ---------------Which look do you prefer? Some I prefer Black and White, others I like color best. Got #s 9 & 14 wrong.
CaptainDunsel 7 months ago
I just plain flubbed #4 (jumped the gun with Eleanor Donahue in the photo.
BrentwoodJon 7 months ago
14/14 EZ still watch all of those
PaulBerger 8 months ago
Got them all. They said on the old Doctor Whos that they had to use colors that showed up well in b/w. made for some ugly sets.
GregLemieux 8 months ago
14/14. Easy quiz, but really enjoyed the photos.
Irish 10 months ago
Too easy. Characters gave away answers. Got em all!
mhfisher35 10 months ago
Watched way too much tv in the sixties. 14/14
E1961 10 months ago
14 of 14. I watch way too much TV.
Joe 10 months ago
Yes, some of the greatest shows in television history were filmed in black-and-white, but when they changed to color, they must have tried to save money on the scripts!
TimRoof 10 months ago
13 out of 14. The only westerns I watched as a kid were Bonanza and The Rifleman.
EllisClevenger 10 months ago
You got 13 out of 14
Missed #9.
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