Is this a real Western or a comedy show spoof?

Comedians played serious cowboys and sitcoms did seriously funny parodies!

With the massive proliferation of Westerns on television starting in the 1950s, it was only natural that parodies would come along sooner or later. But the best spoofs are done with love and the Old West takeoffs that popped up in sitcoms and sketch shows from the time prove that.

Here are a few funny cowboys who may look serious mixed with comedians playing it straight on dramatic shows. Can you tell the difference between a real Western and a spoof?

  1. Is this a real Western or a spoof?
  2. Is this a real Western or a spoof?
  3. Is this a real Western or a spoof?
  4. Is this a real Western or a spoof?
  5. Is this a real Western or a spoof?
  6. Is this a real Western or a spoof?
  7. Is this a real Western or a spoof?
  8. This actually is a serious scene, but in a sitcom or a Western?
  9. Is this a real Western or a spoof?
  10. Is this a real Western or a spoof?

Is this a real Western or a comedy show spoof?

Your Result...

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SteveO 1 month ago
9/10
Didn't look close enough to see it was Dick VanDyke.
I know, excuses excuses.
MikefromJersey 2 months ago
9 for 10, I missed # 6, I didn't recognize "Mr. Howell" and thought the set looked like one of
those cut rate deals from Wild Wild West. WWW could be shameless in recycling the same
sets over and over. As did Rifleman. Have Gun Will Travel & Bonanza shared the "Virginia
City" set, using different angles to disguise it when the leads traveled to "another town".
dekane54 2 months ago
I did much better than I thought I would with 7 out of 10! I wasn't even sure whether to take this particular quiz because I had doubts. :-)
Zip dekane54 1 month ago
Yeah, me too. Did better than I thought I would with 8 out of 10.
Toot1956 2 months ago
Wow batting a thousand today 10/10.
keetot123 2 months ago
more leave it to beaver and twilight zone
Lacey 2 months ago
9 out of 10 and I SHOULD have gotten that one I missed. Big error on my part.
Craigg 2 months ago
You got 10 out of 10
Are you shocked by this result or did it go exactly as you expected?
JeffPaul76 2 months ago
''You got 8 out of 10'' -------Are you shocked by this result or did it go exactly as you expected? I got 5 and 10 wrong.
John34 2 months ago
I found some of the Six things fun.. I know and I'm a fan of The Brady Bunch Happy Day's and The Waltin's..
I've seen Richard Thomas on the show of The Outer Limits and was surprised to see him, I didn't know he did another show.
John Brinkman Fan of These Shows and MeTv... From Milford Ohio..
DIGGER1 2 months ago
Is this a real Western or a comedy show spoof?
You got 9 out of 10
Are you shocked by this result or did it go exactly as you expected?
Muleskinner 2 months ago
9/10. Missed # 10.
DIGGER1 Muleskinner 2 months ago
So did I.
Moverfan DIGGER1 2 months ago
I got #10, but missed #5.
scp 2 months ago
Ten out of ten, but if I hadn't been paying as much attention I might have missed the Gilligan's Island one; the set is good enough that a casual glance might cause you to think it was just a low budget Western.
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