The 'Barnaby Jones' Quiz
by Staff
Barnaby Jones might look past his prime, but a little gray hair never stopped him from nailing the bad guys! Take our quiz to see how much you remember about this unlikely private investigator.

What year did "Barnaby Jones" premiere?

  • 1963
  • 1973
  • 1983

How many seasons of "Barnaby Jones" were made?

  • six
  • eight
  • 10

What was the name of Jones' son?

  • Hal
  • Hank
  • Harlow

"Barnaby Jones" was a spinoff of this show.

  • "Dragnet"
  • "Adam-12"
  • "Cannon"

What is Jones' favorite drink?

  • milk
  • scotch
  • rum

Where is the show set?

  • New York
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami

Who played the title role on the show?

  • Michael Landon
  • Buddy Ebsen
  • Hank Simms

What is the name of Jones' secretary?

  • Brenda
  • Brandi
  • Betty

Who played Betty Jones on the show?

  • Linda Carter
  • Kelly Preston
  • Lee Meriwether

What year did Barnaby's nephew J.R. join the show?

  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978

What was J.R.'s profession on the show?

  • police officer
  • lawyer
  • doctor

Who is Jones' contact in the Los Angeles Police Department?

  • James Riddle
  • Jerry Diddle
  • John Biddle

Who played J.R. on the show?

  • Andy Griffith
  • Alan Alda
  • Mark Shera

Who played LAPD Lt. John Biddle on the series?

  • John Carter
  • Robert Redford
  • Burt Reynolds

What was Barnaby Jones' last name supposed to be?

  • Barnaby Smith
  • Barnaby Cobb
  • Barnaby Clampett

What type of company was Meridian, which gave Jones plenty of jobs over the course of the show?

  • car dealer
  • lab
  • insurance

What TV dad guest starred on "Barnaby Jones" as a killer journalist?

  • Robert Reed
  • Ed O'Neill
  • Carroll O'Connor

Which character is shot at the Los Angeles airport during season five?

  • Monroe
  • J.R.
  • Betty

Where does J.R. hail from?

  • New York
  • Miami
  • Chicago

Which season features a second "Cannon "crossover?

  • four
  • five
  • six

Where does Jones travel to investigate the "Coronado Triangle" during season six?

  • San Francisco
  • San Diego
  • Tijuana, Mexico

Who is Barnaby trying to rescue in the season seven opener?

  • Janet
  • Jeannie
  • Jenny

Who is framed for murder in the season seven finale?

  • Biddle
  • J.R.
  • Barnaby

What is the name of Barnaby's niece, who is framed for murder during season eight?

  • Amy
  • Annie
  • Arlene

How many Emmy awards did "Barnaby Jones" win?

  • none
  • one
  • two

Where does J.R. travel during a season eight special episode?

  • Hawaii
  • Tokyo
  • Paris

What movie featured a Buddy Ebsen cameo in 1993?

  • "Barnaby Jones"
  • "The Beverly Hillbillies"
  • "Cannon"

What femme fatale did Lee Meriwether play before she was Betty Jones?

  • Wonder Woman
  • Catwoman
  • Supergirl

Who narrated the show's opening sequence?

  • Buddy Ebsen
  • Quinn Martin
  • Hank Simms

Which legendary producer created "Barnaby Jones"?

  • Aaron Spelling
  • Quinn Martin
  • Sherwood Schwartz