The Creepy TV Show Fan Theories Quiz
by Staff
TV fans take their shows seriously — they even come up with their own story lines. But sometimes those theories pass inventive and get plain creepy. Try not to get too spooked as you take this quiz on some of the strangest TV show fan theories.

According to one fan hypothesis, the star of "Murder, She Wrote" is actually one of these.

  • robot
  • serial killer
  • alien

Who plays writer and detective Jessica Fletcher in "Murder, She Wrote"?

  • Helen Mirren
  • Betty White
  • Angela Lansbury

According to fan speculation, why is Charlie Brown so down in the dumps?

  • He has cancer.
  • He's allergic to Snoopy.
  • He's bipolar.

What is the name of Jon Arbuckle's pet dog?

  • Garfield
  • Heathcliff
  • Odie

Which "Sesame Street" character is a cold-blooded killer?

  • the Count
  • Elmo
  • Big Bird

Who is the blond-haired charmer that stars in "Saved by the Bell"?

  • Cody
  • Zack
  • Frank

What series inspired "Saved by the Bell"?

  • "Beverly Hills, 90210"
  • "Good Morning, Miss Bliss"
  • "Dawson's Creek"

What type of creatures are Ruby and Max in their eponymous show?

  • cats
  • dogs
  • rabbits

Which president allegedly had the show "Firefly" cancelled?

  • Nixon
  • Clinton
  • Bush

Who is the cab driver in "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air", according to some fans?

  • God
  • Uncle Phil
  • Will's long-lost father

What year did "The Simpsons" premiere?

  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1993

How old is Bart Simpson?

  • 8 years old
  • 9 years old
  • 10 years old

Where does SpongeBob SquarePants live?

  • Sandy Point
  • Rocky Way
  • Bikini Bottom

What happened at the real-life Bikini Atoll?

  • volcanic eruption
  • nuclear testing
  • bloody massacre

Who is the real star of "Hey Arnold!" in one fan theory?

  • Arnold
  • Gerald
  • Helga

Why is Arnold's head so misshapen, according to one hypothesis?

  • birth accident
  • genetic mutation
  • because it's a cartoon and it doesn't have to make sense

What do the characters in "Winnie-the-Pooh" represent?

  • mental disorders
  • strains of bacteria
  • alien life forms

True or false: The concept of Pooh and friends as mental disorders came from a mental health journal.

  • true
  • false

What do the fairy godparents represent in "The Fairly Oddparents"?

  • psychiatric medication
  • angel and devil
  • government spies

What are the names of the fairies in "The Fairly Oddparents"?

  • Cosmo and Newman
  • Cosmo and Wanda
  • Wendell and Wanda

Who is the only child in "Rugrats" who is still living, according to rumor?

  • Tommy
  • Phil
  • Angelica

Which "Friend" was never part of the gang at all, if you believe one alternate ending that went viral?

  • Phoebe
  • Monica
  • Ross

What sitcom is a secret spinoff of "Happy Days"?

  • "That 70s Show"
  • "Who's the Boss"
  • "Growing Pains"

What state are both "Happy Days" and "That '70s Show" set in?

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Wisconsin

What do Batman's villains represent in "Batman: The Animated Series"?

  • inner demons
  • deadly sins
  • people Batman has killed

Which character on "SpongeBob SquarePants" represents greed, if the "seven deadly sins" theory is correct?

  • Patrick
  • Mr. Krabs
  • Sandy

Fans also apply the "seven deadly sins" theory to "Gilligan's Island." Which character represents pride?

  • the Skipper
  • the Professor
  • Gilligan

What is the name of the vessel in "Gilligan's Island"?

  • S.S. Bounty
  • S.S. Dolphin
  • S.S. Minnow

What drives the villains on "Scooby-Doo" to behave the way they do?

  • mental illness
  • economic depression
  • zombie outbreak

Where do the Flintstones live?

  • Bedrock
  • Slateville
  • Stoneburg