Television has a powerful influence on the modern world. Catchy jingles, TV dinners and phrases we use often all owe a debt to TV. Take our quiz and test your knowledge of some of the most widespread TV-influenced parts of pop culture!
When did Campbell's Soup become "Mmm, mmm, good"?
What TV star coined the term "15 minutes of fame"?
Variety show host Ed Sullivan
The term comes not from an actor, but from pop-art icon Andy Warhol
"Honeymooners" star Jackie Gleason
When did the first child wish he was an Oscar Mayer weiner?
How many acts of violence will a TV viewer experience by age 18?
When was the first TV dinner produced?
How fast does an international broadcast go from one side of the globe to the other?
At half the speed of light
Cable companies limit the speed to avoid data overload
At the speed of light, although it's slowed by technological limits
Why did American children start wearing coonskin caps in 1955 ?
Disney featured a Davy Crockett trilogy on "The Wonderful World of Color."
Lucy gave Ricky one in a special episode of "I Love Lucy."
Ralph and Ed from "The Honeymooners" concocted a hilarious scheme to sell the caps in the show.
What was the first live TV broadcast?
The 1939 World's Fair
The 1940 Olympic Games
The 1944 Olympic Games
Which long-running show laid the groundwork for modern reality TV?
"The Real World"
How much did the first TV advertisement reportedly cost?