How many points can you win playing this 80s TV show picture reveal game?

By: Shayna

In order to make the bar scenes in "Cheers" more believable, Ted Danson completed two weeks of bartending school in order to nail his role as Sam. The creators of the show would also frequent bars in Los Angeles to observe "real bar conversations" that they would then incorporate into the script.

Miami Vice did great things for Miami's economy. In 1984 when the show premiered, there was a huge influx of tourists in Miami, which bettered the city's infrastructure. Many improvements of visitor attractions including hotels and restaurants were made. People referred to this as "The Vice Effect".

MASH was originally a novel written by W.C Heinz which was then used as the premise for a movie. Two years later, it was produced into an 11-season television series, culminating in the most watched series finale of all television shows to date.

Only 26 of the 98 episodes of "The A-Team" were run in Germany, due to the excessive violence. German broadcasters made the decision not to air all 98 episodes because many were simply too violent and controversial.

Growing Pains was the first American sitcom to air in China. The show brought up questions surrounding intercultural parenting philosophies like how to discipline your children.

Despite the exterior of the Tanner house on a famous San Francisco street, "Full House" was actually filmed in LA. Only one episode, "Comet's Excellent Adventure" was taped in San Francisco. All the exterior and scenery shots of San Fran were shot in a single day.

"Married with Children" was Fox's first prime time show which debuted at 7 pm on Sunday, April 5, 1987. There were 259 episodes, the final one airing in 1997.

Marc Price, who played the lovably annoying Irwin “Skippy” Handelman in "Family Ties" has kept his comedic tendencies going since the show ended. Price tours the country with his stand-up routines.

MacGyver lived in a Vancouver boat yard on a unique floating home. His floating home ended up on Craigslist in 2014 when Paramount was done using it. It sold for $40,000 (far below the original $200,000 it was priced at in 2012).

"Family Matters" was actually a spin off "Perfect Strangers". Jesse Frederick was responsible for the theme songs for both shows, as well as the themes from "Step by Step" and "Full House".

The Conner's home on "Roseanne" actually exists! The house was built in 1925 and has four bedrooms. Although the show was filmed on a studio lot, the exterior is shot from a real neighborhood.

The theme song of "Charles in Charge", which talks about a new boy in the neighborhood, was composed by David Kurtz, Michael Jacobs, and Al Burton. The song was performed by Shandi Sinnamon.

Gosselaar, a natural brunette, had to dye his hair biweekly during filming to keep up his character's blonde locks. Kelly must have liked blondes.

In episode 22 of "Silver Spoons", in the scene between the three boys in Ricky's bedroom, you can see Rick Schroder mouthing the other actors lines as they say them.

All of the characters on "The Simpson's" have just four fingers on each hand. The only exception is God, who has five.

Gary Wayne Coleman, who played Arnold Jackson in "Diff'rent Strokes" was described in the 1980s as "one of television's most promising stars". In addition to acting, he was a voice artist and comedian.

When "Happy Days" creator Garry Marshall first developed the series, it was initially called "Cool." The original title did not go over very well when presented to focus groups, so he had to change the name.

Gum chewing was not permitted on the set of "Mr. Belvedere" because Hewett hated gum and declared this rule. Everyone followed this ridiculous rule.

In the 1991-1992 season, "Doogie Howser, M.D." had higher ratings than "Seinfeld", which aired at the same time each week. This only lasted a brief period before Seinfeld exploded into one of TV's greatest successes.

The breast cancer plot in the final season of "Murphy Brown" had a positive impact on viewers; it encouraged more women to get mammograms. In fact, stats showed that the number of american women who got mammograms increased by 30 percent after the show aired.

Johnny Depp, the undeniably the hot young star of "21 Jump Street" earned $45,000 per episode! He took the role thinking it would not last very long. Little did he know the show would click with audiences immediately.

The original concept for "Seinfeld" actually intended for a single 90-minute special titled Stand Up that was set to run for one night only on Saturday Night Live. It wasn’t intended to be an ongoing series, but the writing was simply too good not to stick around.

"The Facts of Life" was a spin-off show for Mrs. Garrett from the hit TV show "Diff’rent Strokes". The show has been off the air for 25 years but remains a favorite for many 80's TV fans.

Stephen Hawking is the only person in "Star Trek" history to play themselves.

You can find the original series"Fraggle Rock" available via DVD and streaming. A new cast of Doozers were introduced to the Fraggle Rock universe in the Hulu Kids series which launched in 2014.

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The 80s had some of the most memorable TV shows to date. From M*A*S*H* to Full House, how well do you remember TV shows from the 80s? Complete this game and find out!!

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