Quiz: Can You Match These '80s Sitcom Characters to Their Careers?
Can You Match These '80s Sitcom Characters to Their Careers?
By: Becky Stigall
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About This Quiz

Are you a teacher or a doctor? Maybe you sell shoes or work as a musician. When it comes to all the types of job in the world, you'll find them in the characters of '80s sitcoms. From Dorothy Zbornak in The Golden Girls to Jason Seaver in Growing Pains, can you match the '80s sitcom character to his or her career?

Sitcoms of the 1980s are in a class all on their own. Since the shows of the decade focused on the family, it was easy to find career people focused on providing. As is common in the real world, the TV professions heavily mirrored that of real life. You'd have your teachers, doctors, lawyers, and accountants. You might even come across your architects, business owners, and mail carriers. When it comes to the popular characters of the '80s, can you match them to their profession? 

Jason Seaver from Growing Pains and Cliff Huxtable from The Cosby Show shared the same profession. George Jefferson and Howard Cunningham were both business-owners. What kind of business did they own? The long list of '80s characters ranges from those who were raking in that dough and those who were just trying to make ends meet. From extravagant jobs to day laborers, can you differentiate between these characters and their jobs? Let's find out! 

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Steven Keaton, the father on "Family Ties," is employed as what?
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Cliff Clavin, of the sitcom "Cheers," held what job?
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Dorothy Zbornak of "The Golden Girls" worked as what?
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Dr. Jason Seaver, head of household on "Growing Pains," was what type of doctor?
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Elyse Keaton, the mother on "Family Ties," held what high-powered job?
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Norm Peterson, a regular fixture in the "Cheers" pub, was employed doing what?
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"The Cosby Show" character, Cliff Huxtable, was a physician in what specialty?
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Rose Nylund, of "The Golden Girls," was employed at what job?
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The "Growing Pains" mom, Maggie Seaver, worked doing what?
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Willie Tanner, the dad on "ALF," worked at what job?
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Jesse Katsopolis, Uncle Jesse if you will, worked as what?
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Blanche Devereaux, of "The Golden Girls," worked in what type of establishment?
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Clair Huxtable, the unflappable mother on "The Cosby Show," held down what high-powered job?
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Danny Tanner, of the show "Full House," worked in what industry?
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Kate Tanner, the mother on the show "ALF," worked at what job?
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Joey Gladstone, of "Full House" fame, worked as a ________.
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Roseanne Conner, of the "Roseanne" show, worked at what job?
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On "The Jeffersons," George Jefferson, owned a chain of what type of business?
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Kip and Henry, of "Bosom Buddies," both worked in what field?
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Dan Conner, the father on "Roseanne," worked at what job?
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Louise Jefferson, of "The Jeffersons," worked doing what job?
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Jack Arnold, the father on "The Wonder Years," worked in what job?
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TV mom Angela Robinson Bower, of "Who's the Boss," held down what job?
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Laverne and Shirley worked at what business?
25 of 35
Norma Arnold, the matriarch of "The Wonder Years," worked doing what?
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Jack Tripper, a character on "Three's Company," became a ____.
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Howard Cunningham, the head of household on "Happy Days," owned what type of business?
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What job did Mrs. Garrett hold on "The Facts of Life"?
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Carmine Ragusa, Shirley's flame on "Laverne & Shirley," owned what type of business?
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Janet Wood, of "Three's Company," worked where?
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George Papadopoulos of "Webster" worked as a ____________.
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Arthur Fonzarelli held down what job in "Happy Days"?
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Philip Drummond, of "Diff'rent Strokes," was a wealthy ___________.
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Chrissy Snow, of "Three's Company," worked as which of the following?
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Katherine Papadopoulos, Webster's adoptive mom, became what on the show?
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