Quiz: Can You Match the '80s Sitcom Character to Their Show?
Can You Match the '80s Sitcom Character to Their Show?
By: Becky Stigall
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About This Quiz

Do you know which beloved '80s series featured Alex P. Keaton or Jack Tripper? Remember the names of the "Golden Girls" or the hard-working ladies of "Designing Women?" If you grew up on '80s TV, you might have what it takes to match these characters to the correct sitcoms!

In 2016, Netflix debuted a series called "Stranger Things" that set off an '80s revival for the ages. The supernatural series was celebrated for its unique storyline, skilled child actors, and perhaps more than anything else for its ability to perfectly capture the feeling of being a kid in the '80s. Fans of the series recognized clothing, furniture and other objects from their childhoods, creating a spot of warmth for long-ago favorites like "The Goonies" or "E.T."

Of course, the '80s was about so much more than great movies, or a certain style; it was also a time of unforgettable television. Dramas like "Hill Street Blues" or "L.A. Law" pushed boundaries, but it was the sitcom that dominated ratings throughout the decade. Families fell in love with the Cosby's, Roseanne, Larry and Balki, the girls of "Full House," and even Alf.

Think you can remember which beloved '80s sitcom these characters appeared on? Take our quiz to find out!

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Alex P. Keaton was a diehard Republican in what television sitcom?
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Mike Seaver came of age in which of the following '80s sitcoms?
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Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane enforced the law on what '80s sitcom?
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Colonel "Hannibal" Smith led a ragtag team of crimebusters on what show?
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Willie Tanner opened his home to an alien in which of the following sitcoms?
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Sam Malone was a former baseball pitcher in what popular '80s sitcom?
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Dorothy Zbornak lived a colorful life in what sitcom?
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Suzanne Sugarbaker was a sassy businesswoman in which of the following sitcoms?
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Harry T. Stone handed down sentences in what sitcom?
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"Weezie" ruled the roost in which of the following sitcoms?
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Danny Tanner was raising three daughters in which of the following sitcoms?
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Larry Appleton had trouble with a relative in which of the following '80s sitcoms?
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Andy Travis managed several unique characters on the airwaves of which show?
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Eldin never finished a home renovation project in what show?
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Dick Loudon managed a New England inn in what '80s sitcom?
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Dan Conner played the father on what wildly popular '80s sitcom?
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"Hawkeye" Pierce was a doctor on what early-'80s show?
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Kevin Arnold came of age on what '80s sitcom?
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Jessica Tate was the adventurous matriarch on what 1980s show?
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Louie DePalma made his coworkers miserable on what show?
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Buffy Wilson tried to fit in on what television sitcom?
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Governor Eugene Gatling relied on his butler in what sitcom?
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Arnold Jackson got lucky in what '80s sitcom?
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Richard Bluedhorn-Stratton wanted to get to know his father on what sitcom?
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Angela Bower was a successful businesswoman on what '80s sitcom?
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Jack Tripper had a cozy arrangement on what '80s show?
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David Addison Jr. solved crimes on what sitcom?
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"Lenny" Kosnowski was friends with Squiggy in what popular '70s-'80s sitcom?
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Charlie Moore taught history on what '80s sitcom?
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Henry Rush lives in cramped quarters in which 1980s sitcom?
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Sergeant Frank Drebin made a mess of law enforcement on what sitcom?
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Thelma Harper ruled the roost in what '80s comedy?
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Nell Harper kept things in order on what '80s sitcom?
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Emma McArdle played the daughter on what '80s sitcom?
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Michael Taylor struggles to co-parent on what television sitcom?
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