Quiz: Can You Name These 1960s TV Shows From a Character Name?
Can You Name These 1960s TV Shows From a Character Name?
By: Olivia Cantor
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About This Quiz

The 1960s were a time when TV shows tried hard to have a sense of fun, even if the whole world was in a so-called “Cold War.” Some were fantastic and escapist, and some did try to address the social issues of the time. Many of the characters from these shows have become legends. Can you name the TV shows just from hearing their characters' names? Let's see if you can do this!

With so many of these wonderful shows being rediscovered by newer generations today, it's such a trip down memory lane to recall all of them. There were many groundbreaking shows during that era, in terms of what they presented. You can look at the content and see how they tackled certain social and civic themes back then. You can also see how they keep on reinventing and improving the structures and narratives, as well as the manner of presentation. The production values may not be that smooth or polished in some of these shows, but they definitely contain characters that have etched their way into the pop culture consciousness of the world.

So, are you ready to name these characters? Grab a TV dinner, switch channels and see!

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