Classic Cult TV Shows Quiz

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British sketch comedy troupe Monty Python's television series was called …

"Monty Python's Flying Circus" ran from 1969 to 1974 but is still a hit with many comedy nerds.

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"Firefly" played with what genres?

Although just 14 episodes aired, the space western TV show has rabid fans.

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Who is Angela Chase's long-yearned-for crush in "My So-Called Life"?

It's fair to say that most women who grew up in the '90s will never forget the name Jordan Catalano.

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What state is the setting for the (fictional) Twin Peaks?

And man, did Dale Cooper love those Douglas firs in Washington.

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Who did NOT guest star on the first run of "Arrested Development"?

But I'm sure they would've made Hulk Hogan work.

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"Battlestar Galactica" aired in the early 2000s. What is the name of the series it's based on?

The series reboot was incredibly imaginative; the name wasn't.

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Who had a breakout role in the critically embraced "Freaks and Geeks"?

Rogen made his screen debut on the show, which aired from 1999-2000.

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Where did the "The Kids in the Hall" form?

They caught the attention of fellow Canadian Lorne Michaels for a big break.

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"Xena: Warrior Princess" is a spinoff of what show?

Xena became a big cult hit, and comic conventions still feature Xena cosplay.

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What cult British sitcom was turned into a feature film in 2016, 20 years after the original series ended?

Patsy and Edina live on.

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What is John Cleese's character's name in "Fawlty Towers"?

His name is Basil Fawlty. Don't mention the war.

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In 2012, Tim Burton made a feature film of what gothic soap opera that aired from 1966 to 1971?

"Dark Shadows" flopped, but the show still has big fans.

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It may be a cult American hit, but what British television series has been making episodes since 1963?

While there was a big break in 1989, "Doctor Who" was revived in 2005.

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Who are the two humans trapped with robots in "Mystery Science Theater 3000"?

Forced to watch bad movies with robot friends, Joel — and later Mike — makes the best of it.

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"Chappelle's Show" featured …

While the show is most known for the sketch material, Dave Chappelle also had stand-up and musical acts on his show.

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What is the name of the giant mining spaceship that Lister and friends live on in "Red Dwarf"?

But a smaller Starbug vessel also houses the crew for awhile.

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"Aqua Teen Hunger Force" is …

Cartoon Network aired the always-bizarre show for 11 seasons.

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When did "Batman: The Animated Series" originally air?

Remember the Fox Kids network? If you do, it's probably only because you watched "Batman" back in the day.

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What is the premise of "Strangers With Candy"?

That last one is a cult television show waiting to happen, but it's about a woman who goes back to high school.

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Who starred in the cult sketch show "Mr. Show"?

The original HBO show aired in the mid-'90s and starred Odenkirk and Cross.

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How many seasons was the original "The X-Files" on air?

The original Fox show lasted 10 seasons but got a revival in 2016.

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How many seasons was the original "Star Trek" on air?

While it inspired films and loads of reboots, "Star Trek: The Original Series" only aired from 1966 to 1969.

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How many seasons was "Star Trek: The Next Generation" on the air?

It was on the air for seven seasons. Sir Patrick Stewart made it so.

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Who created "Fraggle Rock"?

The Fraggles were like the Muppets' cousins.

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What Wayans brothers wrote and created "In Living Color"?

Although many Wayans siblings were on the show, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Damon Wayans created it.

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How many episodes were on the original U.K. version of "The Office"?

There were 12 episodes, enough to cringe every time you think of David Brent.

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What are the names of the Russian spies in "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show"?

Their names are Boris and Natasha. Beware communists!

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Where was Golden Girl Rose Nylund born and raised?

She was from St. Olaf, Minnesota, and she wasn't going to let anyone forget it.

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Eight-year-old kids Brendon, Melissa and Jason made home movies for fun in what TV show?

The animated series aired on Cartoon Network and wouldn't be the same without Coach McGuirk.

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"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" has been written about in how many academic papers, essays and books?

Yup, Buffy has spawned at least 200 academic titles.

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