TV Character Occupations Quiz

The characters we watched on TV in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s were a varied bunch when it came to occupations. There were blue collar workers and office workers, homemakers and professionals, crime fighters and super-secret agents, and practically everything in between. Test your knowledge of the occupations of these TV characters from the prime TV watching years of the Boomer Generation by selecting the job description that fits the character (13 questions):

TV Character Occupations Quiz


1. Ginger Grant (Tina Louise) on "Gilligan's Island" (1964-67)

2. Mike Brady (Robert Reed) on "The Brady Bunch" (1969-74)

3. Fred Flintstone (Alan Reed) on "The Flintstones" (1960-66)

4. Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore) on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" (1970-77)

5. Ben Casey (Vince Edwards) on "Ben Casey" (1961-66)

6. Emma Peel (Diana Rigg) on "The Avengers" (1965-68)

7. Ed Norton (Art Carney) on "The Honeymooners" (1955-56)

8. Hazel (Shirley Booth) on "Hazel" (1961-66)

9. Gerald "Kookie" Kookson (Edd Byrnes) on "77 Sunset Strip" (1952-66)

10. Harry Dickens (John Astin) on "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster" (1962-63)

11. Steven Douglas (Fred MacMurray) on My "Three Sons" (1960-72)

12. Darrin Stephens (Dick York and Dick Sergent) on "Bewitched" (1969-72)

13. Oscar Madison (Jack Klugman) on "The Odd Couple" (1970-75)

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Boomer Math Quiz

Hey, boomer buddies! Set your Wayback Machines to “fun” and put a fresh set of batteries in your calculator. Use the clues in these boomer pop culture references to get the numbers referenced, then add, subtract or multiply as indicated. You do the math, because it’s two…two…two quizzes in one!


Boomer Math Quiz


1. Number of children Fred and Wilma Flintstone had PLUS the number of eyes visible on "The Jetsons'" Rosey the household robot.

2. Number of six-shooters carried by Quick Draw McGraw TIMES the number of barrels in Elmer Fudd's shotgun.

3. The Marvelette's "Beechwood (xxxxx)" PLUS The Beach Boys song in which they sing, "She's so fine my (xxx)," about a Chevy engine.

4. Number of girls Florence Henderson's character contributed to "The Brady Brunch," MINUS the number of boys Shirley Jones had in "The Partridge Family."

5. Barbara Feldon's "Get Smart" Agent No. (xx) TIMES Patrick McGoohan's character's name/number on "The Prisoner."

6. Ralph, Alice, Norton and Trixie lived at (xxx) Chauncey St., Brooklyn PLUS the number of letters in Patty Duke's identical cousin's name.

7. Year Neil Armstrong said, "that's one small step for [a] man..." MINUS the year of the Summer of Love.

8. In the musical "Hair," the Age of Aquarius states "when the moon is in the (x)th house ..." TIMES The Beatles "White Album" "Revolution" song in which a voice repeatedly speaks this number.

9. The Searcher's "Love Potion No. (x)," PLUS Ronny and the Daytonas' "(x) deuces and a four-speed and a 389," from the song, "G.T.O."

10. Efram Zimbalist, Jr. worked at (xx) Sunset Strip PLUS Martin Milner got his kicks riding Route (xx).

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