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90s TV Show Trivia Questions and Answers

Free long old TV show trivia quiz questions with answers from the 90s and earlier.

 

90s TV Show Trivia Questions and Answers

What TV show lost Jim Carrey when he stepped into the movies?
A: In Living Color.

Who plays a paleontologist on Friends?
A: David Schwimmer.

What aging pop icon forgot the lyrics to We Can Work It Out on MTV Unplugged?
A: Paul McCartney.

What segment of the TV industry receives ACE Awards?
A: Cable.

What classic quiz show was originally titled Occupation Unknown?
A: What's My Line?

What 1966 TV show theme by Lalo Schifrin made a comeback in a 1996 blockbuster move?
A: Mission: Impossible.

 

What's CNBC short for?
A: Consumer News and Business Channel.

How many fingers does Homer Simpson have?
A: Eight.

What sitcom character moved from a Boston barstool to a Seattle radio station?
A: Dr. Frasier Crane.

What Saturday Night Live cast member played Kap'n Karl on Pee-wee's Playhouse?
A: Phil Hartman.

What M*A*S*H principal won Emmys for acting, writing and directing?
A: Alan Alda.

What cable network drew twice its usual audience for a show called The Wonderful World of Dung?
A: The Discovery Channel.

 

What TV host went gold with the CD Romantic Christmas?
A: John Tesh.

What sitcom spawned the hit song I'll Be There For You?
A: Friends.

What MTV twosome are known as "The Bad Boys" in Mexico?
A: Beavis and Butt head.

What Indianapolis weatherman of the 1970s once forecast hail "the size of canned hams"?
A: David Letterman.

What kid's show's interracial cast needed riot police protection during a 1969 trip to Mississippi?
A: Sesame Street's.

What gritty 1990's TV drama series is subtitled Life on the Street?
A: Homicide.

 

What entertainer's wedding prompted NBC to order 10,000 tulips from Holland?
A: Tiny Tim's.

What sitcom helped John Larroquette earn three straight supporting actor Emmy Awards?
A: Night Court.

Who once observed: "This is America. You can't make a horse testify against himself"?
A: Mr. Ed.

What Marx Brother's name spelled backwards is the name of a daytime talk show host?
A: Harpo's.

Who began his radio shows with: "Good evening, Mr. ad Mrs. America and all the ships at sea, let's go to press"?
A: Walter Winchell.

What TV star said of his worldwide fame: "I didn't know I could top Knight Rider"?
A: David Hasselhoff.

 

What sitcom was among the top 20 most watched shows every season during its entire run, form 1984 to 1992?
A: The Cosby Show.

Who inherited Tom Snyder's CNBC talk-show slot in 1995?
A: Charles Grodin.

What was the fist sitcom to be broadcast from videotape, in 1971?
A: All in the Family.

What blond bombshell had a hankerin' for NYPD Blue detective Gegory Medavoy?
A: Donna Abandando.

What animated characters are known as Smolf in Stockholm?
A: The Smurfs.

What 1980s sitcom was credited with pulling NBC from third to first in overall ratings?
A: The Cosby Show.

 

What Muppet advised: "Never eat anything at one sitting that you can't lift"?
A: Miss Piggy.

What former TV anchorman made headlines by attending two Grateful Dead concerts?
A: Walter Cronkite.

What animated kitty was the first cartoon character licensed for use on merchandise?
A: Felix the Cat.

What's the "dimension of imagination, "according to the host of a classic TV series?
A: The Twilight Zone.

Who appeared in Return of the Killer Tomatoes before he landed a role on ER?
A: George Clooney.