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Trivia Quiz - Father Knows Best: 1950s TV Sitcom
What do you know about the 1950s TV sitcom, "Father Knows Best"?
March 29, 2010
American TV Sitcoms
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1. "Father Knows Best" was a TV sitcom that ran primarily in the late 1950s. Who played the role of family patriarch, Jim Anderson?
A. Robert Young
B. Danny Thomas
C. Carl Betz
D. Hugh Beaumont
2. "Father Knows Best" was both a radio and television series. How many seasons did it run on television?
A. 5 seasons
B. 6 seasons
C. 7 seasons
D. 8 seasons
3. Who played the role of Jim's wife, Margaret Anderson?
A. Harriet Hilliard
B. Donna Reed
C. Barbara Billingsley
D. Jane Wyatt
4. Who was the oldest of the Anderson children?
D. they were triplets
5. What was Betty Anderson's nickname?
6. Rita Moreno appeared in one episode called "Fair Exchange," playing an exchange student named Chanthini. What country was Chanthini from?
D. Sri Lanka
7. What was James Anderson Jr's nickname?
8. "Father Knows Best" was sponsored by Lorillard's Kent cigarettes in its first season. What company was the primary sponsor for the remainder of the series?
A. Scott Paper Company
B. Sears and Roebuck
C. General Motors
D. Hershey Chocolate Company
9. What was Kathy Anderson's nickname?
10. The TV cast reunited for a pair of TV movies on NBC: "Father Knows Best Reunion" and "Father Knows Best: Home For Christmas." In what year were both of these specials broadcasted?
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