US TV Trivia

84+ Best US TV Trivia Questions & Answers

Mike Oberman

Updated: June 15th, 2023

Unleash your inner couch potato with our collection of mind-boggling US TV trivia! From iconic sitcoms to gripping dramas, challenge your friends to see who can remember the most obscure TV show facts!


Question: Breaking Bad was a hit TV show is which decade?

Answer: 00's

Question: A loveable schlub in a trenchcoat chomps cigars and solves crimes in Los Angeles.

Answer: Columbo

Question: In Game of Thrones, who is the youngest of Ned and Catelyn Stark's children?

Answer: Rickon

Question: Father and husband Peter Griffin has weird memories of pop culture during his day.

Answer: Family Guy

Question: As of 2013, how many seasons of 'Days of Our Lives' have there been?

Answer: 47

Question: Danny DeVito managed a cab company in which comedy classic?

Answer: Taxi

Question: A time lord travels through time with a series of companions in a 'Police Box.'

Answer: Doctor Who

Question: Debra Messing and Eric McCormack played the leads in which hit sitcom?

Answer: Will & Grace

Question: Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Ginnifer Goodwin play characters in which TV series?

Answer: Big Love

Question: Game of Thrones is based on a novel by which author?

Answer: George R. R. Martin

Question: How long was Brody held captive in Homeland?

Answer: Eight Years

Question: A mysterious host named Rod Serling tells stories of a weird dimension in time.

Answer: The Twilight Zone

Question: Corrupt cop Vic Mackey controls drug dealers and gang in this FX series.

Answer: The Shield

Question: Dr Sheldon Cooper is a main character in which show?

Answer: The Big Bang Theory

Question: David Duchovny stars as Hank Moody in what TV series?

Answer: Californication

Question: Agent Scully and Mulder solve some of the FBI's weirdest cases.

Answer: The X-Files

Question: Contestants are giving the answers and must come up with the question on this game show.

Answer: Jeopardy!

Question: In the show 'Friends', what was Joey's chat up line?

Answer: How you doin?

Question: In the Flintstones what is Barney's wife called?

Answer: Betty

Question: A spy drinks heavily and runs up the ISIS agency's budget in this animated series.

Answer: Archer

Question: An FBI agent investigates the death of Laura Palmer in a bizarre small town.

Answer: Twin peaks

Question: Carrie Bradshaw gossips about her sex life with her three best friends.

Answer: Sex And The City

Question: According to the title of the '90s show, what could Parker Lewis not do?

Answer: Lose

Question: Agent Jack Bauer saves the world one day at a time.

Answer: Twenty-Four

Question: Baywatch was set in which of these locations?

Answer: The Beach

Question: Ashton Kutcher replaced Charlie Sheen in which show?

Answer: Two and a Half Men

Question: Game of Thrones is set in the fictional land of ______?

Answer: Westeros

Question: An animated show about a yellow skinned family living in a town called Springfield.

Answer: The Simpsons

Question: Besides 'In Their Flying Machines', on what other cartoon did Dick Dastardly and Muttley appear?

Answer: Wacky Races

Question: Blanche, Rose, Dorothy and Sophia were known as what?

Answer: The Golden Girls

Question: Ashton Kutcher and James Franco were born in the same year. Which year was it?

Answer: 1978


Question: At what address did the TV family The Addams Family live?

Answer: 001 Cemetery Lane

Question: An unusual family runs a restaurant near the Wonder Wharf amusement park.

Answer: Bob's Burgers

Question: Homicide: Life on the Street' started airing in which year?

Answer: 1993

Question: A new doctor is sent to work in a small Alaskan town.

Answer: Northern Exposure

Question: A cartoon superhero becomes an attorney for his fellow cartoon characters.

Answer: Harvey Birdman

Question: Buffy, Jody and Cissy are from which TV show?

Answer: Family Affair

Question: Alec Baldwin won the Emmy for 'Best Actor - Comedy Series' twice for which TV show?

Answer: 30 Rock

Question: Agent 86 and Agent 99 fight the evil organization Kaos.

Answer: Get Smart

Question: A virus turns ordinary people into deadly vampires.

Answer: The Strain

Question: How many years did the TV show, 'M*A*S*H', run for?

Answer: 11

Question: Anchor Will McAvoy tries to revamp television news.

Answer: The Newsroom

Question: Buddy Ebsen starred in which of these TV shows?

Answer: The Beverly Hillbillies

Question: Frank Sinatra passed away in which year?

Answer: 1998

Question: A man keeps seeing the neighbor's dog as a talking Australian man in a dog costume.

Answer: Wilfred

Question: Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck were major characters in which cartoon series?

Answer: Looney Tunes

Question: Chuck Norris married Gena O'Kelley in which year?

Answer: 1998

Question: Cheers' stopped airing in which year?

Answer: 1993

Question: How many seasons did the massively successful soap opera 'Dynasty' run for?

Answer: 9

Question: According to the meme, which animal is socially awkward?

Answer: Penguin

Question: Bigot Archie Bunker gives his take on the issue in this 60's sitcom.

Answer: All In The Family

Question: Andy Samberg plays an immature police detective on this series.

Answer: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Question: A radio psychiatrist lives with his elderly father and psychic health care worker.

Answer: Frasier

Question: Aliens are sent to Earth to study humans and live among them.

Answer: 3rd Rock From The Sun

Question: Big Pussy Bompensiero features in which TV show?

Answer: The Sopranos

Question: Bob Denver play which character in the TV show, 'Gilligan's Island'?

Answer: First Mate Gilligan

Question: Alcoholic Frank Gallagher tries to cope with his six children.

Answer: Shameless

Question: How many seasons of the original series of 'Lassie' were there?

Answer: 19

Question: A delivery boy from the 21st century is frozen and wakes up in the 31st century.

Answer: Futurama

Question: Amy Poehler plays a public official in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana.

Answer: Parks & Recreation

Question: As of 2013, roughly how many episodes of 'Days of Our Lives' have there been?

Answer: 12,000

Question: A San Francisco detective deals with murders and his obsessive compulsive disorder.

Answer: Monk

Question: Big Bird is one of the stars of which TV show?

Answer: Sesame Street

Question: Bear Grylls tries to survive on his own in the elements with a backpack and his wits.

Answer: Man Vs. Wild


Question: Created by Mike Judge, which cartoon characters first appeared on MTV in 1993?

Answer: Beavis And Butthead

Question: By what nickname was the TV character Benjamin Franklin Pierce known?

Answer: Hawkeye

Question: A Canadian mountie becomes the unlikely partner of a NYPD detective.

Answer: Due South

Question: At the 2004 and 2005 Golden Globe Awards, which TV show won Best Comedy Series?

Answer: Desperate Housewives

Question: A divorced dad and book editor uses old films to explain his life.

Answer: Dream On

Question: ESPN host Craig Kilborn once hosted this late night talk show.

Answer: The Late Late Show

Question: A trigger happy cop who talks to his gun creates a ridiculous amount of chaos to fight crime.

Answer: Sledge Hammer!

Question: Christina Aguilera plays a single mom trying to find love again.

Answer: Jesse

Question: A bartender becomes a single father in which sitcom?

Answer: Baby Daddy

Question: A working guy has to deal with four talking voices in his brain.

Answer: Herman's Head

Question: Eliza Dushku played a college grad working in a city morgue on this show.

Answer: Tru Calling

Question: How does Seeley Booth Refer to the scientists?

Answer: Squints

Question: Aliens lived next door in which sci-fi comedy?

Answer: The Neighbours

Question: How many viewers tuned in to watch the final episode of the TV series, 'M*A*S*H'?

Answer: 125 Million

Question: A detective knocked unconscious in a car accident wakes up in 1973.

Answer: Life On Mars

Question: Characters on what TV series met while working on the 'Star Bright Project'?

Answer: Quantum Leap

Question: Benny The Ball, Choo-Choo, Fancy Fancy and Spook were part of which cartoon gang?

Answer: Top Cat'

Question: A retired secret agent is held in a strange land called 'The Village.'

Answer: The Prisoner

Question: A stuntman moonlights as a bounty hunter when work dries up.

Answer: The Fall Guy

Question: Harry Anderson played a judge on this sitcom.

Answer: Night Court