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Television Quiz Questions

Television Quiz Questions I

  1. Bungle was a brown furry bear, Zippy was loud and domineering, but what was the name of the shy pink hippo?
  2. The A Word, a BBC drama television series starring Christopher Eccleston, is filmed in which county?
  3. In Extras, Ricky Gervais plays the character Andy Millman, but who plays his agent, Darren Lamb?
  4. What games was Carole Hersee playing on BBC Television from 1967 to 1998?

  5. Sandra Oh plays a British intelligence investigator tasked with capturing psychopathic assassin Villanelle in which series?
  6. In 2007, Victoria Beckham guest-starred as herself in an episode called "A Nice Day for a Posh Wedding" in which American television series?
  7. Which accomplished actor got criticized for his Welsh accent whilst playing DCI Taff Jones in White House Farm?
  8. In the famous Parkinson's interview with entertainer Rod Hull in 1976 which fellow guest said: "If that bird comes anywhere near me, I'll break its neck and your bloody arm!"?
  9. Queen Bee, Hedgehog and Octopus were the remaining three character in the final of which 2020 series?
  10. The expression "well jel" was made famous after its regular use on which British TV show?
  11. What is the name of the fourth and final series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder set during World War I?
  12. Elaine Stritch starred with Donald Sinden in which 1970s ITV sitcom?
  13. What was the name of Hyacinth's son, who only calls when he needs money?
  14. By what nickname would we best know American Beth Chapman's husband?
  15. In which 2018 gameshow, hosted by Dan Walker, do five players use the power of deduction to work out which case contains the top prize?


  1. George (in the British children's television series Rainbow)
  2. Cumbria (it's filmed in the Lake District)
  3. Stephen Merchant
  4. Noughts and crosses (Carole was the young girl on the Test Card with her clown doll, usually shown while no programmes were being broadcast.)
  5. Killing Eve
  6. Ugly Betty
  7. Stephen Graham
  8. Billy Connolly
  9. The Masked Singer
  10. The Only Way Is Essex
  11. Blackadder Goes Forth
  12. Two's Company
  13. Sheridan (in Keeping Up Appearances)
  14. Dog the Bounty Hunter
  15. Chase the Case

Quiz II

  1. What's the name of the 1970's bistro which employed a one-armed Irish kitchen hand named Albert Riddle?
  2. "Smelly Cat" is a comedy song associated with which sitcom?
  3. The pilot episode of which American sitcom was filmed in November 1963 and titled "Marooned"?
  4. University Challenge host Jeremy Paxman was the main presenter of which program for 25 years?
  5. The American television sitcom Happy Days, first aired in 1974, is set in which city?
  6. Who is Tyrion's elder sister and the Queen of Westeros?
  7. "90210" is a ZIP code in which city?
  8. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was an American writer known for which series of children's books?
  9. In 2018, fictional Police Sergeant David Budd was assigned to protect the holder of which political office?
  10. FBI Special agent Dale Cooper was a fictional character and the protagonist of which American television series?
  11. Who were known for tearing around the streets of fictional Bay City, California, under the radio call sign "Zebra Three"?
  12. Name the British dating game show, presented by Anna Richardson, in which a clothed person selects two contestants from six naked people?
  13. Rob Brydon's character Keith Barret first appeared on TV in which comedy series?
  14. Which well known food dish is also the title of an episode of the BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers?
  15. The catchphrase "Ooh! Suit you sir!" is associated with tailors Ken and Kenneth in which TV program?


  1. Robin's Nest
  2. Friends (sometimes sung by Phoebe)
  3. Gilligan's Island
  4. Newsnight
  5. Milwaukee
  6. Cersei (in Game of Thrones)
  7. Beverly Hills (as in the American teen drama TV series, Beverly Hills, 90210)
  8. Little House on the Prairie
  9. Home Secretary (in The Bodyguard)
  10. Twin Peaks

  11. Starsky and Hutch
  12. Naked Attraction
  13. Marion and Geoff
  14. Waldorf Salad
  15. The Fast Show