Are these behind-the-scenes images from the set of Bonanza or Gunsmoke?

Cameras in the Old West! Can you tell these TV crews apart?

Image: The Everett Collection

Bonanza and Gunsmoke remain two of the most popular Westerns to ever grace the small screen. They both had incredibly long runs from the Fifties to the Seventies, both had casts full of beloved actors and both could do comedy, drama and action equally well.

Another thing these classics had in common were the filming styles. Both utilized soundstage studio sets along with dramatic on-location shooting. Some significant episodes of both were shot almost entirely outside.

Here are a few rarely seen behind-the-scenes images from both shows. Can you guess which set each photo is from?

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  1. What show is this photo from?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  2. Can you tell which set this is?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  3. Do you know this show without seeing the actors' faces?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  4. This giant actor makes this tiny car look even smaller! Which set was this photo taken on?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  5. What is this picture from?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  6. Which set is this?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  7. This location shot is from which show?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  8. These background actors and crew are waiting on which set?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  9. Which set is this crew member decorating?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  10. This outdoor set is for which show?
    Image: The Everett Collection

Are these behind-the-scenes images from the set of Bonanza or Gunsmoke?

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Cowgirl 9 hours ago
10/10 I'm a big fan of both shows.
Sally 12 days ago
10/10 This was an easy one! :)
JERRY6 13 days ago
10 of 10 hossed this one , easy
LadyWriter 13 days ago
10/10 I watched a lot of westerns with my Grandpa.
gregtammy 13 days ago
Love the black and white Gun smoke.
jeanafrazier1966 16 days ago
Yes!!!I got 10 out of 10.I love both shows!!! I am so happy!!!
denny 27 days ago
10/10 Did anyone else see James Arness's chair? Looks kinda like a rocking chair, but not sure.
Arnold_Ziffel4_life 1 month ago
10/10, I do not know how I did that! It was somewhat obvious, but I was awaiting my mistake. Fun quiz!
Kenner 1 month ago
8/10 . Arness always wore that big hat.
Chavella13 1 month ago
10/10 I love both shows so much
grandpa5741 1 month ago
9/10 almost perfect, sorry Miss Kitty.
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