Can you answer these intense classic TV crossover questions?

Try not to get your information crisscrossed!

There is nothing more fun than catching your favorite characters crossing television borders and popping up in each other's shows. Building connections between television universes and swapping fan theories with other viewers has always been a popular pastime, and now we want to out that trivia to the test.

Are you an expert when it comes to these classic TV crossovers? See if you can keep your facts – and shows – straight and give this quiz a shot. Good luck!

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  1. There are three television shows that all live in what is known as the "Hooterville Trilogy." Of the list below, which show does not live in this trilogy?
  2. Dick Van Dyke plays leading role Dr. Mark Sloan in 'Diagnosis: Murder' but also makes a cameo appearance on the show as another of his famous characters. Who does he make a guest appearance as?
  3. An alien appears on Gilligan's Island, and causes quite a ruckus! Oh, wait – it's only a dream sequence! Which popular TV alien "worshipped the sand the crew walked on?"
  4. Follow-up question: the alien gets to meet a handful of the characters on the island, but not all of them. Of these, which person does not get introduced to Alf?
  5. In "A Piece of the Action," Batman and Robin clash with the other crime-fighting duo, who has come to Gotham City to stop a counterfeit operation. Who is this dynamic duo?
  6. Dick Van Dyke and Andy Griffith had a crossover event later in their careers that surpassed cameo appearances. Which of their shows had a two-part crossover event?
  7. Steve Urkel shows up on 'Full House' in an episode all about getting fitted with glasses. The story goes that Urkel was in town visiting a cousin, but we all know that's just a likely story to put two of TV's most lovable kids on the same screen. Which Tanner kid was Urkel helping to embrace her new glasses?
  8. Sherman Hemsley and Isabel Sanford reprised their roles from the 'The Jeffersons' when they crossed over into this 1990' sitcom. If you ever wanted to see stars make “your mama” jokes on network TV, this one’s for you. On which show did the Jeffersons appear?
  9. During a flashback episode of 'Green Acres' set during World War II, Oliver Wendell is sent as an operative behind enemy lines. He is told that if he fears capture, he must seek out Stalag 13 for rescue. According to these instructions, he would be rescued by [blank].
  10. On the pilot episode of 'Mork & Mindy,' Mork recounts the tale of his first visit to earth, during which he went on a date with a cool girl and faced off with a cool (possibly the coolest) guy in this kick-off crossover event. Which two shows did Mork reference?
  11. In 'Charlie's Angels' episode "Love Boat Angels," Sabrina Duncan is out and Tiffany Welles is in. The new trio boards The Love Boat, only to become a target for a major crime boss. Which opening title sequence was for this crossover event?
  12. When mystery writer Jessica Fletcher shows up to assist on a case, Thomas Magnum's pride is threatened almost as much as the targets of the episode's hitman. What is the name of this 'Murder, She Wrote' and 'Magnum, P.I.' crossover?
  13. In 'Mad About You,' Paul Reiser has his character recruit a TV legend to narrate a documentary he's making on the history of TV. Plot twist – it's a 30-year-delayed crossover moment from 'The Dick Van Dyke Show'! Which character is recruited for this special 'Mad About You' episode?

Can you answer these intense classic TV crossover questions?

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EllisClevenger 9 days ago
You got 12 out of 13
No getting mixed up over here – you're a crossover master! Nicely done!
Missed #3
I can be forgiven. I never watched that fuzzy mop.
leebillyold 9 days ago
had hard time posting other quiz results, Why, answer me !!!
daDoctah 12 days ago
Great bit on "The Nanny", where Fran's grandmother gets a little confused about the line between real life and TV reruns. She insists that something she saw on the Dick Van Dyke really happens, and tries to prove it by dragging Brighton in front of her and saying "See, there's Richie!"

Then she points at the mirror in the hallway and adds "...and there's Millie!"

(Best one, though, involved a feature film remake of a classic TV show, "The Beverly Hillbillies" with Jim Varney as Jed Clampett, Dabney Coleman as Mr Drysdale, and Lily Tomlin as Miss Jane. At one point, the characters decide they need to hire a private eye, and who should they choose but Barnaby Jones!)
cperrynaples daDoctah 12 days ago
Yes, Ann Morgan Gilbert WAS Laura's BFF on DVD! And Yes, Buddy Ebsen WAS Barnaby in his last movie role!
MrBill 12 days ago
12/13; missed #8 - I was not much of a fan of that show and do not remember the Jefferson couple appearing on it.
EllisClevenger MrBill 9 days ago
They, Louise and George Jefferson, came to look at the Banks' house, prior to buying it.
Bobk 12 days ago
11/13 did better than I thought I would
DavidBarker 12 days ago
Good quiz..10 of 13...missed #3, #7, #13
jojo68 12 days ago
10/13. Missed #'s 2, 7, and 11. Good quiz.
Runeshaper 13 days ago
You got 9 out of 13
Good eye on those episodes – not too much get's by you!

That was pretty tough. I had to guess on most of the questions.
KellyShort 13 days ago
You got 10 out of 13.... not bad
RobCertSDSCascap 13 days ago
11/13. Not bad. Missed #2 and #12. I need a MAGNAM of gin.
JeffTanner 13 days ago
''You got 13 out of 13'' ---------------No getting mixed up over here--you're a crossover master! Nicely done!
Joe 13 days ago
You got 12 out of 13
No getting mixed up over here – you're a crossover master! Nicely done!
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