Can you guess if these sitcom characters actually started on a different show?

Prove that first impressions really are the most important.

Spin-offs can leave casual TV fans dizzy, trying to trace timelines across multiple TV shows, but true fans of classic sitcom always remember exactly where they met iconic characters.

Here, we've assembled a lineup of a dozen characters to see if you can figure out how you first encountered each and every one. Good luck!
  1. Did we first meet GEORGE JEFFERSON on THE JEFFERSONS?
  2. Did we first meet MORK on MORK & MINDY?
  3. Did we first meet REBECCA HOWE on CHEERS?
  4. Did we first meet RHODA MORGENSTERN on THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW?
  5. Did we first meet URSULA BUFFAY on FRIENDS?
  6. Did we first meet MR. & MRS. HOWELL on GILLIGAN'S ISLAND?
  7. Did we first meet SAM DRUCKER on GREEN ACRES?
  8. Did we first meet TRAPPER JOHN on M*A*S*H?
  9. Did we first meet REVEREND JIM on TAXI?
  10. Did we first meet HARRIETTE WINSLOW on FAMILY MATTERS?
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  11. Did we first meet VENUS FLYTRAP on WKRP IN CINCINNATI?
  12. Did we first meet BLAIR WARNER on THE FACTS OF LIFE?

Can you guess if these sitcom characters actually started on a different show?

Your Result...

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QazWiz 7 months ago
can't understand no one remembers snooty blair she played perfect high brow so would have been crime to not cast her...

ALSO, wasn't Tootie a friend of Arnold?
DIGGER1 7 months ago
Can you guess if these sitcom characters actually started on a different show?
You got 10 out of 12
Way to go, chief!
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I missed #5, and the final question.
DerekBird 8 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
Way to go, chief!
WILD 10 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
Way to go, chief!

Missed #5. I have no idea who that is. I hate friends.
DIGGER1 WILD 7 months ago
Please don't let my mother hear you say that. She loves that show. LOL!
EllisClevenger 43 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
Way to go, chief!
Geronimo 44 months ago
Got tricked on the last question..........................11/12
Tresix 44 months ago
11/12, I didn't know Phoebe got her start on "Mad About You". I knew she put in an appearance there, but still thought she started on "Friends".
WILD Tresix 10 months ago
I never watched either show because I hated them both (for different reasons).
JeffTanner 44 months ago
You got 11 out of 12 --------------Way to go, chief!
Kirsten 44 months ago
CAN YOU GUESS IF THESE SITCOM CHARACTERS ACTUALLY STARTED ON A DIFFERENT SHOW?

You got 9 out of 12
Way to go, chief!
richardkel 44 months ago
11/12. Missed the Winslows. I only saw Perfect Strangers a few times.
RedSamRackham richardkel 44 months ago
I missed the one about character from Friends but scored 11/12 ☺
EllisClevenger 44 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
Way to go, chief!
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