Can you guess the classic TV show from its lunch box artwork?

Try not to get stuck! Thermos of Tang not included.

Image: Serious Toyz

No need to pack a lunch — this quiz should be a quicky. We've gathered some of our favorite vintage lunch box images from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. All of them advertise a popular TV show.

You might be surprised at the range of dramas that kids would carry to school back in the day!

See if you can guess all 10 from the artwork! Good luck!

  1. Take a dive and guess this cartoon clan.
    Image: Etsy
  2. This big family seems to be in a big predicament.
    Image: Etsy
  3. This animal lover is in the Smithsonian.
    Image: National Museum of American History
  4. This metal lunch box could take a kicking.

  5. Perfect for carrying small bites.
  6. Perfect for carrying a first aid kit.
  7. The two cops handled all kinds of situations — including a kid stuck in a fence.
    Image: Serious Toyz
  8. Perfect for carrying bananas.
  9. It would preserve your food, but your food would not "live forever."
    Image: ebay
  10. James Arness starred in this Western.

Can you guess the classic TV show from its lunch box artwork?

Your Result...

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DerekBird 29 days ago
I never used a Lunch Box. I went home for lunch. When I started High School my friend and I went to a little restaurant every day.
DerekBird 29 days ago
You got 9 out of 10
Did your memory keep like apple juice in a Thermos — or is this a quiz result you'd rather trade?

Missed #10. I chose B, thinking that he wasn't in HTWWW.
Moverfan 30 days ago
Did anybody else notice that the guy on the ground on the Emergency! lunchbox looks like Dr. Brackett?
Dario 1 month ago
A PERFECT 10!!!!! 👌👌👌👌👌👍👍👍👍👍 😁😁😁😁😁
Caretaker245 1 month ago
10/10 the last one almost got me... but no Miss Kitty so no Gunsmoke.
DerekBird Caretaker245 29 days ago
Plus he never had a mustache on Gunsmoke.
Mike 18 months ago
10 of 10. Had to read the last one carefully. Realized that was not the cast of Gunsmoke.
djw1120 18 months ago
9 out of 10
The only problem is that while James Arness stared in "How The West Was Won" he also starred in "Gunsmoke" as well.
MeTV, how do we score this one?
denny djw1120 18 months ago
Arness didn't wear a mustache in Gunsmoke, plus his hair was longer and there are no other stars from Gunsmoke on the lunchbox.
Diz 18 months ago
I started 1st grade in 1962 with a barnyard lunchbox. Somewhere along the way it got lost or trashed. About 25 years ago I found one in mint condition (including the thermos) for $85 in a collector shop. I had to go for it, just for the remind factor.
Lacey 18 months ago
I HAD the Emergency lunch box. I loved that show.
Hollie 18 months ago
9/10 never heard of 8...i had a couple of these , i remember i had a flintstone and a beverly hillbillies , broke the thermos within a week on all of them grade 1-5
JeffBaker 18 months ago
I remember some of these! Me, I had a Peanuts one. (What? No Krofft Supershow? :D )
djw1120 JeffBaker 18 months ago
"Kroft Supershow" isn't worth it anyway.
msglenn 18 months ago
9 out of 10, never even heard of the chimp show in #9.
franthonyb 18 months ago
I never had a lunch box as a kid. We used brown bags. I brought a Munsters box as an adult just to possess one.
jeopardyhead franthonyb 1 month ago
The American Dream: Being more successful than your parents.
For the record, I typed in two spaces after the colon before clicking on "Post."
MeAgain65 18 months ago
Missed a couple, if it hadn't been for the clues I would have missed Fame .
Reno 18 months ago
I had the Adam-12 lunchbox! Lol
MrBill 18 months ago
9/10; the last one fooled me - I was thinking Gunsmoke.
jpdirisio13 MrBill 18 months ago
Oooooooh! Nooooooo! Mr. Bill. The last one got me too!
It was tricky (that's the point), but Matt Dillon never had a mustache.
djw1120 JDnHuntsvilleAL 18 months ago
That's what threw me too.
I knew he was in "Gunsmoke", but I didn't know he was in "How The West Was Won".
JERRY6 18 months ago
9 out of 10 they got me with the apes
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