Can you guess which classic TV shows lasted only three seasons?

Some of the shortest shows inspired the longest legacies.

It may surprise some viewers today to learn that some of the most iconic TV shows only ran for a mere three seasons. 

Think you can detect which classic shows had a shorter run than a lot of viewers might think?

Scroll through our list below and see if you can score 12/14. Miss any more, and it's three strikes, you're out!
  1. Each person on the cast of 'Gilligan's Island' is considered a TV icon. How many seasons did 'Gilligan's Island' last?
  2. 'Star Trek' spawned an entire entertainment franchise. How many seasons did 'The Original Series' last?
  3. 'The Brady Bunch' is one of the most-referenced families in TV history. How many seasons did 'The Brady Bunch' last?
  4. 'ALF' might be the most recognizable TV alien there ever was. How many seasons did 'ALF' last?
  5. Lynda Carter is still cherished today for playing the original Wonder Woman on TV. How many seasons did 'Wonder Woman' last?
  6. After we met TV's Wonder Woman, 'The Bionic Woman' emerged as one of the most-watched shows in the mid-'70s. How many seasons did 'The Bionic Woman' last?
    Image: NBCUniversal Television Distribution
  7. 'Flipper' became just as iconic as a TV character as the dolphin was on the big screen. How many seasons did 'Flipper' last?
    Image: MGM Television
  8. Speaking of heroic efforts, 'The Greatest American Hero' officially launched Stephen J. Cannell Productions. How many seasons did 'The Greatest American Hero' last?
    Image: ABC
  9. 'The Wild, Wild West' eventually inspired a hit movie and pop song. How many seasons did 'The Wild, Wild West' last?
  10. When 'The Odd Couple' came to the small screen, it was just as successful as on stage and the big screen. How many seasons did 'The Odd Couple' last?
  11. Adam West is considered by many as the best Batman there ever was. How many seasons did 'Batman' last?
  12. The 'Happy Days' spin-off 'Mork & Mindy' introduced Robin Williams to TV audiences in the late 1970s. How many seasons did 'Mork & Mindy' last?
    Image: CBS Television Distribution
  13. 'WKRP in Cincinnati' eventually inspired a spin-off that brought back several memorable characters. How many seasons did 'WKRP in Cincinnati' last?
  14. Most recently, 'Lost in Space' got a serious reboot, but we still prefer the original version from the 1960s. How many seasons did 'Lost in Space' last?
Can you guess which classic TV shows lasted only three seasons?

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