Can you match the series creator to the correct classic TV show?

Perhaps their most ambitious creation was decades of devoted TV fans.

The best TV creators didn't just give us one hit series. They often generated many.

While watching these shows, even with different characters and settings, there was usually some distinguishing mark that helped you connect the shows you were watching to the TV genius behind it.

Think you can pair TV's most popular and innovative series with the correct creator? 

Take the quiz below! Only classic series superfans can score 9/12. Good luck!
  1. Sherwood Schwartz wrote for TV from the '30s through the '80s and created sitcoms with a lot of spunk and heart. Can you pick out the show he did NOT create?
  2. Garry Marshall has a gift for depicting friendship, thoroughly proved by the sitcoms he created in the '70s and '80s. Can you pick out the show he did NOT create?
  3. Gene Roddenberry memorably pitched his iconic sci-fi series as "Wagon Train to the stars." Can you pick out the series he created?
  4. Crime TV was transformed by Steven Bochco, whose edgy series influenced every show that came after. Can you pick out the show he did NOT create?
  5. Norman Lear had a similar impact in sitcoms, awarded a National Medal of the Arts for changing how people look at the world. Can you pick out the show he did NOT create?
  6. James L. Brooks stands out as one of the most impressive minds to ever pen a sitcom, winning 18 Emmys during his career. Can you pick out the show he did NOT create?
  7. Sheldon Leonard was an accomplished actor before he developed this early sitcom that had some of the finest acting in TV history. Which series did he create?
  8. Jack Webb developed one of the most popular and enduring crime shows of all time, but didn't stop there. Can you pick out the show he did NOT create?
  9. Irwin Allen had a distinct style that made his imaginative sci-fi series really stand out. Can you pick out the series he did NOT create?
  10. Some crime series are so genius, it takes two minds to crack them open, as was the case with TV writing duo Richard Levinson and William Link, who created which series?
  11. There was always a quirky twist to the concepts Stephen J. Cannell came up with as a series creator. Can you pick out the series he did NOT create?
  12. Erle Stanley Gardner was a novelist turned TV series creator with this immensely popular drama:
Can you match the series creator to the correct classic TV show?

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