Can you name these stars on the cover of TV Guide in 1974?

One catch: everyone is illustrated.

This quiz will test two things, really — how well you know your 1970s pop culture, for starters. Then, it's also kind of an assessment of how well TV Guide magazine illustrators captured their subjects.

The covers of TV Guide in 1974 often featured colorful artwork. We dug through the awesome TV Guide Cover Archive for some of our favorites. 

See if you can I.D. these TV celebs!
  1. This hit series made the cover twice in 1974.
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  2. Who was "bowing out" after 23 years?
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  3. Who is this '74 TV celebrity?
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  4. Name this sitcom from 1974.
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  5. Which show is depicted on this cover from January 26, 1974?
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  6. Which sci-fi show is being promoted with this cover?
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  7. The number might give you a clue.
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  8. This screen legend was starring in a series called 'Hawkins.'
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  9. On which show could you find these two fellers?
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  10. Recognize this redhead? It helps if you know who would be wearing that bonnet below her.
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  11. You probably recognize the sitcom character on the left. So, who's "The Boss"?
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  12. He was an anchorman for NBC Nightly News in 1974.
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Can you name these stars on the cover of TV Guide in 1974?

Your Result...

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Runeshaper 22 months ago
9 out of 12
Happy days are here again! You nailed it!

Last 3 tripped me off
Rickey 23 months ago
12 out of 12
Happy days are here again! You nailed it!
M 29 months ago
Dario 29 months ago
I certainly remember the cover Lucille Ball cover from the spring of 1974. I was roughly two months away from turning 5 and a half years old(Sunday, June 30, 1974). 😁📺
Lacey 29 months ago
12/12 I really DID have a stinted childhood.
SheriHeffner 29 months ago
11 out of 12. I guessed on number five and got it right, but got the last one wrong. My parents faithfully watched Walter Cronkite on The CBS Evening News ever since I was born until even after Walter left and Dan rather came into it. We watch ABC World News now. We switched to ABC thirty years ago.
Joseph 29 months ago
10/12. #6 doesn't look like Lee Majors, and #10 looks more Carol Burnett, to my eyes anyway.
BrendaGast Joseph 29 months ago
One of the reasons Vicki Lawrence was hired was her resemblance to Carol Burnett.
Vrinda 29 months ago
11/12. It was 7 years before I was born, yet I got most of them. I doubt if they showed me TV Guide covers from the past year, that I would recognize any of them.
thedude1500 29 months ago
Pretty much cupcake. The last one was tricky since they were all anchormen.
Kone 29 months ago
When TV was worth watching.
EdCaf 29 months ago
I disagree with #10...that really looks like Caroll Burnett, not Vicki Lawrence..
daDoctah EdCaf 29 months ago
As I understand it, Vicki got the job in part because Carol heard that she looked like her.
fbusch EdCaf 29 months ago
Yeah I agree, that's the only one I missed too
leebillyold 30 months ago
Please, Need NEW Quizzes, please😇😇☺
Corey 30 months ago
In 74 Carroll O'Connor and Norman Lear was at war with each other. Carroll O'Connor almost left and Lear was going to kill Archie but they reconciled. Norman Lear rehashed the story and killed off John Amos of Good Times.
cperrynaples Corey 30 months ago
Redd Foxx also had problems with Lear. He wanted a window in his dressing room so he refused to appear until he got it!
thedude1500 Corey 29 months ago
Amos left because he felt the quality of the scripts had declined. The writers put the JJ character front and center. Amos felt they turned JJ into a racial stereotype Amos wanted to avoid. Ester Rolle left under similar circumstances, but did return at the end.
SheriHeffner thedude1500 29 months ago
I seen an interview on him somewhere and he himself said they wanted to originally have a fatherless family for JJ, Thelma and Michael. I liked him and hated Good Times after they killed off James.
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