Can you place these dance party TV shows into the correct decade?

Boogie, groove and bust a move through television history.

From the Twist to the Worm to the Nae Nae, even if you can't dance, it's fun to watch. At least, that's what the sheer number of dance TV shows over the decades would suggest. 

It also helps that dance party shows are pretty cheap to produce. All you need is an empty studio, dramatic lighting, some music and a bunch of teenagers.

Getting down to the hits of the day has been part of television since its early days. We gathered some of our favorite dance party shows throughout history. See if you can put them into the correct decade. 

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  1. Let's kick things off with Shindig! Put the Shindig dancers into the correct decade.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  2. Adrian Zmed of T.J. Hooker fame was the host of Dance Fever.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  3. There was quite the hubbub about Hullabaloo. Put it in the correct decade.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  4. Lorenzo Lamas hosted Dancin' to the Hits. Put it in the correct decade.
    Image: CBS
  5. The show known as Groovy broadcast out of L.A.
    Image: KHJ-TV
  6. Andy Gury stands in the middle of the dancers on Dance Party USA. Put them in the correct decade.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  7. Put the Solid Gold dancers into the correct decade.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  8. Soul Train aired for decades, but can you put this Temptations performance into the correct era?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  9. American Bandstand was on television for decades, too. Put this moment into the correct decade.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  10. James Brown hosted a show called Future Shock. Put it in the correct decade.
    Image: Third World Enterprises
  11. Broadcast out of Philadelphia, Dancin' on Air featured everyone from Madonna to Nine Inch Nails.

  12. U Dance with B96 was a local dance party on Chicago television.
  13. Put this dance scene from The Arthur Murray Party into the correct decade.
    Image: MTV
  14. Put this scene from MTV's The Grind into the correct decade.
    Image: MTV
Can you place these dance party TV shows into the correct decade?

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dth1971 9 days ago
No results for me?? I got them all right!
BubbaPacha77511 10 days ago
13/14..... never heard of the number 3 show hullabaloo
Barry22 13 days ago
10/14, not dancing the night away. Some of these I never heard of.
leebillyold 13 days ago
5/14,, terrible,, not like...😧😑
Geronimo leebillyold 11 days ago
🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
Lantern 14 days ago
This should have been a cinch -just look at the clothes and hairstyles.
anthony 14 days ago
10/14.One of the ones I got wrong was #12.I picked the 70's and it was the 90's...Hey I was only 20 years off!πŸ˜‹The hair styles of the 70's and 90's were a lot closer then the 80's.There was no mistaking the big hair of the 80's.It was a banner decade for hair spray companys.
DawnGraham 15 days ago
Got my 80's & 90's mixed up, since I had stopped watching dance shows by then.
cperrynaples 15 days ago
11/14! Fun Fact: Dancing on Air became Dance Party USA when it went national! Bonus Fact: The dancers included a young Kelly Ripa!
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