Can you recognize these stars on the cover of TV Guide in 1970?

One catch: They're mostly illustrated.


Images: TV Guide Cover Archive

Who was super famous in 1970? Well, you can check the vintage covers of TV Guide. This little weekly digest of listings was vital for any television viewer. It would be a couple more decades until onscreen channel guides arrived!

Appearing on the cover of TV Guide was elite status for Hollywood stars. Especially if you were famous enough to have an artist creature your illustration.

Let's see if you can recognize all these 1970 celebs!

  1. You know this fellow best for playing…?
  2. Which Western is this…?
  3. Who is this supposed to be…?
  4. Who is this man hanging with Muppets…?
  5. These folks are from which show…?
  6. You could find this fellow starring on the sitcom…?
  7. Which beloved TV character is this…?
  8. This top-rated comedy duo was named…?
  9. This man looks familiar…ish…?
  10. You could find this man…?
  11. Finally, can you name this colorful classic comedian…?

Can you recognize these stars on the cover of TV Guide in 1970?

Your Result...

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Nightshade1972 4 months ago
10/11. Only missed that one because I don't watch Westerns.
JamesStephens 29 months ago
Number 7 should be Samantha Stephens not Stevens.
DerekBird 37 months ago
Had to try this even though I had no pictures but I still almost got 505 by guessing blindly.
You got 5 out of 11
Well, do you feel more like Mary Tyler Moore or the dog after getting your results?
CarlBetts 53 months ago
GOt them all and I wasn't even born yet
HerbF 53 months ago
What's sad is some of these are the LAST covers some of these personalities and shows appeared on.
Joe 53 months ago
Covers two and eight were illustrated by the late great, Jack Davis!
DerekBird Joe 37 months ago
A Mad Magazine stalwart.
fishpich 53 months ago
No. 9 does not look like Johnny Cash at all. Looks more like Dennis Weaver from Mcloud!
texasluva fishpich 53 months ago
Hi! I'm Johnny Cash. Ole Weaver is still in that Duel with disturbed Trucker. Now I'm gonna fire up a tune.
Mike 53 months ago
Burned it for 11 of 11.. hehehehe
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