How old were these TV stars when their hit shows first started?

What's the over/under on this TV-based "guess my age" game?

The most iconic TV characters are positively ageless. So for perspective, it can be good every now and again to check back and remember the exact point in their lives when everything changed. We're talking about the moment viewers like you first tuned in, making sure their great shows became massive hits.

That brings us to today's quiz. We're going to take you back to the very beginning of stars' classic shows to see if you can guess the over/under on their ages at the moment their fame became inevitable. Remember: Some stars were older or younger than the roles they made famous.

Below, look into the faces you know and love and see if you can guess the right age every time. Good luck!
  1. How old was Lucille Ball when I Love Lucy premiered: Over or under 35?
  2. How old was Burt Ward when Batman premiered: Over or under 22?
  3. How old was Farrah Fawcett when Charlie's Angels premiered: Over or under 25?
  4. How old was Christopher Knight when The Brady Bunch premiered: Over or under 12?
  5. How old was Mary Tyler Moore when The Mary Tyler Moore Show premiered: Over or under 30?
  6. How old was Peter Falk when Columbo premiered: Over or under 45?
  7. How old was Kim Fields when The Facts of Life premiered: Over or under 12?
  8. How old was Lorne Greene when Bonanza premiered: Over or under 50?
  9. How old was Natalie Schafer when Gilligan's Island premiered: Over or under 60?
  10. How old was Rod Serling when The Twilight Zone premiered: Over or under 35?
  11. How old was Sherman Hemsley when The Jeffersons premiered: Over or under 40?
  12. How old was Vicki Lawrence when Mama's Family premiered: Over or under 40?

How old were these TV stars when their hit shows first started?

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Runeshaper 2 months ago
You got 7 out of 12
Don't worry if some of your predictions were off here. In many ways, the TV was designed to freeze time.
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