Only a TV expert can recognize 10/16 shows on the cover of 'TV Guide' in 1960

Cowboys and P.I.s and polka, oh my!

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Television sure delivered sixty years ago. What other year could give you both The Twilight Zone and The Flintstones — not to mention Barney Fife, Bugs Bunny, Ed Sullivan and Walt Disney?

Well, none of those icons are pictured below. Consider that a hint. These are 16 other hit series from the year 1960. 

You know they were popular because they all made the cover of TV Guide, that essential listings digest back in the day. Don't cheat and look at the TV Guide Cover Archive. It takes a true television trivia expert to even get 10/16 in the first try!

  1. Two great legal minds.
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  2. He was one of three sons.
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  3. Why is this man smiling? He was on a hit Western!
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  4. Why so sad?
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  5. Just a bunch of pals hanging out.
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  6. Richard Boone is jumping for joy because his was was No. 3 overall.
  7. Robert Stack looks sharp.
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  8. Does Elinor ring a bell on this cover from January 1960?
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  9. There are actually two heroes from two shows created by Blake Edwards here.
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  10. Recognize this "Jr."?
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  11. June Lockhart was promoting this show in 1960.
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  12. Connie Stevens and Poncie Ponce posed to promote this show.
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  13. John Forsythe is getting his tie straightened.
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  14. Who is this dapper gentleman?
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  15. Which host is waving hello here?
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  16. "Kate" and "Amos" are sharing a smooch.
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Only a TV expert can recognize 10/16 shows on the cover of 'TV Guide' in 1960

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Lillyrose 4 months ago
11 out of 16. I love The Lawrence Welk Show! I hope that MeTV will air The Lawrence Welk Show! And The Ed Sullivan Show!
frances3agape 8 months ago
WooHoo - Finally ACED one !
Did have to guess No 12 Hawaiian Eye
dekane54 10 months ago
I imagine everyone did well on this one too. It's the best one I've taken today!
BubbaPacha77511 10 months ago
dang only 14 out of 16!!!!
btw the quiz would be more challenging if they didnt put the name of the shows star star in the pic.
bnichols23 10 months ago
They're too easy, I'm too old, or all of the above. Probably that.
BarbarajeanL 10 months ago
16 out of 16 and I remembered the TV Guides they were on WOW
MikeFranklin 10 months ago
15/16, missed Dennis The Menace. Looked like Beaver to me. Didn't realize Jay North had freckles.
Coreyray3 10 months ago
14 out of 16. The untouchables was such an underrated show.
a1k9 10 months ago
I would have aced this quiz if my finger wasn’t so quick on the button.
frances3agape a1k9 8 months ago
yes, the screen keeps scrolling but registers where you clicked
houli 10 months ago
Man I watched way to many reruns. Nick at nite was my go do in the 80’s and 90’s
Toot1956 10 months ago
Got em all by watcn re-runs, Tv guide 1960s was b4 me. but wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Lacey 10 months ago
15/16 but I think #11 was a bit unfair. She was in all three shows in the 1960s.
dandysandy Lacey 10 months ago
True but in lost in Soace she wore a space suit. Also the furry dog ear gave it away.lol
Lacey 10 months ago
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frances3agape Lacey 8 months ago
It WAS tricky - but the 1960 cover was the big clue
markb 10 months ago
16 out of 16. Good choices
Mac2Nite 10 months ago
You got 16 out of 16... way too easy At least if you're a "senior"....
frances3agape Mac2Nite 8 months ago
As a matter of fact, I AM a senior!
But most of these I have only watched in reruns on oldie channels
BZCITY 10 months ago
11/16. I had no clue on most!
Lacey BZCITY 10 months ago
Kids these days.
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