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Classic TV Challenge

When TV sets made their way into American homes in the 1940s, it marked a cultural transformation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans spend more than half their leisure time watching television. So what have we been watching all these years?

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  • Inside 'Knight Rider'

    Inside 'Knight Rider'

    When "Knight Rider" premiered 26 years ago, the idea of a talking car was preposterous, outrageous and completely cool. Now "Knight Rider" is back with a new star, a new car and a new set of stunts to blow you away. See more »

  • Inside 'MythBusters'

    Inside 'MythBusters'

    Many people enjoy watching "MythBusters" find out whether cockroaches can survive a nuclear holocaust and other urban myths. But who are these cast members and have they ever been wrong? See more »

  • Inside 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars'

    Inside 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars'

    The sci-fi phenomenon that began more than 30 years ago with a movie about a galaxy long ago and far, far away has expanded once again with "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," the story of the galactic civil war that takes place between Episodes II and III. See more »

  • Inside The Amazing Race

    Inside The Amazing Race

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel the world with only the clothes on your back and a few personal items tucked away in a backpack? The cast of CBS's "The Amazing Race" does just that. Go behind the scenes to see how contestants race around the globe for a $1 million prize. See more »

  • Is Superman mentioned in every 'Seinfeld' episode?

    Is Superman mentioned in every 'Seinfeld' episode?

    "Seinfeld" will forever be known as the best "show about nothing." But is it also an homage to Superman? See more »

  • Jinkies!: The Scooby-Doo Quiz

    Jinkies!: The Scooby-Doo Quiz

    Scooby, Scooby-Doo — where are you? He's probably chowing down on some Scooby-Snacks with Shaggy and the gang. Let's see what you know about everybody's favorite Great Dane cartoon. See more »

  • Mother Lode: The Television Moms Quiz

    Mother Lode: The Television Moms Quiz

    No matter how much you tended to argue with your own mom, the beloved moms on your favorite TV shows were always there for you with a bit of advice or just a friendly smile. See more »

  • Name That 'Futurama' Robot

    Name That 'Futurama' Robot

    If you're a big fan of "Futurama," you love Bender and his robot compadres. Grease your gears, and get ready to take this quiz on the automatons of the beloved series! See more »

  • Name That Obscure 'Simpsons' Character!

    Name That Obscure 'Simpsons' Character!

    Think you can pass our 'Simpsons' character quiz? Test your knowledge to see if you're a true fan of the iconic animated series. See more »

  • Popular Pops: The Television Dads Quiz

    Popular Pops: The Television Dads Quiz

    Whether your dad was too busy to spend time with you, or just not the type of dad to offer good advice, your favorite TV fathers were always there to help you out of a jam. See more »

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