Fun 90s Trivia questions and answers - television.
What newsmagazine was scheduled for five prime-time hours every
week, by 1999?
A: Dateline NBC.
What's the name of X-Files agent Mulder's sister, who was
abducted by aliens as a child?
What former New York City mayor filled Joseph Wapner's judicial
shoes on the revived People's Court?
A: Edward Koch.
What animated TV show features three kids who hang out in a
clubhouse called "Club Ed"?
A: Ed, Edd n Eddy.
What TV family resided at 10 Stigwood Avenue in Brooklyn?
A: The Huxtables.
What city did Dr. Quinn Bid adieu to, when she headed west to be
a medicine woman?
What Simpsons character popped a cap in Homer's boss, Montgomery
A: Maggie Simpson.
Who did Michael Jackson kiss in public for the first time during
the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards?
A: Lisa Marie Presley.
What cable hit was all about "what happens when people stop being
polite and start getting real"?
A: The Real World.
What TV judge never starts a trial without donning her dad's
A: Judge Judy.
Which cast member of Friends underwent a name-change in the
credits mid-way through the series?
A: Courteney Cox.
What Saturday Night Live cast member based one of his best-loved
characters on his mother-in-law?
A: Mike Myers.
What keyboardist leads the late-night CBS Orchestra?
A: Paul Shaffer.
What four-year-old cable channel proudly declared itself" The
Official Network of Every Millennium"?
A: The History Channel.
What newsman retired in 1999, holding the record for the most
hour on network commercial TV?
A: Hugh Downs.
What comedy Central animated series began as a TV exec's video
Christmas card to 80 pals?
A: South Park.
What Saturday Night Live New Age "Therapist" joked: "When you
assume, you make an ass out of Uma Thurman"?
A: Stuart Smalley.
What did Seinfeld's Frank Costanza want to call the bra for men
that his co-inventor Kramer dubbed the "Bro"?
A: The "Manssiere".
What Saved by the Bell star served as a tag-team partner of a pro
wrestler dubbed the Blue Meanie?
A: Dustin Diamond.
What TV personality was estimated to clap 720 times per show?
A: Vanna White.
Who won three Emmys in the 1990s for her role as mom and town
A: Kathy Baker.
What TV series eventually answered the question: "Who killed
A: Twin Peaks.
What Saturday Night Live vet showed up for David Letterman's
first night on CBS, after being the first guest on his NBC show as
A: Bill Murray.
What Charles filled in when Charles Kuralt left CBS News Sunday
A: Charles Osgood.
What maverick doc donned hospital scrubs for the last time on
February 18, 1999 pulling in 36 million viewers?
A: George Clooney.
What series boasted TV's first black superhero, a scientist
enhanced by a "Mechanically Augmented Neuro Transmitter Interactive
Who did MTV's Tabitlha Soren strenuously deny having referred to
on-air as "the loneliest monk"?
A: Thelonious Monk.
What coffee shop is frequented by Niles and Frasier Crane?
A: Cafe Nervosa.
What "Money Honey" was the first TV reporter to broadcast live
from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange?
A: Maria Bartiromo.
What "friend of Bill" did No Excuses pay $50,000 to appear in a
A: Paula Jones.
What toy was hung outside the boys' digs in Friends , as a
A: A Magna Doodle.
Who was the only Cheers Cast member to appear in every episode?
What irreverent MTV cartoon showcased the exploits of Powdered
A: Ren & Stimpy.
Who became the first sitcom star to earn $1 million per episode?
A: Jerry Seinfeld.
What underwater TV series featured Darwin, a dolphin who could
converse in English with the hlep o fthe shiop's computer?
A: seaQuest DSV.
Who left CBS after a strained two years as Dan Rather's co-anchor
on The CBS Evening News?
A: Connie Chung.
What science-fiction TV series begins when "Q-Ball" drags three
others through a portal to the first of many alternate Earths?
What sitcom opened to the songs Moon Over Parma, Five O'Clock
World and Cleveland Rocks?
A: The Drew Carey Show.
Who made celebrities out of his tourist shop neighbors Mujibar
A: David Letterman.
What first names do Mulder and Scully answer to?
A: Fox and Dana.