By Jacqueline Samaroo on January 31, 2018
Whether you grew up in the '50s and '60s or not, you more than likely have seen most of these iconic TV shows from that time - and not surprisingly, a couple of them may rank among your all-time favorites. But do you think you can recall the names of these shows from a screenshot? Some may be easier for you, while others... well, let's just say the '50s and '60s were notorious for challenging viewers with competing themes. Consider the most popular genre of the time - Westerns. There were literally hundreds of different programs with a Western theme during these two decades. Would you be able to tell the difference between "Gunsmoke," "Bonanza," or "Have Gun, Will Travel"? Or can you identify Oliver Douglas or Jed Clampett? Just a hint, one is on "Green Acres" and the other is on "The Beverly Hillbillies."
Both "I Love Lucy" and "The Honeymooners" took on the harsh yet loving realities of 1950s homelife. You've likely seen them both, but could you identify one from the other with a screenshot?
From wholesome to mysterious, the '50s and '60s produced some of the most dramatic and iconic television shows of all time. They transcend generations and have shaped the world as well as yourself. Let's take a little time away from "Nick at Night" and see if you are as good at couch potato-ing as you think you are.
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