Can We Guess Your Job Based on Your Sitcom Preferences?

Teresa McGlothlin

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About This Quiz

You might feel like your job is taking over your life, and that's because it does! From the things you buy to the shows you love, many of your preferences can be linked back to the way you make a living. For the sake of this quiz, we want you to share your sitcom likes and dislikes with us. Once you've finished our regularly scheduled program, we'll guess what sort of job you do. 

Our careers are a huge part of our lives. They pay our bills. They further our education, and they help us reach our retirement dreams. They can also make us need an outlet from stress. Since the 1950s, shows like "Leave it to Beaver" and "Father Knows Best" have been giving us that small bit of humor we need to unwind. Even if your tastes are more modern, the sitcom choices you make will help us figure out which job you're taking a break from. 

Our lineup of television questions might make you pause to think, but it will also make you add a few shows to your watchlist. You don't have to be Ron Swanson to work in an office, but your favorite actors, character and shows will tell us where you work! Will they lead us down the right career path like we are sure they will?



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When you settle in to watch television, are you more like Al Bundy or Homer Simpson?

Don't be afraid to be honest! Which "Cheers" character are you most like when you're dating?

"Modern Family" is full of endearing characters. Which one would feel comfortable confiding in?

If you could sit in the live audience of a '50s sitcom, which show would it be?

How many episodes of "Parks and Recreation" have you seen?

Would you rather binge "Gilligan's Island" or "The Beverly Hillbillies?"

You don't have to be ashamed! Can you recite all the words to the theme of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?"

What was it about "The Golden Girls" that made them so funny?

When you were growing up, which one of these '90s sitcoms could have been made about your family?

You've been stranded on the battlefield. Which "M*A*S*H*" character would you want to rescue you?

Do you prefer Tim Taylor's work in "Home Improvement" or "Last Man Standing" more?

Everyone has a favorite from "Friends." Who is yours?

What will you miss most about new episodes of "The Big Bang Theory?"

Out of all the great actors on "Black-ish," which one do you think is most talented?

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From the following choices, which show gets your vote for the most wholesome sitcom?

Which of the characters from "Three's Company" would you enjoy living with?

Before you saw the end, which character did you think was telling the "How I Met Your Mother" story?

Do you think "The Nanny" or "Everybody Loves Raymond" had better writers?

Give us your honest feelings about "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." What do you think of it?

If you had to choose the best sitcom of all time from this list, which one would it be?

Leaving out "The Simpsons," which animated sitcom do you enjoy the most?

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Did you stop watching "Two and a Half Men" when Charlie Sheen left?

Move on up to the east side and pick your favorite character from "The Jeffersons." Which one is it?

Do you like Tony Danza in "Taxi" or in "Who's The Boss" more?

Look around your workplace. Which character from "30 Rock" is your boss most like?

In one word, how would sum up "Mom?"

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