Can You Get 30/35 on This Extremely Hard TV Drama Quiz?
By: Stella Alexander
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About This Quiz
"When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die." Don't worry, this quiz won't be as life and death as the popular HBO series! When looking at TV lineups, you'll see many of them filled with two things: sitcoms and dramas. While many people love the chance to sit back and laugh, the twists and turns of TV drama are undefeated. Since the rise of television in the 1960s and 1970s, there's been tons of dramas from The Twilight Zone to M*A*S*H . In the following decades, the drama world would boom with options.
TV dramas used to be a relatively small world. They would appear on the major broadcasting stations such as ABC and NBC. CBS and Fox would grow to include their own and dramas would soon outgrow these as well. Dramas began premiering on cable channels like AMC and HBO. Some of the most popular dramas in the 2010s are exclusive to streaming services such as Hulu and Netflix. With a long list of dramas that have their viewers at the edge of their seat, can you get 30/35 on this quiz? Not everyone can, so let's find out if you've been binge-watching these series! Let's go!
When Rick Grimes wakes up in the first episode of "The Walking Dead," what state is he in?
"The Walking Dead" is a drama series that premiered on AMC in October 2010. The series follows a sheriff's deputy from Georgia who wakes up in a hospital during the zombie apocalypse.
In "Prison Break," who is Lincoln Burrows accused of murdering?
Vice President's brother
Prison Break first appeared on TV in 2005. It follows a young man, Michael Scofield, who purposely gets sent to prison to help his wrongfully accused brother, Lincoln Burrows, escape. The series stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell.
In "Oz," what is the 'controlled' environment called where the inmates live?
Yellow Brick Road
"Oz" ran on HBO from 1997 to 2003. The series followed a group of men at Ozwald State Correctional Facility. Keeping in line with a few "Wizard of Oz" references, the cell-block for the inmates was called Emerald City.
In "Game of Thrones," how many kingdoms are a part of Westeros?
"Game of Thrones" premiered on HBO in 2011 based on the book series by George R. R. Martin. The series follows the fight for power over the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. This includes the North, Dorne and the Westerlands.
In "Mad Men," what street was Sterling Cooper ad agency originally on?
"Mad Men" premiered in 2007 on AMC. The series starred Jon Hamm as Don Draper. The series name is said to either come from M(ad) Men, since it follows a group of ad agency men or the street they worked on - Madison Avenue.
In "Breaking Bad," what drug does Walter White begin manufacturing?
"Breaking Bad" premiered on AMC in 2008. It followed a high school chemistry teacher who discovers he has lung cancer. He then begins producing the drug to help make money for his family before he dies. The series starred Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul.
In "Orange is the New Black," what prison is Piper Chapman in?
"Orange is the New Black" is the Netflix Original Series based on the novel by Piper Kerman. The series follows the character, Piper Chapman, a woman who is sent to Litchfield Penitentiary for 15 months. It stars Taylor Schilling as Chapman.
"Stranger Things" is a Netflix Original Series that premiered in 2016. The series stars Winona Ryder and David Harbour as well as a host of other actors. Millie Bobby Brown plays the character, Eleven, whose real name is Jane.
In "True Blood," how old is Bill Compton at the beginning of the series?
"True Blood" premiered in 2008 on HBO. The series followed a telepathic woman who falls in love with a vampire. The series starred Anna Paquin and was based on "the Southern Vampire Mysteries" novels by Charlaine Harris.
What was the name of the starship in "Star Trek: The Original Series?"
"Star Trek: The Original Series" premiered in 1966 following a space crew on board the USS Enterprise. The series starred William Shatner as the legendary Captain Kirk as well as Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelley.
In "Beverly Hills, 90210," where does the Walsh family move from?
"Beverly Hills, 90210" premiered in 1990 on Fox. The series begins with the Walsh family moving from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Beverly Hills, California. The series has many stars including Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Luke Perry, Tori Spelling and more.