How Well Do You Know These Kids' TV Shows?


By: Jouviane Alexandre

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

"Are you ready, kids?! Aye, aye, Captain! I can't hear you!"

If you finished off this quote, you're ready for this quiz! Regardless of whether you were a child 10, 20, or 30+ years ago, there's a huge chance you've spent some of your free time watching a few kids' TV shows. Just how much were you paying attention?

When you were a child, you probably woke up every Saturday morning hoping to watch your favorite cartoon. Especially popular during the '90s, channels like PBS aired children's shows that were both fun and educational. You might remember receiving a science lesson from Ms. Frizzle or learning what an aardvark was.

If you weren't a PBS fan, you were more than likely binge-watching cartoons on Nickelodeon. Beginning in the early '90s, the popular children's network starting airing favorites like "Doug," "Rugrats," and "Hey Arnold!" The channel would go on to include fan favorites such as "Dora, the Explorer" and the smash hit, "Spongebob Squarepants."

These cartoons may be after your time, so there's a chance you're a bigger fan of Oscar, the Grouch versus Squidward Tentacles. The longest-running children's TV series, "Sesame Street," was introduced to children in 1969 with famous characters like Elmo, Big Bird, and the Cookie Monster.

From Elmo to Tommy Pickles to Arthur Reed, how well do you know the most popular TV shows of children's past? What color shirt did Steve from Blue's Clues wear? What kind of fruit did Spongebob live in? What pet animal did Dora have? 

We're traveling back in time and keeping ourselves young! Let's see if you have what it takes to outsmart these kids' shows!

What town does Spongebob live in?

Spongebob happens to live in a pineapple house in the town, Bikini Bottom.


What's the name of Spongebob's pet?

Spongebob had a pet snail that was named Gary.


What state is Sandy the squirrel from?

Sandy is from Texas, and occasionally throughout the series, she'll refer to the state or desperately want to return.


What kind of sea creature is Spongebob's best friend, Patrick?

Patrick Star is Spongebob's best friend. He lives two doors down from him underneath a rock.


What is the name of the Krusty Krab's competition?

The Krusty Krab's competition was the Chum Bucket, owned by Plankton who was constantly trying to steal the Krabby Patty formula.


What was the name of the science teacher in The Magc School Bus?

Ms. Frizzle was an eccentric science teacher who often took her students on field trips to unexpected places.


What was the name of Dora The Explorer's sidekick?

Dora's sidekick was a monkey, Boots, that helped her solve where she was headed.


What kind of animal was always trying to stop Dora on her journeys?

Along her journeys, Dora is sometimes thwarted by Swiper, a sly and sneaky fox.


In Blue's Clues, who was Blue's owner?

Although he left the show towards the end of the run, for the majority of the show, Blue's owner was Steve before being replaced by his brother Joe.


What was the name of Blue's dog companion?

Blue's best friend was Magenta, who could be mistaken as Blue's twin!


What color shirt did Steve wear everyday?

Throughout the entire series, Steve can be seeing a green striped shirt in every episode.


What was Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper's daughter's name?

Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper had a daughter named Paprika. Afterwards, they had a son named Cinnamon.


How many clues did Steve need to find?

Blue would always leave Steve 3 clues to help him solve the question.


What color was Big Bird?

Big Bird, who stands at 8'2" is a yellow bird who was the first muppet to appear on Sesame Street.


What was the name of the little red, furry muppet?

The little red monster on Sesame Street was Elmo, and the "Tickle Me Elmo" toy became a fad in the mid 90s.


Who are the two best friends on Sesame Street?

Although everyone on Sesame Street was friends, Bert and Ernie were inseparable.


What's the name of the frog muppet?

Kermit the Frog, one of the more popular muppets, is linked in a romantic relationship with Ms. Piggy.


Which Sesame Street character lives in a trash can?

Although Oscar the Grouch lived in a trash can, he loved trash and had no visible nose.


What is the first Pokemon that Ash gets in the Pokemon series?

When Ash oversleeps and misses the other Pokemon that Professor Oak had, he 'settles' for Pikachu which becomes his most trusted Pokemon.


What's the name of the trio that's always trying to thwart the plans of Ash and his friends?

Brother and Sister, Jessie and James, along with their Pokemon Meowth, constantly try to stop Ash and his friends.


What kind of animal was Arthur?

Arthur was an aardvark with ears at the top of his head. It was often questioned how his glasses stayed up on his head.


What was the name of Arthur's dog?

Arthur pet dog was named Pal who often showed a range of human emotions, even though the whole cast was made up of animals.


What's the name of Arthur's best friend?

Buster Baxter is Arthur's best friend who is known for cracking a lot of jokes and being an extremely happy character.


How many siblings does Arthur have?

Arthur has two sisters, DW, a preschooler, and Kate, who can't speak but is somehow able to communicate with Arthur's dog, Pal.


What was the name of Arthur's teacher?

Mr. Ratburn, a very strict teacher, is Arthur's 3rd and 4th grade teacher.


Which Looney Tunes character was known for stuttering?

Porky Pig, who was usually seen wearing a blue suit jacket and red bow tie, was known for stuttering his way through "That's all folks!"


What is the name of Bugs' girlfriend?

Lola Bunny was made to be Bugs Bunny's girlfriend and makes her first appearance in thee movie "Space Jam."


Where was the fast 'devil' from?

The Tasmania Devil or "Taz" is known for his short temper and his enormous appetite.


Who was the main character of Rugrats?

Tommy Pickles was the leader of his group of friends in Rugrats and the series often followed his adventures.


Who is Tommy's best friend?

Charles "Chuckie" Finster, Jr. is Tommy's best friend and is known for being more reserved and scared when it comes to Tommy's adventures.


What is Angelica's favorite food?

Angelica is often seen trying to sneak cookies, and it is even revealed that her first words were 'cookie.'


What kind of animal was Reptar?

Reptar was a dinosaur that Tommy and his friends loved and was one of the main characters in the Rugrats movie.


What city does Chuckie's father get married to Kimmie's mother?

In the second movie, Rugrats In Paris: The Movie, we see Chuckie finally get the mother he wants when his dad marries Kimmie's mom.


In the Fairly OddParents, what was the name of Timmy's evil baby sitter?

Timmy's babysitter was Vicky often tricked his parents into thinking she was friendly. Chip Skylark knew this wasn't true and wrote a song about her titled, "Icky Vicky!"


What was the name of the show where a young girl clown would solve everyday problems?

On the TV show, "The Big Comfy Couch" it followed Loonette, a clown, and her doll Molly. Some of her popular segments were when she tried to clean up and when she contorted her body to work like a clock!


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