Can You Figure Out the Show from its Foreign Title?


By: J.P. Naomi

6 Min Quiz

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From America to overseas and back, these popular television shows have quite interesting titles in other countries! Take this quiz now to see how well you can choose the correct title of these foreign shows.

This popular American TV show is called "Throne Fight" in Hungary.

"Game of Thrones" premiered on April 17, 2011. Each of its episodes are 50-69 minutes long.


In the Czech Republic, this famous American show is called "Golden 70s"...

"That 70s Show" aired on Fox from August 23, 1998 until May 18, 2006. It ran eight seasons.


In Germany, if you're watching "Buffy, Under the Spell of Demons," what show are you watching?

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" featured Sarah Michelle Gellar in the lead role of Buffy. It aired from 1997 - 2003.


If you're watching "Yo soy Betty, la fea" in Colombia, which show are you watching?

"Ugly Betty" was created by Fernando Gaitan. It was based on a character named Betty Suarez and aired from 2006 - 2010.


This MTV reality show was brought to the United Kingdom as "Geordie Shore"...

"Geordie Shore" premiered on May 24, 2011. The show boasts "Join a group of 'up-for-it lads and lasses with six weeks to get buzzed in Newcastle."


This popular American show for entrepreneurs is called "Money Tigers" in Japan.

"Shark Tank" is an American reality TV series created by Mark Burnett. It premiered on August 9, 2009.


This show was simply called "Pop Idol" in the United Kingdom...

"American Idol" ran on Fox for 15 years, from 2002 until 2016. It was created by Simon Fuller.


If you're in Bulgaria watching "Shoes of Satan," which American show are you watching?

The first episode of "Breaking Bad" aired on January 20, 2008. Its series finale was on September 29, 2013.


This widely popular American TV show is called "Friends for Life" in Norway...

"Friends" was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman. It's opening theme was "I'll Be There for You" by The Rembrandts.


If you're watching "Super Sentai" in Japan, which show are you watching in the United States?

The "Power Rangers" TV series premiered in 1993 and has aired more than 800 episodes.


If you're in Serbia watching "People in Manhattan," which American show are you watching?

"Mad Men" was created by Matthew Weiner. It aired from 2007 until 2015.


"The Years Filled With Heart" was the Canadian version of which late 80s/early 90s American family comedy-drama show?

Translated in French as "Les Années Coup de Coeur," the Canadian version of "The Wonder Years" aired from 1990 - 1994.


Translated to "Problems in the Lambert Household" was the name of this American family show in Italy...

"Step by Step" in Italian is called "Che Guai in Casa Lambert." "Step by Step" aired from 1991 - 1998.


Called "Moderna Oikogeneia" in Greece, this is a Greek remake of which current popular American sitcom?

"Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill and Sofia Vergara. It first aired on ABC on September 23, 2009.


This American sitcom ran from 1985 - 1992 and was called "Parents in Blue Jeans" in Italy...

"Growing Pains" was created by Neal Marlens. It featured Alan Thicke and Joanna Kerns.


This TV show about the residents of Rome, Wisconsin was called "Stormy Little Town" in China...

"Picket Fences" was created by David E. Kelley. It aired for four seasons from 1992 - 1996.


If you watched TGIF in the 90s in Italy, this American show was called "Eight Under a Roof"...

In Italian, "Otto Sotto un Tetto," "Family Matters" featured the Winslow family. It aired from 1989 - 1998.


"Be the Professor and Keep Quiet" was the French version of this famous American TV show...

"Sois Prof et Tais-Toi" was the official French title of "Head of the Class." The show aired from 1986 - 1991.


Which American show bears the title "The Customer is Always Dead" in Russia?

"Six Feet Under" premiered on June 3, 2001. Its final episode was on August 21, 2005.


If you like home improvement shows such as "Changing Rooms" in the UK, you might enjoy this show in the U.S...

"Trading Spaces" premiered on October 13, 2000 and aired its final show on December 13, 2008.


This popular American TV show is called "Swim Quietly, Larry" in Sweden.

"Curb Your Enthusiasm" comes from the co-creator of "Seinfeld," Larry David. It first aired on October 15, 2000.


Originating in Venezuela, "La indomable" aired in the United States as...

"Jane the Virgin" was created by Jennie Snyder Urman and stars Gina Rodriguez. It premiered on October 13, 2014.


Popular in the U.S. from 2004 to 2012, this show was called "Doctor's Conscience" in Slovenia...

"House" starred actor Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House. Allison Cameron and Lisa Cuddy were also cast members.


If you were watching "Man About the House" in the UK in the 70s, you were watching this show in the U.S...

"Three's Company" was based on the show "Man About the House" which was created by Johnnie Mortimer and Brian Cooke.


If you're watching "Infernal Paradise" in Hungary, which show are you watching?

"Lost" featured the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815. It aired from 2004 - 2010.


"Lonely Hearts" in Russia referred to the guaranteed drama of this American show...

"The OC" was a teen drama created by Josh Schwartz. It aired from 2003 - 2007 on Fox.


"Toubib or not Toubib" or "Doctor or not Doctor" is the name of this 2000s medical comedy in the United States.

"Scrubs" premiered on October 2, 2001. Its series finale was on March 17, 2010.


This famous American sitcom of the 90s and early 2000s was called "The Gossip Machine" in Hungary...

"Frasier" aired on NBC for 11 seasons. It premiered in 1993 and ended in 2004.


If you're watching "Crazy in the Area" in Brazil, you're enjoying this popular 90s family sitcom...

The "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" was called "Un Maluco no Pedaco" in Brazil. It aired in the U.S. from 1990 until 1996.


In Hungary, "Who Are You, Doc?" was a close title for this originally British show...

"Doctor Who" first aired on March 26, 2005. Its spin-off shows include "K-9" and "Doctor Who Extra."


"Planet Homebuddies" is the Chinese adaptation of this American show featuring six friends who live together in a loft...

The show in China uses the same theme song of "I'll Be There For You."


Belarus is home to "The Theorists" - which goes by this name in the U.S...

Chuck Lorre is the original creator of "The Big Bang Theory." "The Theorists" is produced by a company operated by the Belarus government.


"The Brighton Belles" in the UK is a version of this show in the U.S...

"The Golden Girls" was created by Susan Harris. "Thank You for Being a Friend" was its opening theme song.


China's take on this high school musical comedy is called "My Youth High Eight Degrees." What is the name of the American show?

"Glee" ran for six seasons, from 2009 until 2015. It had a total of 121 episodes,


If you're watching "Pobeg" in Russia, which crime show are you watching in the United States?

"Pobeg" was produced by Konstantin Ernst and Denis Evstigneev. It stars Yuri Chursin, Vladimir Yepifantsev, and Yekaterina Klimova.


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