Only 1 in 18 People Can Identify the TV Show by the Car. Can You?

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Robin Tyler

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About This Quiz

Classic TV shows over the last few decades have a few things in common. 

First, they have superb actors that keep us engaged and glued to the screen. 

Second, they are well written. History has shown us that not even big names in the acting world can save a poorly written TV series. 

And third, there is always something else to hook us in and keep us interested, even the pace of the show may be a little slow.

Often, this is in the form of some kind of eye candy and more often than not, vehicles, including cars. Think back to that classic series from the 1980s involving a group of soldiers of fortune on the run from the law. How did they get around? Yes, you remember it don't you? That classic black GMC van with the red stripe!

Even in the '60s, vehicles played an important role in TV series. That spooky family (no, not the Addams' but the other one)... they had two vehicles that everyone remembers: one to transport the family and one that looked like a coffin.

And that's what you can expect for the rest of this quiz where we explore iconic TV shows and the vehicles made famous by them.

Good luck!

What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Almost as iconic as Tom Selleck's mustache in the '80s TV series "Magnum P.I.," the Ferrari 308 GTS was actually the producers' second choice. They originally wanted a Porsche 928 but with a custom fitted sunroof, something Porsche would not allow. Their loss!

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Scooby-Doo's Mystery Machine is, in fact, a Ford Econoline custom van. This one, however, always seemed to break down near eerie mansions, or where ghosts were present.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

"The A-Team" was a much-loved series during the '80s following a band of soldiers of fortune on the run from the law. Their main mode of transport was a GMC G-15 van that belonged to BA Baracus. And every kid in America wanted a van just like that when they grew up.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The Monkees had their own TV show in the late 1960s. In it, they drove around in a modified Pontiac GTO, the Monkeemobile. It even went on tour with them!

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The Munster's family car, the Koach was one of the vehicles from the "Munsters" TV series from the 1960s. It was designed by Tom Daniel and featured THREE Ford Model T bodies.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

1960s classic TV series "Get Smart" saw secret agent Maxwell Smart drive around in a Sunbeam Tiger. After the series ended, Don Adams, who played Smart, acquired the car for himself.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Before he was James Bond, Roger Moore played Simon Templar in the TV series, "The Saint." His go-to car was the Volvo P1800. Moore loved it so much that he bought himself one.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The "Speed Racer" cartoon series ran in the late 1960s. The Mach 5 was said to be a combination of a Ferrari Testarossa and a Ford GT40. It was certainly very unique.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Black Beauty was the preferred ride of the Green Hornet in the '60s television series of the same name. It was, in fact, a Chrysler Imperial with many additions of course.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Mini cars have a certain charm and perhaps the most famous of them all is the BMW Isetta which often was called the Urkel car in the '80s TV series, "Family Matters."

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Who can forget Don Johnson in "Miami Vice?" Always well dressed and always driving awesome cars like the Ferrari Testarossa. After first using a replica kit, two Testarossas were donated to the show by Ferrari.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

A car endorsed by Krusty the Crown no less, the Canyonero appears in a number of "Simpsons" episodes.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The mid-'60s series "Stingray" featured no less than a Corvette Stingray (C2), perhaps the prettiest Corvette ever made.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

"Vega$" was a TV series starring Robert Urich as private eye Danny Tanna. His vehicle of choice, a Ford Thunderbird.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

TV's early '80s detective duo, Simon and Simon used to get around in a 1979 Dodge Power Wagon. It included a special bumper that the duo used to push obstacles out of the way.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Starting in 1958 and running into 1964, "77 Sunset Strip" followed the antics of two detectives working in Vegas. It included a yellow hotrod called the T-Bucket which was the handiwork of famed hotrodder Norm Grabowski.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The GMC Sierra in the series "The Fall Guy" was customized quite a bit. After destroying a few cars through aerial jumps, a Sierra was strengthened, the engine was moved and 800 pounds of weight added to the back to ensure it could survive the tough driving and jumping it was put through.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The Batmobile in the 1960s "Batman" TV series was, in fact, a Lincoln Futura, a concept car which only one was ever built. The Batmobile itself was not this Futura but a replica with a fiberglass body. In 2013, it was sold for an astonishing $4.62 million at auction

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The red Ford Torino with the white stripe is almost as famous as Starsky and Hutch from the '70s detective series with the same name. Not everyone loved it, however, with Paul Michael Glaser, who played Starsky, showing a particular dislike for the Torino.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Who can forget the modified Pontiac Trans Am from "Knight Rider?" And with its own personality called K.I.T.T. viewers didn't care that the jumps, speeds and maneuvers it pulled off were nothing short of impossible. It helped make David Hasselhoff a star as well.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The General Lee is the name of the famous Dodge Charger from the '80s TV series, "Dukes of Hazzard." A staggering 309 Chargers were used during the six years that the show ran for.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The reboot of "Hawaii Five-O" sees Danny Williams, played by Scot Caan, driving a black 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

When you fight supernatural forces, you need a cool car. Just ask the Winchester brothers from the popular TV series, "Supernatural." They have a '67 Chevy Impala given to them by their father.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

A 1968 Volkswagen Van, the Dharma Van played an important part in the TV series "Lost." It was sold after the series ended, fetching $47,000 at auction.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

A second car from the Munster's TV series of the '60s, the Drag-U-La's body was actually a coffin. Like the Munster coach, it was designed by Tom Daniel.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The detectives at "Miami Vice" sure had a few cars. Rico Tubbs drove a Coupe de Ville convertible, a little less flashy than the Ferarris of his partner Sonny Crockett but cool, nonetheless.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

A real looker, the Coyote X was built by Volkswagen and was the car of choice for "Hardcastle and McCormick" as they went about solving cases that had been dismissed in court.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The police drama "Hunter" was very popular in the mid-'80s. Hunter's (Fred Dryer) partner, Dee Dee McCall (Stephanie Kramer) drove a Dodge Daytona in the first two seasons.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Based on a series of novels, "Spenser: For Hire" was a detective series with Robert Urich in the lead role. He drives a variety of cars during the seasons but perhaps the coolest is a '66 Mustang.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

"The Rockford Files" had everything to be popular in the mid-'70s - a great actor (James Garner), good stories (from Stephen J Cannell) and a cool car (a 1977 Pontiac Firebird Esprit).

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Running a junk dealership means you need a proper vehicle to transport your junk. For "Sanford and Son," a '70s sitcom, that was 1951 Ford F1 4x2.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

"The Partridge Family," a popular sitcom in the 1970s, featured a multicolored school bus. How else was that large family going to get around?

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

It goes without saying that Inspector Gadget, a man with many accessories, would have a car that is not normal in any way. And it isn't. It has the ability to change into a number of different cars in this popular cartoon.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

"Entourage," a popular comedy that ran from 2004 to 2011, features a 1964 Lincoln Continental. A true classic!

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

One of the best modern comedies over the last few years, this off-beat show has the strongest car on TV - the Bluth Company Stair Car. After losing their fortune, their only form of transport was the mobile stairs that were used to get them into their private jet. Hilarious!

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

The Good Burger Mobile is a customized AMC Pacer. Pacers became a lot more popular thanks to this appearance and in "Wayne's World!"

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Who can forget the Crystal Ship from "Breaking Bad?" It played a pivotal role at the beginning of the series. The Crystal Ship is, in fact, a 1986 Fleetwood Bounder RV.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

It's certainly the best school bus ever created. Heck, it could fly! The Magic School bus appeared in the children's TV series of the same name.

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

What would Mr. Bean be without his Mini? Customized by the man himself, it even features a latch with a lock for extra protection. That Mini sure is a classic!

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What TV show does this vehicle come from?

Another Ferrari (albeit a replica) this Daytona was the personal car of Sonny Crockett in the famed '80s series, "Miami Vice." It was, in fact, a Chevy Corvette C3 mocked up to look like a Daytona.

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