Can you answer real Jeopardy! questions about TV Westerns?

By: H&I Staff     Posted: October 8, 2021, 3:53PM

Jeopardy! premiered on television in 1964, the same year that Bonanza was the most-watched program on television. Daniel Boone premiered that year, too. No wonder that over the years Jeopardy! has asked a lot of questions — well, "answers" — about TV Westerns.

We've rounded up some of our favorites from J! Archive. See how many you can get right before this wild trivia bucks you off!

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  1. TV ACTORS & ROLES $200: He played pro baseball with the Chicago Cubs before he became "The Rifleman"
  2. SCREEN STARS $200: 4-time Oscar nominee & star of TV's "Big Valley", said to have once been the highest-paid woman in U.S.
  3. THAT OLD "BLACK" MAGIC $400: Early in his career, Burt Reynolds played Quint Asper, one of these on "Gunsmoke"
  4. MOVIE TEENAGERS $400: In 1957 this future "Bonanza" star gave a hair-raising performance in the classic "I Was a Teenage Werewolf"
  5. TV NOSTALGIA $100: She played a Chinese mail-order bride on "Bonanza" before she starred in "That Girl"
  6. TELEVISION $500: Doc Holliday, played by Douglas Fowley, didn't appear in this Western until 1957, in its third season
  7. BLACK & WHITE TV $600: For years "Gunsmoke" & this Western about folks headin' west were the No. 1 & 2 shows on TV
  8. TITLES OF PRINCE CHARLES $800: He's the Earl of this, also a "Gunsmoke" deputy
  9. "MOORE" OR "LES" $100: In 1979, Wrather Corp. got a court injunction forbidding him to wear his mask in public
  10. STATE TREES $1000: Montana's tree is this type of pine; "Bonanza" men called it home
  11. TV THEMES $1,700 (Daily Double): This Western's theme's little-known lyrics include "1 for 4, 4 for 1, this we guarantee"
  12. THE CHUM BUCKET $1000: From 1949 to 1957 Mohawk Jay Silverheels faithfully played this TV companion
  13. OUTLAWS $1600: "Bonanza" star Lorne Greene had a No. 1 hit about this outlaw, the "fastest gun in the West"
  14. TOUGH TV TRIVIA $600: This TV Western's episode titled "3 Queens Full" was a "Bonanza" spoof featuring the dumb Wheelwright clan
  15. O $800: In 1949 this cereal brand sponsored "The Lone Ranger" TV show
  16. TV ACTORS & ACTRESSES $500: He was the star of the 1950s TV series "Medic", so it could have been called "Have Scalpel Will Travel"
  17. "OD" WORDS $2000: An old gun accessory, or an overseer, like Clint Eastwood as Rowdy Yates on TV's "Rawhide"
  18. TV WESTERNS $400: Each season this show started out from St. Joseph, Mo. & reached California in the spring
  19. TV WESTERNS $500: From 1956-59, on separate shows, these 2 characters were billed as "Marshal of Dodge City"
  20. TV WESTERNS $100: This Gene Barry lawman wore a derby & fancy clothes & carried a gold-topped cane
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