The Adventures of Ozzie
What do you know about The Adventures of Ozzie
Alan's FUN TV Trivia quiz.
Answers" at the end of the quiz.
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
was a long-running American
television series, airing on ABC. What did the first show air?
- October 3, 1952
- October 3, 1953
- October 3, 1954
2). The story line was about the family
life of the Nelson family.
Who created the series?
- Eric Nelson
- David Nelson
- Ozzie Nelson
3) In 1942, what was the radio show Ozzie
and Harriet Nelson joined as cast members?
- The Red Shelton Show
- The Tom Freed Show
- Ted Mack's Hour
4) They began their own radio show, it
began on October 8, 1944, making a mid-season switch to NBC in 1949. The
final years of the radio series were on ABC (the former NBC Blue
Network) from October 14, 1949.
When did the show end on radio?
- June 18, 1954
- June 18, 1959
- June 18, 1965
5) What season did The Nelsons' sons,
David and Ricky, joined the cast on the radios show?
- second year
- fifth year
- tenth year
6) The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
premiered on ABC on October 10, 1952, staying until September 3,
What was the network?
7) In 1952, the Nelsons starred in the feature film,
Here Come the
Nelsons. The film
depicted Ozzie as an advertising executive assigned to a campaign
promoting women's underwear. Here
Come the Nelsons is the first,
and only, instance that Ozzie Nelson's job is clearly stated.
co-starred with the Nelson's in the movie?
- Tex Ritter
- Rock Hudson
- Tony Orlando
8) Unlike many American parents of the
era, Ozzie Nelson actually liked rock and roll and encouraged his son's
obvious talent. Ozzie also realized the impact his musically gifted son
could bring to the series, and went on to write storyline featuring Rick
singing. Rick first sang in the April 10, 1957, episode, "Rick the
What is the song he sang?
- Fats Domino's hit, "I'm Walkin"
- Little Richard's hit, "Long Tall Sally"
- Bill Haley's hit "Rock Around the Clock"
9) When the real David and Rick got
married their wives joined the cast of Ozzie and Harriet, and the
marriages were written into the series. David married June Blair.
was Rick's wife?
- Kristin Harmon
- Helen Blair
- Page Davis
10. What was Rick Nelson's real name?
- Richard Maynard Nelson
- Eric Hilliard Nelson
- Oswald George Nelson, Jr.