Mary Tyler Moore Show Trivia Quiz

The Mary Tyler Moore show was a little bit of a novelty when it premiered. Instead of a show with a father and mother raising children, the comedy with a single woman as the leading character, showed the details of her daily life and career. How much do you know about the Mary Tyler Moore show? Take this quiz about one of the most popular shows in television history and find out.

1. In the show Mary’s marital status was?
a. widowed
b. never married
c. divorced
d. never married, but she became engaged

2. In the final episode of the Mary Tyler Moore show who was fired?
a. Mary only
b. Everyone but Mary
c. Ted and Lou
d. Everyone but Ted

3. In the show, what was the age of the character Mary played?
a. 28
b. 29
c. 35
d. 30

4. On the Mary Tyler Moore show why did Mary go to jail?
a. She would not reveal a source.
b. She had too many parking tickets.
c. A policeman claimed she ran a red light, but
she denied the charge and refused to pay her fine.
d. She was working on a story and was mistaken for a

5. How many dates did Mary estimate she had gone on?
a. 2000
b. 1000
c. 500
d. 400

6. Ted’s dog had the same name as the call letters for the station where everyone worked.
a. WJT
b. WXY
c. WJM
d. WOR

7. Right before the big group hug in the last episode of the Mary Tyler Moore show, Lou said this to everyone.
a. Don’t make me cry.
b. I will miss you all more than you know.
c. I guess nothing lasts forever.
d. I treasure you people.

8. Who was the last person to join the group hug in the last episode?
a. Mary
b. Lou
c. Ted
d. Murray

9. What song did the group sing together in the last episode?
a. Auld Lang Syne
b. It’s a Long Way to Tipperary
c. Love is All Around

10. What did Mary do in the last scene of the Mary Tyler
Moore show, as she left the newsroom?
a. Break down crying
b. Wave goodbye
c. Turn off the lights
d. Blow a kiss

11. These two characters from the Mary Tyler Moore show
were spun off into their own sitcom.
a. Murray and Ted
b. Rhoda and Georgette
c. Lou and Georgette
d. Rhoda and Phyllis

12. Mary’s best friend on the show, Rhoda Morgenstern, played by Valerie Harper, came from what New York borough?
a. The Bronx.
b. Queens
c. Long Island

13. Ted’s favorite anchorman was this person.
a. David Brinkley
b. Walter Cronkite
c. John Chancellor.

14. What was the theme song for the Mary Tyler Moore Show?
a. Love is a Sure Thing
b. Love will be found
c. Love is All Around
d. Love That Mary

15. There was once a rumor about these two people dating.
a. Ted and Mary
b. Lou and Mary
c. Lou and Georgette
d. Lou and Rhoda

16. What first lady appeared on the Mary Tyler Moore Show?
a. Nancy Reagan
b. Betty Ford
c. Pat Nixon


1. – b. She did have a lot of men who admired her, however.
8.-c. Ted had actually told everyone he was glad he had not been
fired, as they were. He later shrugged his shoulders and
showed hesitation in participating in the group hug.
15.-a. Ted started the rumor but had to say it wasn’t true, at Mary’s

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