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Happy Days is undoubtedly one of the most beloved television shows of all time. The show followed a regular American family that many people could relate to. The characters and the actors grew to become household names and remain so, even today. Did you grow up watching Happy Days? If you consider yourself to be an expert on all things related to the show, here’s your chance to prove it. Test your Happy Days trivia knowledge with this quiz! See how you stack up against your friends and see who is the biggest fan of all.

In what year did the beloved TV show Happy Days premiere?

Retry Correct Incorrect Although the show covered the era of the 1950s, the show began filming in 1974

In what year did the beloved TV show Happy Days premiere?

  • 1969
  • 1980
  • 1974
  • 1950
0%

How many seasons was Happy Days on the air?

Retry Correct Incorrect Happy Days was on the air for a total of 11 seasons, or 255 episodes

How many seasons was Happy Days on the air?

  • 5 seasons
  • 7 seasons
  • 11 seasons
  • 10 seasons
3%

Who was the singer behind the original Happy Days intro song?

Retry Correct Incorrect Bill Haley performed a version of “Rock Around The Clock” in the intro song that was used in seasons 1 and 2. For subsequent seasons, the theme song “Happy Days” was used in both the opening and closing credits.

Who was the singer behind the original Happy Days intro song?

  • Elvis Presley
  • Ron Howard
  • Bill Haley
  • Tom Bosley
5%

What is the name of the main flame-haired character the show follows?

Retry Correct Incorrect Richie Cunningham was the main character of the show

What is the name of the main flame-haired character the show follows?

  • Arnold Palmer
  • Richie Cunningham
  • Tom Smith
  • Dwayne Johnson
8%

What is the name of the actor who played Richie?

Retry Correct Incorrect Richie Cunningham was played by Ron Howard, who grew up to become a famous director

What is the name of the actor who played Richie?

  • Don Most
  • Donald Howard
  • Ron Howard
  • Anson Williams
10%

Who played Richie’s father?

Retry Correct Incorrect Richie’s father was played by actor Tom Bosley

Who played Richie’s father?

  • Bob Hope
  • Tom Bosley
  • Walter Matthau
  • Mickey Rooney
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This actor ended up with another role on the show, but he originally auditioned for the part of Richie. What’s his name?

Retry Correct Incorrect Don Most originally auditioned for the role of Richie but ended up as Ralph Malph

This actor ended up with another role on the show, but he originally auditioned for the part of Richie. What’s his name?

  • Scott Baio
  • Henry Winkler
  • Don Most
  • Anson Williams
15%

What is the name of the actress who played Richie’s mother?

Retry Correct Incorrect Richie’s mom was played by Marion Ross

What is the name of the actress who played Richie’s mother?

  • Shirley Jones
  • Marion Ross
  • Florence Henderson
  • Elizabeth Montgomery
18%

Anson Williams played the role of Richie’s best friend. What was his nickname?

Retry Correct Incorrect Anson Williams played the role of Potsie

Anson Williams played the role of Richie’s best friend. What was his nickname?

  • Potsie
  • Ralphie
  • Chachi
  • Fonzie
20%

Before Al became the owner of the diner regularly frequented by the characters, what was the diner called?

Retry Correct Incorrect The diner was called Arnold’s Diner. Arnold was played by actor Pat Morita for the first two seasons

Before Al became the owner of the diner regularly frequented by the characters, what was the diner called?

  • Arthur’s
  • Alexander’s
  • Aladdin’s
  • Arnold’s
23%

What was Fonzie’s first name?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie’s real name was Arthur Fonzarelli

What was Fonzie’s first name?

  • Arthur
  • Arnold
  • Alexander
  • Alfonso
25%

Who is the actor that played Fonzie?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie was played by Henry Winkler

Who is the actor that played Fonzie?

  • Tom Hanks
  • Jeff Bridges
  • Henry Winkler
  • Bill Murray
28%

Richie has a little sister on the show. What is her name?

Retry Correct Incorrect Richie’s little sister is named Joanie

Richie has a little sister on the show. What is her name?

  • Kerry
  • Annie
  • Sally
  • Joanie
30%

What is the name of the actress who played Joanie?

Retry Correct Incorrect Joanie was played by the late Erin Moran

What is the name of the actress who played Joanie?

  • Erin Moran
  • Jane Seymour
  • Holly Hunter
  • Julianne Moore
33%

Richie also had an older brother, who did not appear on the show often. What was his name?

Retry Correct Incorrect Richie’s older brother was named Charles “Chuck” Cunningham and he only appeared throughout the first two seasons

Richie also had an older brother, who did not appear on the show often. What was his name?

  • Charles “Chuck” Cunningham
  • Johnathan “John” Cunningham
  • Robert “Bob” Cunningham
  • Richard “Dick” Cunningham
35%

When did the character Chachi first appear on the show?

Retry Correct Incorrect The character Chachi first appeared on the show in Season 5, in 1977

When did the character Chachi first appear on the show?

  • Season 5
  • Season 4
  • Season 1
  • Season 9
38%

Who played the character of Chachi?

Retry Correct Incorrect Chachi was played by actor Scott Baio

Who played the character of Chachi?

  • Kirk Cameron
  • Scott Baio
  • Corey Feldman
  • Michael J. Fox
40%

Who was the character Chachi related to on the show?

Retry Correct Incorrect Chachi is the younger cousin of Fonzie

Who was the character Chachi related to on the show?

  • Fonzie
  • Potsie
  • Richie
  • Ralph
43%

What is the name of the character who is dating Fonzie during Season 4?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie is dating a character named Pinky Tuscadero

What is the name of the character who is dating Fonzie during Season 4?

  • Marty Maraschino
  • Betty Rizzo
  • Frenchy
  • Pinky Tuscadero
45%

In the early episodes, Fonzie wore a different article of clothing than his trademark leather jacket. What did he wear?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie originally wore a windbreaker

In the early episodes, Fonzie wore a different article of clothing than his trademark leather jacket. What did he wear?

  • A windbreaker
  • A sweater
  • A denim jacket
  • A letterman jacket
48%

What fictional character did Fonzie idolize?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie’s idol was The Lone Ranger

What fictional character did Fonzie idolize?

  • The Duke played by John Wayne
  • Zorro
  • The Lone Ranger
  • Lassie
50%

In Season 4, Joanie competes in a dance competition. Who is her partner?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie was her dance partner

In Season 4, Joanie competes in a dance competition. Who is her partner?

  • Richie
  • Chachi
  • Fonzie
  • Her dad
53%

What nickname does Fonzie call Joanie?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie calls Joanie Shortcake

What nickname does Fonzie call Joanie?

  • Short stuff
  • Short stack
  • Shortcake
  • Sweetness
55%

What is the name of the “lover’s lane” in Happy Days?

Retry Correct Incorrect The make-out spot in Happy Days was called “Inspiration Point”

What is the name of the “lover’s lane” in Happy Days?

  • Lover’s Hill
  • Inspiration Hill
  • Inspiration Point
  • Lover’s Outlook
58%

In season 3, what character moves in above the Cunningham’s garage?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie moves into the room above the garage

In season 3, what character moves in above the Cunningham’s garage?

  • Ralph
  • Fonzie
  • Potsie
  • Chachi
60%

Instead of Fonzie, what name did the creators consider?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie was almost called “The Mash”

Instead of Fonzie, what name did the creators consider?

  • The Hulk
  • The Man
  • Mr. Cool
  • The Mash
63%

On the show, Richie had a long-term girlfriend. What was her name?

Retry Correct Incorrect Richie’s girlfriend was named Lori Beth Allen

On the show, Richie had a long-term girlfriend. What was her name?

  • Lori Beth Allen
  • Mary Jo Allen
  • Anne Marie Allen
  • Sarah Jane Allen
65%

The incomparable Robin Williams guest-starred on an episode of Happy Days. What kind of creature did he play?

Retry Correct Incorrect Robin Williams played an alien

The incomparable Robin Williams guest-starred on an episode of Happy Days. What kind of creature did he play?

  • A yeti
  • A Sasquatch
  • A sea monster
  • An alien
68%

What is the name of the spin-off TV show that the Robin Williams episode spawned?

Retry Correct Incorrect Mork and Mindy started as a spin-off of Happy Days

What is the name of the spin-off TV show that the Robin Williams episode spawned?

  • M*A*S*H
  • Mork and Mindy
  • The Love Boat
  • Good Times
70%

Creator Gary Marshall was inspired by another iconic piece of cinema for his Mork and Mindy episode. What was it?

Retry Correct Incorrect Gary Marshall was inspired after seeing Star Wars, and his son asked if they could do an episode involving a “martian”.

Creator Gary Marshall was inspired by another iconic piece of cinema for his Mork and Mindy episode. What was it?

  • The Omega Man
  • Stark Trek
  • Indiana Jones
  • Star Wars
73%

In 1980, what character leaves with Richie to join the Army?

Retry Correct Incorrect Ralph decides to go with Richie and join the Army

In 1980, what character leaves with Richie to join the Army?

  • Fonzie
  • Ralph
  • Joanie
  • Potsie
75%

What was the original title of Happy Days going to be?

Retry Correct Incorrect Gary Marshall originally wanted to call the show “Cool”

What was the original title of Happy Days going to be?

  • Neat-O
  • Cool
  • Groovy
  • Rad
78%

What music star almost landed the role of Fonzie?

Retry Correct Incorrect Micky Dolenz from the Monkees was almost cast as Arthur Fonzarelli

What music star almost landed the role of Fonzie?

  • Micky Dolenz from the Monkees
  • Elvis Presley
  • Brian Wilson from The Beach Boys
  • Paul McCartney
80%

When Fonzie was shown waterskiing, what did he jump over?

Retry Correct Incorrect Fonzie was shown waterskiing over a shark, a moment that spawned the phrase “jumping the shark”

When Fonzie was shown waterskiing, what did he jump over?

  • A boat
  • A shark
  • A motorcycle
  • A whale
83%

Which of the following shows was NOT a spinoff of Happy Days?

Retry Correct Incorrect All In The Family is the only show listed above that was not a spin-off of Happy Days

Which of the following shows was NOT a spinoff of Happy Days?

  • Joanie Loves Chachi
  • Mork and Mindy
  • All In The Family
  • Laverne and Shirley
85%

What kind of store did Mr. Cunningham have?

Retry Correct Incorrect Mr. Cunningham owned a hardware store.

What kind of store did Mr. Cunningham have?

  • A liquor store
  • A candle store
  • A grocery store
  • A hardware store
88%

What high school do the kids of Happy Days attend?

Retry Correct Incorrect The kids of Happy Days attended Jefferson High.

What high school do the kids of Happy Days attend?

  • Washington High School
  • Adams High School
  • Jefferson High School
  • Garfield High School
90%

What network did Happy Days originally air on?

Retry Correct Incorrect Happy Days originally aired on ABC

What network did Happy Days originally air on?

  • TBS
  • CBS
  • NBC
  • ABC
93%

What state did Happy Days take place in?

Retry Correct Incorrect Happy Days took place in Wisconsin

What state did Happy Days take place in?

  • Wisconsin
  • Iowa
  • Minnesota
  • Illinois
95%

What instrument did Richie play in the band?

Retry Correct Incorrect Richie played the saxophone

What instrument did Richie play in the band?

  • Flute
  • Drums
  • Saxophone
  • Piano
98%

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