The Television Treasury

Onscreen Details from Sitcoms, Dramas and Other Scripted Series, 1947–2019


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About the Book

The first and only of its kind, this book is a straightforward listing of more than 25,000 trivia facts from 2,498 TV series aired between 1947 and 2019. Organized by topic, trivia facts include everything from home addresses of characters, to names of pets and jobs that characters worked. Featured programs include popular shows like The Big Bang Theory and Friends and more obscure programs like A Date with Judy or My Friend Irma. Included is an alphabetical program index that lists trivia facts grouped by series.

About the Author(s)

Vincent Terrace has been a researcher for ABC television and is the television historian for BPOLIN Productions. He has written more than 50 books about television and radio.

Bibliographic Details

Vincent Terrace
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 252
Bibliographic Info: index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8029-3
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4032-7
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface 1
Androids see Robots
Animals see Pets
Addresses 3
Attorneys 22
Awards 26
Bands 31
Bars see Restaurants
Birthdays 34
Catch Phrases 38
Clubs and Organizations 44
Diners see Restaurants
Doctors 49
Dolls see Toys
Food and Drink 54
Genies see Paranormal
Ghosts see Paranormal
Government Agents 62
Hobbies 67
Jobs 70
Judges see Attorneys
Lawyers see Attorneys
Maiden Names 119
Mermaids see Paranormal
Movie and Television Favorites 122
Nicknames 127
Nurses see Doctors
Organizations see Clubs
Paramedics see Doctors
Paranormal 136
Pets 144
Police Car Codes 155
Police Officers 157
Private Detectives 165
Puppets see Toys
Quirks 171
Restaurants and Bars 181
Robots and Androids 186
Schools 190
Superheroes 208
Supernatural see Paranormal
Teachers 214
Toys 219
TV Theme Song Vocalists 223
Vampires see Paranormal
Vehicles 231
Witches see Paranormal
Index 233