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How Well Do You Remember The WB?

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  1. What was the first show to debut on The WB?

    Warner Bros.
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    Via Warner Bros.
    Savannah
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via Warner Bros.
    The Jamie Foxx Show
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via Warner Bros.
    The Steve Harvey Show
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Incorrect
    Via Warner Bros.
    The Wayans Bros.
    Via Warner Bros.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Before they Reverse Dolezaled in White Chicks, Shawn and Marlon Wayans had their own WB sitcom, which was the network's very first show.

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  2. During its first season, Smallville aired after which show?

    Warner Bros
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    Via Warner Bros.
    Gilmore Girls
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via Disney-ABC
    Felicity
    Via Disney-ABC
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    Via 20th Television
    Roswell
    Via 20th Television
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    Via CBS Television
    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
    Via CBS Television
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It aired following episodes of Gilmore Girls' second season.

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  3. Did Sister, Sister debut on The WB or another network?

    CBS Television Distribution
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    No, it debuted on FOX
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    No, it debuted on ABC
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    No, it debuted on the Disney Channel
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    Yes
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    Wrong!

    Sister, Sister was canceled by ABC after its second season and picked up by The WB by its third.

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  4. Which season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired from 1999 - 2000?

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    Season 2
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    Season 3
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    Season 4
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    Season 5
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Season four of Buffy debuted October 5, 1999 and featured the classic episodes "Hush" and "Restless."

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  5. By the time Jack & Jill debuted, what was Zoe, Duncan, Jack, and Jane called?

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    Zoe...
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    Still Zoe, Duncan, Jack, and Jane
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    While 1999's Zoe, Duncan, Jack, and Jane was retooled as Zoe... for its second season, that second season didn't air until a year after its first season. Jack & Jill debuted in the fall of 1999.

  6. Darren Star's one-season wonder, Grosse Pointe, aired before which series?

    Sony Pictures Television
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    Via Warner Bros.
    One Tree Hill
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via CBS Television
    Summerland
    Via CBS Television
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    Via Warner Bros.
    Popular
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via Warner Bros.
    Everwood
    Via Warner Bros.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ryan Murphy's teen dramedy Popular lasted just one season longer than Grosse Pointe.

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  7. Which WB television show did not move to UPN?

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    Via 20th Television
    Angel
    Via 20th Television
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    Via 20th Television
    Roswell
    Via 20th Television
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    Via 20th Television
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    Via 20th Television
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    Wrong!

    The WB was obligated to pick up Angel if it was canceled while Buffy was still on UPN. Unfortunately, Angel was canceled after Buffy's final season.

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  8. In which months did The WB finally air Buffy episodes pre-empted during season 3?

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    July
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    July and September
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    August
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    August and September
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    Two episodes, "Earshot" and "Graduation Day, Part 2" were pre-empted by The WB. "Graduation Day, Part 2" finally aired July 13, 1999 and "Earshot" aired September 21, 1999.

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  9. Superhero series Birds of Prey never aired on the same night as Smallville. What show did it surprisingly air with?

    Warner Bros.
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    Via 20th Television
    Reba
    Via 20th Television
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    Via Sony Pictures
    Dawson's Creek
    Via Sony Pictures
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    Via Warner Bros.
    Dead Last
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via CBS Television
    7th Heaven
    Via CBS Television
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    Wrong!

    Though, I guess, the kids' ability to speak in words they'd never learn in high school was kind of a superpower.

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  10. How many seasons of Supernatural were on The WB?

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    One
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    Two
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    Three
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    Four
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Supernatural was only on The WB for one season before the network became The CW.

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  11. When Jack had his groundbreaking first gay kiss on Dawson's Creek, had Willow come out as a lesbian Buffy yet?

    Sony
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    Yes
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    No
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    Jack kissed Ethan in the Dawson's Creek third season finale. Weeks earlier, Willow admitted to her best friend Buffy that she was seeing a woman, Tara.

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  12. What's the only show to air on the same night as 7th Heaven for longer than one season?

    CBS Television Distribution
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    Via Warner Bros.
    Everwood
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via Warner Bros.
    Gilmore Girls
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via 20th Television
    Roswell
    Via 20th Television
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    Incorrect
    Via Warner Bros.
    The Steve Harvey Show
    Via Warner Bros.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    7th Heaven cycled through a lot of Monday night companion shows like Buffy and Roswell, but it wasn't until Everwood that a match was made.

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  13. When Shannon Doherty left Charmed, what night did the show air?

    CBS Television
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    Sundays
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    Tuesdays
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    Wednesdays
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    Thursdays
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    Charmed wasn't moved to Sunday nights until season 5, Rose McGowan's second season.

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  14. Popstars produced Eden's Crush, and what other band?

    Cheyenne/Polydor
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    Via Sony BMG
    O-Town
    Via Sony BMG
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    Via London-Sire
    Scene 23
    Via London-Sire
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    Via Bad Boy
    Dream
    Via Bad Boy
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    Wrong!

    Scene 23, which featured future actor Josh Henderson, was the second season's band.

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  15. Was the theme song for Roswell, Dido's "Here with Me" ever played in its entirety while the show was on The WB?

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    Yes, in the series premiere
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    Yes, in the first season finale
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    No, not until it's series finale on UPN
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    After "Here with Me" played in the first season finale, Dido's record sales dramatically increased.

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  16. What was the final show to air on The WB?

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    Via CBS Television
    The Charmed series finale
    Via CBS Television
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    Via 20th Television
    The Buffy 2-part pilot episode
    Via 20th Television
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    Via Sony
    The Dawson's Creek pilot episode
    Via Sony
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    Via Warner Bros
    The third season finale of "One Tree Hill"
    Via Warner Bros
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    Wrong!

    It was Dawson's Creek! The final nationally broadcast program on The WB was The Night of Favorites and Farewells, which aired on September 17, 2006. The network re-aired the pilots of Felicity, Angel, Buffy, and Dawson's Creek, in that order.

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