Can You Name 18/40 of These Disney Channel Shows?


By: Beth Hendricks

7 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

What do Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Hilary Duff, Miley Cyrus and Zendaya have in common? Why, it's the Disney Channel, of course! Each of these actresses, now household names, got her real start on a popular Disney series. Selena was a wizard; Demi, a teenager on a TV show (sound familiar?). Hilary and Miley played the popular Lizzie McGuire and Hannah Montana, respectively. And, Zendaya has been all over the Disney Channel, from "Good Luck Charlie" and "A.N.T. Farm" to "Shake It Up" and "K.C. Undercover." 

Whether spies, talking dogs or just regular teenagers trying to navigate schoolwork and crushes, the Disney Channel has had a run of popular series for viewers. New shows, spin-offs and even TV series based on full-length Disney films, there has been no shortage of entertaining adventures in the life of the nearly 40-year-old television channel. 

Now, can we put your memory to the test? Sure, you probably recognize current series, "Sydney to the Max," (especially if you have youngsters at home), but could you identify "Even Stevens" or "The Proud Family?" Test your Disney discernment with this quiz, and see if you can identify at least 18 of these Disney Channel classics. Good luck, Charlie (or whatever your name happens to be)!

The Disney Channel aired this show, which actually spawned live concerts around the country. What was it called?

Named after its title character, "Hannah Montana," was the world's big introduction to Miley Cyrus. Cyrus played both Miley Stewart and her alter ego, Hannah Montana, in the successful Disney franchise, which spawned live concerts and a host of licensed merchandise.


The cutie who headlined this show got her start on the popular late-'80s series, "The Cosby Show." What was the name of her Disney series?

"That's So Raven" starred "Cosby" kid Raven-Symoné, who played tiny tot Olivia Randall, daughter of Lisa Bonet's character, Denise Huxtable. As "That's So Raven's" Raven Baxter, she portrayed a teenager with supernatural abilities.


This Disney Channel series is 70 feet of fun. What is it called?

Initially dubbed "Tangled: The Series," "Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure" is a current Disney Channel hit. It is based on – you guessed it – the full-length film, "Tangled," and its character, Rapunzel, with 70 feet of hair!


The teenagers in this series have Advanced Natural Talent. What show are they are a good fit for?

You may have already figured it out: The "A.N.T." in "A.N.T. Farm" stands for Advanced Natural Talent, which the teenagers in this series had in spades. The show aired for three years, from 2011 to 2014.


The stars of this Disney channel series released their fifth studio album, "Happiness Begins," in June 2019. What was the name of their show?

The Jonas Brothers, who got their start on the Disney Channel series, "Jonas," have surpassed their acting gig to become colossal music stars. Their fifth studio album was released in summer 2019.


The name of this show is also a phrase used in the show itself. What is it?

The phrase, "Good luck, Charlie" appears in the Disney series of the same name, "Good Luck Charlie." This four-season series was the result of the Disney Channel making a conscious decision to create a series that would speak to both adults and children.


A story about a spy in our nation's capital doesn't sound like a Disney-type series, but it was. What was its name?

The actress and singer known as Zendaya played the title character in "K.C. Undercover," a teenager who becomes a spy in the footsteps of her spy parents. It all goes down in Washington, D.C., which we think sounds about right.


It was the family pet who was airing all of their dirty laundry! What was the show's title?

Learning your dog can talk is one thing, but what if Fido was revealing all of your family secrets on a public blog? "Dog with a Blog" was about just such a scenario, a Disney Channel show that spanned three seasons.


Go to school? Check. Fight crime? Check. Which show features a character who does both?

Listen, going to school and navigating the teen years is hard enough. Can you imagine having to fight crime in your spare time? That's what the title character in "Kim Possible" managed to do.


Sometimes, the road to stardom doesn't go as anticipated. Which show details one teen's journey?

The show, "Jessie," ran for four seasons on the Disney Channel, chronicling the journey of a rebellious teen whose dream of stardom takes a humorous turn when she takes a job as a nanny for a well-to-do New York City family.


An uncle and his nephew are reunited in this Disney series with roots three decades old. What show are we referring to?

If the name "DuckTales" sounds familiar to you, there's a good reason for that. The "DuckTales" franchise has a history dating back to the 1980s. The current version follows Uncle Scrooge McDuck, his nephew Donald and Donald's own nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie.


Stop me if you've heard this Disney plot before: Teenager princess saves her kingdom from evil forces and then becomes its ruler. What TV series are we describing?

She's not an official Disney Princess, but "Elena of Avalor" shares many similarities, including the need to thwart evil forces in her kingdom to become its leader. Hey, we're all about some girl power!


Hollywood actress Hilary Duff got her start portraying a character on which of these Disney Channel shows?

Hilary Duff was Lizzie McGuire, in the television show of the same name. On the show, Lizzie just wanted to be popular ... which is exactly what the show did for Duff, making her a household name and helping to launch her acting career.


The opening theme song of this show was recorded by Selena Gomez, but it's another singer who appears in the series. What is the name of the show?

The title track for "Shake It Up," was a song by the same name recorded by Selena Gomez. It was Zendaya who appeared in the show, however, which aired for three seasons beginning in 2010.


This series about summer vacation ran for eight years (or eight summer vacations, if you will). Which show was it?

It started as a single episode about a summer vacation (Phineas and Ferb's, obviously) and morphed into the longest summer vacation ever – with more than 220 episodes. When the first episode aired in 2007, it was the result of more than 15 years of work by its creators trying to get it on television.


How cool would it be to live in a hotel!? Which of these shows gives you a sneak peek of that lifestyle?

Maybe the "suite" in "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" gave it away! This show, which ran from 2005 to 2008 and spawned a sequel, followed two teenagers (twins!) who took up residence in a hotel. Room service, anyone?


Opposites attract in this music-themed show, but there's no Paula Abdul anywhere. What is the Disney series' name?

"Austin & Ally" follows – surprise! – outgoing Austin and timid Ally as they work to make music together. Along the way, each grows into the person they're meant to become. This series ran for four seasons on the Disney Channel.


If you're a member of a large family, you'll probably empathize with which of these Disney shows?

The comedy show, "Stuck in the Middle," follows a member of the Diaz family who is "stuck in the middle" of a large brood of seven children. This show was on the air from 2016 through mid-2018.


This show about a Hawaiian girl and an alien creature was neatly tucked in between a popular movie and its sequel. What is the series' name?

The little girl, Lilo, and her alien friend, Stitch, have been the subject of two full-length movies and three different television series, including "Lilo & Stitch," which aired between the feature film and its sequel, "Stitch! The Movie."


There's something "fishy" about this Disney series that travels underwater. What is this animated show's name?

"Fish Hooks" is similar to many Disney Channel series in that it chronicles the lives of teens, from doing homework to dating. In this show, however, the "teens" are actually fish in an aquarium at Bud's Pets.


Which show took viewers on a summer vacation to a creepy and mysterious town?

"Gravity Falls" was the fictional town in the show of the same name that ran on the Disney Channel from 2012 to 2016. There was a lot of spooky, paranormal activity going on in this town, where siblings Dipper and Mabel spend a summer with family.


Your first experience with this show may have been based on the movie it serves as a prequel for. What 2017 Disney Channel series is it?

"Hotel Transylvania: The Series" was released after the popular movie of the same name ("Hotel Transylvania"), but it serves as a prequel to the film. In the show, viewers learn more about Mavis and her experiences at the hotel.


Aww, it's Cory and Topanga's daughter! What show did she star in?

"Girl Meets World" was a spin-off of the wildly popular "Boy Meets World," which starred – not surprisingly – Cory and Topanga (or Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel, respectively). In "Girl Meets World," you get to live vicariously through Cory and Topanga's daughter, Riley.


It could be called "Around The World in 80 Days" with its stops in Italy, India and Greece. Which show is out to sea?

"The Suite Life on Deck" is a follow-up to "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody." In the first series, the boys lived in a hotel, but this time around, they're aboard the SS Tipton having international adventures.


Interested in taking a trip to Moose Rump? Which of these shows would you need to watch?

If you guessed "Bunk'd," nice work! This show, which started airing during the summer of 2015, is actually a spin-off of another show in this quiz, "Jessie." It follows a group of kids as they travel to summer camp in Moose Rump, Maine.


Teenage blogging sensations Frankie and Paige make a career out of their music and comedic videos in this Disney show. What is its title?

A weird mash-up of the words "bizarre" and "aardvark," "Bizaardvark" tells the story of a familiar refrain in today's age: Teenage bloggers achieve super-stardom and turn their pastime into a career.


This show was a spin-off of "That's So Raven." In fact, it was the Disney Channel's first-ever spin-off. What was its name?

It was "Cory in the House" that was the Disney Channel's first spin-off, a tale born from "That's So Raven." In the new show, Cory moves to Washington, D.C., where his father has taken a job at the White House.


Magical abilities ran in the family on which of these Disney Channel series?

"Wizards of Waverly Place" starred Selena Gomez as one of a trio of siblings with wizarding capabilities. Gomez, one of the Russo children, lived above a deli, which was owned and run by her father.


This animated series was originally slated for Nickelodeon before landing on the Disney Channel. What one is it?

"The Proud Family" is the only option of the four that started as a potential Nickelodeon show before navigating to the Disney Channel. The animated series, which follows 14-year-old Penny Proud, only lasted two seasons.


Which of these titles was the first Disney show to feature an openly gay character?

"Andi Mack," starring Peyton Elizabeth Lee and Cyrus Goodman, was the first Disney Channel series to feature an openly gay character in Cyrus. Cyrus was played by Joshua Rush, a role that helped earned numerous awards for the series.


All families have their struggles, but not all have them documented on TV! Which of these shows followed a suburban California family?

"Even Stevens" is named after the family – the Stevens' – portrayed in the Disney Channel show. Of particular interest on the show was the tumultuous relationship between brothers Louis and Ren.


This Disney sitcom that starred Demi Lovato featured a "show within a show." What was the sitcom's name?

The "Sonny" in "Sonny with a Chance" was played by now-Hollywood A-lister Demi Lovato. Lovato portrays a teenager on the show who has just been named to the cast of the show within the show, "So Random!"


A current Disney series, this show explores the similarities between a father and daughter. What is it called?

In its title, "Sydney to the Max," you're introduced to both father (Max) and daughter (Sydney). The show, which was just renewed for a second season, shows just how alike the pair are.


What would happen if a dog and bunny were stranded somewhere together? That's the premise of which of these Disney series?

"Brandy and Mr. Whiskers" tells the story of a feisty pup (that's Brandy) and a rabbit (that's Mr. Whiskers) who must navigate their new home, an Amazonian rain forest, together. There are plenty of comical escapades along the way.


Pick up a phone and order a new mom and dad? Why not! Which show had this as its premise?

"The Replacements" told the story of two orphaned siblings who received "replacement" parents ... except these weren't your typical mom and dad types. One was a dense, professional daredevil while the other was a secret agent.


Maybe the character in this Disney series could find a place in "Guardians of the Galaxy." What show featured a galaxy-protecting warrior?

"Wander Over Yonder" spins the story of an intergalactic warrior named Wander and his horse, Steed, as they protect the universe and its inhabitants from Lord Hater. You know, because haters gon' hate.


Before "K.C. Undercover," there was this Disney show about a teenage secret agent living in North Carolina. What was its name?

"The Famous Jett Jackson" aired on the Disney Channel from 1998 to 2001, telling the story of a teenager who plays a secret agent on a show within the show titled, "Silverstone." The lead character's name, as you may have guessed, is Jett Jackson.


On which of these Disney Channel shows could you relive your summer camp memories?

As a series, "Bug Juice" chronicled the summer camp experiences of roughly two dozen campers. Don't worry, though: No bugs were harmed in the making of "Bug Juice," which was a nickname given to a sugary drink the campers were given.


In this series, Kuzco is made to attend something that appears in the show's title. Which of these is it?

Kuzco is made to attend public school in "The Emperor's New School" before being allowed to sit on the throne of the Inca Empire. This series came after the success of "The Emperor's New Groove," a full-length feature film.


What if you could be transformed into your favorite professional athlete? This series is based on that very idea. What's it called?

Disney's "The Jersey" is about just that – a magical jersey that allows its wearer to turn into the professional athlete of their dreams. The series made for great collaboration with some of today's favorite sports stars, including Tony Hawk and Peyton Manning.


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