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QUIZ: How much do you remember of 00s TV?

Test your knowledge on the decade that brought us everything from Black Books to Big Brother.

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THOUGH THESE DAYS, we might chat about Love Island re-couplings in our Whatsapp groups, back in the noughties, it was all about Big Brother evictions, the latest cliffhanger in The OC and things were discussed in detail on MSN – mostly with a pretty intermittent dial-up connection.

Bizarre reality TV shows like You Are What You Eat (where contestant’s toilet bowl contents were analysed) and Room Raiders (where stains on their sheets were) were the entertainment of the hour. And you weren’t worth talking to if you hadn’t caught the latest episode of The West Wing, The Sopranos or The Wire. 

Binge-watching came in the form of DVD box sets dispersed nationally at Christmas, where you’d often rewatch a series you enjoyed first on TV. They were simpler times – but how much do you remember about the hours of shows you caught back then?

The Electric Ireland Throwback Stage at Electric Picnic will be showing throwback movies throughout the festival, so it’s probably time you brushed up on your TV. Take our quiz to find out how much you remember.

1. Why did Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag famously fall out on The Hills?
Because Lauren's boyfriend cheated on her with Heidi
Because Heidi moved out of Lauren's apartment to move in with Spencer Pratt

Because Heidi started a false rumour that Lauren had a sex tape
Because Heidi got Lauren fired from Teen Vogue
2. In the last series of Black Books, what is the name of the bookshop Manny temporarily leaves to work in?
Gold Star Books
Goliath Books

Gutter Books
Great Books
3. In Lost, where was the flight that crashed scheduled to fly?
From San Francisco to Cape Town
From New York to Sydney

From Bangkok to San Francisco
From Sydney to Los Angeles
4. In Peep Show, how do Jez and Mark know each other?
Super Hans introduced them
They were friends in university

Jez used to work for Mark
They grew up on the same street
5. What is the name of Seth Cohen's toy horse in The OC?
Northern Dancer

Smarty Jones
Captain Oats
6. In the Sopranos, what is the name of Tony's therapist?
Dr Jennifer Melfi
Dr Amanda Reisman

Dr Andrea Bayden
Dr Tracey Clark
7. In Grey's Anatomy, what nickname do her interns give her?

8. In Sex And The City, Carrie's boyfriend Berger breaks up with her through which unusual medium?
By email
By voicemail

By fax
By Post-It
9. Which of the following stars did not win Celebrity Big Brother during the noughties?
Mark Owen
Shilpa Shetty

Ulrika Jonsson
Kerry Katona
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You know what you did! (But you don't know your noughties TV)
You may have caught an episode or two of One Tree Hill or The X Factor in your day, but you didn't follow any of it closely. Why not get a taste for the 00s by visiting the Electric Ireland Throwback Stage at Electric Picnic?
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You did pretty good
You had a fair few box sets of Black Books and regularly tuned into MTV's reality shows. Why not relive your love of the 00s by visiting the Electric Ireland Throwback Stage at Electric Picnic?
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You aced it
Why not get a taste for the 00s by visiting the Electric Ireland Throwback Stage at Electric Picnic?
Share your result:

Source: Electric Ireland/YouTube

Suddenly feeling nostalgic? Electric Ireland’s Throwback Stage at Electric Picnic has hosted throwback legends like S Club Party, The Vengaboys and 5ive, to name a few. This year is no different with Bonnie Tyler, Mr Motivator and Lords of Strut performing and throwback movies screened during the day. To be in with a chance of winning tickets, keep an eye on Electric Ireland’s Instagram and watch the video above.

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