Can you name all these Mayberry actors in Bonanza?

Can you recognize these Western guest stars from their time on The Andy Griffith Show?

Bonanza defined the Sixties Western, mixing drama, action and humor and bringing it all to life in living color years before most shows even thought about it. The series had an incredibly long, 14-year run, so it’s only natural that many guest stars who visited the Ponderosa ranch also appeared in countless other shows from that time.

One sitcom that shared a number of actors with Bonanza? The Andy Griffith Show. Multiple actors worked in Mayberry, North Carolina then Virginia City, Nevada or vice versa. Can you recognize all these Andy Griffith actors from their roles in Bonanza?

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  1. Who is this Andy Griffith Show actor?
  2. This actor appeared in Bonanza and was an important figure in Mayberry. It's...
  3. Which Andy Griffith Show regular is making eyes at Bonanza's Pernell Roberts?
  4. Who is this Mayberry resident?
  5. Do you know this child actor in both Bonanza and The Andy Griffith Show?
  6. He's famous for another show, but this actor played memorable roles in both Bonanza and The Andy Griffith Show. Who is it?
  7. Can you recognize this Mayberry actor with a beard in Bonanza?
  8. This outlaw movie star also appeared in Bonanza and The Andy Griffith Show. Do you recognize him?
  9. This actor played bit parts in both The Andy Griffith Show and Bonanza. It's...
  10. In many shows, including Bonanza and Andy Griffith, she only needed one episode to leave her mark. It's...
  11. Can you name this Mayberry actress?
  12. Before landing his most famous role, this actor guest starred in Bonanza and The Andy Griffith Show. It's...

Can you name all these Mayberry actors in Bonanza?

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CathyK 7 days ago
Okay, MeTV, tell me how I correctly choose Denver Pyle, but you mark me both correct for him AND incorrect for Burt Mustin? I got 12 out of 12, don't try and tell me otherwise!
KD2478 15 days ago
11/12 I missed Cheerio Meredith.
Jamesatkinson 15 days ago
12 out of 12 : very simple. 👍🤣
LH 15 days ago
12/12 !! Now THERE’S a quiz I got
Sally 16 days ago
11 out 0f 12...missed number 9 didn't recognize that face.
LarryLeGros 16 days ago
12/12. It's about time I aced something.
BorisK 16 days ago
Hi got em all ... except Cheerio Meredith, and I almost chose her first. Overall this was just a little too easy.
Gayleistoons 16 days ago
8/12...I guess I was too busy living life to know their names.
AlbertHanson 16 days ago
11/12--I didn't think there was anyone with the first name of Cheerio. That sounded like a breakfast cereal to me.
BorisK AlbertHanson 16 days ago
Her first real name was Ethel or something if I remember.
Steve67 16 days ago
10/12 Should have done better
Brian 16 days ago
What's the dealio with the anti-ad-blocker app? It's sad they've been talked into buying that goofy software by some greedy software developer who obviously can't develop useful programs. It'll only turn ad-blocker users off from visiting this site. Why don't they get that simple premise? Sad.
olddogg 16 days ago
Look at us old geezers nailin' it...lol
BorisK olddogg 16 days ago
Wear it proudly -- those were better times (far better) and I make no apologies for knowing all of these actors and actresses (and yes, I still say actresses).
TownOfMayberry 18 days ago
Too easy.
You got 12 out of 12

Put down the book and watch more TV! We give the opposite of most advice for our quizzes.
FLETCH 19 days ago
9 out of 12
Put down the book and watch more TV! What?? I thought I did pretty good
Toot1956 19 days ago
11/12, Rance Howard just did'nt look like himself.
Sally Toot1956 16 days ago
I missed that one too! Didn't recognize him in that photo.
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