Can you name these TV stars who appeared on The Dick Van Dyke Show?

Try not to trip on any of these famous faces.

The Dick Van Dyke Show attracted some of TV's biggest stars to appear in bit roles on the show, many of them just before we met them on their own hit shows.

Sometimes they wore costumes, portraying everything from delivery men to detectives and drummers. Other times they donned suits and hats, joining the Petries in their lovely family home.

Think you can recognize every TV star who featured on this hit 1960s sitcom? Try not to pull a Rob Petrie and trip on any of these famous faces below. Good luck!

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  1. One of this TV star's earliest roles was as a delivery man on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Pick out the show he's best known for:
  2. This famous comedian was less than thrilled to get on the elevator with Rob and Laura. Which military sitcom do you know him from?
  3. This actor later became a notable producer, after starring in which early sitcom?
  4. Just before we met this child star on his hit sitcom, he showed up in Rob Petrie's bedroom wanting to see his cool tiger PJs. Which sitcom is he best known for?
  5. This character actor played a detective who thought Laura was hiding in the bathroom from her husband but is best known for playing a doctor on which sitcom?
  6. In that adorable Laura Petrie living room dancing scene, it was the star of this show who played the drums:
  7. He played Mel Cooley's brother and had some jewelry to sell Rob, but which workplace sitcom do you know him from?
  8. He looks quite distinguished here, but this actor played one of the wildest recurring characters on which classic sitcom?
  9. On The Dick Van Dyke Show, he appeared as a romantic actor trying to woo Laura, but fans of this game show will remember he was the original host:
  10. He popped up on The Dick Van Dyke Show ready to divorce the Petries. On which 1980s show did he star?
  11. Serving as referee for this Rob Petrie victory is which TV show's creator?
Can you name these TV stars who appeared on The Dick Van Dyke Show?

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Wiseguy 2 months ago
10/11 without seeing the pictures.
daDoctah 2 months ago
Besides the "toe in the faucet" episode, Bernard Fox also played a night-school writing teacher who made a pass at Laura (Rob first thought it was an attempt to get him, a professional writer for TV, to look at his work for nothing).

Other stars of later sitcoms also made multiple appearances as different characters. Alvy Moore, who played Hank Kimball on Green Acres, was both the IRS agent who audited Buddy's tax return, and the shifty salesman who sold Laura four defective pillows.
MrBill 2 months ago
10/11; missed #11 - I did not recognize Garry Marshall and was not aware that he did any acting.
garykevinware MrBill 2 months ago
That was the only one that I was unsure of, but by process of elimination, I got it right. 11/11
Jacqueline05478 MrBill 2 months ago
Much later but loved him in the movie, "Hocus Pocus." Any idea who played his wife?
Me too, garykevinware. 11/11.
KatHat 2 months ago
wow - You got 11 out of 11
Way to put on a good show!
Guessed at a few by eliminating the choices
Barry22 2 months ago
10/11, tripped over the ottoman on #10.
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