Can you recognize these Andy Griffith Show actors in horror movies?

See if you can spot Mayberry characters when they met ghosts, demons, aliens and monsters!

The Andy Griffith Show sure had a wonderful cast. Of course, you know those actors could pour on the charm and handle comedy. But they had range.

At some point, just about every Andy Griffith Show actor appeared in a horror, thriller or suspense movie. They played both victims and killers, quite well. It's fascinating to see familiar Mayberry faces in spooky settings.

Below, we've gathered all kinds of Mayberry citizens — in far scarier places. See how well you know them!

  1. This 1966 Don Knotts movie was a comedy, but it was filled with spooky creatures.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  2. She confronts a man who just might be Jack the Ripper in the 1953 film 'Man in the Attic.'
    Image: The Everett Collection
  3. He played a killer in the 1974 made-for-TV movie 'Savages.'
    Image: The Everett Collection
  4. She went from 'Father Knows Best' to 'Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare.' Which character was she in Mayberry?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  5. She made her film debut in 'The Blob' alongside Steve McQueen. Who was she in Mayberry?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  6. He summoned demons from a computer in 1981's 'Evilspeak.' Which little kid was he in Mayberry?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  7. Look closely at this shot from the Twilight Zone episode "I Am the Night – Color Me Black." Which Mayberry character do you spy?
  8. She mingled with killer escaped convicts in the 1956 film 'Behind the High Wall.' In Mayberry, she was this girlfriend of Barney.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  9. In Mayberry, she was a nurse and a love interest for Andy. She was also a scream queen in the classic 'Creature from the Black Lagoon.'
    Image: The Everett Collection
  10. Aunt Bee's best friend was in 'Rosemary's Baby'!? Say it ain't so…
    Image: Paramount Pictures
  11. In 1974, Ron Howard faced a swarm of insects in this made-for-TV movie.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  12. Joanna Moore was a victim of 'Monster on the Campus' (1958). She also played this love interest of Sheriff Andy.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  13. He played an old man with a boat in the 1969 movie 'The Witchmaker.' In Mayberry, he was Jud Fletcher.
    Image: SGL Entertainment
  14. He had a role in 1950's 'The Flying Saucer,' the first feature film about flying saucers. You would know him as this character in Mayberry.
    Image: The Everett Collection

Can you recognize these Andy Griffith Show actors in horror movies?

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EllisClevenger 6 days ago
You got 13 out of 14
Thanks for playing! Hope you kept the lights on. It's pretty spooky to see these beloved characters in scary movies! How many of them have you seen?
Missed #14.
NoahBody 10 days ago
14/14 i guessed about 4 times !!!!
LindaWilliams 11 days ago
You got 13 out of 14
Thanks for playing! Hope you kept the lights on. It's pretty spooky to see these beloved characters in scary movies! How many of them have you seen?
STTOS 11 days ago
You got 13 out of 14 - Thanks for playing! Hope you kept the lights on. It's pretty spooky to see these beloved characters in scary movies! How many of them have you seen? Guessed on #11 and guessed wrong. I chose Wasps. Locusts?!?! What kind of name is that for a movie? Wasps are much scarier. :)
Allison 12 days ago
11/14 better than i thought i did
Mke 12 days ago
I know horror,,, I see I lack a bit in Mayberry,,,12 of 14
ndebrabant 12 days ago
You got 14 out of 14
Thanks for playing! Hope you kept the lights on.
Jon 12 days ago
14/14. I knew George Lindsey from his TZ episode before I ever knew him as Goober. I'll have to look up that Clint Howard movie, since I remember a tv ad for a horror movie where he played "the kid you picked on in school" but didn't remember that movie's name.
Diana 12 days ago
11 of 14. That works, seeing as how I was never a fan of the show.
MrBill 12 days ago
13/14; missed the 1974 Ron Howard film - never heard of it and guessed wrong.
screen200053 12 days ago
14/14 - I got them all- however, the 1974 TV Movie with Ron Howard was just a lucky guess. I had never
heard of that one.
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