How many Mayberry character actors can you name?

You know Otis, Ernest, Briscoe and Helen, but who played them?

The Andy Griffith Show packed the fictional town of Mayberry with so many characters, it took some of television's most seasoned players to do the series justice.

That's why some Mayberry residents – even ones we only met a handful of times – remain just as memorable as the main cast.

Here, we've pulled a dozen memorable Mayberry characters and it's up to you to match each one to the correct actor. Good luck avoiding a citizen's arrest for making too many wrong choices!

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  1. For most of The Andy Griffith Show, Floyd the Barber was played by which actor?
  2. This Otis Campbell actor had his own key to the Mayberry jail cell:
  3. Ernest T. Bass was only in eight episodes, but this actor made sure he was memorable:
  4. The head of the Darling family, Briscoe Darling was played by which actor?
  5. The Darlings' pretty daughter Charlene Darling was played by which actor?
  6. Andy's first love on The Andy Griffith Show was Ellie Walker, played by which sitcom star?
  7. Emmett Clark was the handyman who ran Emmett's Fix-It Shop in Mayberry. Which actor portrayed the character?
  8. Opie's teacher who Andy one day married was named Helen Crump, played by which beauty?
  9. The mayor of Mayberry was Roy Stoner, played by which actor?
  10. An elderly citizen of Mayberry who turns up nine times is Jud Fletcher, played by which actor?
  11. The British valet who turned up in Mayberry three times was played by which actor?
  12. Here's one more of Andy's heartthrobs, the nurse Peg McMillan, played by which actor?

How many Mayberry character actors can you name?

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rycki1138 1 hour ago
11 out of 12
You danced right through that like a true Mayberry citizen! I missed Jud Fletcher.
Rickey 2 hours ago
You got 11 out of 12
You danced right through that like a true Mayberry citizen!
RedSamRackham 4 hours ago
* But who portrayed Mr. Shwump? ♣
Alanakt 3 months ago
I watched andy Griffith show for years, and also had watched all the re-runs, and more re-runs, but I didn't know several of their names, or I knew them and forgot. I am 72 and my mind (memory) seems to be getting worse.
Jackie 4 months ago
not the people I was thinking
AgingDisgracefully 4 months ago
Shouldn't Andy have run off with Susan Oliver when he had the chance?
No, no, no. He and Helen were destined to be together. Melodramatic enough? I couldn't understand why they weren't getting married. In all the old movies and most of the TV shows I was watching people got married. I was really young when I started watching.
STTOS 4 months ago
You got 12 out of 12 - You danced right through that like a true Mayberry citizen! One of the easier TAGS quizzes but still fun nonetheless.
MrBill 4 months ago
12/12; fun and easy quiz for me as I am a big Andy Griffith Show fan. I breezed right thru this one.
ETristanBooth MrBill 3 months ago
12/12. Again, likewise.
kdotsey 4 months ago
Why did they take The Fugitive off on Sunday Late Night and also why promote that cancer ridden non talent unfunny horrible Carol Burnett and that gross Mama's Family gross thing
Joseph 4 months ago
11/12. Never knew the name of the actress who played Charlene Darling.
ETristanBooth Joseph 4 months ago
Maggie Peterson Mancuso. It was just Peterson on TAGS. Mancuso is her married name.
kamibra Joseph 4 months ago
This is the only one I missed too.
FoggyD 4 months ago
12/12 but cheated on a couple so should be more like 7 out of 12
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