How well do you remember the haunted house episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show?

Do you know all the spooks in this hilarious ghost story?


Many classic shows slipped in scary episodes every once in a while. Some were downright creepy (like on The Waltons) while others were spooky in a lighthearted way. 

One great example of the latter is "The Ghost of A. Chantz" from The Dick Van Dyke Show. It breaks away from the show's normal settings, putting the characters in a remote haunted cabin in the mountains.

See how much you remember about this classic episode. There’s nothing to be scared of in this quiz…unless you don't want the ending spoiled!

  1. When Buddy, Sally, Rob and Laura first arrive at the lodge, Rob calls it a retreat – to which Sally jokes that…
  2. Why did they all come up to the mountains in the first place?
  3. Who forgot to reserve rooms at the lodge?
  4. The hotel clerk tells the story of Mr. A. Chantz, who went missing after staying in a cabin by the lake. What is Chantz’s first name?
  5. The caretaker scares Rob and Buddy when he appears at the door bringing what?
  6. What’s the first creepy thing that happens in the cabin?
  7. What spooky occurrence prevents Buddy and Rob from going to sleep?
  8. What’s the first thing that scares Laura?
  9. Sally compares their situation to a movie and says all that is missing is which horror icon?
  10. After the phone goes dead, Rob, Laura, Buddy and Sally all huddle together…
  11. Who is the first person to get dragged away?
  12. Who is the last one left alone in the cabin?
  13. What is the reveal at the end of the episode?

How well do you remember the haunted house episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show?

Your Result...

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trogg888 8 months ago
That was one of my favorites.i hope they show the oonie oofs one for the holiday
Wiseguy70005 trogg888 8 months ago
"Uhny Uftz" which was the name of the episode.
Karellen 8 months ago
11/13, not bad for not seeing the episode in years.
dodgebob 8 months ago
9/13, I'm gonna go run with scissors.
sphillips815 8 months ago
13-13 … one of the best DVD episodes
TSeym22 8 months ago
11/13 Pretty good for only having seen it once!
LoveMETV22 8 months ago
#5. The caretaker was scary/creepy regardless of what he was bringing.

ironman2000 8 months ago
9 of 13, I haven't seen this episode in a while, but it was one of my favorites from D V D, show.
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