Starting in 1960 as a spin-off from the popular Danny Thomas show, Andy Griffith aired in black and white for five seasons before changing to color for the last three seasons. The show never ranked lower than seventh in the Nielsen ratings, finishing as #1 in its final season.
The show spawned two other popular series, Gomer Pyle USMC and Mayberry RFD, and a reunion movie in 1986 brought many of the cast members back together again.
Still enjoyed by many today, daytime reruns of the Andy Griffith Show started in 1964 and it has been in syndication ever since.
This puzzle includes the thirteen most seen characters on the show … Andy Taylor, Aunt Bee, Barney Fife, Clara Edwards, Emmett Clark, Floyd Lawson, Gomer Pyle, Goober Pyle, Helen Crump, Howard Sprague, Opie Taylor, Otis Campbell, and Thelma Lou.
Click image to download Andy Griffith Characters Printable Word Search.