Quiz: Can You Match All Of These Famous TV Dads To Their Correct Show?

the brady bunch, 60s tv actors, tv
ABC

Do you know Andy Taylor from Danny Tanner?

If you're a huge lover of television shows from over the years, you should be able to recognize all of these TV dads by one image!

 Jul 25, 2019

1 of 18Charles Ingalls

Charles Ingalls, little house on the prairie, tv dads, tv
NBCUniversal Television Distribution
The Beverly Hillbillies
Green Acres
Little House on the Prairie

2 of 18Ben Cartwright

Bonanza, tv dads, tv
CBS Television Distribution
Gunsmoke
Bonanza
Gilligan's Island

3 of 18Jim Anderson

father knows best, tv dads, tv
Screen Gems
The Munsters
Father Knows Best
Bewitched

4 of 18Howard Cunningham

Happy Days, tv dads, tv
Paramount Television
Three's Company
Get Smart
Happy Days

5 of 18Steven Keaton

Family Ties, tv dads, tv
CBS Television Distribution
Welcome Back, Kotter
Family Ties
The Love Boat

6 of 18Tim Taylor

home improvement, tv dads, tv
Buena Vista Television
The Wonder Years
Home Improvement
Seinfeld

7 of 18Tony Micelli

tv dads, tv, Who’s the Boss?
Columbia Pictures Television
Laverne and Shirley
Maude
Who’s the Boss?

8 of 18Archie Bunker

All in the Family, tv dads, tv
Sony Pictures Television
The Golden Girls
Mork and Mindy
All in the Family

9 of 18Ward Cleaver

Leave it to Beaver, tv dads, tv
MCA TV
Leave it to Beaver
Petticoat Junction
The Mary Tyler Moore Show

10 of 18Philip Banks

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, tv dads, tv
NBC Productions
Boy Meets World
Friends
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

11 of 18John Robinson

Lost in Space, tv dads, tv
20th Television
I Dream of Jeannie
Lost in Space
Sabrina the Teenage Witch

12 of 18Jason Seaver

tv dads, tv, Growing Pains
Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Frasier
Growing Pains
Saved by the Bell

13 of 18Rob Petrie

tv dads, tv, The Dick Van Dyke Show
CBS Enterprises
ALF
Mad About You
The Dick Van Dyke Show

14 of 18Alex Stone

The Donna Reed Show, tv dads, tv
Screen Gems
Sister, Sister
The Dukes of Hazzard
The Donna Reed Show

15 of 18Steve Douglas

My Three Sons, tv dads, tv
CBS Television Distribution
The Nanny
Step by Step
My Three Sons

16 of 18Danny Tanner

tv dads, tv, full house
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
Full House
Party of Five
Dawson's Creek

17 of 18Andy Taylor

The Andy Griffith Show, tv dads, tv
Viacom Enterprises
Will and Grace
The Andy Griffith Show
Ally McBeal

18 of 18Mike Brady

tv dads, tv, the brady bunch
CBS Television Distribution
Married with Children
The Brady Bunch
That '70s Show
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

They say father knows best, but how much do you know about the most famous television dads? Dads played a major part in early sitcoms, which for the most part centered around families. Just look at how many series had fathers in the title — Make Room for Daddy, Father Knows Best, etc. The television landscape is full of awesome fathers. Caring, responsible, sometimes funny, and always there to listen to their children and offer up some much-needed wisdom. These are some of the qualities that make a wonderful dad, and by extension, a great TV dad. While many series have had their share of awful fathers, several, particularly in the sitcom genre, show us that fictional fathers can demonstrate some wonderful traits worth emulating in real life. And we know your favorite TV fathers were always there to help you out of a jam. In TV land, there have been many types of fathers who have graced the small screen. Think you can identify these memorable TV dads and identify which famous TV shows they appeared in? It's time to put your patriarch powers to the test with this fun quiz. This quiz features some of our favorite small screen patriarchs, from the proud pops to the guys who make us laugh. You undoubtedly know iconic sitcom dads like Sheriff Andy Taylor and Howard Cunningham, but we're going to give you some trickier characters than that! How well do you know inspiring fictional dads from the big and small screen? See if you can match these memorable TV dads with their shows. Good luck!