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


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

NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Little House on the Prairie
The Beverly Hillbillies
Green Acres

2 of 18Ben Cartwright

CBS Television Distribution
Gilligan's Island

3 of 18Jim Anderson

Screen Gems
Father Knows Best
The Munsters

4 of 18Howard Cunningham

Paramount Television
Get Smart
Three's Company
Happy Days

5 of 18Steven Keaton

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

6 of 18Tim Taylor

Buena Vista Television
Home Improvement
The Wonder Years

7 of 18Tony Micelli

Columbia Pictures Television
Laverne and Shirley
Who’s the Boss?

8 of 18Archie Bunker

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

9 of 18Ward Cleaver

The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Leave it to Beaver
Petticoat Junction

10 of 18Philip Banks

NBC Productions
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Boy Meets World

11 of 18John Robinson

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

12 of 18Jason Seaver

Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Growing Pains
Saved by the Bell

13 of 18Rob Petrie

CBS Enterprises
The Dick Van Dyke Show
Mad About You

14 of 18Alex Stone

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

15 of 18Steve Douglas

CBS Television Distribution
My Three Sons
Step by Step
The Nanny

16 of 18Danny Tanner

Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
Party of Five
Dawson's Creek
Full House

17 of 18Andy Taylor

Viacom Enterprises
Will and Grace
Ally McBeal
The Andy Griffith Show

18 of 18Mike Brady

CBS Television Distribution
Married with Children
That '70s Show
The Brady Bunch
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!