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List of Andy Griffith TV Shows: Ranked Best To Worst

7. Washington: Behind Closed Doors
9
2
Washington: Behind Closed Doors
9
2
Starring:
Jason Robards, Cliff Robertson, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn
Directed By:
Gary Nelson
8. Adams of Eagle Lake
9
2
Adams of Eagle Lake
9
2
Role:
Sheriff Sam Adams
Starring:
Nick Nolte, Abby Dalton, Iggie Wolfington, William Mims
Directed By:
Lawrence Dobkin, Walter Grauman, Jud Taylor
9. Fatal Vision
9
3
Fatal Vision
TV-14
9
3
Role:
Victor Worheide
Starring:
Gary Cole, Eva Marie Saint, Karl Malden, Barry Newman
Directed By:
David Greene
11. Best of the West
9
2
Best of the West
9
2
Starring:
Alan Autry, Christopher Lloyd, Slim Pickens, Betty White, Jonathan Banks, Joel Higgins, Carlene Watkins
Directed By:
Howard Storm, Stan Daniels, James Burrows, Jeff Chambers, Ed. Weinberger
12. Salvage 1
9
3
Salvage 1
9
3
Role:
Harry Broderick
Starring:
Mako Iwamatsu, Joel Higgins, Trish Stewart, J. Jay Saunders, Richard Jaeckel
Directed By:
Ron Satlof, Ray Austin, Les Green, Edward M. Abroms
13. Hawaii Five-O
13
4
Hawaii Five-O
13
4
Starring:
Abe Vigoda, Erik Estrada, George Lazenby, Jackie Cooper, Maud Adams, Bert Convy, Kurt Russell
Directed By:
14. The Doris Day Show
8
3
The Doris Day Show
8
3
Starring:
Doris Day, John Banner, Ed Begley Jr., Henry Fonda, Werner Klemperer, Meredith Baxter, Dick Van Patten
Directed By:
15. From Here to Eternity
8
4
From Here to Eternity
PG-13
8
4
Starring:
Joe Pantoliano, Kim Basinger, William Devane, Natalie Wood, Steve Railsback, Roy Thinnes
Directed By:
Buzz Kulik
16. Make Room for Daddy
8
3
Make Room for Daddy
8
3
Starring:
Jimmy Durante, Danny Thomas, Milton Berle, Ernest Borgnine, Mary Wickes, Dinah Shore, Bob Hope
Directed By:
17. Matlock
14
5
Matlock
TV-PG
14
5
Role:
Ben Matlock / ...
Starring:
David Carradine, George Peppard, David McCallum, Timothy Busfield, Bryan Cranston, Audra Lindley, Scott Bakula
Directed By:
Christopher Hibler, Harvey S. Laidman, Leo Penn, Frank Thackery, Robert Scheerer
18. Gomer Pyle: USMC
10
4
Gomer Pyle: USMC
10
4
Starring:
Wayne Rogers, Carol Burnett, Frances Bavier, Rob Reiner, Ron Howard, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Denver Pyle
Directed By:
Coby Ruskin, John Rich, Peter Baldwin, Alan Rafkin, Aaron Ruben
19. Headmaster
6
4
Headmaster
6
4
Role:
Andy Thompson
Starring:
Ron Howard, Rob Reiner, Jerry Van Dyke, Claudette Nevins, Parker Fennelly, Bruce Garrick
Directed By:
Lee Philips
20. The Mod Squad
7
3
The Mod Squad
7
3
Starring:
Harrison Ford, Lesley Ann Warren, Veronica Cartwright, David Cassidy, Tom Bosley, Marion Ross, Martin Sheen
Directed By:
Gene Nelson, Robert Michael Lewis, Earl Bellamy, George McCowan, Jerry Jameson
21. Here's Lucy
8
3
Here's Lucy
8
3
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, David Frost, Richard Burton, Jack Benny, O. J. Simpson, Flip Wilson, George Burns
Directed By:
22. Diagnosis Murder
11
5
Diagnosis Murder
11
5
Starring:
A. J. Langer, Scott Baio, Shane Van Dyke, Wil Wheaton, Alanna Ubach, John Aniston, Phyllis Diller
Directed By:
Christian I. Nyby II, Christopher Hibler, Frank Thackery, Vincent McEveety, Victor Lobl
23. Dawson's Creek
35
18
Dawson's Creek
TV-14
35
18
Starring:
Chad Michael Murray, Ali Larter, Jennifer Morrison, Bianca Lawson, Jensen Ackles, Julie Bowen, Mimi Rogers
Directed By:
Gregory Prange, David Semel, David Petrarca, Michael Lange, Robert Duncan McNeill
24. Family Law
6
3
Family Law
6
3
Starring:
Adam Brody, Tony Danza, Ann Cusack, Christina Moore, Jane Lynch, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Carl Reiner
Directed By:
Fred Gerber, Oz Scott, Paul Haggis, Elodie Keene, Jerry Levine
25. The Bionic Woman
11
5
The Bionic Woman
11
5
Starring:
Tippi Hedren, Lee Majors, Helen Hunt, Abe Vigoda, Keenan Wynn, Vincent Price, Lindsay Wagner
Directed By:
Alan J. Levi, Alan Crosland Jr., Barry Crane, Kenneth Johnson, Larry Stewart
26. The New Andy Griffith Show
5
3
The New Andy Griffith Show
5
3
Role:
Andy Sawyer
Starring:
Don Knotts, Lee Meriwether, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Lori Rutherford, Marty McCall
Directed By:
Lee Philips
27. Fantasy Island
11
6
Fantasy Island
11
6
Starring:
Edd Byrnes, Rory Calhoun, Mel Ferrer, Cassandra Peterson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon
Directed By:
Cliff Bole, Don Weis, Earl Bellamy, George McCowan, Philip Leacock
28. Hotel
6
4
Hotel
6
4
Starring:
Stewart Granger, Bette Davis, Joan Fontaine, Estelle Getty, Louis Jourdan, Martin Landau, Sir John Mills
Directed By:
29. The Love Boat
12
7
The Love Boat
TV-G
12
7
Starring:
Courteney Cox, John Ratzenberger, Ben Vereen, Sorrell Booke, Britt Ekland, Connie Stevens, Jerry Mathers
Directed By:
Richard Kinon, Roger Duchowny, Robert Scheerer, Allen Baron, Ted Lange
30. Mayberry R.F.D.
6
3
Mayberry R.F.D.
6
3
Starring:
Alice Ghostley, Danny Bonaduce, Jodie Foster, Frances Bavier, Farrah Fawcett, Ron Howard, Don Knotts
Directed By:
Christian Nyby, Hal Cooper
31. Ron Howard's Call to Action (2008)
5
3
Ron Howard's Call to Action
5
3
Role:
Andy Taylor
Starring:
Ron Howard, Henry Winkler
Directed By:
Jake Szymanski

Movies

1. No Time for Sergeants (1958)
57
9
No Time for Sergeants
57
9
Role:
Pvt. Will Stockdale
Starring:
Don Knotts, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton, Howard Smith
Directed By:
Mervyn LeRoy
2. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
81
15
A Face in the Crowd
81
15

A Face in the Crowd is a musical drama film which revolves around Marcia, a radio producer, who decides to give exposure to a folk singer named Larry Rhodes. Over time, Larry gains a lot of popularity, but decides to use it for personal gains.

Role:
Larry 'Lonesome' Rhodes
Starring:
Patricia Neal, Charles Nelson Reilly, Lee Remick, Walter Matthau, Anthony Franciosa
Directed By:
3. Winter Kill (1974)
29
6
Winter Kill
29
6
Role:
Sheriff Sam McNeill
Starring:
Nick Nolte, John Larch, Tim O'Connor, Lawrence Pressman, Eugene Roche
Directed By:
Jud Taylor
4. Play the Game (2009)
46
11
Play the Game
PG-13
46
11
Role:
Grandpa Joe
Starring:
Doris Roberts, Paul Campbell, Marla Sokoloff, Liz Sheridan
Directed By:
Marc Fienberg
5. Deadly Game (1977)
15
4
Deadly Game
15
4
Role:
Police Chief Abel Marsh
Starring:
James Cromwell, Mitzi Hoag, Claude Earl Jones, Sharon Spelman
Directed By:
Lane Slate
6. Murder in Coweta County (1983)
8
3
Murder in Coweta County
8
3
Role:
John Wallace
Starring:
June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, Earl Hindman, Ed Van Nuys, Robert Schenkkan
Directed By:
Gary Nelson
7. The Girl in the Empty Grave (1977)
15
5
The Girl in the Empty Grave
15
5
Role:
Police Chief Abel Marsh
Starring:
Jonathan Banks, James Cromwell, Mitzi Hoag, Claude Earl Jones
Directed By:
Lou Antonio
8. Waitress (2007)
70
28
Waitress
PG-13
70
28

Waitress is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Jenna, whose life fells apart after she discovers that she must deal with her marital woes as well as with an unwanted pregnancy. To make matters worse, she falls in love with a doctor. 

Role:
Old Joe
Starring:
Keri Russell, Jeremy Sisto, Cheryl Hines, Nathan Fillion
Directed By:
Adrienne Shelly
9. Murder in Texas (1981)
7
3
Murder in Texas
7
3
Role:
Ash Robinson
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, Craig T. Nelson, G.W. Bailey
Directed By:
William Hale
10. Angel in My Pocket (1969)
7
3
Angel in My Pocket
G
7
3
Role:
Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead
Starring:
Jerry Van Dyke, Kay Medford, Lee Meriwether, Henry Jones
Directed By:
Alan Rafkin
11. Savages (1974)
7
3
Savages
7
3
Role:
Horton Madec
Starring:
Sam Bottoms, Noah Beery Jr., James Best, Randy Boone
Directed By:
Lee H. Katzin
12. Six Characters in Search of an Author (1976)
6
3
Six Characters in Search of an Author
6
3
Starring:
Julie Adams, Wil Albert, Pat Ast, H.B. Barnum III
Directed By:
Stacy Keach
13. The Second Time Around (1961)
8
4
The Second Time Around
8
4

A widow with two children leaves New York City to territorial Arizona. She becomes a ranch hand and eventually also manages to get herself elected sheriff. Eventually, she also attracts the romantic interests of a rancher and a gambler, who compete for her affection. 

Role:
Pat Collins
Starring:
Debbie Reynolds, Steve Forrest, Juliet Prowse, Thelma Ritter
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman
14. Hearts of the West (1975)
8
4
Hearts of the West
PG
8
4
Role:
Howard Pike
Starring:
Donald Pleasence, Alan Arkin, Blythe Danner, Jeff Bridges, William Christopher
Directed By:
Howard Zieff
15. Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985)
8
5
Rustlers' Rhapsody
PG
8
5
Role:
Colonel Ticonderoga
Starring:
Tom Berenger, Patrick Wayne, Marilu Henner, G.W. Bailey, Fernando Rey
Directed By:
Hugh Wilson
16. Street Killing (1976)
6
3
Street Killing
6
3
Role:
Gus Brenner
Starring:
Bradford Dillman, Harry Guardino, Robert Loggia, Don Gordon
Directed By:
Harvey Hart
17. Pray for the Wildcats (1974)
6
3
Pray for the Wildcats
6
3
Role:
Sam Farragut
Starring:
Robert Reed, Angie Dickinson, William Shatner, Marjoe Gortner
Directed By:
Robert Michael Lewis
18. Go Ask Alice (1973)
6
4
Go Ask Alice
6
4
Role:
Priest
Starring:
Robert Carradine, William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Wendell Burton, Julie Adams
Directed By:
John Korty
19. Onionhead (1958)
6
4
Onionhead
6
4

This comedy film takes us to 1941, during the time of the Second World War. It revolves around the life of an irresponsible college graduate, who joins the US Coast Guard, and starts working as a cook on a ship based in Boston. 

Role:
Alvin 'Al' Woods aka Onionhead
Starring:
Claude Akins, Walter Matthau, Felicia Farr, Erin O'Brien, Joe Mantell
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
20. For Lovers Only (1982)
5
3
For Lovers Only
5
3
Role:
Vernon Bliss
Starring:
Tracy Pollan, Wayne Knight, Jane Kaczmarek, Kathleen Garrett, Robert Hegyes, Katherine Helmond, Gordon Jump
Directed By:
Claudio Guzmán
21. The Strangers in 7A (1972)
4
4
The Strangers in 7A
4
4
Role:
Artie Sawyer
Starring:
Ida Lupino, Michael Brandon, James A. Watson Jr., Tim McIntire
Directed By:
Paul Wendkos
22. Daddy and Them (2001)
10
7
Daddy and Them
R
10
7
Role:
O.T. Montgomery
Starring:
Billy Bob Thornton, Jim Varney, Diane Ladd, Laura Dern, Kelly Preston, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Affleck
Directed By:
23. Spy Hard (1996)
37
32
Spy Hard
PG-13
37
32

General Rancor is planning to destroy the world using a missile which he has hid in his secret base. Special agent, Dick Steele, is assigned to stop him once and for all. Steele eventually teams up with a KGB Agent named Veronique and they work together to find the General. 

Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Mr. T, Charles Durning, Fabio Lanzoni, Nicollette Sheridan, Marcia Gay Harden
Directed By:
Rick Friedberg
24. The Demon Murder Case (1983)
3
4
The Demon Murder Case
3
4
Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Cloris Leachman, Eddie Albert, Charles Fields, Liane Langland, Joyce Van Patten
Directed By:
William Hale
25. The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry (2003)
10
2
The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry
E
10
2
Role:
Himself / Andy Taylor
Starring:
Elinor Donahue, Frances Bavier, Aneta Corsaut, Rodney Dillard, Elinor Donahue
Directed By:
Eamon Harrington, John Watkin
26. The Gift of Love (1994)
8
3
The Gift of Love
8
3
Role:
Phil Doucet
Starring:
Blair Brown, Penny Fuller, Joyce Van Patten, Richard Herd
Directed By:
Paul Bogart
27. Andy Griffith Show Reunion (1993)
7
3
Andy Griffith Show Reunion
7
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Charles Kuralt, Nolan Ryan, Randy Travis
Directed By:
Andrew Solt
28. Return to Mayberry (1986)
8
3
Return to Mayberry
8
3
Role:
Andy Taylor
Starring:
Denver Pyle, Ron Howard, Jim Nabors, Don Knotts, Aneta Corsaut
Directed By:
Bob Sweeney
29. A Holiday Romance (1999)
6
3
A Holiday Romance
6
3
Role:
Jake Peterson
Starring:
Alison Pill, Naomi Judd, Gerald McRaney, Joon Nah
Directed By:
Bobby Roth
30. Under the Influence (1986)
6
3
Under the Influence
6
3
Role:
Noah Talbot
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Season Hubley, Paul Provenza, Dana Andersen
Directed By:
Thomas Carter
31. Crime of Innocence (1985)
6
3
Crime of Innocence
6
3
Role:
Judge Julius Sullivan
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Steve Inwood, Shawnee Smith, Ralph Waite
Directed By:
Michael Miller
32. Gramps (1995)
4
5
Gramps
4
5
Role:
Jack MacGruder
Starring:
John Ritter, Mary-Margaret Humes, Casey Wurzbach, Erich Anderson
Directed By:
Bradford May
33. Scattering Dad (1998)
4
4
Scattering Dad
4
4
Role:
Hiram
Starring:
Olympia Dukakis, Lucinda Jenney, Michelle Burke, August Schellenberg
Directed By:
Joan Tewkesbury

Narrator/Dubbing

What It Was Was Football (1997)
13
3
What It Was Was Football
13
3
Role:
Narrator (uncredited)
Starring:
Kelvin Anderson, David Curtis, John Freund, Jeff Hamn
Directed By:
Duncan Brantley

Animation Movies

The Very First Noel (2006)
10
2
The Very First Noel
10
2
Role:
Melchoir (voice)
Starring:
Steve Twitchell, Matthew W. Taylor, Catherine Gilbert, Ernie Gilbert
Directed By:
Carrie Cheney, Yarrow Cheney
Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976)
17
8
Frosty's Winter Wonderland
17
8
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Shelley Winters, Dennis Day, Paul Frees, Jackie Vernon
Directed By:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Christmas Is Here Again (2007)
4
4
Christmas Is Here Again
G
4
4
Role:
Santa Claus (voice)
Starring:
Kathy Bates, Ed Asner, Jay Leno, Norm MacDonald, Edward Asner, Madison Davenport
Directed By:
Robert Zappia, Darrell Van Citters

Andy Griffith Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program 1987