Did these things happen in The Twilight Zone or Mayberry?

Both shows proved "timeless as infinity."

The Twilight Zone and The Andy Griffith Show each had their own approach, but both shows put a spotlight on man's best intentions. One just got way more dramatic about it than the other.

Think you can tell the difference between ordinary Mayberry mischief and the more complex moral grounds explored in The Twilight Zone?

See if you can pick the correct show every time. We suspect it may be harder than you think, so try and score 10/12 or better! Good luck!

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  1. Residents of a small town are targeted by a boy who can read minds.
  2. A child learns a tough lesson about charity after donating only 3 cents.
  3. A street salesman’s life depends on making the greatest sales pitch of his life.
  4. A bank teller perpetually wishes he had more time to read.
  5. A town contends with a traveling handyman who is not as nice as he appears.
  6. A grocery store clerk gets his due for sweeping trash into the street.
  7. A boy who believes in magic helps a boxer win with a wish.
  8. A boy meets a man who “lives in the trees” and “jingles when he walks.”
  9. A man returns to his hometown and finds it just the way it was when he was young.
  10. The senior residents of a small town decide the secret to youth is acting young.
  11. A man begins to suspect his girlfriend Is actually a “deadly female hunter.”
  12. A “stranger in town” arouses suspicion, with eerie insights into everybody’s business.

Did these things happen in The Twilight Zone or Mayberry?

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ndebrabant 13 months ago

You got 12 out of 12
Way to trust your mind's eye!
EllisClevenger 19 months ago
You got 10 out of 12
Way to trust your mind's eye!
Missed #5 and #11.
#2 is portrayed wrong.
Opie didn't learn a tough lesson about charity.
It was the adults who learned a lesson about being humble, and what constitutes charity.
legion1a 20 months ago
I got number 9 wrong, but I shouldn't have!
On the Andy Griffith show there was an episode ("Stranger in Town") in which a man had heard about Mayberry from a friend (who grew up in Mayberry) description and he decided to make Mayberry his "hometown", before he ever saw it in person.
He knew everyone in town, and Mayberry was just exactly as he "remembered" it to be.
I call foul!
EllisClevenger legion1a 19 months ago
Call foul, all you want.
Before you do, however, take a look at #12.
UTZAAKE 20 months ago
11/12. Can't believe I blew #10.
jvf 20 months ago
#2 isn't completely correct. It's not the child who learns the tough lesson, it's the dad (Opie only donated 3 cents because he saves his money to buy a girl a coat she needs.)
world_of_night 20 months ago
12/12. I know less than nothing about Mayberry, but TZ is my favorite show of all time.
12/12. These are both among my favorite shows of all time.
anthony 20 months ago
11/12.I missed #11 as well.
cperrynaples 20 months ago
11/12! I really thought 11 was Jessbelle! "It's not fair, it's just not fair!" BTW, Ron Howard and George Linsley are the only Mayberry residents to enter the Twilight Zone. Ron's episode was Walking Distance [Question 9] and George was I Am The Night Color Me Black, where he played Goober's evil twin...LOL!!
teire 20 months ago
12/12. This quiz seems eerily familiar, I know MeTV occasionally recycles/repackages quizzes. Or maybe I'm just zoning out.
cperrynaples teire 20 months ago
They did this with Gilligan's island, maybe that confused you!
teire cperrynaples 20 months ago
I searched the MeTV quizzes above and on January 24, 2018 the site ran a photo quiz titled "Are These Townspeople in Mayberry or The Twilight Zone?" De De De De Deja Vu all over again.
Barry22 20 months ago
12/12, and didn't use Voodoo.
cperrynaples Barry22 20 months ago
Barry22, you just escaped....the Cyberscam Zone...LOL!!!
Dario cperrynaples 20 months ago
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