Classic television and movie actor Don Knotts, who is most well-known for having played hapless sheriff’s deputy Barney Fife on the 1960s-era sitcom The Andy Griffith Show, was born in Morgantown, West Virginia in July of 1924. In celebration...Show More Summary
Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. The Andy Griffith Show ran for 8 seasons on CBS (1960-1968). It remains with us, not only in our hearts, but in reruns, the world over. Show More Summary
In 2007, an A.V. Club Inventory featured 22 TV credit sequences that fit their shows perfectly, paying homage to Homicide: Life On The Streets, The Sopranos, The Andy Griffith Show, and other series where a simple montage serves as an overture for the program’s themes and aesthetic. Show More Summary
LeRoy “Mack” McNees is well-known for playing dobro with the Country Boys (later the Kentucky Colonels), and for his appearances on the Andy Griffith Show. He is a favorite at the annual Mayberry Days reunions in Mount Airy, North Carolina. A devout Christian, he led […]
CBS airs “The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special.” Lidia Bastianich is ”Home for the Holidays” on PBS.
FACT CHECK: Does an image show a young Frances Bavier, the actress who played Aunt Bee Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, posing for a pin-up style photo?
I'm surprised to discover that I have a favorite television show again. I've only ever had one favorite show. And I'm talking about a currently running show. Obviously I love reruns of The Andy Griffith Show, but who doesn't? My favorite show is The Big Bang Theory. Show More Summary
Mr. Best’s Southern twang and rugged good looks made him a natural on westerns like “Gunsmoke” and rural series like “The Andy Griffith Show.”
In The A.V. Club’s 100 Episodes feature we define the shows that have made it to this point as “an unusual group”—an entirely true assertion, given it’s the only way you’ll be able to mention The Andy Griffith Show, Supernatural, and The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air in the same breath. Show More Summary
One thing I miss from classic TV shows of the 1960s and '70s are the actors that just FUCKING GO FOR IT. Like Paul Lynde in Bewitched, Don Knotts in The Andy Griffith Show, and Jonathan Harris as the evil/pitiable/hilarious Dr. Smith in the 1960s sci-fi classic Lost in Space. Show More Summary
Lars Nootbaar sounds like the name of an NFL kicker. Except he's a 17-year-old senior born and raised in El Segundo, which might as well as double for Mayberry, N.C., the fictional town from "The Andy Griffith Show," a 1960s TV series about small-town life in America.
An enormous family fight has erupted over 2 of the most iconic TV theme songs in HISTORY.A dude named Earle Hagen wrote the opens for "The Andy Griffith Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show." It doesn't matter how old you are... you know these…
The always inventive and esoteric Chip Kelly has confounded the NFL with his inventive play calling. It turns out he learned it all from The Andy Griffith Show. Barney Fife was the incompetent deputy sheriff of Mayberry during his time on the 1950s TV series. Now we need to work out what a "Barney Fife" play is. Show More Summary
The Jake Vale Show has created an unnecessarily censored version of the classic 1960s sitcom The Andy Griffith Show. The video was inspired by the “This Week in Unnecessary Censorship” segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live. We’ve previously written about Jake Vale’s censored versions of Frozen, Up, Despicable Me 2, and Finding Nemo.
For most of the history of television, the barrier to syndication—and to profitability—has been 100 episodes. The shows that have made it to that mark are an unusual group. Many were big hits. Some found small cult audiences. Still others just hung on as best they could and never posted numbers quite low enough to be canceled. Show More Summary
Veronica Mars Blu-ray The Veronica Mars movie became a newsworthy endeavor the day it popped up on Kickstarter, garnering enough contributions from fans to get the movie off of the ground. The result is a film that picks up in the present,...Show More Summary
"Grand Theft Auto" is Ron Howard's first feature-length movie as a director after television roles in "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Happy Days." Though the 1977 comedy didn’t go over well with critics, it was a success at the box office,...Show More Summary
Director Ron Howard says he may return to acting. Howard, who got his start acting on television series including "The Andy Griffith Show," went on to make some of Hollywood's biggest films from "Apollo 13" to "A Beautiful Mind." HeShow More Summary
At one time, it was a shame if you had to drop in on your neighbors to see The Andy Griffith Show. You obviously did not own a TV only because you could not afford one. Then as TV took over our lives, it became more cool to ignore it, because you were bucking a trend. Show More Summary