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
Amid today's spectacle-heavy Hollywood business model, Ron Howard calls making any drama a "labor of love." He's performed many labors throughout his storied career, directing films such as "The Paper," "Apollo 13," "A Beautiful Mind" and "Frost/Nixon." The Oscar-winning filmmaker's résumé reads like a veritable master class in popular culture. 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
Happy birthday, Ron Howard! We can't believe the Oscar-winning director we'll always remember as the adorable Opie on "The Andy Griffith Show" is 60! Since his days as a child actor, Howard's talents have propelled him in many directions. Show 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
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Actress Betty Lynn is 87. It's hard to believe that 'Thelma Lou' was born on Aug. 29, 1926! Who woulda' thought? Even though it has been 48 years since The Andy Griffith Show actress appeared as a regular on TAGS playing the sweet, mild-mannered girlfriend of our favorite bumbling deputy Barney Fife, reruns keep 'Thelma Lou' young in our minds and in our hearts.
For the first time in thirty years, viewers of WFMY won’t be able to watch “The Andy Griffith Show” at the usual time of 5:30 p.m. and they’re not happy about it. The Greensboro, NC, CBS affiliate recently replaced the residents of Mayberry...Show More Summary
Jim Nabors has come out of the closet, in the most celebratory way possible: he just got married! The veteran actor - best known for portraying Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show - tied the knot with his partner of 38 years on January...Show More Summary
Jim Nabors, 82, of "The Andy Griffith Show" and “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” fame announced his marriage on Tuesday. He and his longtime partner, Stan Cadwallader, 64, were wed earlier this month, but did not announce their marriage until Jan. Show More Summary
The actor, 82, who played the hapless if loveable Gomer Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.", was said to have married Stan Cadwallader, 64, his partner of 38 years, in a private ceremony in a Seattle hotel room on Jan. 15.