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
Recently I’ve been in a reflective mood about how to deal with family and friends and in particular those ever present past done wrongs, disputes,etc I was reminded of an old Andy Griffith episode. The episode deals with a husband and wife relationship where the wife constantly nagged the husband and he drank as a [...]
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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.
Here’s a great story about the town I was born in and then moved back to a few years ago: A visitor to Bethany might half expect to see Andy Griffith, Aunt Bea or Barney Fife wave hello as they drive through town, gazing at its rolling hills, tree-lined streets and even a genuine, old-fashioned [Read more...]
"I don't want to be agitated so much on television. I don't need to watch any more agitation," says Andie MacDowell of "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove"
One year ago today Andy Griffith: Before Mayberry, A Movie Monster: The facts that Griffith played a bad guy in his first film role, and that both the performance and the movie, Elia Kazan’s 1957 A Face In The Crowd, are largely overlooked today.
Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Once Upon a Slime was written by Andy Griffiths, illustrated by Terry Denton and published by Pan Macmillan (2013). - Have you ever wondered where ideas come from and how...Show More Summary
You’d think $44 billion would buy you a decent connection: To showcase the federal government’s national broadband network, author Andy Griffiths…
Carve out some time today, and let Evan Smith Rakoff show you how a wonderful essay about Andy Griffith can also be about Robert Burns, William Shakespeare, John Keats, ambition, nostalgia, the Hollywood blacklist, class, and grief. Related...Show More Summary
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
"In Mayberry, Thelma Lou didn’t put a cigarette out on Barney’s arm like my girlfriend did to on mine; Andy Taylor wasn’t embittered or slump-shouldered after a lifetime of ridicule by those with more social status; no Beasley beat his wife half to death with a shoe. Show More Summary
RALEIGH, N.C. — The widow of actor Andy Griffith has gotten a permit to tear down the house where he lived for many years on...
As if being snubbed by the In Memoriam segment during the Oscars wasn’t enough, Andy Griffith’s widow has gotten permission to tear down a house he bought in the 1950s. Friends say Andy hoped that house would be turned into a museum. The house on the waterfront of Roanoke Sound near Raleigh, N.C. wasn’t the home Andy [...]Show More Summary
The widow of late actor Andy Griffith has obtained a permit to demolish his former home, upsetting friends who expected the property to be turned into a museum.
Upset friends had hoped it would be preserved as a museum or Graceland-type estate.
Andy Griffith, who passed away last July, was unceremoniously absent from this year's Oscars "In Memoriam" tribute, so NBC's Cleveland affiliate WKYC-TV decided to make it up to him by giving Matlock most of their Thursday primetime block. More »
Andy Griffith, who died last year, was not included in the obituary reel at the Oscars, but a Cleveland TV station celebrated him on Thursday night.
Pushing repeats of the outgoing comedy, "Law & Order" and an original "1600 Penn" to Saturday, the Cleveland station GM tells THR they wanted to give the actor due after he was left out of the "In Memoriam" segment. read more
Andy Griffith and Phyllis Diller were among the late actors and actresses who didn’t make it into the Oscars’ “In Memoriam” segment on Sunday. Although the Academy honors those who passed away over the previous 12 months, they sometimes forget a few names during the telecast. According to E! Online, Griffth was later added to [...]Show More Summary