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  • Andy Griffith: a TV dad for all time

     
    Andy Griffith, what a man. The news of his death, at age 86, brings back powerful memories of “The Andy Griffith Show.” The CBS comedy, which ran from 1960 to 1968, transcends mere nostalgia. The comedy was art, the lives¬†poignantly rendered....
  • TCM to remember Andy Griffith with four-film tribute on July 18

     
    Legendary actor Andy Griffith passed away today at the age of 86. While he may be most remembered and beloved from his television work on The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock, Griffith was also a fantastic actor of both the stage and screen, and not just in...
  • Thanks, Andy Griffith, for lessons learned, especially ‘The Pickle Story’

     
    Andy Griffith died today at the age of 86, but he will live on in my heart in reruns of my favorite episode of The Andy Griffith Show — “The Pickle Story.” To be polite, Andy and Barney compliment Aunt Bee on her homemade pickles and...
  • This weekend: ‘Andy Griffith Show’ marathon; Barbara Walters studies heaven; Inspector Lewis returns

     
    When asked to explain the appeal of “The Andy Griffith Show,” Griffith quoted the plaque on a statue to the classic CBS sitcom. “A simpler time, a sweeter place. A lesson, a laugh, a father, a son.' That's the best way I can answer that,...
  • Trivia

    Trivia
    Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Daniel Roebuck and Brynn Thayer all had guest appearances on the show before taking the roles of Michelle, Cassie, Cliff, and Leanne, respectively. --------------------- Besides Don Knotts, other former cast members of the...
  • A Conversation with Jim Dale

    A Conversation with Jim Dale
    Just Jim Dale With Jim Dale and pianist Mark York. Through June 24 at Long Wharf Stage II, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282. $30. www.longwharf.org ¬† To put a Music Hall spin on it, Jim Dale is not over the hill. At 77, he’s as vital...
  • He put the 'wah' in rock 'n' roll

    He put the 'wah' in rock 'n' roll
    You've probably seen Del Casher, sporting a yachtsman's cap as he cruises around town in his fire-engine-red sedan, and never given him a second look. But the 73-year-old musician, who operates a sound studio on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, is one of...
  • Christmas Day offers another chance to see holiday favorites

    Conventional wisdom among television programmers is that nobody is watching on major holidays such as Christmas, and if they are watching, they're probably sick of the holiday hype by the time the day rolls around. What seems to slip their minds is...
  • Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers

    Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers
    No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks. This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud. He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...
  • Short Shakes makes the most of a thorny comedy

    Short Shakes makes the most of a thorny comedy
    The entire notion of family-friendly Shakespeare may seem absurd — even his sunniest comedies come complete with naughty entendres. But "The Taming of the Shrew" carries so much troubling gender baggage that it probably wouldn't be on anybody's...
  • It's no shock when vacations head south

    IT finally occurs to me, after 25 years, that I married Amelia Earhart. Hey, everybody, call off the search. She's right here, in the passenger seat next to me, trying to read a road map that she's holding upside down. Seriously, my wife is the...
  • Vic Mizzy dies at 93; film and TV composer wrote 'Addams Family' theme song

    Vic Mizzy dies at 93; film and TV composer wrote 'Addams Family' theme song
    Vic Mizzy, a film and television composer best known for writing the memorable theme songs for the 1960s sit-coms "Green Acres" and "The Addams Family," has died. He was 93. Mizzy died of heart failureSaturday at his home in Bel-Air, said Scott Harper, a...