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  • 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,...
  • Windermere pastor sharpens ‘American Bible Challenge’

     
    Can the Good Book beget a good game show? “The American Bible Challenge” tries to meet that challenge by spreading charity. The show, which debuts at 8 p.m. Thursday on GSN, counts Windermere resident Troy Schmidt as a consulting producer....
  • 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...
  • Emmy Awards 2008: Facts and Figures

    NON-CABLE NOMINATIONS AND WINS ABC – 76 nominations CBS – 51 nominations CW – 2 nominations FOX – 28 nominations NBC – 50 nominations PBS – 33 nominations CABLE NOMINATIONS AND WINS A&E – 9 nominations AMC – 20 nominations Animal Planet – 1...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Crossroads' on CMT.

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 13 - 19 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here BOYS NIGHT OUT: Pop music's John Mayer, left, and country star......
  • Drama supporting actors prove Emmy winners not always TV reruns

     
    One of our top Emmy Awards gurus -- forums moderator Chris "Boomer" Beachum -- deftly disproves the notion that the Emmys anoint the same winners year after year. Although the likes of Don Knotts ("The Andy Griffith Show") and John Larroquette ("Night...