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The Andy Griffith Show (tv program)

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  • Andy Griffith sings original lyrics to 'The Andy Griffith Show' theme song

     
    Celebrate Andy Griffith's life of by singing along with the legendary actor to the original theme song for his titular sitcom...
  • 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...
  • Varsity Life time machine:TV then and now

    Amidst a rough economic time, the entertainment business has taken a big hit. People are cutting back when it comes to entertainment, from downloading fewer songs on iTunes to going to the movies less often. Consequently, television has become an...
  • 'Goober Pyle' Actor George Lindsey Dies

    'Goober Pyle' Actor George Lindsey Dies
    LOS ANGELES -- George Lindsey, the actor who portrayed the country-bumpkin mechanic Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show," died Sunday after a brief illness, his family said. He was 83. Lindsey's character Goober Pyle joined the hit sitcom in 1964 as...
  • 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...
  • Ron Howard, Burroughs High alum, remembers Andy Griffith

    Ron Howard, Burroughs High alum, remembers Andy Griffith
    Early in the second season of "The Andy Griffith Show," I ventured a suggestion for a line change to make it sound more "like the way a kid would say it." I was just 7 years old. But my idea was accepted and I remember standing frozen, thrilled at what...
  • Onetime flop now an Andy Griffith classic

    Onetime flop now an Andy Griffith classic
    Absolute power corrupts absolutely. But when the right actor finds the path straight into a corrupt soul on fire, a strange kind of joy erupts on screen — a sense of true discovery and excitement. This is what Andy Griffith brought to his film...
  • Dick Van Dyke helps PBS recall television's view of American life

    Lovers of classic television always are game to hear the people who made it talk about it. After its two "Pioneers of Television" documentaries, PBS returns to that turf with "America in Primetime," a four-week series filled with familiar actors and...
  • Directors in the spotlight

    Directors in the spotlight
    DIRECTOR DANNY BOYLE "Slumdog Millionaire" The eclectic British director of Irish Catholic descent receives his first Academy Award nomination in the directing category for his sleeper indie hit about a poverty-stricken teenager in Mumbai who goes...
  • Ben Matlock

    Ben Matlock
    ANDY GRIFFITH as Ben Matlock In creating the role of Matlock, the astute defense lawyer who disarms his opponents with his wit and ways, Andy Griffith commented: "I've considered it part of my job ever since the show started to put in some humor – some...
  • Les Calhoun

    Les Calhoun
    DON KNOTTS as Les Calhoun Don Knott's first career decision shaped his life. The weighty question centered around whether he should be a ventriloquist, a teacher or an actor. The choice was made for this native of Morgantown, West Virginia, when Don...
  • Don Knotts, star of 'The Andy Griffith Show,' dead at 81

    Don Knotts, star of 'The Andy Griffith Show,' dead at 81
    Don Knotts, the saucer-eyed, scarecrow-thin comic actor best known for his roles as the high-strung small-town deputy Barney Fife on the 1960s CBS series "The Andy Griffith Show" and the leisure-suit-clad landlord Ralph Furley on ABC's '70s sitcom "Three'...