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  1. Leading Republican Kills HimselfRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Courthouse News Service

    ... for Fairness in Missouri. The ad compared Schweich's appearance to the character Barney Fife in the Andy Griffith Show and said that Schweich would get squashed like a bug by Democrats if he won the Republican nomination for governor. Sam Fox, a ...


  2. Dorothy PressleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... could be found watching television - enjoying soap operas, that she referred to as "her stories," "The Andy Griffith Show" and even wrestling. Dorothy deeply loved her family and their treasured trips to the mountains of Smokemont, and the happy ...


  3. the Dad: Letting this one lie: What to do about a fibRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... logic. When I put it that way, the situation feels more like something out of an old sitcom, like "The Andy Griffith Show" or "My Three Sons" where the kid tells a lie that doesn't seem like such a big deal in the moment, has humorously unexpected ...


  4. Dawson's greatest hits: Father, son reunited during burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Kinston Free Press

    ... me to make up for all the birthdays he missed." "They were sitting on the couch watching reruns of 'The Andy Griffith Show'," said Det. Clark Johnson. "They were watching the episode where Opie kills the bird and then feels guilty about leaving the ...


  5. 12 spinoff series that worked, and 12 that didn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 |

    ... worked and 12 instances of ones that didn't. The spinoff shows are followed by their parents series: "The Andy Griffith Show" (1960-68) from "The Danny Thomas Show (Make Room For Daddy)" (1953-64) -- and "Gomer Pyle" was a successful spinoff from ...


  6. 'Overnor RaunerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... so many g's you'd think he was auditioning for the part of Sheriff Taylor in a Broadway revival of "The Andy Griffith Show." It was distracting enough that I went through and counted. Out of 107 words in the speech ending with the "-ing" syllable, ...


  7. Living on the baseboardRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Star

    ... studying my mended piece of baseboard tile. As a matter of fact, it reminds me of an episode of "The Andy Griffith Show," where a preacher gives a sermon about relaxing and enjoying life and such. Oh well, the punchline for the preachers who are ...


  8. Snow possibility, the Super Bowl and more This-n-ThatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Thomasville Times

    ... But then there are the ones with animals - that I understand. Andy Griffith Trivia: 1. What year was the Andy Griffith Show first shown on television? 2. Why did Rose leave the Taylor housekeeping job? 3. Who filmed commercials for Foster's ...


  9. Hate in America is still rampant. Welcome to Klansville, U.S.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 |

    ... the most progressive southern state and one whose image was being burnished by the enormously popular The Andy Griffith Show , saw a boom in Klan membership under the leadership of Bob Jones, the most successful Grand Dragon in the country. In just ...


  10. Lindsey Poisson: Reunite with old favorite TV shows this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Me? I've been huddled under a blanket , binging on some old favorites via Hulu and Netflix. I didn't grow up with some of the more well-known classics, like "The Dick Van Dyke Show" or "The Andy Griffith Show."


  11. Ron Howard: Lessons I've Learned From 5 Decades in ShowbizRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... was to repeat yourself and mask that repetition," says Howard, who played the adorable tyke Opie on The Andy Griffith Show from 1960 to 1968. But once he became a director, he vowed to break that habit. "I didn't want to be a director who's given a ...


  12. 'Klansville USA' PBS Documentary Takes Cheap Shot at RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 |

    ... in the unlikely state of North Carolina, which at the time was also the setting of the wholesome "The Andy Griffith Show." The Boston Herald gave this documentary a rating of Grade A but your humble correspondent would rate it as A-. A big huge ...


  13. Indiana's Mayberry Cafe Memorializes 'The Andy Griffith Show'Off The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | AOL City Guide

    ... bought the Main Street Caf in 1989 and ran it under that name for three years before Brad's love of "The Andy Griffith Show" motivated them to turn it into the Mayberry Caf in 1992. The new themed restaurant became an instant hit in Danville and in ...


  14. So long, Betty White: TV Land changes its missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... more edgy." In part, the network will continue its ongoing process of downplaying early sitcoms like "The Andy Griffith Show" and giving more prominent slots to later sitcoms like "Everybody Loves Raymond" or "Friends." But more directly, the ...


  15. The 'Moderate' Klan of North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 |

    ... advocating non-confrontation in race relations, was highly praised. This moderation was reflected in The Andy Griffith Show , set in fictional Mayberry, N.C. A soothing vision of small town life, the popular program featured blacks, but they were ...


  16. 'Andy Griffith Show' cuts into Kentucky-Texas a&M Ot thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Sporting News

    Never mind that Kentucky's undefeated record was on the line in the middle of a nail biter with Texas A&M. We need watch the "Andy Griffith Show" now .


  17. Android users, sign up now to beta test a smart deadbolt lock for your homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | BetaNews

    One of my favorite television programs is the Andy Griffith Show. True, it is way before my time, but that is the point; I yearn for a simpler time.


  18. The Klan of the 1960s has parallels to today's tea partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    What: Klansville U.S.A. Where: UNC-TV, other PBS stations When: Tuesday, Jan. 13, 9 p.m. Who: Producer-director Callie T. Wiser documents the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina during the 1960's. hat should we make of the fact that the North Carolina of the fictional Mayberry and The Andy Griffith Show was once also home to 10,000 very real and dues-paying members of the Ku Klux Klan - more than all other Southern states combined? At first, the black-and-white images of the Klan parading in Salisbury or meeting at Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh seem out of an antiquarian past, irrelevant to our time. 24 comments

  19. Reporter Notebook: Remembering Elly May, Thelma Lou, and a packed house in Mount AiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | WBTV

    ... so I begged my producer to let me run up there and do the story. Both The Beverly Hillbillies and The Andy Griffith Show were huge hits on WBTV and CBS in the 1960's, and judging from the size of the crowd that day, the popularity of two of the ...


  20. WGN-AM to simulcast on 87.7 FM beginning WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... America from a sleepy superstation stocked with Chicago Cubs games, Chicago newscasts and reruns of "The Andy Griffith Show" to a full-fledged national cable network with original programming has been a high priority for Tribune Media since emerging ...