History Characters / TheAndyGriffithShow

4th Mar '17 10:20:50 AM WhirlRX
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* {{Expy}}: Some fans consider ''{{Matlock}}'' and Andy to be the same character due to their many similarities.



* {{Expy}}: While Knotts carried his comic persona to most of his roles in general, Ralph Furley of ''ThreesCompany'' was more or less an identical character in personality, albeit with a flashy style of dress and different demeanor towards women.
4th Mar '17 10:18:17 AM WhirlRX
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* {{Expy}}: As far as most viewers are concerned, after the series ended, Opie moved to Milwaukee and changed his name to [[Series/HappyDays Richie Cunningham]].
25th Feb '17 12:27:45 PM MarkLungo
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SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute named Emmett Clark, a fix-it man, was added to fill in the character's absence. In-universe, Floyd was announced as having retired because he had earned enough money.


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SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute named * SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Emmett Clark, a fix-it man, was added to fill in the character's absence. In-universe, Floyd was announced as having retired because he had earned enough money.

28th Jan '17 11:29:03 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TheCastShowoff: Griffith was able to showcase some of his singing skills in a few episodes.



* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: President Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States.

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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: President Andrew Jackson, UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson, the seventh president of the United States.
19th Jan '17 6:20:49 PM snichols1973
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* BestFriend: With Clara Edwards Johnson.



* AscendedExtra: He becomes one after Gomer joins the Marines and Barney takes a police job in Raleigh.



* NiceHat: His unique Beanie.

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* NiceHat: His unique Beanie.Beanie, which is similar to the one worn by Jughead Jones from the "Archie" comics.



* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: For Barney.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: For Barney.Barney.

'''Howard Sprague (Jack Dodson)'''

The county clerk who officially debuts in Season 6's "The County Clerk" episode.

* FifteenMinutesOfFame: He bowls a perfect 300 game at the bowling alley, only to be overlooked by his teammates who are more upset about Andy calling off the bet.
* MamasBoy: He has a close relationship with his mother.
* MyBelovedSmother: His domineering mother, who objects to Howard joining the local lodge for fear that he might become a gambler, when the "card games" that take place are just gin rummy and cribbage-type games instead of the "big games" such as poker and blackjack.
19th Jan '17 5:53:37 PM snichols1973
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* OfficialCouple: With Thelma Lou at first, but the two call it quits when he leaves Mayberry. In Season 6's "The Return of Barney Fife", Barney discovers Thelma Lou has married someone else. But, in 1986's TV movie "Return to Mayberry", the couple end up getting officially married.

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* OfficialCouple: With Thelma Lou at first, but the two call it quits when he leaves Mayberry. In Season 6's "The Return of Barney Fife", Barney discovers Thelma Lou has married someone else.Gerald Whitfield. But, in 1986's TV movie "Return to Mayberry", the couple end up getting officially married.



* OfficialCouple: After Barney leaves Mayberry, she ends up marrying somebody else, and the episode "The Return of Barney Fife" in Season 6 serves as her last appearance on the show. However, she does return for the 1986 TV movie ''Return to Mayberry'', where she and Barney end up getting married.

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* OfficialCouple: After Barney leaves Mayberry, she ends up marrying somebody else, Gerald Whitfield, and the episode "The Return of Barney Fife" in Season 6 serves as her last appearance on the show. However, she does return for the 1986 TV movie ''Return to Mayberry'', where she and Barney end up getting married.
31st Aug '16 4:47:58 PM WhirlRX
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* ImprobableAimingSkills: Andy is a very skill sharpshooter. He was able to blow a tire off a moving car with just a pistol and was able to shoot every target of a shooting gallery with a bent rifle.
6th Apr '16 8:38:20 PM BobTanaka
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* MomentKiller: There are whole episodes built around his tendency to interrupt Andy's dates with Helen.
6th Apr '16 1:00:33 PM BobTanaka
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* LethalChef: She's a good cook in general, but don't let her make pickles, whatever you do.
30th Oct '15 8:53:39 PM Green_lantern40
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* {{Expy}}: Many consider [[Series/HappyDays Richie Cunningham]] to be the young man Opie grew up to be.

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* {{Expy}}: Many consider As far as most viewers are concerned, after the series ended, Opie moved to Milwaukee and changed his name to [[Series/HappyDays Richie Cunningham]] to be the young man Opie grew up to be.Cunningham]].
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