History Characters / TheAndyGriffithShow

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]].
30th Oct '15 8:45:31 PM Green_lantern40
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* {{Expy}}: Many consider [[Series/HappyDays Richie Cunningham]] to be the young man Opie grew up to be.
12th Jul '15 11:39:50 AM RichardX1
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* TheKlutz

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* TheKlutzTheKlutz: Why he had to keep his single rationed bullet in his pocket instead of his gun.
11th Mar '15 1:24:41 PM ANTMuddle
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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Seriously, do ''not'' get into a fight with this guy.



* NiceGuy
22nd Nov '14 10:19:51 AM creader
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* ThePeteBest: [=McNear=] took over the role of Floyd after Baldwin's one-time appearance as the character.
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: [=McNear=] died less than a year after the final episode of Season 7, so that he was not able to return for Season 8. A 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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* ThePeteBest: [=McNear=] took over the role of Floyd after Baldwin's one-time appearance as the character.
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: [=McNear=] died less than a year after the final episode of Season 7, so that he was not able to return for Season 8. A
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.

22nd Nov '14 10:16:59 AM creader
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* TheDanza



* RealitySubtext: Mayberry is a pastiche of Mt. Airy, where Griffith grew up.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally, Andy was supposed to be the comedic lead with Knotts as his straight man (similar to their roles in ''No Time For Sergeants'', but they quickly discovered it was funnier the other way around: "By the second episode, I knew that Don should be funny, and I should play straight."

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally, Andy was supposed to be the comedic lead with Knotts as his straight man (similar to their roles in ''No Time For Sergeants'', but they quickly discovered it was funnier the other way around: "By the second episode, I knew that Don should be funny, and I should play straight."



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: See Andy's entry.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: See Andy's entry.




* RealitySubtext: The show's presence in Mayberry endeared Bavier to move to adjacent Siler City in real life.



* RealitySubtext: As the result of a stroke, [=McNear=] was always shown from that point on sitting down or leaning against an object because the actor could not walk. Declining health caused him to leave the show entirely (see above).

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* RealitySubtext: As the result of a stroke, [=McNear=] was always shown from that point on sitting down or leaning against an object because the actor could not walk. Declining health caused him to leave the show entirely (see above).




* HeyItsThatGuy: Yes, he is played by ''that'' Jack Burns, remembered as the guy who got into a fight with Creator/AndyKaufman on an episode of ''Fridays.''
7th Oct '14 6:48:25 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* TheCastShowoff: Like Griffith, Nabors was able to showcase his singing talents in some episodes, although these were more reserved for the spin-off, ''GomerPyleUSMC.''

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* TheCastShowoff: Like Griffith, Nabors was able to showcase his singing talents in some episodes, although these were more reserved for the spin-off, ''GomerPyleUSMC.''Series/GomerPyleUSMC.''



* PutOnABus: For his own spin-off show, the aforementioned ''GomerPyleUSMC.''

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* PutOnABus: For his own spin-off show, the aforementioned ''GomerPyleUSMC.''Series/GomerPyleUSMC.''
7th Oct '14 6:46:57 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* CountryMouse: In ''GomerPyleUSMC.''

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* CountryMouse: In ''GomerPyleUSMC.''Series/GomerPyleUSMC.''
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