History YMMV / TheAndyGriffithShow

6th Jan '18 9:37:53 AM WhirlRX
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** One episode has Andy giving a young boy a gun to hold. While there was no bullets in the chamber and Andy does stress the importance of gun safety, a scene like that would never be shown on modern tv.


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** Andy's concern on trying to afford a college education for Opie still holds true to modern parents. Even those with well paying jobs will find college very expensive.
2nd Jan '18 8:27:29 PM danlansdowne
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** The RunningGag of Barney being careless with his gun and having to keep a single bullet in his pocket for emergencies loses much of its humour in the face of repeat questionable shootings by police officers.
17th Oct '17 6:53:49 AM themisterfree
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** Arte Johnson- later of ''Series/RowanAndMartinsLaughIn''- appeared as a hotel clerk in "Andy and Barney in the Big City".
17th Sep '17 8:14:20 AM glickmam
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** Howard Morris directed eight episodes. Morris is best known for being in ''front'' of the camera on the show as Ernest T. Bass, and would go on to greater fame for voicing Gopher in ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'', Hamburglar and Mayor McCheese for UsefulNotes/McDonalds, Carl Sweetchuck and The Professor in ''WesternAnimation/PoliceAcademyTheAnimatedSeries'', and Wade Duck in ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends''.

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** Howard Morris directed eight episodes. Morris is best known for being in ''front'' of the camera on the show as Ernest T. Bass, and would go on to greater fame for voicing Gopher in ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'', Hamburglar and Mayor McCheese [=McCheese=] for UsefulNotes/McDonalds, Carl Sweetchuck and The Professor in ''WesternAnimation/PoliceAcademyTheAnimatedSeries'', and Wade Duck in ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends''.
17th Sep '17 8:13:47 AM glickmam
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** Much earlier, a pre-[[Series/IDreamOfJeannie Jeannie]] Barbara Eden arrives in Mayberry as the town's pretty new manicurist in "The Manicurist".

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** Much earlier, a pre-[[Series/IDreamOfJeannie Jeannie]] pre-''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'' Barbara Eden arrives in Mayberry as the town's pretty new manicurist in "The Manicurist".



** Howard Morris directed eight episodes. Morris is best known for being in ''front'' of the camera on the show as Ernest T. Bass, and would go on to greater fame as the voice of Gopher in ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'' and Wade Duck on ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends''.

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** Howard Morris directed eight episodes. Morris is best known for being in ''front'' of the camera on the show as Ernest T. Bass, and would go on to greater fame as the voice of for voicing Gopher in ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'' ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'', Hamburglar and Mayor McCheese for UsefulNotes/McDonalds, Carl Sweetchuck and The Professor in ''WesternAnimation/PoliceAcademyTheAnimatedSeries'', and Wade Duck on in ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends''.
29th Jul '17 4:45:31 PM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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** A then-unknown Creator/JackNicholson in some brief scenes in the episode "Opie Finds a Baby".

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** A then-unknown Creator/JackNicholson in some brief scenes in the episode episodes "Opie Finds a Baby".Baby" and "Aunt Bee the Juror".
18th Jul '17 5:02:17 PM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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** Creator/LeeVanCleef, in a ''very'' small role as--surprise--a bad guy in the carnival episode.
** A then-unknown Creator/JackNicholson in some brief scenes in one of the later episodes.
** Pre-''Series/{{MASH}}'' Jamie Farr and William Christopher had made memorable guest appearances; Farr as part of a band of gypsies, and Christopher as Mayberry's new town doctor, Doc Peterson.
** Much earlier, a pre-[[Series/IDreamOfJeannie Jeannie]] Barbara Eden arrives in Mayberry as the town's pretty new manicurist.

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** Creator/LeeVanCleef, in a ''very'' small role as--surprise--a bad guy in the carnival episode.
episode "Banjo-Playing Deputy".
** A then-unknown Creator/JackNicholson in some brief scenes in one of the later episodes.
episode "Opie Finds a Baby".
** Pre-''Series/{{MASH}}'' Jamie Farr and William Christopher had made memorable guest appearances; Farr as part of a band of gypsies, gypsies in "The Gypsies", and Christopher in two episodes: as a tax collector in "Aunt Bee on TV", and as Mayberry's new town doctor, Doc Peterson.
Peterson, in "A New Doctor in Town".
** Much earlier, a pre-[[Series/IDreamOfJeannie Jeannie]] Barbara Eden arrives in Mayberry as the town's pretty new manicurist.manicurist in "The Manicurist".
3rd Jul '17 4:01:20 AM Piterpicher
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** In the episode "Man In a Hurry", the titular character happened to be named [[TheThickOfIt Malcolm Tucker.]]

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** In the episode "Man In a Hurry", the titular character happened to be named [[TheThickOfIt [[Series/TheThickOfIt Malcolm Tucker.]]
24th Jun '17 6:00:17 PM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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* HoYay: In "Mountain Wedding", Ernest T. Bass doesn't seem to mind the fact that Barney's a guy after seeing him disguised in Charlene Darling's wedding dress, even asking him to dance at Charlene's wedding party.
20th Jun '17 4:05:42 PM kablammin45
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* TearJerker: Opie's horror when he realizes that he accidentally killed a bird with his new slingshot in "Opie The Birdman".

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Opie's horror when he realizes that he accidentally killed a bird with his new slingshot in "Opie The Birdman".Birdman".
** Color episode "The Return of Barney Fife" includes [[spoiler: Barney's utter heartbreak when he finds that Thelma Lou has married another man since he moved to Raleigh. Seeing Barney, plucky Barney, [[DrowningMySorrows being utterly devasted by this revelation]] is equally as heartbreaking for the audience.]]
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