I still have a step sister that lives there.
Great Actor,,,, his shows tried to teach honest christian lessons ,,,, with the
good guy finishing on the top. RIP Andy & tell Barney hello,,,, never be two
better characters. The liberal Andy should have stayed out of Politics and let
folks remember him as Andy of Mayberry & Matlock, the lawyer.
Though maybe not the man we would have liked him to be in real life, Andy was one of televisions pioneers who tried to make the wasteland live up to its founding fathers hopes and dreams of a method of mass communication for the betterment of all mankind. During all the years since its debut in the 60's, Mayberry was the benchmark of the American dream. We have come a long way from Mayberry to Reality TV.
We mourn the death of Andy Taylor and the lost opportunities of the magic of television.
22 June 1958
Andy Griffith--What's My Line - YouTube
I always likes the start when Andy and Opie are going fishing,It kinda reminded me of whem my Dad and I went,he bought me a Zebco 202 reel on a white fiberglass rod which was pretty good since it wasn't too much before that people were still using cane poles
Grew up watching him. He'll be missed.
Could have done without seeing his pro-Obama care commercials there at the end of his life, but he was definitely a TV icon.
Now that's a gooood cracker.
RIP Andy .....
Didn't understand from the CNN article, which said he died @ 7 a.m. ... was already "laid to rest" ... July 3
Actor Andy Griffith dead at 86
(CNN) -- Actor Andy Griffith, who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, died Tuesday at the age of 86, his family said.
Griffith died at about 7 a.m. at his home on Roanoke Island, according to Dare County, North Carolina, Sheriff J.D. "Doug" Doughtie.
He passed away after an unspecified illness and "has been laid to rest on his beloved Roanoake Island," the family said in a statement
I used to watch Andy religiously. Always loved the interactions of him with Barney. As others have said, wasn't thrilled with his political stands later in life, and perhaps if he'd given Opie a few "whuppin" as a kid, he might not have grown into a flaming liberal, but he will be missed.
First Barney, (Don Knotts), and now Andy. Seems we keep losing the good guys. I loved that show and seldom missed an episode. RIP Andy Griffith. You're memory will always make us think of a gentler time.