Tag Archives: Don Knotts

Don Knotts and the Bullet (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Daniel de Vise)

Did a Little Boy’s Toy Bullet Inspire the Most Famous Photograph of Barney Fife? Anyone familiar with the great Don Knotts and his best-known character, the over-caffeinated deputy to Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, will recognize the … Continue reading

Posted in Posts by Daniel de Vise, TV Roles | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Emmy’s Greatest Sit-Com Sidekicks: The Legacy of Barney Fife (Exclusive Guest post by Author Daniel de Vise)

Emmy’s Greatest Sit-Com Sidekicks: The Legacy of Barney Fife In the five years that he portrayed Deputy Barney Fife, Don Knotts set the standard against which all future television sit-com sidekicks would be judged. Knotts won five Emmy awards for … Continue reading

Posted in Posts by Daniel de Vise | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Don Knotts: Three Fine Summer Flicks

Born July 21, 1924, Don Knotts…  Don Knotts played Barney Fife, the bumbling deputy on The Andy Griffith Show, so well and so memorably that the part would come to define the man. Don, who would have turned 92 today, … Continue reading

Posted in Posts by Daniel de Vise, TV Roles | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Five Timeless Andy-Barney Skits from The Andy Griffith Show (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Daniel de Vise)

55 years ago today, on October 3, 1960, The Andy Griffith Show debuted on CBS! In celebration of this wonderful Classic TV Anniversary, CMH is happy to welcome a very special Guest Blogger today — Daniel de Visé — Don Knott’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Posts by Daniel de Vise | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments