Tag Archives: The Andy Griffith Show

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

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Our Endless Numbered Mayberry Days

The 27th ‘Mayberry Days’ Festival, September 21-25…  Twenty-six years ago, on the thirtieth anniversary of The Andy Griffith Show’s televised debut, the citizens of Mount Airy, North Carolina, gathered for the first Mayberry Day. A couple hundred people turned out at City … Continue reading

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Christmas in Mayberry… in Color

“The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special” Christmas Night on CBS! Television columns around the country lit up this month with news that CBS, the network that launched The Andy Griffith Show, will air two original episodes of the celebrated series on Christmas … Continue reading

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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

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