Andy Taylor is a sheriff in the mostly crime-free town of Mayberry. He spends his time philosophizing, raising his son Opie, and helping the townsfolk and his cousin Barney with their problems.
The Andy Griffith Show Broadcast History
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|Andy Griffith||...||Sheriff Andy Taylor|
|Ron Howard||...||Opie Taylor|
|Don Knotts||...||Barney Fife|
|Frances Bavier||...||Aunt Bee Taylor|
Regulars & Guest Stars
|George Lindsey||...||Goober Pyle|
|Howard McNear||...||Floyd Lawson|
|Colin Male||...||Announcer / Game Warden|
|Aneta Corsaut||...||Helen Crump|
|Jack Dodson||...||Howard Sprague / Ed Jenkins|
|Hal Smith||...||Otis Campbell|
|Hope Summers||...||Clara Edwards / Bertha Edwards / Clara Johnson / Miss Bedloe|
|Betty Lynn||...||Thelma Lou|
|Jim Nabors||...||Gomer Pyle|
Theme Song / Opening Credits
There were 8 seasons and 249 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. Check out our The Andy Griffith Show episode guide.
The show was one of only 3 shows (I Love Lucy and Seinfeld) to end while still at the top of the Nielsen Ratings.
Andy Griffith and Frances Bavier did not get along during the filming of the series.
Mayberry’s squad car was a Ford Galaxie supplied for free by a local Ford dealer.
It’s never mentioned on the show what happened to Opie’s mother, just that she died when Opie was very young.
Barney Fife: Nip it in the bud!
Andy Taylor: Floyd.
Floyd Lawson: What’s the matter?
Andy Taylor: My sideburns.
Floyd Lawson: Your sideburns – what’s the matter with your sideburns?
Andy Taylor: Why, they’re both even.
Floyd Lawson: Well, I’ll be dogged. How’d that happen?
Andy Taylor: I declare, Floyd, I believe you’re getting the hang of it. And looka there – they’re the right length and everything.
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