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    Andy Griffith has died

    Report out this morning that Andy Griffith has died.

    Report: Andy Griffith Has Died at the Age of 86 - Yahoo! News



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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    that's too bad. The Andy Griffith show always reminds me of my father.


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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    Classic show. Reminds me of a simpler time. Watched that show every day after school on KIMT out of Mason City. Still catch an episode now and then and get a good laugh.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PVUit1-0Ck]Andy Griffith sings TV Show Theme Song. - YouTube[/ame]


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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    That's really too bad. Great life and great accomplishments.


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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    That is too bad, but I'm not looking forward to 50% of my facebook friends instantly becoming huge Andy Griffith fans just so they have something to post.



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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    I used to watch reruns at my grandparents and Matlock at baby sitters. That's to bad. All the old guard are on the way out.



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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Classic show. Reminds me of a simpler time. Watched that show every day after school on KIMT out of Mason City. Still catch an episode now and then and get a good laugh.

    Andy Griffith sings TV Show Theme Song. - YouTube

    I watched the same thing with my dad. Only the black and white episodes, though. My father thought the colorized episodes were terrible.


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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    Am I the only one who will now be constantly whistling the theme from the show the rest of the day?


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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    Am I the only one who will now be constantly whistling the theme from the show the rest of the day?

    ...not until you said that.



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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    Highly recommend watching his movie: A Face in the Crowd



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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    To bad. Pretty sure if I could do it all over again I would want to grow up in a town Like Mayberry where it's simple. No technology or any of that. Guys like Andy and the rest. Rip


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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    I loved the Andy Griffith show growing up. We used to watch it on TBS all of the time.

    Sadly, here's the first thing I though of:



    MATLOCK!!!!!!



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    Re: Andy Griffith has died

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    I watched the same thing with my dad. Only the black and white episodes, though. My father thought the colorized episodes were terrible.
    Agreed. Was Barney around in the "coloreds"? Also I think most of the coloreds had Andy dating someone which took away some of the uniqueness of him being a single dad.

    KIMT had a commercial that the words were based on Andy Griffith Show to the tune of "We Didn't start the fire"
    I remember most of them

    Andy Griffith On TV
    Sheriff Taylor Mayberry
    Mount Pilot, North Carolina, Raleigh.

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    Ernest T
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    Gomer Pyle
    golllllllllllllley!

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    Howard Sprague, Barber chair
    Thelma Lou's official Stud
    Nip it, nip it, in the bud

    His shaky gun is at your service
    Catchin crooks makes him nervous
    Barney's job is never done
    law and order's in his blood.


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    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Agreed. Was Barney around in the "coloreds"? Also I think most of the coloreds had Andy dating someone which took away some of the uniqueness of him being a single dad.

    KIMT had a commercial that the words were based on Andy Griffith Show to the tune of "We Didn't start the fire"
    I remember most of them

    Andy Griffith On TV
    Sheriff Taylor Mayberry
    Mount Pilot, North Carolina, Raleigh.

    Fishin' hole
    Ernest T
    Court-House
    Opie
    Goober Pyle
    Gomer Pyle
    golllllllllllllley!

    FLoyd the Barber cuttin' hair
    Howard Sprague, Barber chair
    Thelma Lou's official Stud
    Nip it, nip it, in the bud

    His shaky gun is at your service
    Catchin crooks makes him nervous
    Barney's job is never done
    law and order's in his blood.
    wow. Good job, sir. I never would have remembered the words, but I totally remember the commercial.

    "We love Barney Fife" was the chorus, if I remember.


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    This sucks. I've seen just about every episode of Matlock and most of them twice.



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