The Andy Griffith Show (1960)
The Andy Griffith Show (1960)
The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom first televised on CBS between October 3, 1960 and April 1, 1968. Andy Griffith portrays the widowed sheriff of the fictional small community of Mayberry, North Carolina. His life is complicated by an inept, but well-meaning deputy, Barney Fife, a spinster aunt and housekeeper, Aunt Bee, and a precocious young son, Opie. Local ne'er-do-wells, bumbling pals, and temperamental girlfriends further complicate his life. Andy Griffith stated in a Today Show interview, with respect to the time period of the show: "Well, though we never said it, and though it was shot in the '60s, it had a feeling of the '30s. It was when we were doing it, of a time gone by." The series never placed lower than seventh in the Nielsen ratings and ended its final season at number one. It has been ranked by TV Guide as the 9th-best show in American television history. Though neither Griffith nor the show won awards during its eight-season run, series co-stars Knotts an

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Ron Howard Ron Howard As: Opie Taylor
Frances Bavier Frances Bavier As: Aunt Bee Taylor
Don Knotts Don Knotts As: Barney Fife
Andy Griffith Andy Griffith As: Sheriff Andy Taylor
Andy Griffith Andy Griffith As: Sheriff Andy Taylor
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The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom first televised on CBS between October 3, 1960 and April 1, 1968. Andy Griffith portrays the widowed sheriff of the fictional small community of Mayberry, North Carolina. His life is complicated by an inept, but well-meaning deputy, Barney Fife, a spinster aunt and housekeeper, Aunt Bee, and a precocious young son, Opie. Local ne'er-do-wells, bumbling pals, and temperamental girlfriends further complicate his life. Andy Griffith stated in a Today Show interview, with respect to the time period of the show: "Well, though we never said it, and though it was shot in the '60s, it had a feeling of the '30s. It was when we were doing it, of a time gone by." The series never placed lower than seventh in the Nielsen ratings and ended its final season at number one. It has been ranked by TV Guide as the 9th-best show in American television history. Though neither Griffith nor the show won awards during its eight-season run, series co-stars Knotts an


Certification: TV-G

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Airs: Mondays at 09:30pm on CBS

Genres: Comedy

Premiered: 15 February 1960

Language: English

Country: United States

Runtime: 25m

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Ron Howard

Ron Howard

Opie Taylor

Frances Bavier

Frances Bavier

Aunt Bee Taylor

Don Knotts

Don Knotts

Barney Fife

Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith

Sheriff Andy Taylor

Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith

Sheriff Andy Taylor

Jim Nabors

Jim Nabors

Gomer Pyle

Howard McNear

Howard McNear

Floyd Lawson

Jack Dodson

Jack Dodson

Howard Sprague

Aneta Corsaut

Aneta Corsaut

Helen Crump

Hope Summers

Hope Summers

Clara Edwards

George Lindsey

George Lindsey

Goober Pyle

Paul Hartman

Paul Hartman

Emmett Clark

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