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I’ve been watching The Andy Griffith Show since I was a child, and my husband, Jerry, still watches the show whenever he can find old reruns on TV.   1,480 more words

Movie Review - "No Time for Sergeants" (1958)

The charm of “No Time for Sergeants” is that it never takes itself too seriously while always trying to be as fun and endearing as possible in its own simple way. 174 more words


Mount Airy, NC

When I was eight, it was thrilling to be able to watch television. It was 1960, and as America’s new favorite past-time, television had quickly taken over as the modern recipe for family togetherness. 378 more words


Andy Griffith - Born June 1, 1926

I loved Andy Griffith. That’s Andy Griffith the storyteller, actor and singer, not so much the Andy of Mayberry he played on TV. Actually I don’t have any problems with the character either, more with the portrayal of small town life on the show. 424 more words



June 1st in history:

Kentucky became the 15th state in the Union on June 1st, 1792. It took four more years before a 16th star was put on the flag – for Tennessee, admitted on June 1st, 1796. 117 more words

Today In History

Crosstown Desilu

A short bike ride away from Lot 2 was Desilu studios, located off Ince Ave., named after studio pioneer Thomas Ince. The forty acre backlot was separate from its main lot offices and stages, which was the case for all the MGM backlots. 215 more words

Wallpaper wars

The girls’ basketball season had come to an end. That meant I could catch up on all the classic Andy Griffith Show episodes I hadn’t seen since the season began. 730 more words

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