Andy Griffith Show Quotes by Clay Aiken, Betty Lynn, J. B. Smoove, Tom Shales and many others.
Because I’m from North Carolina, you think I’m the Andy Griffith show, or something?
Don Knotts left [Andy Griffith Show] to pursue a movie career, so once he was gone I left too.
I love to meet people for lunch at my favorite restaurant, the Loaded Goat. It is named after the Andy Griffith Show episode where a goat ate a bunch of dynamite.
Don Knotts won five Emmy Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role by an Actor or Actress in a Series [in Andy Griffith Show] in 1961, 1962, 1963, 1966 and 1967.
George Lindsay who played Goober thought Andy Griffith Show limited his career.
You know what I like? I like classic stuff. I like ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ – the variety of characters was so amazing to me.
One reason [of Andy Griffith Show popularity] is because of the formula. It had comedy, but it also had tender moments. The other reason is because it was therapeutic. It helped people relax and unwind.
People of a certain age look back on the Mayberry of ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and become almost as homesick for that simple fictional hamlet as they do for their own home towns.
Twenty years after the Andy Griffith Show when Andy did Matlock, he hired me for four episodes. I told him I wanted to develop an Aunt Bea type role for Matlock, but he was against it. I did appear on other popular TV shows, like Family Affair, My Three Sons, Barnaby Jones and Little House on the Prairie.