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The Andy Griffith Show Wiki... an in-depth encyclopedic guide to the beloved CBS television series. We are a collaborative website about the small-town world of The Andy Griffith Show that first started to grow on September 30, 2008. The wiki format allows anyone to create or edit any article, so we can all work together to create the site. Now, take a stroll into Mayberry.

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Thelma Lou—

Thelma Lou is Barney Fife's girlfriend on The Andy Griffith Show. Thelma Lou's last name and occupation are never revealed, however in one episode she mentions getting back to the office. Her two cousins are Mary Grace Gossage and Karen Moore. She lives in a small, quaint home within Mayberry city limits - making Barney's ice cream deliveries much quicker.


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Barney and Floyd are held hostage by a gang of escaped female convicts who have been hiding in O'Malley's cabin outside of town. Andy, who spots Floyd in town buying groceries (with one of the convicts), thinks they have a little party going on until O'Malley arrives back in town on the bus. Andy and O'Malley engineer a clever scheme to capture the women.
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Otis Campbell—

Otis Campbell was the "town drunk" in Mayberry and probably the most well-known prisoner in the courthouse. Otis was played by Hal Smith and made frequent appearances on the show from 1960 to 1967, and stopped appearing in the show towards the end of the series due to concerns by the show's sponsors over the portrayal of excessive drinking. Otis works as a glue dipper in a furniture factory.


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The Andy Griffith Show Dictionary—

The Andy Griffith Show Dictionary. Ever been curious what certain words or slang mean from The Andy Griffith Show? We've begun to compile a dictionary, listing various words and sayings heard throughout the seasons of the show and their meaning. Feel free to add some you see are missing, or correct ones that are already there.


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The poll was created at 00:59 on March 19, 2015, and so far 176 people voted.
115 users voted in our last poll, and the results are in! 48% of you chose Ellie Walker as Andy's favorite girlfriend/love interest.
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Andy Griffith - Darlings - There Is A Time-202:27

Andy Griffith - Darlings - There Is A Time-2

The Darlings "There is a Time"

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Andy joanna behind scenes magazine nov 3 1962

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“Hey Jim one thing about this fella Fleet. He digs you, so you be nice and dig him back!”
-Andy Taylor

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  • Alanartz85

    Mr. Schwamp

    April 17, 2017 by Alanartz85

    I have a question that is driving me crazy. For five years I have been searching the interest for the identiy of Mr. Schwamp. Surley someone knows who this gentleman was. He appea…

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  • QueenBuffy
    I was SO happy and thrilled to see that Jim Nabors answered my fan mail and mailed me not one, but TWO autographed images of himself!!! What a great guy!! Gotta love Gomer!

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  • Andlaw99

    Bernard Fox 1927-2016

    December 16, 2016 by Andlaw99

    British actor Bernard Fox has passed away. TAGS fans will never forget the indefatigable and lovable Malcolm Merriweather. Cheerio, Malcolm!

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  • Andlaw99

    Ubiquitous character actor William Schallert has passed away at the age of 93. Best remembered as Mr. Lane on "The Patty Duke Show", he has hundreds of credits in film and TV. I…

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  • Andlaw99

    Don Keefer 1916-2014

    October 10, 2014 by Andlaw99

    Actor Don Keefer died at age 98. He appeared in two season 8 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show and one episode of Mayberry R.F.D.

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