The Andy Griffith Show debut on October 3, 1960.on CBS-TV.  The show was about a sheriff and his deputy in a town with no crime. Starring Andy Griffith as Andy, Don Knotts as Barney Fife, Ronny Howard as Opie, Frances Bavier as Aunt Bea, Jim Nabors as Gomer, Anita Corsaut as Helen, George Lindsey as Goober, Howard McNear as Floyd, Hal Smith as Otis, Jack Dodson as Howard, Betty Lynn as Thelma Lou, and Hope Summers as Clara. It lasted eight seasons and continues today and until the world comes to an end as we know it in reruns.

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