Tag: Aunt Bee

Briscoe Darling says, “Got time to breathe, got time for music.” . . . A Celebration of Mayberry’s Mirth & Music, Part 2

Briscoe Darling says, “Got time to breathe, got time for music.” . . . A Celebration of Mayberry’s Mirth & Music, Part 2

[caption id="attachment_1042" align="aligncenter" width="574"] Via Classic Film on Flickr[/caption] The popular 1960s Andy Griffith Show (ranked 5th) was responsible for introducing genuine mountain bluegrass music to suburban America. The Darling family from the Appalachian mountains show up in Mayberry for only six episodes, for one crisis or another, yet each time...Read More
Barney Fife says Aunt Bee’s Pickles Taste Like Kerosene . . . A Celebration of Mayberry’s Mirth & Music, Part 1

Barney Fife says Aunt Bee’s Pickles Taste Like Kerosene . . . A Celebration of Mayberry’s Mirth & Music, Part 1

How big of an Andy Griffith Show fan are you? Take this quiz and find out. Can you identify who says each of the following, to whom, or the context? NOTE: Whether you’re a fan or not, or if you don’t want to take the quiz, read on to see...Read More
Deputy Barney Fife says to Nip it in the Bud!

Deputy Barney Fife says to Nip it in the Bud!

[caption id="attachment_1025" align="alignright" width="231"] Via classic_film on Visual Hunt[/caption] With his zeal for combatting crime in Mayberry, Deputy Barney Fife considers jaywalking as serious as theft. Of course this fits with his philosophy to nip crime in the bud, especially when there’s a new boy in town causing trouble for...Read More
Sheriff Andy Taylor recommends the Snappy Lunch in Mayberry

Sheriff Andy Taylor recommends the Snappy Lunch in Mayberry

At my house, on any given weeknight, I’m caught watching The Andy Griffith Show reruns. Invariably, my son walks by and says, “You know, Mom, that’s not real life.” “That’s why I like it,” I say. Conflicts are all neatly wrapped up in thirty minutes. Problems run the gamut from...Read More