The Andy Griffith Show

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  • TV-G
  • 1960
  • 8 Seasons
  • 8.3  (13,499)

One of the things we all want to remember from our childhood, is a happy feeling of family unity. That feeling can come in many forms. A camping trip with dad, a vacation with the whole family, Christmas at grandma's house. Some of those happy memories can come in the form of a favorite television show, watched together after dinner. When I was a child one of those shows was "The Andy Griffith Show". I myself being from, and living in North Carolina, at the time the show was originally aired, immediately felt a connection to the people and stories on the show. The main characters of the show are; Sheriff Andy Taylor, Aunt Bea, Deputy Barney Fife, and Andy's son, Opie. The concept of the show is everyday life in a small town, where everyone knows and cares about each other. Andy is a country-minded, smart, compassionate sheriff who has to deal with raising a son on his own, a deputy who makes most matters worse, and a town full of people who depend on him for safety. In the stories, there are basic lessons in fairness, honesty, right and wrong, respect for the law, and respect for each other. Barney is the deputy with a lion-heart in a small body. He's a stickler for the details of the law to the detriment of his popularity. He wants to do well so badly that he ends up making mistakes, and looking foolish in the process. Aunt Bea is the aunt who moved in to help take care of Andy and Opie after Opie's mother died. She is understated and sweet. She cooks, cleans, makes pies and jams for the fair, and balances out the cast. Opie, Andy's son, plays the all-American boy with an intelligent and honest spirit. He and Andy have a very close and open relationship, and they are each other's best friend. The stories in the series are funny, ironic, educational, sweet, loving, and reflect a time when people were a community that depended on each other to survive. The family dynamic is intact and just watching the show will bring your own family closer together. It's just possible that it could help with any problems there may be in you life, and make those happy feelings of family unity a great memory for your own children to look back on.

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Seasons
Mayberry R.F.D.
30. Mayberry R.F.D.
April 1, 1968
Sam Jones invites an old friend from Italy to work on the farm.
A Girl for Goober
29. A Girl for Goober
March 25, 1968
Goober sends an application to a computer dating service.
Opie and Mike
28. Opie and Mike
March 18, 1968
Opie keeps Mike Jones company until a girl distracts him.
Sam for Town Council
27. Sam for Town Council
March 11, 1968
Sam Jones and Emmett vie for office.
The Wedding
26. The Wedding
March 4, 1968
After his mother remarries, Howard remodels the house.
Emmett's Anniversary
25. Emmett's Anniversary
February 26, 1968
Emmett wants to buy an expensive gift for his wife.
Helen's Past
24. Helen's Past
February 19, 1968
An arrest in Helen's past comes to light.
Aunt Bee's Big Moment
23. Aunt Bee's Big Moment
February 12, 1968
Aunt Bee takes flying lessons.
Goober Goes to an Auto Show
22. Goober Goes to an Auto Show
February 5, 1968
Goober tries to impress an old friend.
Barney Hosts a Summit Meeting
21. Barney Hosts a Summit Meeting
January 29, 1968
Barney needs to find a suitable location for a summit meeting.
The Church Benefactors
20. The Church Benefactors
January 22, 1968
The church is faced with making a difficult financial decision.
Opie's Drugstore Job
19. Opie's Drugstore Job
January 15, 1968
Opie breaks an expensive bottle of perfume at the drug store.
Emmett's Brother-In-Law
18. Emmett's Brother-In-Law
January 8, 1968
Emmett trains as an insurance salesman.
The Mayberry Chef
17. The Mayberry Chef
January 1, 1968
Aunt Bee stars in a TV cooking show.
Goober the Executive
16. Goober the Executive
December 25, 1967
Goober buys Wally's Filling Station.
Howard's New Life
15. Howard's New Life
December 18, 1967
Howard quits his job for life on a Caribbean isle.
Suppose Andy Gets Sick
14. Suppose Andy Gets Sick
December 11, 1967
Chaos is the order of the day when Andy falls ill.
Aunt Bee's Cousin
13. Aunt Bee's Cousin
December 4, 1967
Aunt Bee's cousin Bradford pays a visit.
Howard and Millie
12. Howard and Millie
November 27, 1967
Howard proposes to Millie.
Andy's Investment
11. Andy's Investment
November 20, 1967
Andy invests in a laundromat.
Aunt Bee and the Lecturer
10. Aunt Bee and the Lecturer
November 13, 1967
A visiting lecturer is charmed by Aunt Bee.
Opie's Group
9. Opie's Group
November 6, 1967
Opie joins a rock band.
Tape Recorder
8. Tape Recorder
October 30, 1967
Opie gets in trouble after misusing a tape recorder.
Aunt Bee, the Juror
7. Aunt Bee, the Juror
October 23, 1967
Bee stubbornly insists an accused thief is innocent.
Howard's Main Event
6. Howard's Main Event
October 16, 1967
Howard's date MIllie has a malicious old boyfriend.
Opie Steps Up in Class
5. Opie Steps Up in Class
October 9, 1967
Opie invites his rich friend Billy Hollander home for lunch.
Andy's Trip to Raleigh
4. Andy's Trip to Raleigh
October 2, 1967
Andy returns from a business trip to Raleigh with a sunburn.
A Trip to Mexico
3. A Trip to Mexico
September 25, 1967
Aunt Bee takes a trip to Mexico with Clara and Myrtle.
Howard the Bowler
2. Howard the Bowler
September 18, 1967
Howard's bowling skills astonish his friends.
Opie's First Love
1. Opie's First Love
September 11, 1967
Opie's girlfriend Mary Alice goes to a party with another boy.
Description

One of the things we all want to remember from our childhood, is a happy feeling of family unity. That feeling can come in many forms. A camping trip with dad, a vacation with the whole family, Christmas at grandma's house. Some of those happy memories can come in the form of a favorite television show, watched together after dinner.

When I was a child one of those shows was "The Andy Griffith Show". I myself being from, and living in North Carolina, at the time the show was originally aired, immediately felt a connection to the people and stories on the show.

The main characters of the show are; Sheriff Andy Taylor, Aunt Bea, Deputy Barney Fife, and Andy's son, Opie. The concept of the show is everyday life in a small town, where everyone knows and cares about each other.

Andy is a country-minded, smart, compassionate sheriff who has to deal with raising a son on his own, a deputy who makes most matters worse, and a town full of people who depend on him for safety. In the stories, there are basic lessons in fairness, honesty, right and wrong, respect for the law, and respect for each other. Barney is the deputy with a lion-heart in a small body. He's a stickler for the details of the law to the detriment of his popularity. He wants to do well so badly that he ends up making mistakes, and looking foolish in the process. Aunt Bea is the aunt who moved in to help take care of Andy and Opie after Opie's mother died. She is understated and sweet. She cooks, cleans, makes pies and jams for the fair, and balances out the cast. Opie, Andy's son, plays the all-American boy with an intelligent and honest spirit. He and Andy have a very close and open relationship, and they are each other's best friend.

The stories in the series are funny, ironic, educational, sweet, loving, and reflect a time when people were a community that depended on each other to survive. The family dynamic is intact and just watching the show will bring your own family closer together. It's just possible that it could help with any problems there may be in you life, and make those happy feelings of family unity a great memory for your own children to look back on.

The Andy Griffith Show is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (249 episodes). The series first aired on October 3, 1960.

Where to Watch The Andy Griffith Show

The Andy Griffith Show is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Andy Griffith Show on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and FlixFling VOD.

  • Premiere Date
    October 3, 1960
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (13,499)