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Folks Of Interest Andy Griffith passed this morning at 86

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by damagedduck, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. tunes
    Joined: Oct 10, 2008
    Posts: 100


    Growing up in a small town with my father as the county sheriff in the '60s, Andy always reminded me of my dad who is just a couple of years older. I still love to watch that show.
  2. Bdamfino
    Joined: Jan 27, 2006
    Posts: 342

    from Hamlet, NC

    Lost Goober and Andy in the same year. As me and a co-worker were just talking about, the day will come when you won't find the Andy Griffith show anywhere on tv, or Lord Forbid, they try to make a movie with new people and no values. RIP Mr. Griffith.
  3. Rich427
    Joined: Mar 14, 2012
    Posts: 75


    I always enjoy a walk down by the lake or through the woods while whistling the theme. You will be missed "Ang" but never forgotten.
  4. edweird
    Joined: Jan 4, 2009
    Posts: 3,187


    sad to here. the best show on tv, ever!
  5. tstclr
    Joined: Sep 20, 2006
    Posts: 313


    Lot's of memories watching Andy Griffith after school as a kid! RIP
  6. 1950Effie
    Joined: Sep 30, 2006
    Posts: 798

    from no where

    They just don't make actors Nd shows like that anymore. A real loss!
  7. Cyclone Kevin
    Joined: Apr 15, 2002
    Posts: 4,010

    Cyclone Kevin
    Alliance Vendor

    Godspeed Andy Griffith! The shows that you were in showed true family values.
  8. Model A John
    Joined: Apr 24, 2008
    Posts: 1,766

    Model A John
    from wichita ks

    This is the first I'd heard about Andy Griffith's passing. Always liked him.
  9. odins701
    Joined: Aug 9, 2008
    Posts: 390


    he was one of my favorites!
  10. Hotweel
    Joined: Jun 23, 2010
    Posts: 66


    I'm going down to the fillin' station to getta pop in his honor. He'll be missed!
  11. czuch
    Joined: Sep 23, 2008
    Posts: 2,688

    from vail az

    Thanks Andy.
    One of the best shows from when TV was safe and toys were dangerous.
  12. mustang6147
    Joined: Feb 26, 2010
    Posts: 1,847

    from Kent, Ohio

    TV is not the same..... No one gets out alive I guess
  13. dwaynerz
    Joined: Nov 16, 2006
    Posts: 235


    God probably let aunt bea call him home. annnndyy

    goober probably welcomed him with hey andy
  14. We re all gunna go we just hope its later ! Thanx for the memories Andy!
  15. Inmate85031
    Joined: Oct 6, 2009
    Posts: 35


    Goodnight funnyman.
  16. SaltCoupe
    Joined: Jun 10, 2010
    Posts: 2,376

    from Indiana

    "Cage looks kinda empty don't it pa"..."yes it does son, but don't the trees seem nice and full". Thanks for the memories Andy.
  17. R.I.P. our friend. The likes of you and Barney will never be replaced.
  18. 40two
    Joined: Feb 19, 2012
    Posts: 1,807


    just heard him minutes ago playing guitar with the Dillards while working on the car. now he's gone, shit that is. loved him always, such a kind guy. bye, Andy, rest in peace.

    there he is..
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2012
  19. goose-em
    Joined: Aug 23, 2008
    Posts: 349

    from Louisiana

    Very sad day for sure. I must have watched every episode of the Andy Griffith show a 100 time or more.

    RIP Ange
  20. AG F/C
    Joined: Oct 20, 2009
    Posts: 361

    AG F/C

    We have lost a lot of history this year. To many to list.
    The original cast can make some new episodes now that they are back together again...
    God speed Andy.
  21. go-twichy
    Joined: Jul 22, 2010
    Posts: 1,650


    if you ever get a chance to see "angel in my pocket" watch it, it's a great movie of his.R.I.P.
    Joined: Oct 22, 2005
    Posts: 2,144


    For those of us now in there '50s and '60s, people like Andy Griffith have always been part of our life, so when they leave us, it's like losing a member of the family. Andy was a GREAT actor who entertained us all as Sheriff Taylor and Attorney Ben Matlock.

    R.I.P. Andy
  23. Tacson
    Joined: Jul 14, 2006
    Posts: 833


    Mr. C. although the show was funny I to later in my life have appreciated the moral values. My favorite was probably the the "Mr McBeevee" episode where when he came down from Opie's room and Barney and Aunt Bee asked did he spank him or give him a stern lecture. Andy said something like
    Andy: "No I told him I believed him"
    Barney: "But Andy you dont really believe a story about a man walking in the trees do you?"
    Andy: No I dont believe that. BUT i do believe in Opie.

    Damn I dont care. You have to be strange not to be impacted by what Andy says from 1:39 to about 2:40 mark.. I searched and found it on youtube. Godspeed Mr Griffith for showing the world a few things about morals
  24. Man, that's sad news.
    Thanks for the pleasure of growing up with you, Barn, Aunt Bea, Opie, Floyd, Otis, Goober and Gomer. Your's is a legacy of family values, timeless humor and a simpler way of life. Those old episodes will be even more appreciated.
    Rest in Peace.
  25. brandyspaw
    Joined: Mar 29, 2008
    Posts: 49


    One of the few actors that, upon hearing of their passing, really and truely saddens me.

    RIP Andy. Say howdy to Barney and Goober for me.
  26. outlaw256
    Joined: Jun 26, 2008
    Posts: 2,023


    god i loved andy and his mayberry.i moved back south looking for me and my family our own little mayberry.thought i found it here for awhile.thank you andy for a life time of living in a dream.i feel like a part of america died today.r.i.p. sir.
  27. belair
    Joined: Jul 10, 2006
    Posts: 8,535


    Gone fishin
  28. imperialman67
    Joined: Dec 29, 2008
    Posts: 42

    from minnesota

  29. I loved that show... He will be missed!
  30. ChefMike
    Joined: Dec 16, 2011
    Posts: 647


    never wil we see a show like that again ! getting old suck

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