19 Facts About ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ You Didn’t Know
Celebrity| | By Steven Lerner
When it comes to nostalgic television shows of the 1960s that took place in the heartland, nothing beats The Andy Griffith Show. A fantastic cast featuring Griffith and fellow actors Don Knotts, Fances Bavier and Ron Howard made a lasting impression on so many Americans. After eight seasons, 149 episodes, numerous Emmy Awards and high ratings, The Andy Griffith Show ended its incredible run in 1968. It has since been in reruns on classic television networks.
Here are 19 incredible facts about The Andy Griffith Show — including some behind-the-scenes secrets from the show and what happened to the lead actors in the years after the show went off the air.