19 Facts About ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ You Didn’t Know

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18. What’s Barney’s middle name?

If you were to ask Knotts what his character’s middle name was, he’d probably give you a few different answers. On some episodes he said it was Oliver, and on other episodes he said it was Milton. While the writers could not agree on a singular middle name for the character, Barney Fife remains one of the most memorable characters on the show.

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