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Amos Jones (Character)
from "The Amos 'n Andy Show" (1951)

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Alternate Names:
Amos

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  1. "The Amos 'n Andy Show"
    ... aka "Amos 'n Andy" - USA (short title)
        - The Chinchilla Business (1955) TV episode, Played by Alvin Childress (as Amos)
        - The Insurance Policy (1955) TV episode, Played by Alvin Childress (as Amos)
        - The Kingfish Gets Amnesia (1955) TV episode, Played by Alvin Childress (as Amos)
        - Andy the Godfather (1955) TV episode, Played by Alvin Childress (as Amos)
        - The Girl at the Station (1955) TV episode, Played by Alvin Childress (as Amos)
          (73 more)

  2. Unusual Occupations L-1-3, No. 3 (1942) Played by Freeman F. Gosden

  3. The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) Played by Freeman F. Gosden (as Amos)
  4. The Lion Tamer (1934) Played by Freeman F. Gosden
  5. The Rasslin' Match (1934) Played by Freeman F. Gosden
  6. Check and Double Check (1930) Played by Freeman F. Gosden (as Amos)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Pioneers of Television"
        - Breaking Barriers (2014) TV episode, Played by Alvin Childress
  2. "Jazz" (2001) TV series Played by Freeman F. Gosden (as Amos)
  3. "Biography"
        - Huey Long: The Kingfish (1995) TV episode, Played by Freeman F. Gosden (as Amos)
  4. Classic Comedy Teams (1986) (V) Played by Freeman F. Gosden
  5. Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy (1983) (TV) Played by Freeman F. Gosden (as Amos) / Alvin Childress (as Amos)
  6. The Return of October (1948) Played by Freeman F. Gosden (as Amos)

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Fun Stuff

Quotes:
From Check and Double Check (1930)
Amos: [on the phone with his girlfriend] Hello, Ruby - - dis here is Amos.
Andy: Da guy wid da EGG-SHAPED HEAD.
Amos: [absent-mindedly repeating what Andy just said] Da guy wid da egg-shaped head - - I mean, I mean - - sorry, Ruby... hold da phone a sec. Andy, will you please leeme 'lone? You is getting me messed up. Sorry 'bout that, hunny - - Andy got me messed up dere... Oh, yeah, Ruby... I LIKES to dance wid YOU -...
Andy: [in a casual monotone] Da gal wid da BIG FEET.
Amos: [again unconsciously repeating what Andy just said] The gal wid da big feet - - I mean, I mean - - sorry about dat, Ruby... Andy got me messed up that time. Anyway, I would love to go dancing with you. Well listen, Ruby -...
Andy: [again interjecting a deadpan comment] Will you shut up?
Amos: [again mindlessly parroting Andy's remark] Will you shut up? I mean, I mean - - oh-waaah... oh-waaaah... oh-waaah. Hold on a second, Ruby. Andy, will you PLEASE let me alone? Sorry, hunny... Andy got me messed up again. Well, listen, Ruby -...
Andy: [in a snide mumble] You big fat head
Amos: You big fat head. I mean, oh- wauhh, oh-wauhh, oh-wauhh. Hold on a sec, hunny. Andy... will you pleeeeeeeease leeme 'lone? All you is doing is gettin' me all muh-muh-mih-muh-miggs-mixed up!
Andy: Well, okay, but remember that that is a BUSINESS TELEPHONE.
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