The further misadventures of the citizens of Mayberry.

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 Sam Jones (78 episodes, 1968-1971)
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 Goober Pyle / ... (58 episodes, 1968-1971)
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 Howard Sprague (50 episodes, 1968-1971)
Paul Hartman ...
 Emmett Clark / ... (50 episodes, 1968-1971)
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 Millie Swanson / ... (38 episodes, 1968-1971)
Buddy Foster ...
 Mike Jones / ... (33 episodes, 1968-1971)
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 Aunt Bee Taylor (25 episodes, 1968-1970)
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In this continuation to the "Andy Griffifth Show", Sam Jones, a local farmer, is elected to the Mayberry town council. Like Andy Taylor, Sam is a widower raising a young son named Mike. Sam also hires Aunt Bee as his housekeeper after Andy marries his sweetheart Helen Crump and moves away. The show chronicles Sam's dealings with the citizens of Mayberry as well as his home life. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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The town that feels like everybody's home. (season 1)

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Essentially a continuation of The Andy Griffith Show (1960). In fact the series premier featured the wedding of Andy to his long time girlfriend Helen Crump, and Barney Fife can briefly be seen serving as Andy's best man. See more »

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Referenced in Mumford (1999) See more »

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As water is to fine wine-
3 July 2002 | by (West Lafayette, Indiana) – See all my reviews

So "Mayberry R.F.D." was to "The Andy Griffith Show." M-R.F.D. was a pale imitation of the original, merely an attempt to keep TAGS rolling without Griffith & Co., who made the show what it was. I disliked M-R.F.D., and felt that there was no reason (save sheer greed) for the TV Execs to prolong the format with this thing.

And Buddy Foster was no Ron Howard, blond hair and plaid shirt or no.


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