Mayberry R.F.D. (1968–1971)

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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... See full summary »

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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)
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 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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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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A Wonderful Show And A Classic In It's Own Right
25 November 2007 | by (Hollywood, California) – See all my reviews

I grew up on the Mayberry shows. They're along the best shows ever created for television and everything since has been pale in comparison to warmth, charm, and responsibility.

The Andy Griffith Show was a hard act to follow but Ken Berry and company followed through just fine.

It's the cast and the stories that taught morals and responsibility like it's predecessor that makes this show remarkable. CBS should run it again just to set our moral compass right.

Buddy Foster did a great job. Same with everyone on the cast who are now legendary and beloved. The scripts, the directing and storytelling just what the doctor ordered.

When the rural shows were pulled off television our country took a moral nosedive.

We need more shows like this.


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