Mayberry R.F.D. (1968–1971)

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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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A victim of the infamous rural purge in 1971 along with The Beverly Hillbillies (1962), Hee Haw (1969), Green Acres (1965) and the The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). These shows were perceived by then CBS executive Fred Silverman to only appeal to people who lived in rural areas and older people, so he decided to cancel them even though they were all still hugely popular at the time. See more »

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Followed by The New Andy Griffith Show (1971) See more »

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An Okay Sequel
23 April 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

As many people know this show is essentially a sequel to the Andy Griffith Show. The producers decided that instead of canceling the show all together, they would continue it with essentially the same cast except for the leads. Ken Berry and Arlene Golonka were okay replacements for Andy Griffith and Aneta Corsaut, but Sam and Millie were no Andy and Helen. Also, even though this show was still popular at the time of the rural purge of 1971, I don't think that its cancellation hit people as hard as the cancellations of The Beverly Hillbillies and Green Acres.


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