Andy Griffith Show Plot And Awards

Andy Griffith Show Plot

The entire plot of long running CBS sitcom Andy Griffith Show revolves around Sheriff Andy Taylor aka Andy Griffith as well as his life at a fictional sleepy place named Mayberry in North Carolina.

Andy Griffith Show Plot And Awards

Andy Griffith is not only Sheriff in Mayberry, but also major, justice of the pace and a newspaper editor too. He also got a small son, then only about 6 years in 1960, as Ron Howard.

Due to level-headed approach of Andy to law enforcement, he becomes scourge of local moonshiners as well as criminals of out-of-town. He has also been shown as having extraordinary ability in solving community problems with his common sense advice and mediation.

In the Andy Griffith Show the professional life of Andy has been shown little complicated and his deputy by the name Barney Fife has been portrayed as his cousin in three episodes – first, second and sixth.

In the barber shop on main street Andy Socializes with his friends and dates several females too. In season three a schoolteacher becomes his steady interest.

At home fishing is his favorite thing to do with son Opie. In evenings he likes being with his maiden aunt and housekeeper. Season after season Opie tried to test the parenting skills of his father.

The entire plot of Andy Griffith Show is interesting. It began televising on CBS in 1960 and reached its end on September 16 in 1968. However, the series still continued for 3 additional seasons even after the end of the show and it was named as Mayberry RFD. In it Ken Berry took over as star.

The greatness of the show is that it became most consistently popular sitcomes of all time and lasted 249 half-hour episodes.

Andy Griffith Show Awards

– Walk of Fame – Star of the Walk of Face Award for category Television in 1976.
– People’s Choice Awards, USA – People’s Choice Award for category Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program in 1987.
– TV Land Award for category Single Dad of the Year in 2003.
TV Land Awards – Legend Award in 2004.
– Don Knotts won Emmys for the category of Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role in 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1967.
– Frances Bavier won Emmys for category of Outstanding Performance in Supporting Role in 1967.
– Don Knotts won TV Land Awards for the category of Favorite Second Banana in 2003.
– Television Critics Association Awards – Career Achievement Award nominated the Andy Griffith Show in 2012.
– Don Knotts was nominated Emmys for the category of Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Humor in 1961.

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