The Andy Griffith Show
Number of Episodes
249
Producers
Sheldon Leonard
Bob Ross
Danny Thomas
Jay Sandrich
Network
CBS
Genres
Sitcom
Comedy
Premiered
1960
Number of Seasons
8
Category
TV Program
Actors
Andy Griffith
Ron Howard
Don Knotts
Characters
Barney Fife
Andy Taylor
Opie Taylor
Gomer Pyle
Aunt Bee
Helen Crump
Creator
Sheldon Leonard
Aaron Ruben

The Andy Griffith Show

The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960 to April 1, 1968. The show, a semi-spin-off from an episode of The Danny Thomas Show, starred Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor of the small community of Mayberry. Other characters include the inept, but well-meaning deputy, Barney Fife, a spinster aunt and housekeeper, Aunt Bee, and a precocious young son, Opie. Local ne'er-do-wells, bumbling pals, and temperamental girlfriends fill out the ... more on Wikipedia

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