Andy Griffith Show Research Paper

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The Andy Griffith Show: A Remembered love, or Forgotten Classic “Nip it in the bud!” Barney Fife, the famous deputy from the iconic television show The Andy Griffith Show, frequently declares. The show has set the bar very high for its extravagant example of clean, fun, and joyful humor and its lasting love in many American’s hearts. Andy Griffith was the main star of The Andy Griffith Show one of the most, if not the most popular television shows of the 1960’s, and well after that as well. In addition, The Andy Griffith Show has given America a clear example that every television show does not need to be immoral to be entertaining. The Andy Griffith Show impacts and changes the lives of the audience all over. Likewise, it demonstrates that…show more content…
One of the most common setbacks for the show was showing common sins such as lying and stealing occasionally. In the words of John Melhorn, the pastor of Faith Brethren in Christ Church, “The heroes often resort to lying or deceit or some other "sin," yet we are to admire them. After all, they are the hero.” Throughout the years it is a truly fabulous show that is still “craved” and “needed”, with it’s marvelous perseverance that has had viewers hooked on trying to figure out “What will happen to ‘Andy’ next?”. Nowadays as generations are growing up, less and less of the population know about the show and the context at which it is talking in. You could even go to the point of acknowledging that a significantly large amount of today’s society does not know what the show even is. As much as we would love all people to still want to continue watching and learning about the people in the little, old town of Mayberry, we have sadly moved this classic to the movie and television show racks?” at local stores. But, although time may go on and on, with generations and generations, The Andy Griffith Show will never be overlooked or
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