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JerryBaumchen

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Hi folks,

A remarkable insight I never thought of...

The reason Mayberry was so peaceful and quiet was because nobody was married - Andy, Aunt Bea, Barney, Floyd, Howard, Goober, Gomer, Sam, Ernest T Bass, Helen, Thelma Lou, Clara, and of course Opie - all single.

The only married person was Otis, and he stayed drunk.

Just saying, :)

Jerry Baumchen

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JerryBaumchen

Hi folks,

A remarkable insight I never thought of...

The reason Mayberry was so peaceful and quiet was because nobody was married - Andy, Aunt Bea, Barney, Floyd, Howard, Goober, Gomer, Sam, Ernest T Bass, Helen, Thelma Lou, Clara, and of course Opie - all single.

The only married person was Otis, and he stayed drunk.

Just saying, :)

Jerry Baumchen



I was just in Mount Airy last week after visiting a first cousin in Chapel Hill. I was on my way to the Great Smoky Mountain NP to look for some fall color

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The only married person was Otis, and he stayed drunk.

Just saying, :)

Jerry Baumchen

:D:D

Yeah, Andy keep stringin' Helen along for all those years. . .
Free milk and cows, ya know..:D

I think Barney had a thing for Andy.
I'm not usually into the whole 3-way thing, but you got me a little excited with that. - Skymama
BTR #1 / OTB^5 Official #2 / Hellfish #408 / VSCR #108/Tortuga/Orfun

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hahaha.....

well there WAS that One other married couple..... Played by Jesse White, ( the maytag repair man ) ;) and some actress of the time... THEY were Always hollerin' at each other.... and SHE was a Dish Thrower !!!:o:P:)well remember when Andy tried to "counsel them " with "mornin' Dear " , Mornin' Honey ... Fred//!!! That was his name...
mornin' Deeeeaaaarrr.....
Morn' Honey......
"No NO fred... ya' gotta be Sweeter " !!! Mornin' Honnnnney " :D
in the end THEY wind UP back at their original WAY... and Yellin' at Each other,, and LOVING it !!!! hahaha
... and Oh Yeahhhhh THAT Thelma-Lou.... she was Fiiiinnnnnneeee ! ;)
hahahah.....
Goooood TV... just like those crackers were.. " Gooood crackers "
I always liked how when Andy got OUT of the police car, his pants leg would often be hung Up on top of His Boot... Also like how when they "filmed Anything at Night.... you could just Tell it was Daytime and they were using filters.... on the cameras !!!:ph34r:

Shazzam !!!!

:)

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Some of my favorite episodes:

The one featuring one of my flat-picking heroes, a very young Clarence White (maybe even playing his "big hole" D-28) along with brother Roland, et al.

The ones when the Darlings came to town. The brothers are members of the Bluegrass band "the Dillards". The father was Denver Pyle, Uncle Jesse on "The Dukes of Hazzard".

The episodes with James Best as a talented local boy who always seemed to get into trouble. He finally, with Andy's help, made it to the "big-time" as a guitarist for a traveling band. Best later became Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in "The Dukes of Hazzard".

I also liked the one with the two old ladies who were making moonshine and systematically eliminating their competition before inadvertently being "outed" by Opie.

edit: "Roland", not "Randy". :P Got football on the brain today!

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Some of my favorite episodes:
Best later became Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in "The Dukes of Hazzard".



Trivia question: what did "P" stand for? (what was Coltrane's middle name?)
See the upside, and always wear your parachute! -- Christopher Titus

Shut Up & Jump!

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TriGirl

***Some of my favorite episodes:
Best later became Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in "The Dukes of Hazzard".



Trivia question: what did "P" stand for? (what was Coltrane's middle name?)

Penelope
I'm not usually into the whole 3-way thing, but you got me a little excited with that. - Skymama
BTR #1 / OTB^5 Official #2 / Hellfish #408 / VSCR #108/Tortuga/Orfun

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******Some of my favorite episodes:
Best later became Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in "The Dukes of Hazzard".



Trivia question: what did "P" stand for? (what was Coltrane's middle name?)

Penelope

[buzzer] nope.

(ETA: I'll give it another day for others to offer their answers before providing it)
See the upside, and always wear your parachute! -- Christopher Titus

Shut Up & Jump!

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TriGirl

*********Some of my favorite episodes:
Best later became Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in "The Dukes of Hazzard".



Trivia question: what did "P" stand for? (what was Coltrane's middle name?)

Penelope

[buzzer] nope.

(ETA: I'll give it another day for others to offer their answers before providing it) Pervert (Purvis actually) as a kid I thought that was close enough:ph34r::ph34r:
You are not now, nor will you ever be, good enough to not die in this sport (Sparky)
My Life ROCKS!
How's yours doing?

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Squeak

************Some of my favorite episodes:
Best later became Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in "The Dukes of Hazzard".



Trivia question: what did "P" stand for? (what was Coltrane's middle name?)

Penelope

[buzzer] nope.

(ETA: I'll give it another day for others to offer their answers before providing it) Pervert (Purvis actually) as a kid I thought that was close enough:ph34r::ph34r:

Had to look that one up. Looks like I spelled his first name wrong, too. :P

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Squeak

************Some of my favorite episodes:
Best later became Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in "The Dukes of Hazzard".



Trivia question: what did "P" stand for? (what was Coltrane's middle name?)

Penelope

[buzzer] nope.

(ETA: I'll give it another day for others to offer their answers before providing it) Pervert (Purvis actually) as a kid I thought that was close enough:ph34r::ph34r:

ding ding ding ding!!! (well, the Purvis part anyway!)

And how do we know this? Because he had a girlfriend who got pissed at him and started yelling & throwing things. And said all three names, one at a time, with increasing annoyance. So, looks like the Mayberry paradigm overflowed with the actor to his next character! He was only really happy when he was single. :D
See the upside, and always wear your parachute! -- Christopher Titus

Shut Up & Jump!

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