What Do You Know About The Andy Griffith Show?

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  • 1. 

    What brand and model was the police car in the show?

    • A.

      Ford Mustang

    • B.

      Dodge Charger

    • C.

      Chevrolet Impala

    • D.

      Ford Galaxie

    Correct Answer
    D. Ford Galaxie
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is Ford Galaxie. The Ford Galaxie was a popular police car model used in various TV shows and movies. It was known for its powerful engine and sturdy build, making it suitable for police pursuits.

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  • 2. 

    As the town drunk this character checked himself into the jail. What was the name of the character?

    • A.

      Goober

    • B.

      Briscoe

    • C.

      Otis

    • D.

      Floyd

    Correct Answer
    C. Otis
    Explanation
    Otis is the correct answer because he is commonly known as the town drunk in the show "The Andy Griffith Show." He frequently checks himself into the jail to sleep off his intoxication and is portrayed as a lovable and harmless character. The other options, Goober, Briscoe, and Floyd, do not fit the description of the town drunk in the show.

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  • 3. 

    What year did the first season of the show air?

    • A.

      1959

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1962

    • D.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    B. 1960
    Explanation
    The first season of the show aired in 1960.

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  • 4. 

    This over-the-top character liked to throw stones. He was a trained Thespian actor from the Bronx. What character did he play on the show?

    • A.

      Ernest T Bass

    • B.

      Fred Darling

    • C.

      Ernest T Bash

    • D.

      Ernest P Bass

    Correct Answer
    A. Ernest T Bass
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ernest T Bass. The question provides clues about the character, mentioning that he is an "over-the-top character" who likes to throw stones and is a trained Thespian actor from the Bronx. The name "Ernest T Bass" matches these clues, indicating that he is the character being described. The other options, Fred Darling, Ernest T Bash, and Ernest P Bass, do not match the given clues.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the waitress down at the diner - she was never seen?

    • A.

      Juanita

    • B.

      Helen

    • C.

      Charlene

    • D.

      Crystal

    Correct Answer
    A. Juanita
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the name of the waitress who was never seen at the diner. The correct answer is Juanita. This implies that Juanita is a fictional character or a rumor, as she is never actually seen by anyone at the diner.

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  • 6. 

    What did Deputy Barney Fife carry in his shirt pocket?

    • A.

      Bullet

    • B.

      Key to the jail

    • C.

      Matches

    • D.

      Guitar pick

    Correct Answer
    A. Bullet
    Explanation
    Deputy Barney Fife carried a bullet in his shirt pocket. This is a reference to the popular television show "The Andy Griffith Show" where Barney Fife, a comedic character, was known for his overzealous and often misguided approach to law enforcement. Carrying a bullet in his pocket was a way for Barney to feel important and prepared, even though he was not allowed to carry a gun.

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  • 7. 

    In the first few episodes Andy and Barney were related. What was the relationship?

    • A.

      Brothers

    • B.

      Step brothers

    • C.

      Uncle-Nephew

    • D.

      Cousins

    Correct Answer
    D. Cousins
    Explanation
    In the first few episodes of the show, Andy and Barney were portrayed as cousins. This means that they were related as extended family members, sharing a common ancestor. The exact details of their family relationship were not elaborated upon in the question, but it is clear that they were not immediate siblings or parent-child.

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  • 8. 

    Temper-Temper. In two episodes in the second season Andy's hand was bandaged. What did he say happened on the show.

    • A.

      Injured it apprehending some criminals

    • B.

      Slammed it in the jail door

    • C.

      Hurt it playing catch with Opie

    • D.

      Earnest T Bass twisted his arm

    Correct Answer
    A. Injured it apprehending some criminals
    Explanation
    What really happened: Andy Griffith broke his hand after he punched a wall.

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  • 9. 

    The show used the same set in some scenes from what movie?

    • A.

      Gone with the Wind

    • B.

      To Kill a Mockingbird

    • C.

      Cape Fear

    • D.

      Inherit the Wind

    Correct Answer
    A. Gone with the Wind
    Explanation
    Down the street from the courthouse in Mayberry was the old train station in Atlanta from "Gone with the Wind."

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  • 10. 

    The Andy Griffith Show, Seinfeld and one other show ended production on top of the Nielsen Ratings. What was the other show?

    • A.

      M*A*S*H

    • B.

      I Love Lucy

    • C.

      Happy Days

    • D.

      All in the Family

    Correct Answer
    B. I Love Lucy
    Explanation
    I Love Lucy is the correct answer because it was one of the most popular and successful sitcoms of all time. It aired from 1951 to 1957 and consistently ranked at the top of the Nielsen Ratings during its run. The show starred Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and followed the comedic misadventures of Lucy Ricardo. Its timeless humor and innovative techniques, such as the use of multiple cameras and a live studio audience, contributed to its enduring popularity and its status as a classic television show.

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