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(WAVY Virginia) NewsFlash Andy Griffith now has something in common with his viewers   ( divider line
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2012-07-03 10:46:47 AM  
8 votes:
Still going!
2012-07-03 11:00:47 AM  
6 votes:
Will this be in the funeral procession:
2012-07-03 10:50:37 AM  
5 votes:
He was a good cracker. Goooood cracker.
2012-07-03 02:24:39 PM  
4 votes:
2012-07-03 12:27:27 PM  
4 votes:

markie_farkie: CNN

I sent CNN a news tip: "Andy Griffith has passed away. He is no more, just like your credibility. Though, he does have a better chance of rising again than do your ratings."
2012-07-03 10:59:53 AM  
4 votes:
2012-07-03 10:52:31 AM  
4 votes:

I think I'm gonna' go home, have me a little nap, and then head over to Thelma Lou's and watch a little TV.
2012-07-03 10:49:35 AM  
4 votes:
2012-07-03 10:44:30 AM  
4 votes:
Posthumously named, now.
2012-07-03 10:43:40 AM  
4 votes:

2012-07-03 12:01:16 PM  
3 votes:

I'm so sorry....

/Not really
2012-07-03 11:10:36 AM  
3 votes:
I love it when people over 80 pass away and they have to point out that "no cause of death has been determined"

Dude lived a long and successful life, he can just be "old"

/I'm guessing auto-erotic asphyxiation durng coke fueled threeway with thai ladyboys
//Would freak out ALL of the people that knew him
2012-07-03 11:02:58 AM  
3 votes:

2012-07-03 11:01:05 AM  
3 votes:

2012-07-03 10:54:27 AM  
3 votes:
Another great one gone. He was an American icon. RIP.

/And yes, somewhere Abe Vigoda is brandishing a sword and grinning with power.
2012-07-03 08:17:02 PM  
2 votes:
2012-07-03 12:35:18 PM  
2 votes:
Met him once.
2012-07-03 12:05:37 PM  
2 votes:
2012-07-03 11:11:18 AM  
2 votes:

topcon: Far-right Republicans on another forum I read are already piling onto his death because he supported Obama. Thankfully they're being called out by a number of other people, though.

So they're nipping it in the bud?
2012-07-03 11:06:31 AM  
2 votes:
Trivia: Andy and Barney were cousins on the show.
2012-07-03 11:01:12 AM  
2 votes:
whistle whistle whistle, **WHISTLE** whistle whistle whistle **WHISTLE** whistle whistle whistle, whistle whistle whistle whistle whistle whistle whistle whistle, **WHISTLE** whistle whistle whistle **WHISTLE** whistle whistle whistle, whistle whistle whistle whistle whistle whistle whistle whistle.

Good luck getting that out of your head
2012-07-03 10:58:49 AM  
2 votes:
Barney is unstoppable now, his reign of terror to begin.

Nip it in the bud
2012-07-03 10:56:35 AM  
2 votes:
Nobody is making fun of Andy Griffith -- I can't emphasize that point enough.
2012-07-03 10:56:19 AM  
2 votes:
2012-07-03 10:54:25 AM  
2 votes:
Darn, now who wil go to Mt Pilot with me to get Chinese Food now that "Anj" and "Barn"
are gone:(

It was those pickles of Aunt Bea for sure!
2012-07-03 10:53:51 AM  
2 votes:

RIP Griff Tannen

2012-07-03 10:45:38 AM  
2 votes:
Abe Vigoda gets more Quickening.
2012-07-03 10:45:08 AM  
2 votes:

2012-07-03 10:44:56 AM  
2 votes:

detroitdoesntsuckthatbad: There will be riots in Mt. Airy tonight!

/RIP Cop man

They'll be over by 4:15
2012-07-03 10:42:39 AM  
2 votes:
2012-07-03 06:09:57 PM  
1 vote:

tudorgurl: The best part of threads like this? I get to figure out who all the dummies are who post those stupid RIP posts. Seriously, guys. Stop doing that shiat and grow up.

/RIP Andy
//Lots of great memories watch the AGS with my grampa, eating Red Vines and drinking Dr. Pepper.
///Say hi to grampa for me, ok?

grow up?
we're on fark.

i love andy griffith too - but i think the R.I.P. randomness is funny.
unclench - he's dead, he doesn't need you white-knigting nor is any of this disrespectful to him.
2012-07-03 04:33:29 PM  
1 vote:
Think I'll have another Big Orange drink in his honor tonight.
2012-07-03 04:03:48 PM  
1 vote:

/in tribute
2012-07-03 03:46:56 PM  
1 vote:

Alphax: Abe Vigoda gets more Quickening.
2012-07-03 03:21:52 PM  
1 vote:

bendog69: MythDragon: [ image 300x192]

R.I.P. Andy Rooney

Eh... Ed Rooney, Andy Rooney.. whatever..

I knew it was a long shot. One of those 'six degrees of seperation" type of things.
2012-07-03 01:54:10 PM  
1 vote:

UNC_Samurai: Will McAvoy was right - this country is more polarized than its ever been.

It was pretty polarized from 1861-1865.
2012-07-03 01:47:56 PM  
1 vote:
2012-07-03 01:22:39 PM  
1 vote:

Midnight Rambler: This prank he played on Barney is the best. Always cracks me up.

Is it just me, or is it somehow cleansing to crack up at a clean, wholesome prank?
2012-07-03 01:15:35 PM  
1 vote:
R.I.P. Andy Capp
2012-07-03 01:06:05 PM  
1 vote:
No doubt they said similar things when Carroll O'Connor died
For da last time, Meathead. I ain't DED. I'm just tryin' out a coffin to see if I like it!
2012-07-03 01:04:05 PM  
1 vote:


James Earl Jones must be spinning in his grave every time they announce CNN.
2012-07-03 01:04:00 PM  
1 vote:
Alphax 2012-07-03 10:45:38 AM

Abe Vigoda gets more Quickening

2012-07-03 01:03:20 PM  
1 vote:
Oh miss! can I get my eggs pre-chewed?
2012-07-03 12:53:22 PM  
1 vote:

notchit: [ image 200x308]

/RIP Harry Broderick

I loved that show and have been looking for it on the internets for years.
2012-07-03 12:52:28 PM  
1 vote:


2012-07-03 12:51:20 PM  
1 vote:

Inconsolable, and wondering if he still has to finish helping Aunt Bea apply her ointment.
2012-07-03 12:39:25 PM  
1 vote:
2012-07-03 12:25:38 PM  
1 vote:
Quick question, did Andy ever get off of the island?
Last time I remember, he had a problem with a giant spider.....and before that, the Harlem Globetrotters.
2012-07-03 12:13:04 PM  
1 vote:

jj325: Just checked out Breitbart----turns out Andy Griffith was a Commie and a liberal and they are glad he's dead.

Yeah but Breitbart was a cock and his legacy of being a lying manipulative asshole remains strong

/maybe Andy'll make a quick stop-over in hell to give him a swift kick in the balls
2012-07-03 12:10:31 PM  
1 vote:

Now the waiting begins...RIP Andy earned your spot on that bench.
2012-07-03 12:03:14 PM  
1 vote:

You and Mary Tyler Moore were awesome together!
2012-07-03 12:02:15 PM  
1 vote:

Degenz: So now the modmins are all officially mouth-breathing twerps?

I'm rather surprised a group of people such as Farkers, who pride themselves on every facet of the media, would denigrate what is unquestionably an actor associated with one of the best television shows of all time. Yes, we all know the farking morons who put the tea baggers in charge want to return to the Leave it to Beaver days when lynchings of blacks and all other manner of stupidity was condoned.

But don't lay your anger on the backs of those who were pioneers in the the industry and helped make it all successful. Without them you wouldn't have your DWTS and countless zombie/vampire related shiat you love. What is on TV today is trash and that's because they are appealing to you, the morons who will do exactly as George Costanza said you it because it's on TV.
2012-07-03 11:55:05 AM  
1 vote:
This was always one of my favorites of his:

It was back last October, I believe it was. We was going to hold a tent service off at this college town, and we got there about dinner time on Saturday. Different ones of us thought that we ought to get us a mouthful to eat before we set up the tent. So we got off the truck and followed this little bunch of people through this small little bitty patch of woods there, and we came up on a big sign that says, "Get something to Eat Here."

I went up and got me two hot dogs and a big orange drink, and before I could take a mouthful of that food, this whole raft of people come up around me and got me to where I couldn't eat nothing, up like, and I dropped my big orange drink. Well, friends, they commenced to move, and there wasn't so much that I could do but move with them.

Well, we commenced to go through all kinds of doors and gates and I don't know what- all, and I looked up over one of 'em and it says, "North Gate." We kept on a-going through there, and pretty soon we come up on a young boy and he says, "Ticket, please." And I says, "Friend, I don't have a ticket; I don't even know where it is that I'm a-going!" Well, he says, "Come on out as quick as you can." And I says, "I'll do 'er; I'll turn right around the first chance I get."

Well, we kept on a-moving through there, and pretty soon everybody got where it was that they was a-going, because they parted and I could see pretty good. And what I seen was this whole raft of people a-sittin' on these two banks and a-lookin at one another across this pretty little green cow pasture.

Somebody had took and drawed white lines all over it and drove posts in it, and I don't know what all, and I looked down there and I seen five or six convicts a running up and down and a-blowing whistles . And then I looked down there and I seen these pretty girls wearin' these little bitty short dresses and a-dancing around, and so I thought I'd sit down and see what it was that was a-going to happen.

About the time I got set down good I looked down there and I seen thirty or forty men come a-runnin' out of one end of a great big outhouse down there and everybody where I was a-settin' got up and hollered! And I asked this fella that was a sittin' beside of me, "Friend, what is it that they're a-hollerin' for? Well, he whopped me on the back and he says, "Buddy, have a drink!" I says, "Well, I believe I will have another big orange. I got it and set back down.

When I got there again I seen that the men had got in two little bitty bunches down there real close together, and they voted. They elected one man apiece, and them two men come out in the middle of that cow pasture and shook hands like they hadn't seen one another in a long time. Then a convict came over to where they was a-standin', and he took out a quarter and they commenced to odd man right there! After a while I seen what it was they was odd-manning for. It was that both bunchesfull of them wanted this funny lookin little pumpkin to play with. And I know, friends, that they couldn't eat it because they kicked it the whole evenin' and it never busted.

Both bunchesful wanted that thing. One bunch got it and it made the other bunch just as mad as they could be! Friends, I seen that evenin' the awfulest fight that I ever have seen in all my life !! They would run at one -another and kick one- another and throw one another down and stomp on one another and griiind their feet in one another and I don't know what- all and just as fast as one of 'em would get hurt, they'd take him off and run another one on !!

Well, they done that as long as I set there, but pretty soon this boy that had said "Ticket, please." He come up to me and said, "Friend, you're gonna have to leave because it is that you don't have a ticket." And I says, "Well, all right." And I got up and left.

I don't know friends, to this day, what it was that they was a doin' down there, but I have studied about it. I think it was that it's some kindly of a contest where they see which bunchful of them men can take that pumpkin and run from one end of that cow pasture to the other without gettin' knocked down or steppin' in somethin'.
2012-07-03 11:51:19 AM  
1 vote:

Yeah, I miss my old friend Andy. Hardest screw that ever walked a turn at Shawshank

R.I.P , Andy Dufresne

2012-07-03 11:48:36 AM  
1 vote:


2012-07-03 11:45:20 AM  
1 vote:
2012-07-03 11:43:21 AM  
1 vote:
RIP Amos & Andy

2012-07-03 11:41:28 AM  
1 vote:
No one dies in Mayberry - he's just gone to Mount Pilot.
2012-07-03 11:40:05 AM  
1 vote:
Back in the Dark Ages, before there was cable TV, we had just the 3 major network stations to watch. The Andy Griffith Show was a staple (along with Gilligans Island) and I've seen every single Andy Griffith show many times. But what I remember most was the way my friends chihuahua would howl his fool head off when the whistling started. Every time. You could randomly whistle that tune anytime and the dog went bonkers.

/The episode where Barney got the surplus motorcycle was probably my favorite.
2012-07-03 11:36:16 AM  
1 vote:

gambitsgirl: It was football


I don't know what all.
2012-07-03 11:21:48 AM  
1 vote:

R.I.P., Eddie Griifin (as my coworker pronounces it in his farked up New York City accent)
2012-07-03 11:15:22 AM  
1 vote:
This prank he played on Barney is the best. Always cracks me up.
2012-07-03 11:14:56 AM  
1 vote:
RIP Van Winkle

2012-07-03 11:12:41 AM  
1 vote:

/RIP Andy Kaufman (Finally)
2012-07-03 11:12:09 AM  
1 vote:
2012-07-03 11:09:56 AM  
1 vote:

Actor Stage and Screen Singer Comedian
2012-07-03 11:08:24 AM  
1 vote:

bigpeeler: He was a good cracker. Goooood cracker.

Came for this, leaving satisfied. But only if the RItz has peanut butter on it.

Never heard a bad word about the guy; that's right rare these days.
2012-07-03 11:07:19 AM  
1 vote:
RIP General Rancor
2012-07-03 11:06:53 AM  
1 vote:
RIP Andy Pandy

2012-07-03 11:06:02 AM  
1 vote:
I feel bad for oppie cunningham.
2012-07-03 11:05:12 AM  
1 vote:
i loved when he sang the song about the country road.
2012-07-03 11:03:59 AM  
1 vote:
Well, hell -- we're gonna be here all day!!

/gee whiz-z-z-z-z-z
2012-07-03 11:03:27 AM  
1 vote:

JohnBigBootay: Damn.

I think I'm gonna' go home, have me a little nap, and then head over to Thelma Lou's and watch a little TV.

But Barn, I thought you were going to go to the filling station for a bottle of pop first?
2012-07-03 11:00:45 AM  
1 vote:

2012-07-03 10:59:10 AM  
1 vote:
RIP, guitar player guy from Duran Duran....
2012-07-03 10:55:25 AM  
1 vote:
He smells like soup and Halls?
2012-07-03 10:54:47 AM  
1 vote:
somethng in common with his fans? A reverse mortgage?
2012-07-03 10:53:43 AM  
1 vote:

Love the Andy Griffith show.
2012-07-03 10:51:27 AM  
1 vote:

astro716: I bet the cause of death involves Aunt Bea's canned tomatoes.

2012-07-03 10:50:53 AM  
1 vote:
Yep - here it is. "A Face in the Crowd" on TCM at 1:45 AM on the 6th.
2012-07-03 10:48:53 AM  
1 vote:
R.I.P. Anj.
2012-07-03 10:47:48 AM  
1 vote:

miss diminutive: [ image 250x192]
Posthumously named, now.

The All-Powerful Atheismo: It is time.

[ image 320x240]

Only 6 seconds."Sounds like my wife" Heyoooooo!!!
2012-07-03 10:47:39 AM  
1 vote:
2012-07-03 10:47:31 AM  
1 vote:

This is one of the greatest movies ever, mostly due to Griffith's performance.
2012-07-03 10:46:23 AM  
1 vote:
auto asphyxiation accident, or drug overdose?
2012-07-03 10:46:00 AM  
1 vote:

RIP DW Griffith
2012-07-03 10:45:09 AM  
1 vote:

astro716: I bet the cause of death involves Aunt Bea's canned tomatoes.

Do you mean her kerosene cucumbers?
2012-07-03 10:45:07 AM  
1 vote:

RIP, enjoy the view

2012-07-03 10:44:57 AM  
1 vote:
Juanita's still a whore.

RIP, Salvage man.
2012-07-03 10:44:36 AM  
1 vote:
It is time.
2012-07-03 10:44:01 AM  
1 vote:
A great actor and surprisingly being typecast as a crossdressing serial rapist actually helped his career.
2012-07-03 10:43:58 AM  
1 vote:
I bet the cause of death involves Aunt Bea's canned tomatoes.
2012-07-03 10:43:55 AM  
1 vote:
Not just a face in the crowd.
2012-07-03 10:43:51 AM  
1 vote:

RIP Handy Griffin

2012-07-03 10:43:03 AM  
1 vote:
There will be riots in Mt. Airy tonight!

/RIP Cop man
2012-07-03 10:42:42 AM  
1 vote:
RIP General Rancor

/hopefully not obscure
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