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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:21:31

This is our third episode with Neal Brower interviewing writer Harvey Bullock at Mayberry Days in 2002. Harvey Bullock (June 4, 1921 – April 23, 2006) wrote 31 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, 21 episodes of Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. and co-wrote the TV movie Return to Mayberry with Everett Greenbaum. So much of what we, as fans, know of the town of Mayberry was created by the mind of this amazing man.

The audio isn’t perfect but this content is something you will not want to miss. Harvey didn’t seem to want to hold the mic up to his face so he’s a little hard to hear. From time to time there are sound artifacts that I’ve cleaned up as best I could so they wouldn’t be distracting.

In this episode Harvey discusses his joy at being one of the writers on The Andy Griffith Show, his favorite scene and how it wrote itself with him just sitting there as an observer.

You will not want to miss any of this series.

Bonus:  This week’s installment of This Week in Mayberry History by Randy Turner featuring Cheerio Meredith.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:41:41

This is our third episode with Neal Brower interviewing writer Harvey Bullock at Mayberry Days in 2002. Harvey Bullock (June 4, 1921 – April 23, 2006) wrote 31 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, 21 episodes of Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. and co-wrote the TV movie Return to Mayberry with Everett Greenbaum. So much of what we, as fans, know of the town of Mayberry was created by the mind of this amazing man.

The quality of the audio isn’t perfect but this content is something you will not find elsewhere. If you watch the video verison of the show, you can see that Harvey didn’t seem to want to hold the mic up to his face so he’s a little hard to hear. From time to time there are sound artifacts that I’ve cleaned up as best I could so they wouldn’t be distracting.

In this episode Harvey discusses his favorite character to write for, Don Knotts comic ability, Andy’s relationship with Barney, The Cow Thief, The Big House, Prisoner of Love, Susan Oliver, Howard McNear and tidbits of Mayberry history.

You will not want to miss any of this series.

Bonus:  This week’s installment of This Week in Mayberry History by Randy Turner featuring Earle Hagen.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:42:28

This is our second episode with Neal Brower interviewing writer Harvey Bullock at Mayberry Days in 2002. Harvey Bullock (June 4, 1921 – April 23, 2006) wrote 31 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, 21 episodes of Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. and co-wrote the TV movie Return to Mayberry with Everett Greenbaum. So much of what we, as fans, know of the town of Mayberry was created by the mind of this amazing man.

The quality of the audio isn’t perfect but this content is something you will not find elsewhere. If you watch the video verison of the show, you can see that Harvey didn’t seem to want to hold the mic up to his face so he’s a little hard to hear. From time to time there are sound artifacts that I’ve cleaned up as best I could so they wouldn’t be distracting.

In this episode Harvey discusses writers meetings, Elvis, writing dialog for Opie, his writing partner Ray Allen, Mr. McBeevee, scripts and tidbits of Mayberry history.

You will not want to miss any of this series.

Bonus:  This week’s installment of This Week in Mayberry History by Randy Turner featuring Jamie Farr.

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Follow me on Twitter if you use twitter. I’ve been posting Mayberry things there as another way to let folks know about The Andy Griffith Show.

Don’t forget to leave comments or ask questions on the TwoChairsNoWaiting.com website or using the contact information given in the podcast. We’d love to have you be a part of our next feedback episode. Call the Two Chairs No Waiting Hot-line at (888) 684-8415 and leave a voice mail to be part of the show.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:39:55

Over the next few weeks, we have a real jewel to enjoy. Neal Brower interviewed Harvey Bullock at Mayberry Days in 2002. Harvey Bullock (June 4, 1921 – April 23, 2006) wrote 31 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, 21 episodes of Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. and co-wrote the TV movie Return to Mayberry with Everett Greenbaum. So much of what we, as fans, know of the town of Mayberry was created by the mind of this amazing man.

The audio quality isn’t quite as good as you may be use to for this podcast but the content is something you won’t find anywhere else. Harvey didn’t want to hold the mic up to his face and the audio comes from a video tape so at times there are artifacts but I’ve cleaned it up to a point that I don’t think you’ll be distracted.

In this episode Harvey discusses his early career, meeting his wife Betty on the Today Show, Opie’s Hobo Friend, where “Tuscarora” and “Gollywobbler” came from, and so much more.

And this is just part one so be sure to come back for the rest.

Bonus:  This week’s installment of This Week in Mayberry History by Randy Turner featuring Bob Ross.

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Follow me on Twitter if you use twitter. I’ve been posting Mayberry things there as another way to let folks know about The Andy Griffith Show.

Don’t forget to leave comments or ask questions on the TwoChairsNoWaiting.com website or using the contact information given in the podcast. We’d love to have you be a part of our next feedback episode. Call the Two Chairs No Waiting Hot-line at (888) 684-8415 and leave a voice mail to be part of the show.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:20:42

Conclusion of the interview with Morgan Brittany (a.k.a. Mary Alice Carter in the TAGS episode “Opie’s First Love.”). She answers some question about working in Hollywood both on TV and in movies.

David Alan Bailey was the actor who played Fred Simpson in “Opie’s First Love.”  I didn’t realize that had appeared before on The Andy Griffith Show.  I’ll let you in on the trivia as the show moves along.

Joy Ellison also appeared with Morgan on “Opie’s First Love” so we’ll talk a bit about

Thanks go out to Neil and Pat Coleman for the recording used in this episode.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:27:49

We continue the series of episodes with Morgan Brittany who played Opie’s love interest Mary Alice Carter in the TAGS episode “Opie’s First Love.”

She has so much to share with fans of classic tv and movies that I know she’ll hold your interest and keep you wanting more.

Thanks go out to Neil and Pat Coleman for the recording used in this episode.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:31:07

I am so thankful to Neal Brower for allowing me to provide these wonderful interviews to fans of The Andy Griffith Show.  We heard a little from Morgan Brittany last week to get your appetite for more going so this week we hear part opne of at least three episodes with Morgan and Neal.

I think it’s amazing that her one appearance as Mary Alice Carter was memorable enough for her to be able to share so much fun information with us as fans.

Thanks go out to Neil and Pat Coleman for the recording used in this episode.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:19:17

We visited recently with Bruce Bilson during his interview with Neal Brower and it was great. If you missed it, please go back and listen.  As a bonus, I ran across a segment that Bruce did during Col Tim’s that same year.  The information he gave was so good that I really wanted to make sure you had a chance to hear it.  He talks about the schedule that was used to film The Andy Griffith Show and more.

We also will be hearing from Morgan Brittany who was also part of Col Tim’s at Mayberry Days 2011 as a teaser for the next few episodes where we’ll be joining Neal for his interview with her.  Such goings on…such goings on.  Who would have thought so much would be going on here in Mayberry.

Thanks again to Neil and Pat Coleman for the recording used in this episode.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:27:09

The final episode of this four part series featuring Neal Brower’s interview with Bruce Bilson, assistant director of “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1960-63.  Mr. Bilson’s knowledge about TAGS and how it was created makes this series of Two Chairs episodes some of the best ever.  Mr. Bilson was there at the creation of the opening credits and for those first several years developing the “feel” of Mayberry.

I recommend watching the video version of this podcast because the clips shown as part of what Mr. Bilson tells us adds a lot to the experience.

This episode we hear about how directors need to know the script better than anyone, Frances Bavier, peeping tom, Barney and the Choir, Andy playing guitar, his thoughts on The Andy Griffith Show from a directors perspective, and more!

SPECIAL NOTE OF THANKS: Neil & Pat Coleman from the “Remembering Mayberry” chapter of TAGSRWC for providing the recording of Professor Brower’s Class from Mayberry Days 2011.

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:29:31

This is the third episode of the four part series with Neal Brower interviewing Bruce Bilson, assistant director of “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1960-63.  Mr. Bilson has knowledge about TAGS and how it was made that I’m betting you have never heard.  Mr. Bilson was there at the creation of the filming of opening credits and for those first several years developing the “feel” of Mayberry.

I recommend watching the video version of this podcast because the clips shown as part of what Mr. Bilson tells us adds a lot to the experience.

This episode we hear about extras, stand-ins, filming on location at the lake, definitions of the film crews jobs on set, Franklin Canyon, Desilu Studio stages, what was filmed in each stage, and more.

 

SPECIAL NOTE OF THANKS: Neil & Pat Coleman from the “Remembering Mayberry” chapter of TAGSRWC for providing the recording of Professor Brower’s Class from Mayberry Days 2011.

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Follow me on Twitter if you use twitter. I’ve been posting Mayberry things there as another way to let folks know about The Andy Griffith Show.

Don’t forget to leave comments or ask questions on the TwoChairsNoWaiting.com website or using the contact information given in the podcast. We’d love to have you be a part of our next feedback episode. Call the Two Chairs No Waiting Hot-line at (888) 684-8415 and leave a voice mail to be part of the show.

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