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TCNW 465: Cast Shares Mayberry Magic

Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:25:57

This week we’re going to time travel back to the fall of 1991 and the Mayberry Cast Reunion held at Opryland in Nashville, TN. Cast members Don Knotts, George Lindsey, Betty Lynn, Maggie Peterson, Hal Smith, Jack Prince, The Dillards (Rodney Dillard, Mitch Jayne and Dean Webb, plus talented non-cast-member Steve Cooley) and Doug Dillard performed and reminisced about Mayberry. TAGSRWC Presiding Goober, Jim Clark, was there and provided this special report of the events in the February 15, 1992 issue of The Bullet newsletter.

Enjoy a trip back to one of the very first Mayberry cast live events ever held. It was BIG!

Bonus: This week’s installment of This Week in Mayberry History by Randy Turner featuring “Burt Mustin.”

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:34:02

It was with a heavy heart that I found out about the passing of James Best.  He passed away the evening of April 6, 2015 and he will be greatly missed by his fans all over the world.  James Best is known to Mayberry fans as guitar player Jim Lindsey from two episodes in season one of The Andy Griffith Show but he is loved the world over as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane from The Dukes of Hazzard.  But those are just two of the hundreds of characters James Best has played during his amazing life.

I thought a nice tribute to him would be to recall an interview he did with Jim Clark from March 31, 1998 issue of The Bullet.  The story was written by Jim Clark and I think it will give you a different look into James Best’s life and career.

I did an interview with Mr. Best way back in episode #38 of this podcast that you might also enjoy.  It’s fairly short so drop by and give it a listen.

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Two Chairs No Waiting 325: Allan Melvin

Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:22:40

Mayberry fans know Allan Melvin…well, they may not know his name but they would know his face and one of the eight different characters he played on The Andy Griffith Show.   Maybe the name “Fred Plummer” from the TAGS episode “Barney’s Uniform” would ring a bell or maybe “Jake” who was Mrs. Lesch’s right hand man in “Barney’s First Car” would trigger a memory.

This interview from November 16, 1997 issue of The Bullet was written by Jim Clark will help you get to know Mr. Melvin and appreciate his contributions to Classic TV and cartoons.

 

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:24:18

I was reviewing my archive of hard copy versions of The Bullet and found a jewel in the June 1, 1992 issue.  There’s a story in there by Jim Clark titled “Howard McNear – The Many Parts of Floyd the Barber” and it is a treasure!

On this episode of Two Chairs, I’ll read most of this wonderful focus on Howard McNear to you and I know you’re going to enjoy it.  If you enjoy it as much as I think you may, y0u can purchase a copy of the full version for yourself over at Weaver’s.

Enjoy learning more about America’s favorite barber.  “Everything’s okay in Mayberry.”

 

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:25:14

The January 2014 issue of The eBullet, the OFFICIAL newsletter of The Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club (TAGSRWC), has just been released and the information contained within is something you don’t want to miss.  I’d like to thank Jim Clark, the “Presiding Goober” of TAGSRWC, for allowing Two Chairs No Waiting to use some of the content from The eBullet here on the podcast.  Jim works throughout the year to find  Mayberry information for the fans and I am very thankful for being allowed to help spread the news he delivers.

Be sure to check out the latest issue of The eBullet and read all the information for yourself.  You can also go back over 10 years to see past issues of The eBullet…for FREE!  That’s right!  Jim provides all this amazing information for free to all the fans of The Andy Griffith Show out there so be sure to subscribe to the newsletter so you never miss an issue.

Also, shop at Weaver’s Department Store and support TAGSRWC in the process.

We also hear from Larry by voice mail discussing Opie’s ability to curve a rock from right to left so well at such a young age.  He might give Ernest T. a run for best rock thrower in the county.

 

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:22:04

I was looking through the archives here at the Two Chairs No Waiting headquarters and found my back issues of The Bullet.  The Bullet was the official newsletter of The Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club (TAGSRWC) for years until it moved to an electronic version (The eBullet) back in the early 2000’s.

I thought it would be great to share the very first issue of The Bullet with you and give you a feel for where TAGSRWC began. We have so much to be thankful to TAGSRWC for because without the club I truly believe we would not have the podcast, websites, events, and products related to The Andy Griffith Show that we have today.  Thank you, Jim Clark and all the founders of TAGSRWC for keeping Mayberry alive.

George Jr. was on an episode of “Shop ’til You Drop” that aired on the Game Show Network in  December where he won a trip to the Bahamas.  The fun thing was, I had to come home early one day from work and what just happened to be on the TV…this very episode of “Shop ’til You Drop!”

 

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:24:25

Jim Clark works hard to provide all Mayberry fans with news and information about The Andy Griffith Show and its cast & crew.  I let the month of May slip by without talking about goings on in The eBullet but that’s an omission that I can’t allow to continue.

Let’s look at a snap shot in time of what’s happening in Mayberry and enjoy highlights from the May 2013 issue of The eBullet.

 

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Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:20:56

It’s time for Two Chairs No Waiting to have a look at “The eBullet.”  What’s “The eBullet” you ask? Well only the  official online newsletter of The Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club (TAGSRWC).   Presiding Goober of TAGSRWC, Jim Clark, puts a lot of work into this wonderful newsletter every other month and keeps Mayberry fans worldwide informed about the goings on in Mayberry.

We’re thankful to Jim and TAGSRWC for allowing us to share just portions of The eBullet here on Two Chairs but to get the fulll experience TAGS fans should sign up to get The eBullet delivered right to their inbox…..it’s free after all.

 

 

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Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:25:05

It’s time to look into the world of The Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club (TAGSRWC) and visit their official online newsletter, ‘The eBullet.”  Jim Clark, the Presiding Goober of TAGSRWC, does an outstanding job creating this wonderful newsletter every other month or so and to top it off….it’s FREE!

What could a fan of The Andy Griffith Show like more that great Mayberry information that’s free and delivered directly to your inbox.  What?  You don’t subscribe to “The eBullet?”  Well, listen to this episode to get just a touch of what it’s like and then head on over and subscribe so you won’t miss a single issue of this treasure.

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Two Chairs No WaitingHost: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:23:00

Let’s catch up once again with the goings on around the world of Mayberry.  The eBullet is the official newsletter of The Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club (TAGSRWC) and thanks to Jim Clark, the Presiding Goober of TAGSRWC, I am able to share some of the highlights of the September 2012 edition.

For those that don’t know, The eBullet is like water and air…free so I highly encourage you to sign up and have The eBullet delivered directly to your e-mail inbox every time a new issue hits the web.  There is no better way to stay informed about the Cast & Crew of The Andy Griffith Show and Jim does an amazing job sharing the fun of Mayberry with us all.

Sit back and enjoy the podcast then head over The eBullet website and subscribe by e-mail or by the rss feed for you computer folks (subscribe to feed), or both.  You don’t want to miss it.

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.

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