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TCNW 549: Talk of Mayberry Days 2019

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:29:37

Mayberry Days 2019 is fast approaching and The Andy Griffith Show is everywhere. This past week TAGSRWC’s own Neal Brower appeared on “Talk of the Town” aired on C19TV. Talk of the Town is original programming produced by Cleveland Community College in Shelby, NC and airing on Cleveland County NC Spectrum Cable Channel 19.

Neal contacted Two Chairs No Waiting HQ because he thought I might enjoy watching the episode and boy was he right. During the interview, Neal talked about much more that Mayberry Days. Neal always has great information about The Andy Griffith Show and this interview was no exception.

The interview was so good that you host jumped into action and contacted C19TV to ask permission to rebroadcast the segment with Professor Brower and they were kind enough to grant the request.

I know you’re going to enjoy hearing the interviewer Steve Putnam and Neal talking Mayberry.

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

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Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:25:51

Bruce Bilson and Clint Howard join Neal for the last in this series of interviews. I encourage you to go back and listen/watch this series again because the information provided is a treasure for any fan of The Andy Griffith Show.

For those who may not know, Clint played the little cowboy with a peanut butter & jelly sandwich named “Leon” on The Andy Griffith Show and is the younger brother of Ron Howard who played “Opie.”

Bruce Bilson was assistant director of “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1960-62 and in this series of podcast episodes we’ll hear Neal Brower’s interview from 2015 when Mr Bilson returned to Mayberry Days to share his knowledge of Mayberry. This part of the interview has amazing information related to The Andy Griffith Show that you do not want to miss. The topics he and Clint will shed light on in this episode are: Ronnie Howard as an actor, listening is important, calling Ronnie to the set, Rance Howard and what he meant to his son’s, Ronnie as a “big brother,” Howard McNear, Hal Smith, and more!

Don’t miss the first series of episodes featuring Neal Brower’s interview with The Andy Griffith Show assistant director Bruce Bilson recorded during “Professor Brower’s Class” at Mayberry Days 2011. If you haven’t heard them, check them out starting with part 1 all the way through to part 4.
(https://imayberry.com/podcasts/tag/bruce-bilson/)

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 2015.

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

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Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:32:21

Clint Howard joins Neal and Bruce on stage in part 4 of Neal Brower’s amazing interview with Bruce Bilson.

Clint played the little cowboy with a peanut butter & jelly sandwich named “Leon” on The Andy Griffith Show. Clint is also the younger brother of Ron Howard who played “Opie.”

Bruce Bilson was assistant director of “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1960-62 and in this series of podcast episodes we’ll hear Neal Brower’s interview from 2015 when Mr Bilson returned to Mayberry Days to share his knowledge of Mayberry. This part of the interview has amazing information related to The Andy Griffith Show that you do not want to miss. The topics he and Clint will shed light on in this episode are: Ronnie Howard as an actor, listening is important, calling Ronnie to the set, Rance Howard and what he meant to his son’s, Ronnie as a “big brother,” Howard McNear, Hal Smith, and more!

Don’t miss the first series of episodes featuring Neal Brower’s interview with The Andy Griffith Show assistant director Bruce Bilson recorded during “Professor Brower’s Class” at Mayberry Days 2011. If you haven’t heard them, check them out starting with part 1 all the way through to part 4.
(https://imayberry.com/podcasts/tag/bruce-bilson/)

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 2015.

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

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TCNW 519: Bruce Bilson 2015 Interview Part 3

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:31:57

Part 3 of Neal Brower’s amazing interview with Bruce Bilson is something you do not want to miss.

Bruce Bilson was assistant director of “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1960-62 and in this series of podcast episodes we’ll hear Neal Brower’s interview from 2015 when Mr Bilson returned to Mayberry Days to share his knowledge of Mayberry. This part of the interview has amazing information related to The Andy Griffith Show that you do not want to miss. The topics he will shed light on in this episode are: extras, “stand-in”, who is “nice dress Nellie”, and more!

Don’t miss the first series of episodes featuring Neal Brower’s interview with The Andy Griffith Show assistant director Bruce Bilson recorded during “Professor Brower’s Class” at Mayberry Days 2011. If you haven’t heard them, check them out starting with part 1 all the way through to part 4.
(https://imayberry.com/podcasts/tag/bruce-bilson/)

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 2015.

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

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TCNW 518: Bruce Bilson 2015 Interview Part 2

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Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:37:46

Bruce Bilson was assistant director of “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1960-62 and in this series of podcast episodes we’ll hear Neal Brower’s interview from 2015 when Mr Bilson returned to Mayberry Days to share his knowledge of Mayberry. Part of the interview has amazing information related to The Andy Griffith Show that you do not want to miss. The topics he will shed light on are: the filming schedule, set location, 40 acres lot, the logistics of shooting at Desilu Studios and the exterior locations, description of the functions of crew member jobs, day-to-night shooting, and more!

Don’t miss the first series of episodes featuring Neal Brower’s interview with The Andy Griffith Show assistant director Bruce Bilson recorded during “Professor Brower’s Class” at Mayberry Days 2011. If you haven’t heard them, check them out starting with part 1 all the way through to part 4.
(https://imayberry.com/podcasts/tag/bruce-bilson/)

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 2015.

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

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TCNW 517: Bruce Bilson 2015 Interview Part 1

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Two Chairs No Waiting

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:36:03

Back in January 2016, Two Chairs had an amazing series of episode featuring Neal Brower’s interview with The Andy Griffith Show assistant director Bruce Bilson. That original interview was recorded during “Professor Brower’s Class” at Mayberry Days 2011. If you haven’t heard them, check them out starting with part 1 all the way through to part 4. (https://imayberry.com/podcasts/tag/bruce-bilson/)

Bruce Bilson was assistant director of “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1960-62 (I said through 1963 in the episode) and in this series of episodes we’ll hear Neal’s interview from 2015 when Mr Bilson returned to Mayberry Days to share even more of his Mayberry knowledge. This first part of the interview has some amazing stories related to The Andy Griffith Show. The topics he will shed light on are: where and how episodes were made, scripts were refined, and what an amazing team Andy and Don were.

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 2015.

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

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Please leave comments or ask questions on the TwoChairsNoWaiting.com website or using the contact information given in the podcast. I wo 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

Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:32:48

Hal Smith has been on my mind the last few weeks so I thought we’d look back at the March 26, 1999 issue of The Bullet and see what Professor Brower had to say about the episode, “Hot Rod Otis.” It was the 30th episode of season three and the 115th episode filmed over-all. Professor Brower brings us comments from episode writer Harvey Bullock that you will not find anywhere else.

Randy Turner bring us a This Week in Mayberry History report covering actor Roy Barcroft who had an amazing career and who played “Clint Biggers” in the episode “Dogs, Dogs, Dogs.”

We also hear a couple of voice mails and a report from Betty Lynn‘s 92nd birthday back on August 29, 2018.

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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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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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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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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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