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Larry Grainger's Discussions

Bernard Fox

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thelscuz Dec 17, 2016. 3 Replies

Another actor who brought us a beloved character has passed away.  Bernard Fox, who TAGS fans know as Malcolm Merriweather from Heckmondwike, England, passed away on Wednesday from heart failure. …Continue

Mayberry Christmas 2015

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thelscuz Dec 25, 2015. 13 Replies

For those of you in the Middle Tennessee area or within driving distance; Rodney Dillard, Maggie Peterson, and David Browning will once again bring their Mayberry Christmas show to Mt Juliet, TN.The…Continue

Who got kidnapped?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keevy Hazelton Jul 18, 2014. 5 Replies

Consider this excerpt from "Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army."Andy to Army Recruiter:   "A while back he was going with a girl up here in the mountains...she married somebody else and he got mad at 'em…Continue

 

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Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion WHO said that?
"That would be Floyd (Howard McNear) in "Convicts at Large." In my opinion, his funniest performance on TAGS, and his last before his stroke."
Mar 14
Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion FUN with the LINES from the SHOW
"It's what I try to avoid, but don't often succeed...desserts!"
Feb 22
Larry Grainger replied to Isaac Laughhunn's discussion Why did TAGS get rid of Warren after about ten eps?
"I read the same thing, Dr. Pendyke.  It may have been as simple as Burns loud, northern style of comedy just didn't fit into Mayberry.  It is really difficult to find anyone who liked the character.  Not impossible; just…"
Jan 16
Larry Grainger replied to Thelscuz's discussion Dance, Dance, Dance!
"This reminds me of when Ernest T. Bass was trying to join the Army and was talking about how good his gold tooth (which he didn't have yet) would look, "especially when I'm dancin'.""
Jan 14
Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion WHO said that?
"Now, Dave, I think I do have that one.  That would be Mr. Jackson, the magazine editor who was confiscated by Andy so he could pay the $15 dollar fine in the Mayberry Court."
Jan 5
Larry Grainger replied to Thelscuz's discussion Had a Merry Christmas:)
"I have that ornament, Thescuz, and it stays on our buffet year round.  Every now and then, I will walk by and tap the button just to hear another "Barney-ism."  If we have company, it is always good for a smile."
Jan 4
Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion WHO said that?
"I do declare, Colonel Harv, that you have me stumped on this one.  Maybe someone else has an idea."
Jan 4
Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion FUN with the LINES from the SHOW
"...peace.  The very first episode (the pilot notwithstanding) as Opie is trying to prevent Rose from marrying Wilbur, who looks an awful lot like Mr. Foley."
Jan 4
Thelscuz replied to Larry Grainger's discussion Bernard Fox
"So sorry to hear this.  I loved his character in TAGS--he was so sweet and innocent and well-intentioned.  Glad to hear that he had a great career.  "We shall miss him....""
Dec 17, 2016
Dave Cline replied to Larry Grainger's discussion Bernard Fox
"Although the episodes with Malcolm were not my favorites, Bernard Fox had a great career in movies and TV, more then I realized. RIP, we lost another in 2016. Here is a link to his bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Fox_(actor) "
Dec 16, 2016
Bernie Fife replied to Larry Grainger's discussion Bernard Fox
"Sad to read about this. But, maybe I'll have some bubble and squeak in his memory."
Dec 16, 2016
Larry Grainger posted a discussion

Bernard Fox

Another actor who brought us a beloved character has passed away.  Bernard Fox, who TAGS fans know as Malcolm Merriweather from Heckmondwike, England, passed away on Wednesday from heart failure. http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2016/12/14/bewitched-actor-bernard-fox-dies-at-89.html?refresh=trueSee More
Dec 15, 2016
Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion Have YOU ever NOTICED?
"I recently noticed (I probably have before, but just never gave it much thought) that in "Andy's Rich Girlfriend" in the opening scene, they all go out to the lake in the squad car.  At the end of the episode, Andy goes back out…"
Dec 13, 2016
Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion Have YOU ever NOTICED?
"I was thinking about the time Andy put out the fire in the barrel of rags and Gomer was so happy he began to give away Wally's inventory to Andy in appreciation. I wonder how Wally felt about that?"
Dec 1, 2016
Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion WHO said that?
"Good ole 14A John Masters when the Darlings were filling up the hotel room with music; mostly Briscoe getting banjo sounds out of his jug."
Dec 1, 2016
Larry Grainger replied to ColHarV's discussion Have YOU ever NOTICED?
"This is not necessarily something physical to notice, but it occurred to me while watching "Opie's Charity" recently that Annabelle Silby must have been a pill to live with because it took her supposedly dead husband Tom two years to…"
Sep 21, 2016

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Who is your favorite Mayberry character?
Barney Fife (of course)
What is your favorite episode of The Andy Griffith Show?
Goober Takes a Car Apart
Can you share a short bio with us so that we can get to know you better?
Born in Panama City, FL - lived in Louisiana for approximately 10 years (two of our four sons were born in Houma, LA) - lived in Nashville Tn for the past 25 years - a pastor in Mt Juliet, TN
What sort of hobbies or interests do you have?
Golf and collecting Mayberry memorabilia
Website or Blog Address:
http://graingerfamily.com

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At 5:23pm on July 27, 2012, Ronnie Felker said…

HELLO LARRY JUST WANTED TO STOP BY AND TELL YOU HI GOD BLESS!!

At 8:09pm on February 20, 2012, Trisha Parker said…

Hey to Larry!  I''m new to the place just thought I'd let you know I live in Lebanon as well!  Lebanon, VA!  Always good to meet a new TAGS fan! 

At 7:25pm on January 14, 2012, Tom Rusk said…

Thanks Larry.  Check out our web site www.jneg.org  "click on badge".  Hope you all can make it.

 

At 11:28am on December 28, 2011, Allan "Floyd" Newsome said…

Welcome to the community, Larry!   I'm glad you made it and I hope you'll enjoy yourself.  I'm still working on things but I believe good progress has been made.

Thank you again for the joke book!   I've already found several I can use.

 
 
 

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Michael replied to Thelscuz's discussion What does (he or she) do for a living?
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