Monday, October 3, 1960: 'The Andy Griffith Show'

The comedy depicting small-town life in the American South debuts on CBS. The first episode has Aunt Bee coming to live as housekeeper for the widowed Sheriff Andy Taylor and his son, Opie. Much of Mayberry's look and feel was based on Griffith's hometown: Mount Airy, North Carolina.

* Show summary (from Museum of Broadcast Communications): @
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* TV listings for October 3, 1960: @

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