First hitting the airwaves on October 3, 1960, The Andy Griffith Show became an instant sensation greatly influencing American entertainment and overall culture. Running for a wildly successful eight seasons, the series was one of the public’s favorites ending its long run in a number one spot. Behind the perfect television facade lied many secrets hidden from the public. Check out ten surprising facts about The Andy Griffith Show that nobody knows.
Griffith Was A Person of Great Accomplishments
As if being a wildly accomplished actor wasn’t enough, Griffith was also an accomplished singer who majored in music while earning his degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After the show went off the air, Griffith went on to become a Grammy Award-winning gospel singer.