TV Land Top 10

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Top 10 Andy Grifith Show Episodes

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jul 21, 2004 on TV LAND
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Top 10 Andy Grifith Show Episodes
TV LAND SALUTES MAYBERRY WITH "TV LAND'S TOP TEN: THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW" Andy Griffith, Don Knotts and Others Reminisce About Their Favorite Episodes With Original Special on Wednesday, July 21 Santa Monica, CA, July 15, 2004 -TV Land continues to roll out its line-up of original specials this summer and celebrates The Andy Griffith Show with a look at some of the most memorable episodes from the enduring classic sitcom as the network premieres TV Land's Top 10: The Andy Griffith Show on Wednesday, July 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. This half-hour special counts down the show's Top Ten episodes and features interviews with its stars - Andy Griffith and Don Knotts - and other Hollywood notables including Brad Garrett, Michael McKean, Lewis Black, Danny Bonaduce, Max Baer, Jr., Tim Conway and several others - who lend their insight into some of their favorite Andy Griffith episodes. The selections range from "Manhunt," an episode in which viewers learn that Barney and Andy are cousins to "Mr. McBeevee," in which Andy believes Opie has made up a fictitious friend. The special was produced for TV Land by TV Land Productions in conjunction with Robert Small Entertainment. The show will repeat on Thursday, July 22 at 7:30 PM (all times ET/PT). Log onto for other scheduled replays. "The Andy Griffith Show is one of the most celebrated series of all time," explains Sal Maniaci, Vice President, Development and Production, TV Land. "With the help of Andy Griffith, Don Knotts and Ron Howard, TV Land has compiled a special which underscores the most memorable episodes in the show's illustrious history that will remind viewers why we fell in love with Mayberry in the first place." TV Land Productions was created in 2003 to create original programming that complements the network's successful acquired programming slate. TV Land Productions is headed by Sal Maniaci, Vice President of Development and Production, TV Land and Nick at Nite. In addition to this production, TV Land Productions has also produced The TV Land Awards Show: A Celebration of Classic TV (March 2003 and 2004) and The Dick Van Dyke Show, Revisited, the network's first original special for broadcast, which premiered on CBS in May before being shown on TV Land. For more information about TV Land's original Wednesday night line-ups, visit

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