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Andy Griffith

George Lindsey

Goober Pyle

George "Goober" Lindsey has made a career of playing Goober, Gomer Pyle's bungling cousin on The Andy Griffith Show. He played Goober on Hee Haw for 20 years while also making nightclub appearances as George "Goober" Lindsey in places like Las Vegas, Reno and Lake Tahoe. Although perpetually typecast, Lindsey can be seen in reruns of Gunsmoke, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, M*A*S*H and Matlock. He also has appeared in several feature films, from The Blob to Cannonball Run 2. Later in his career, Lindsey had guest-starring roles on such shows as News Radio and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. He also penned an autobiography entitled Goober in a Nutshell.

Character Bio

After his cousin Gomer leaves Mayberry, Goober takes over running Wally's Gas Station. Goober can be quite challenging to deal with as he is often bungling the simplest of tasks. In one of Goober's more intelligent moments, he purchases the station from Wally and goes into business for himself.

Andy Griffith TV Schedule

Monday
October 20
10:10am
The Cow Thief
When cows in Mayberry begin to disappear, Mayor Stoner brings in a special investigator.
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10:45am
Barney Mends a Broken Heart
Barney, believing that Andy has split up with Peggy, begins a find-a-girl-for-Andy movement.
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Tuesday
October 21
10:10am
Lawman Barney
Barney is intimidated by a pair of ordinance-breaking produce farmers.Guest Star: Alan Melvin
TV-G
10:45am
The Mayberry Band
Andy schemes to get the ragtag Mayberry Band into a Raleigh band festival.
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Wednesday
October 22
10:10am
Floyd the Gay Deceiver
Lonely Hearts Correspondence Club member Floyd Lawson is about to meet his wealthy widowed pen pal. The trouble is Floyd has misrepresented himself as a millionaire.
TV-G
10:45am
Opie's Rival
Opie senses a change in his relationship with his father when Andy begins dating Peggy MacMillan.
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