What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July this week than with Andy and Barney. Here Barney demonstrates his unique mastery of the preamble to the U.S. constitution.
As a kid, I laughed always at Don Knotts as bumbling Barney Fife, but never really appreciated what a superb straight man Andy Griffith made. Two life-long friends at the top of their form.
The episode, "Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain," originally aired on CBS on Nov. 18, 1963--just days before the assassination of president John F. Kennedy.