Friday, March 31, 2023

TV Quote of the Day (‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ As Andy and Gomer Deal With Barney’s Jealousy)

[Deputy Barney Fife, jealous over girlfriend Thelma Lou’s extra attention to Gomer Pyle, walks out of the Mayberry jail, refusing to speak to him.]

Gomer Pyle [played by Jim Nabors]: “What's the matter with Barney?”

Sheriff Andy Taylor [played by Andy Griffith]: “Well, Gomer, Barney's been bitten by the green-eyed monster.”

Gomer: “He has? Well, they got some stuff down at the drugstore that'll keep 'em off of you. One fell on me just yesterday!”— The Andy Griffith Show, Season 4, Episode 30, “Barney and Thelma Lou, Phfftt,” original air date Mar. 4, 1964, teleplay by Bill Idelson and Sam Bobrick, directed by Coby Ruskin

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