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Old 07-06-2012, 01:22 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Chuck View Post
My parents had some 33 1/3 record albums of his stand up routines. There was one titled "What it was, was Football". I can remember it was hysterical for the time. Probably very tame by today's comedy standards.
I guess this really dates me but I have that album lol. It's still funny - with the "pig skin" - you have to picture Andy really drawling that out.
He was also in a movie called "Onionhead" - sort of a No Time for Sergeants but in the Coast Guard. It was not as broadly comical and had a romantic subplot. It didn't do well critically but I thought Andy Griffith's performance, which was more low-key, was pretty good.
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