It seems like just the other day we were discussing the death of George "Goober" Lindsey from the Andy Griffith show, now the man his self is gone.  Andy Griffith has passed away at the ripe old age of 86.  More after the jump.

99% of the people reading this knew Andy Griffith as a 'good ole' boy" from The Andy Griffith show and Matlock.  If you every get a chance though, check out the movie "A Face In The Crowd".  THAT movie will show you that Griffith truly had some acting chops. I watched that movie one day and it almost scared me how well Griffith could play a real bastard of an alcoholic.

Andy Griffith started as a 'country comedian' and he was funny. If you have time check this out:

And you may or may not know that practically every episode of Andy Griffith can be found on YouTube.  Here's one to get you started: