Knotts' widow approves of hometown statue

Full story: Asheville Citizen-Times

The widow of Don Knotts says his family is touched that hometown friends and fans will erect a bronze statue to honor the late comedic actor.
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Feb 23, 2007
 
DON KNOTT'S THE BEST ACTOR EVER!!!

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Feb 23, 2007
 
knotts was good but howard morris aka ernest t bass was better

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Feb 23, 2007
 
mr ernest t bass wrote:
knotts was good but howard morris aka ernest t bass was better
YOU ARE CRAZY! ERNEST T BASS WAS ONLY IN FIVE EPISODE'S BUT HE DID DIRECT SOME EPISODE'S . HOWARD MORRIS WAS GOOD. BUT DON KNOTTS WAS BETTER ! ERNEST T BASS HEAD ON BACK TO THE WOODS AND LEAVE ME ALONE!!!

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Feb 23, 2007
 
PISTOL PETE wrote:
<quoted text> YOU ARE CRAZY! ERNEST T BASS WAS ONLY IN FIVE EPISODE'S BUT HE DID DIRECT SOME EPISODE'S . HOWARD MORRIS WAS GOOD. BUT DON KNOTTS WAS BETTER ! ERNEST T BASS HEAD ON BACK TO THE WOODS AND LEAVE ME ALONE!!!
i bet you 500.00 dollars i know more about mayberry then you you ain't heard the last of ernest t bass
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Feb 24, 2007
 
Don Knotts was great!!
Ernest T. was so funny! I saw him in a movie the other morning as a crazy astronaut. Weird movie, even for the 60's LOL

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mr ernest t bass wrote:
<quoted text>i bet you 500.00 dollars i know more about mayberry then you you ain't heard the last of ernest t bass
HEY ERNEST T BASS - WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT CROP IN MAYBERRY COUNTY? I BET YOU DON'T KNOW. ITS TIME TO PUT UP OR SHUT UP!!!!

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Feb 24, 2007
 
PISTOL PETE wrote:
<quoted text>HEY ERNEST T BASS - WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT CROP IN MAYBERRY COUNTY? I BET YOU DON'T KNOW. ITS TIME TO PUT UP OR SHUT UP!!!!
corn on the cobb i dont chew my cabbage twice- you aint heard the last of ernest t bass

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mr ernest t bass wrote:
<quoted text> corn on the cobb i dont chew my cabbage twice- you aint heard the last of ernest t bass
YOU ARE AN IDIOT!! THE ANSWER IS POTATOES.

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Feb 24, 2007
 
PISTOL PETE wrote:
<quoted text>YOU ARE AN IDIOT!! THE ANSWER IS POTATOES.
And what TV show was the Andy Griffith Show a spin-off from?

Jessica

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Feb 24, 2007
 
THE DANNY THOMAS SHOW FEB 15 1960!!! PISTOL PETE KNOWS MAYBERRY !!!!!!

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Feb 24, 2007
 
PISTOL PETE wrote:
THE DANNY THOMAS SHOW FEB 15 1960!!! PISTOL PETE KNOWS MAYBERRY !!!!!!
And which two actors on the show were also well known cartoon voiceover actors?

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Feb 24, 2007
 
Jessica B wrote:
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And which two actors on the show were also well known cartoon voiceover actors?
HAL SMITH AKA OTIS CAMPBELL HOWARD MORRIS AKA ERNEST T

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Feb 24, 2007
 
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<quoted text>HAL SMITH AKA OTIS CAMPBELL HOWARD MORRIS AKA ERNEST T
DONS KNOTTS ALSO
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Feb 24, 2007
 
I always liked Don Knotts. I'm sure his family is humbled by the honor.

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Feb 24, 2007
 
Any ideas where the statue would be placed? Near MHS, the Met or the CAC?

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Feb 24, 2007
 
COP wrote:
I always liked Don Knotts. I'm sure his family is humbled by the honor.
ANDY GRIFFITH SAID THE SHOW, SHOULD HAVE BEEN CALLED THE DON KNOTT'S SHOW !! WHAT A GREAT ACTOR

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