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Black Humor in Andy Griffith Show: Is this the only instance in Andy Griffith show or indeed in 1960s sitcoms? [closed]

Around 11:00 Opie (a very young Opie) tells his father his turtle was killed and Andy goes into how he lost his wife, Opie's mom. I don't want to spoil it, but this seems like very dark humor for ...
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Scholarly/journalistic speculation on Andy Griffith's career in Drama if Mayberry hadn't existed?

Elia Kazan’s film A Face in the Crowd (1957) has recently gained some attention as explained in (for example) The Wrap's Andy Griffith’s charismatic but hollow TV personality uses his camera-...