Barney Fife: Well, today’s eight-year-olds are tomorrow’s teenagers. I say this calls for action and now. Nip it in the bud. First sign of youngsters going wrong, you’ve got to nip it in the bud. Andy Taylor: I’m going to have a talk with them. What else do you want me to do? Barney Fife: Well, don’t just mollycoddle them. Andy Taylor: I won’t. Barney Fife: Nip it. You go read any book you want on the subject of child discipline and you’ll find every one
+Entertainment Weekly reports that television icon Andy Griffith, best known as the sage town sheriff in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show and as a cantankerous defense attorney on drama Matlock, died today in Roanoke Island, N.C. He was 86 years old.