Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

Buy New

Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Buy Used
Used - Good See details
$8.55 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details

Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $0.80 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
rightpricedvd Add to Cart
$10.79  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Add to Cart
$10.80  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

The Andy Griffith Show 50th Anniversary: Best of Mayberry (2010)

Frances Bavier , Aneta Corsaut , Eamon Harrington , John Watkin  |  Unrated |  DVD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

List Price: $24.99
Price: $10.50 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $14.49 (58%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 20 left in stock.
Sold by MightySilver and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it Monday, April 21? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details

Frequently Bought Together

The Andy Griffith Show 50th Anniversary: Best of Mayberry + No Time for Sergeants
Price for both: $15.00

Buy the selected items together
  • No Time for Sergeants $4.50

Product Details

  • Actors: Frances Bavier, Aneta Corsaut, Rodney Dillard, Elinor Donahue, Andy Griffith
  • Directors: Eamon Harrington, John Watkin
  • Producers: Andy Griffith, Eamon Harrington, John Watkin, Andre Mika, Ron Harbin
  • Format: Box set, Color, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Dubbed: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 3
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: December 21, 2010
  • Run Time: 60 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #31,512 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Andy Griffith Show 50th Anniversary: Best of Mayberry" on IMDb

Special Features

Return To Mayberry
Clip from Opening Night 1963
"Danny Meets Andy Griffith" (From "The Danny Thomas Show S7)
Main Title with sponsor spots; cast commercial end credits with sponsor spots
"Fishin' Hole" Montage
Main Title with sponsor spots; cast commercial end credits with sponsor spots
Clip from Opening Night 1962
View all Episodic Intros
Celebrating Fifty Years of Mayberry
View all Episodic Intros

Editorial Reviews

Only one collection brings you the best of Mayberry, featuring the episodes most cherished by fans! Don't miss the full-length episode of The Danny Thomas Show that introduced Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor. The hit television film Return to Mayberry serves as the heartwarming conclusion, reuniting all of your favorite characters for a final farewell. In between, you'll find the very best original network episodes digitally re-mastered with restored audio and vintage sponsor footage on select episodes. Get ready to rediscover the series hailed by TV Guide as "one of the greatest shows of all time!"

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
29 of 29 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great set of a great show! June 28, 2011
The Andy Griffith Show is one of those timeless shows whose appeal spans generations. I've loved it ever since the late 60s when my grandmother would give my cousins and I bowls of Frosted Flakes to enjoy with the show.

This set has most of the classics ("The New Housekeeper"-the show's official debut and the Ellinor Donahue eps from 1960 are MIA, but are available elsewhere). The great "Mr. McBeeVee," the heartwarming tale of Andy dealing with his son's imagination is here, as is a similarly moving "Opie The Birdman." If you're a fan, you know about these eps. If not, be prepared for some excellent television. These two are widely considered to be the best of the series.

The belly laughs are also present with Barney and the choir (the lip synching scene is one of the funniest in television history), Gomer and Goober, Ernest T. Bass, and the Darling Family. The story of Barney Fife being kidnapped by the gangstresses is one that I do not recall seeing as a child (and I thought I've seen them all), but is a real gut-buster of belly laughs with a swell surprise ending.

"Return to Mayberry" (1986), was the last hurrah for the gang while most of them were still alive nearly twenty years after the end of the initial series. Overall, a dreary affair, closer in spirit to the mawkish shark-jumping episodes of 1965-68 that are fortunately absent here than the series' classic years that this collection spotlights. However, the scene where Thelma Lou comes across Don Knotts/Barney Fife dressed as a circus clown entertaining some schoolchildren is one of Don Knotts' best moments ever captured on film, in my opinion.

The episode of the Danny Thomas show that introduced the Andy Griffith show characters (from around 1959-60) is fascinating.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
35 of 38 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars IF YOU DON'T HAVE THIS, THAT'S WHY YOU NEED IT! December 18, 2010
Whether you're a casual or die-hard TAGS fan you gotta get this dvd set. For the casual fan it has all the classic episodes, for the die-hards it is chock-full of bonus material such as the complete Danny Thomas pilot and Return to Mayberry movie from 1986. All beautifully restored in stunning quality at an unbelievable price.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars TAYLOR-MADE TV April 12, 2011
THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW 50TH ANNIVERSARY/THE BEST OF MAYBERRY: See that signpost up ahead?...Nestled oh so comfortably somewhere between Utopia and Never-Never Land is a heavenly haven called MAYBERRY, where we would all like to dwell...where kids can walk through town unattended, the only vice available is through your local still, and haircuts are just a dollar. THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW was spearheaded by its namesake's amiable, problem solving SHERIFF TAYLOR, DON KNOTTS' hyperkinetic deputy BARNEY FIFE, and ANDY's sensible son OPIE, played by the most natural child actor ever, RONNY HOWARD. The large cast of eccentric inhabitants included befuddled barber FLOYD LAWSON, moonshine magnet OTIS CAMPBELL, who had his own jail cell reserved for Saturday nights, and the one and only GOMER "Goll-eeee!" PYLE. Utilized more sparingly were hilarious backwoods characters such as rhyming rock-thrower ERNEST T. BASS and the bluegrass-addicted DARLING FAMILY, as well as the city-fied, hopelessly irrepressible FUN GIRLS, all quite capable of stealing a scene from even DEPUTY FIFE. While the popular reunion movie RETURN TO MAYBERRY concentrates too much on a silly "lake monster" plot, it's still wonderful to see so many cast members back in action, even if a newly sober OTIS is reduced to the role of ice cream vendor. The first five seasons of TAGS (in glorious, "old-timey" black & white) are all well worth owning, but this 50TH ANNIVERSARY roundup is ever' bit as satisfying as one of AUNT BEA's famous Sunday dinners.

Was this review helpful to you?
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Walk Down A Memory Lane April 8, 2013
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
They don't seem to make television shows like this anymore, which is too bad for America. Anyhow, I bought this for the Danny Thomas episode that I remember seeing when it originally aired. It must have been difficult to narrow down the best of such a great show to only 17 episodes. In any event, here's the contents of the set (BTW, the packaging states that the run time is 7 hours and 9 minutes):

Special Feature: Danny Meets Andy Griffith episode of The Danny Thomas Show - Original Airdate: February 15, 1960
The Christmas Story - Original Airdate: December 19, 1960
The Pickle Story - Original Airdate: December 18, 1961
Barney and the Choir - Original Airdate: February 19, 1962
Mr. McBeevee - Original Airdate: October 1, 1962
Convicts at Large - Original Airdate: December 10, 1962
Man in a Hurry - Original Airdate: January 14, 1963

Class Reunion - Original Airdate: February 4, 1963
The Darling Are Coming - Original Airdate: March 18, 1963
Barney's First Car - Original Airdate: April 1, 1963
Dogs, Dogs, Dogs - Original Airdate: April 22, 1963
Mountain Wedding - Original Airdate: April 29, 1963
Opie the Birdman - Original Airdate: September 30, 1963
The Sermon For Today - Original Airdate: October 21, 1963

Citizen's Arrest - Original Airdate: December 16, 1963
Fun Girls - Original Airdate: April 13, 1964
Barney's Sidecar - Original Airdate: January 27, 1964
Goober and the Art of Love - Original Airdate: February 1, 1965
Special Feature: Return to Mayberry reunion movie - Original Airdate: April 13, 1986
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars I grew up with Andy
I was a child of the 1960's and when this series came out I was a toddler and when it went off the air I was 7 years old. Read more
Published 9 days ago by P. A. Hughes
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Collection From Beginning to End
The Andy Griffith Show like most episodic television could be a little uneven at times which is what makes a "Best Of" collection so desirable. Read more
Published 29 days ago by jpop
5.0 out of 5 stars A classic.
One of my favorite TV shows growing up and just want to start collecting the whole series a little at a time.
Published 1 month ago by Cindy Miller
5.0 out of 5 stars The best of Andy
Andy Griffith fans will be happy to have this in their collection of Mayberry items. It is a compilation of some of the best episodes and excerpts over the 50+ years that the Andy... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jim Hissong
5.0 out of 5 stars Andy Griffith is still a favorite.
Some people love the old days, and most of everybody love Andy Griffith. This is a great DVD for both types of people.
Published 1 month ago by Savy shopper
5.0 out of 5 stars Best of Mayberry
The people that the dvd was ordered for was pleased to get the dvd. They watched the Return to Mayberry movie elsewhere; and they wanted the dvd. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Kathy Staton
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Set!!
I love this set. I just received this even though I already on this series I love getting different versions. Read more
Published 3 months ago by SLT
5.0 out of 5 stars Good ole Andy Griffith
I purchased this collection of some of Andy's tv programs, but mainly I purchased it for the movie "Return to Mayberry. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Harry Keaton
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Episodes, Better Special Features
This DVD set has “17 All Time Favorite Episodes” of The Andy Griffith Show, and I bought it despite already owning all of them on previous season sets. Why? Read more
Published 4 months ago by J. Hill
4.0 out of 5 stars No continued play.
Wish it played all the way through non-stop. It stops after each episode or segment. Other than that.. It's great
Published 7 months ago by Carl R. Johnson
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Topic From this Discussion
Jan 11, 2011 by RowMan |  See all 2 posts
Have something you'd like to share about this product?
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions

Look for Similar Items by Category

MightySilver Privacy Statement MightySilver Shipping Information MightySilver Returns & Exchanges