By Alan Duke, CNN
- George Lindsey joined the hit sitcom "The Andy Griffith Show" in 1964
- Lindsey continued as Goober on the sequel series "Mayberry R.F.D." for three years
- He embraced the Goober character for another 20 years on TV's "Hee Haw"
- Goober Pyle's character was the cousin of series original Gomer Pyle