The five most popular stories on MeTV in 2019

MeTV fans really, really love The Andy Griffith Show.

As we reach the end of the year, it's time to look back. Over the past twelve months, we have laughed, cried and played games. 

That's reflected in our top stories of the year. Our most popular posts contained obituaries, head-scratching quizzes, and fun facts to make you say "Huh!" Your love of The Andy Griffith Show shined through — even though Star Trek beat out the sitcom in our Best TV Show of the Sixties fan poll.

If you read these stories throughout the year, thank you! If you're new to these headlines, discover some trivia for the first time.

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1. R.I.P. Michael J. Pollard, who played both the cousin of Barney Fife and the cousin of Maynard G. Krebs


The "Cousin Virgil" actor also inspired the screen name of Michael J. Fox! His long career touched several generations. READ MORE

2. Sorry, Millennials, only Boomers will be able to recognize these 11 objects


Remember these doohickeys from the 1960s and 1970s? What the heck is that gizmo? TAKE QUIZ

3. Andy's real-life wife Barbara had a tiny role on The Andy Griffith Show


It was a small tribute to how the couple met in college. Watch a clip of Barbara Griffith's overlooked cameo! READ MORE

Image: AP Photo

4. 7 nutty things you never knew about Howard Morris of The Andy Griffith Show


Ernest T. Bass was also Mayor McCheese, Jughead Jones, Atom Ant and so much more! READ MORE

5. Can you find the one episode that is NOT a series finale?


Prove you remember every time you said goodbye for good. TAKE QUIZ

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Mukusthebadd1 53 months ago
That first pic? That guy looks like the guy who played "blue boy".
Nala92129 Mukusthebadd1 23 months ago
You mean on Dragnet?
carrman Mukusthebadd1 17 months ago
It isn't.
DanielWebster 55 months ago
Yes I do too I get to watch some of my favorites like leave it to beaver and Hogans' Heroes
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RobCertSDSCascap 55 months ago
The second story is by far my favorite.
Pacificsun 55 months ago
Nice wrap-up MeTV, thanks for the 60's!!
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