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    Walt Gifford

    The announcer kept saying that, it was funny. Does anyone else think Jim Nabors gave blue collar mechanics a black eye by portraying them as retards on the Andy Griffith show?


    johnny brooks

    #1, Gomer was only a pump jockey…he was never portrayed as a mechanic. Yes he wore a uniform, but there was no self serve then, and they cleaned windshields and checked under the hood. He may have fixed Opie’s bike tire once or twice, though.
    He did end up as a fine Marine:

    #2, that R-word is no longer PC…you have now given karters a black eye for using it.


    Ted Hamilton

    You went full retard. Never go full retard.

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