Andy Griffith and his second banana Don Knotts came off as shy country bumpkins on their hit sitcom set in fictional Mayberry, North Carolina.
But they used their squeaky-clean act to fool America and mask their twisted real lives.
Now, a just-released blockbuster book, “Andy & Don,” rips the lid off the shameful secrets of the beloved stars who played Sheriff Andy Taylor and his bumbling deputy Barney Fife on the popular series, which ran from 1960 to 1968.
What secrets does Mayberry hold? Find out in the latest edition of GLOBE, on newsstands now!