Barney Fife: The last big buy was my mom's and dad's anniversary present. Andy Taylor: What'd ya get 'em? Barney Fife: A septic tank. Andy Taylor: For their anniversary? Barney Fife: They're awful hard to buy for. Besides, it was something they could use. They were really thrilled. It had two tons of concrete in it. All steel reinforced. Andy Taylor: You're a fine son, Barn. Barney Fife: I try.
7.Early television ownership was split between high-income residents and bars in New York City, so as to no surprise, the programming was marketed to a very specific demographic: white wealthy males. An observer commented in 1947, “so far it’s a man’s world in the programme department, with sports and news events hogging the average station’s 20 hour-a-week showbill.”