~“She Ain’t Aunt Bee”~

Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 08:50 AM.

There was a 1966 Studebaker (she was very fond of) in the garage with four flat tires.

She was an older lady, in poor health; I understand.

I don’t need the bathing suit picture and the fact that her house was not what you would expect from Aunt Bee, just doesn’t matter.

The pickles matter.

Ernest T. Bass and Aunt Bee didn’t along very well in real life. As a matter fact, they say not many people got along well with Aunt Bee. As most folks know, Ernest T. Bass or Howard Morris (his real name) actually was a director for a number of episodes of the show.

On one occasion, Mr. Morris was moving folks around on the set of the show and asked/told Ms. Bavier, “Frances? I’d like you to move over here.”

Aunt Bee went a little crazy and started ranting, “Nobody will `move' me! I am not a sofa! I am not a dining room table! How dare you?”



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