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Air Buddies

Air Buddies
Editorial review of Air Buddies courtesy of Amazon.com  The canine star of Air Bud and its host of sequels is on the screen again, but this time Buddy, his girlfriend Molly, and their human owners Noah and Henry have their hands and paws full with a litter of five...
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Barney Fife and Other Characters I Have Known

Barney Fife and Other Characters I Have Known - book cover
Editorial review of Barney Fife and other characters I have known by Don Knotts –courtesy of Amazon.com Fish. Chicken. Deputy. Icon. TV’s beloved Don Knotts gives his millions of fans the book they’ve been waiting for. Don Knotts recounts with warmth and humor the events that shaped his life and a career...
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Walt Disney’s Chicken Little

Walt Disney's Chicken Little - Don Knotts' final performance
Review Have you ever sat through a children’s movie with a message? A very blunt message? That the movie beats you over the head with, over, and over? And over? That’s Walt Disney’s Chicken Little, unfortunately. It takes a good concept, and ruins it in the execution. It’s...
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No Deposit, No Return [Don Knotts]

Walt Disney Pictures present No Deposit, No Return - Don Knotts - Darren McGavin - two kids push their luck to pull off a miracle
Editorial Review of No Deposit, No Return (1976) starring Don Knotts, Darren McGavin, David Niven —courtesy of Amazon.com  Tracy and Jay Osborne’s mother is shipping the unwilling children off to their grandfather’s house for Easter vacation while she attends to business in Hong Kong. The children plot a trip...
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How to Frame a Figg

How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts
How to Frame a Figg, starring Don Knotts  How to Frame a Figg is a long-time favorite Don Knotts movie.  Don stars as Hollis Figg, one of the bookkeepers for the small, but corrupt, town of Dalton.  In an attempt to frame someone else for their own shenanigans, the town...
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Hermie: A Common Caterpillar

Hermie and Friends: A Common Caterpillar, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway
Editorial Review of Hermie : A Common Caterpillar, starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway, courtesy of Amazon.com  So what’s so bad about being a common caterpillar? Just ask Hermie-or his friend, Wormie-and they’ll tell you. No splashy stripes. No stand-out spots. Not even a cool house like the...
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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo

Herbie goes to Monte Carlo, starring Dean Jones and Don Knotts
Walt Disney’s Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)  Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo has three major plots running through it. First is Jim Douglas (Dean Jones) attempting to resuscitate his racing career.  With the help of his mechanic Wheely Applegate (Don Knotts) at a race in Europe.  Hence the ‘Monte Carlo’ of...
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Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack

Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack (The Ghost And Mr. Chicken / The Reluctant Astronaut / The Shakiest Gun In The West / The Love God?)
Review of Don Knotts Reluctant Hero Pack (The Ghost And Mr. Chicken / The Reluctant Astronaut / The Shakiest Gun In The West / The Love God?) (1969) A collection of four of Don Knotts movies from the 1960’s—the best known is The Ghost and Mr. Chicken but all four provide solid laughs. ...
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