Courtesy of Karen Knotts

Karen Knotts appears on dad Don Knotts’ short-lived TV variety show in 1971. The elder Knotts played the beloved Deputy Barney Fife on “The Andy Griffith Show” in the ’60s. Karen Knotts said her father was far from the bumbling rube he played on that show. He was a great dresser and a great dancer, she said.

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