Arkansas renaissance man Billy Bob Thornton can create the story, assume the role, direct the whole rodeo, and then sing and play the theme song before you can say “Boy howdy!”. With the passing of the American actor icon Andy Griffith, there is a sweet anecdote about Griffith from my interview with Academy Award-winning actor/screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton, who appeared on an episode of Matlock   early in Thornton’s career, then directed Mr.Griffith years later. – Redbeard