and Andy show may have been the most popular comedy show of all
time. This classic comedy started on the radio. Then they brought
the comedy to television.
The Amos and Andy show, however, was much more successful on radio.
It brought a new meaning to the word comedy. The Amos and Andy show
had a lot happen in each episode.
The characters, Amos, Andy, and of course Kingfish moved from place
to place quite frequently. Kingfish was the chiseler. He wasn't a
very honest man and proved so in many circumstances! Kingfish would
try to chisel into anything Andy Brown found. But it made for great
The only comedy that can compare with that of the Kingfish, is the
comedy of Groucho Marx.