There Was More to Comedy Legend Don Knotts Than Anyone Ever Knew

Military Service

Knotts enlisted in the United States Army at the young age of 19 after his freshman year of college. Knotts was an Army reservist for a week before reporting for active duty one week later. Knotts served for three years and spent most of his service entertaining the troops. He toured the western Pacific Islands as part of a G.I. comedy show called “Stars and Gripes.”


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The More You Know

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  • Yosemite means "those who kill."
  • There are more than 24 time zones around the world.
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