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Andy and Barney make a business trip to Raleigh, where Barney tangles with a jewel thief at a ritzy hotel. Desk Clerk: Arte Johnson. Det. Bardolli: Allan Melvin. Hassler: Les Tremayne. Hedges: Robert S. Carson. Barney: Don Knotts. Andy: Andy Griffith.
Barney blabs about a top-secret shipment of gold coming through Mayberry, leading to a carnival-like reception for the Treasury truck. Treasury Agent: Rance Howard. Leon: Clint Howard. Asa: Charles P. Thompson. Hermit: Doodles Weaver. Peddler: Phil Arnold (more…)
Andy rewards Opie with a new bicycle when Opie brings home a straight-A report card---filled out in error by his teacher. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Barney is booted out of Mrs. Mendlebright's boarding house for violating her rules against cooking and using high-wattage bulbs, so he moves into the courthouse. This episode contains the hilarious scene in which Andy finds Barney covered with lipstick kis (more…)
Barney and Andy nudge Gomer into a blind date with Thelma Lou's homely cousin (Mary Grace Canfield) by telling him “she's nice, real nice.” Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Barney: Don Knotts. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Opie: Ronny Howard.
Opie and his pals play Robin Hood and steal from so-called rich Mayberry folks so they can feed a hobo (Douglas Fowley) who tells them that lawmen can't be trusted. Johnny: Richard Keith. Howie: Dennis Rush. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee (more…)
Opie's new best friend (David A. Bailey) becomes his foe when Andy starts giving the boy some attention, which leads Andy to teach his son a lesson in sharing. Barney: Don Knotts. Johnny: Richard Keith. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Aunt Bee and her friends stir up support for a small farmer (Charles Lane) who is being forced to sell his land to make way for a new road. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronnie Howard. Otis: Hal Smith.
Andy and Barney are attracted to a seductive female prisoner (Susan Oliver) who tries to use her charm to help her escape. Otis: Hal Smith. Police Sergeant: James Seay. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Barney goes undercover as a mannequin in Weaver's department store to catch a shoplifter. Clint Howard guest stars as Leon, the little boy who spots Barney in his duck-hunting disguise. Weaver: Tol Avery. Asa: Charles P. Thompson. Shoplifter: Lurene Tuttle (more…)
Andy takes a much-needed vacation and leaves Barney and Gomer in charge, but they allow a prisoner to escape---twice. Convict: Allan Melvin. Naylor: Dabbs Greer. Maudie: Molly Dodd. Gomer: Jim Nabors. Barney: Don Knotts.
Aunt Bee buys a bargain side of beef at a new butcher shop, but then her bargain freezer breaks down and she has to seek out her old butcher's help. Foley: Frank Ferguson. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard. Gomer: Jim Nabors.
In an appearance post-“Dobie Gillis” and pre-“Gilligan's Island” (the series started six months later), Bob Denver plays Charlene's husband---the one she's leaving for Andy, just as soon as she gets her mountain-style divorce. Briscoe Darling: Denv (more…)
Opie and his friends get suckered into selling useless salve to try to win a pony, so Barney and Gomer come up with a scheme of their own to get the hucksters to buy it back. George: Lewis Charles. Lenny: George Petrie. Johnny: Richard Keith.
In the only episode featuring both Gomer and Goober Pyle, Helen and Thelma Lou get jealous when they spy Andy and Barney with fun girls Skippy (Joyce Jameson) and Daphne (Jean Carson). Then Barney makes things worse by inviting the goofy girls to a dance (more…)
Gentleman's gentleman Malcolm Merriweather (Bernard Fox) returns to Mayberry and helps out at the Taylor house to give Aunt Bee a rest, but that soon has Bee feeling useless. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard.
Barney starts a rumor that Andy and Helen are engaged after he sees them kiss in a jewelry store. Soon, the whole town is planning a surprise party for the couple. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Gomer: Jim Nabors.
Andy, Barney and Gomer take Opie and his friends on a camping trip. But after bragging about his wilderness experience, Barney gets lost in the woods with Gomer. Tray: David A. Bailey. Fletcher: Willis Bouchey. Johnny: Richard Keith. Gomer: Jim Nabors.
This episode concluding the fourth season of “Andy” established the scenario for “Gomer Pyle.” In it, Gomer joins the Marines and heads off to boot camp, where he meets a dogged drill sergeant (Frank Sutton) who believes the dim recruit is related (more…)
The fifth season opened with Opie developing a crush on Andy's main squeeze---his teacher, Helen Crump. He falls for her when his school-dance partner fails to show up and he is paired instead with Helen. Before long, Opie's planning to spend his entire sa (more…)
Aunt Bee's sister (Maudie Prickett) and brother-in-law (James Westerfield) pay a visit and wear out their welcome. First Andy's uncle keeps him awake all night, then he borrows the squad car to go fishing. Roger: Billy Booth. Bruce: Kenneth Butts. Mundt: F (more…)
Andy tries to court Mary Simpson (Sue Ane Langdon), the county nurse, but ever-present Barney won't stop tagging along, unaware that three's a crowd. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
- Birth Name: Andrew Samuel Griffith
- Birth Place: Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States
- Died: July 3, 2012
- Profession: Actor, Producer, Singer, Writer