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Barney discovers $250,000 taken in a bank robbery and goes undercover to catch the thief (Al Checco), who has a plan of his own to get the money back. Brewster: Robert Brubaker. Fred: Byron Foulger. Hobo: Hank Patterson. Goober: George Lindsey.
Thieves, out to rob the Mayberry bank, pose as Hollywood producers who want to make a TV show based on Andy, the sheriff without a gun. Gavin MacLeod, who would star on “Mary Tyler Moore” five years later, appears. Allen: George Ives. Pat: Barbara Stua (more…)
Helen grows jealous when an attractive friend (Jan Shutan) of the Taylor family---who's just broken her engagement---pays a visit. Frank: George Spence. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Goober: George Lindsey. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Tempers flare when Barney reopens a long-forgotten case in which Charlie Foley (Frank Ferguson) charged Floyd with assault. When Barn restages the event, it erupts into a frenzy of nose punching. Gilly: Larry Hovis. Floyd: Howard McNear. Goober: George Lin (more…)
Opie spices up his penny newspaper by adding gossip he's overheard from Andy, Barney and Aunt Bee. But when they see the news he finds fit to print, they scramble to collect all the papers before anyone else can read them. Howie: Dennis Rush. Rev. Martin: (more…)
Howard becomes a Big Brother to a local teen and ends up falling for the boy's older sister (Elizabeth MacRae). Later in the same year, 1967, MacRae became a regular on “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” as Lou Ann Poovie. Tommy: Scott Lane. Howard: Jack Dodson. T (more…)
Aunt Bee fabricates a romance with the butter-and-egg man (Woodrow Chambliss) because she thinks Andy is worried about her. Then Barney learns that the man is married. Evan: Bobby Diamond. Lyle: Farley Thurston. Clara: Hope Summers. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavie (more…)
Opie uses Andy as the subject for a school essay on the most unforgettable person---but he gets a failing grade on it. Betsy: Joy Ellison. Arnold: Sheldon Golomb. Opie: Ronny Howard. Helen: Aneta Corsaut.
Rob Reiner guest stars in this episode, in which Goober holds a contest at the gas station and mistakenly prints a winning coupon for $200. Floyd receives the errant ticket---and demands payment. This episode ended the series' seventh season and it was the (more…)
Opie looks forward to taking Mary Alice Carter (Suzanne Cupito) to Arnold's party. Then she dumps him at the last minute to go with a more popular boy. This episode kicked off the show's eighth and final season. Iris: Joy Ellison. Arnold: Sheldon Collins (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…)
Barney's job is in jeopardy and decides to quit when he learns that the state passed new height and weight requirements. But Bee tries to fatten him up, and Andy uses a harness to help stretch him. Bronson: Larry Thor. Asa: Charles Thompson. Barney: Don Kn (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…)
Ernest T. Bass (Howard Morris) wants to get a diploma so he can impress his girlfriend back in the hills, so Andy gets him enrolled in Helen's class. Unfortunately, the unruly Ernest T. falls for Helen. Sharon: Ronda Jeter. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Barney: Do (more…)
Fun girls Daphne (Jean Carson) and Skippy (Joyce Jameson) speed through Mayberry so they'll get arrested by Andy and Barney, who just want to get the girls quietly out of town before Helen and Thelma Lou see them. This marked the third and last appearance (more…)
Don Rickles is cast as inept peddler Newton Monroe, whom Andy tries to encourage by giving him odd jobs to do. Of course, Newton fails at all of them. Barney: Don Knotts. Goober: George Lindsey. Floyd: Howard McNear.
Andy overreacts when Opie starts doing poorly in math and begins constantly pressuring the boy to study. But Helen comes to Ope's rescue. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Helen: Aneta Corsaut.
Ellie transforms a tomboyish farm girl (Edris March) into a head-turning beauty, but the girl's stubborn father doesn't like it. Flint: R.G. Armstrong. Jenkins: Bob McQuain. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard.
Andy is pressured by heartless Ben Weaver to serve a foreclosure notice to a struggling family living in one of Weaver's houses. Weaver: Will Wright. Scobey: Sam Edwards. Mrs. Scobey: Margaret Kerry. Bertha: Hope Summers. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Fran (more…)
After Peggy breaks a date with Andy, Barney sets himself and Andy up with some “fun girls” (Joyce Jameson, Jean Carson) from Mount Pilot. This is the first appearance of the “fun girls” and the last for Peggy (Joanna Moore). Josie: Lydia Crosswaith (more…)
Fear gets the best of Barney when a couple of produce farmers who are illegally making sales refuse to obey his order to pack up. Matt: Orville Sherman. Neal: Allan Melvin. Wally: Norman Leavitt. Barney: Don Knotts.
The mayor refuses to let Mayberry's out-of-tune band enter the state competition, so Andy enlists help from professional musicians. Floyd: Howard McNear. Burly: Thom Carney. Freddy: Joseph Sirola. Fleet: Joseph Sirola. Phil: William Eben.
Howard subs on the Mayberry bowling team and is one frame away from throwing a perfect game when the lights go out and the match's conclusion is rescheduled for the next day. This episode marks the first appearance of Paul Hartman as Emmett. Hank: Norm Ald (more…)
- Birth Name: Andrew Samuel Griffith
- Birth Place: Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States
- Died: July 3, 2012
- Profession: Actor, Producer, Singer, Writer
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