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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.
A vengeful newspaper publisher (Roy Roberts) sends a reporter (Ruta Lee) to dig up dirt on Andy, after Andy tracks him down for a traffic violation. Miss Fenwick: Sally Mansfield. Milton: Robert Brubaker. Commissioner: Byron Morrow. Opie: Ronny Howard. Oti (more…)
Barney's inept cousin, Virgil (Michael J. Pollard), pays a visit and destroys everything he touches, until Andy discovers his true gift. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Otis: Hal Smith. Driver: Rance Howard.
Andy lets Otis pose as a deputy so Otis can impress his visiting brother (Stanley Adams), who believes he is in law enforcement. Otis: Hal Smith. Verlaine: Amzie Strickland. Mrs. Campbell: Dorothy Neumann. Barney: Don Knotts. Andy: Andy Griffith.
Opie tries to convince Andy that his new friend, Mr. McBeevee---who walks in treetops, has 12 extra hands and blows smoke from his ears---is real. But Andy is determined to make Opie admit that he's imaginary. Mr. McBeevee: Karl Swenson. Dr. Goodwin: Earl (more…)
Andy stops courting Peggy when he learns she comes from a wealthy background, fearing that he's too unsophisticated for her. Peggy: Joanna Moore. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
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…)
Mayberry's new by-the-book mayor (Parley Baer) doesn't approve of Andy's easygoing sheriffin', so he keeps close watch on Andy's activities. Morgan: Roy Engel. Mrs. Ambrose: Janet Stewart. Mrs. Morgan: Helen Kleeb. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard. A (more…)
Bee's old flame, Roger (Wallace Ford), returns to Mayberry and rekindles their relationship, but Andy can't stand the man and fears Bee just might marry him. Floyd: Howard McNear. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard.
Peggy cooks and looks after Andy and Opie when Aunt Bee goes out of town, and Andy starts believing she has marriage in mind. Peggy: Joanna Moore. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Floyd: Howard McNear. Bus Driver: Ray Lanier.
Barney tries to teach a stray dog he names Blue to be a crime-fighting bloodhound. Blue turns out to be just a lazy mutt, but that doesn't stop Barney from taking him to track down a crook. Howard Morris (a.k.a. Ernest T. Bass) is heard in a voice-over as (more…)
Cattle thefts leave Andy stumped, so Mayor Stoner (Parley Baer) summons a state investigator to take over the case. Luke Jensen: Malcolm Atterbury. Upchurch: Ralph Bell. Tate: Jon Lormer. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts.
When Barney tickets bully Fred Plummer (Allan Melvin) for littering, Fred promises to get his money's worth by beating up Barney the next time he catches him out of uniform. Melvin later became better known as Sam the butcher on “The Brady Bunch.” Izam (more…)