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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.
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.
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.
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…)
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.
Opie's jealous when Andy starts dating Peggy (Joanna Moore), the new county nurse, so he tries to break them up. This marks Peggy's first appearance. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Andy: Andy Griffith.
Aunt Bee drops hints to Andy that she wants a frilly bed jacket for a birthday present, but he doesn't pick up on them until it's too late. Mayor: Parley Baer. Hardware Clerk: Dabbs Greer. Clara: Hope Summers. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Barney and Floyd are held hostage by three escaped women convicts in a cabin outside of town. Big Maude: Reta Shaw. Naomi: Jean Carson. Sally: Jane Dulo. Barney: Don Knotts. Floyd: Howard McNear. O'Malley: Willis Bouchey.
Barney accidentally locks himself in the bank's vault when he tries to prove how easy it would be to rob it. Harriet: Frances Osborne. Asa: Charles Thompson. Meldrim: Warren Parker. Mort: Al Checco. Ollie: Lee Krieger. Leon: Clint Howard. Barney: Don Knott (more…)
Opie must decide whether to stand up to a new boy in town who is stirring up trouble. This is the episode in which Barney delivers his famous “Nip it in the bud!” speech. Steve: Scott McCarter. Billy: Kim Tyler. Johnny Paul: Richard Keith. Foley: Stanl (more…)
Barney unknowingly issues a parking ticket to the governor, then fears he's going to be fired. And Otis spikes the courthouse's water cooler, much to the surprise of the mayor and Barney. Mayor Stone: Parley Baer. Judd: Burt Mustin. Otis: Hal Smith. Chauff (more…)
Businessman Malcolm Tucker (Robert Emhardt) grows impatient when he tries to get his broken-down car fixed on Sunday, only to discover that Wally the mechanic doesn't work on the Sabbath. Pastor: William Keene. Gomer: Jim Nabors. Wally: Norman Leavitt.
Spoiled kid Arnold Winkler (Ronnie Dapo) made his first appearance in this episode as the new kid in town, who gives Opie tips on wheedling gifts from Andy. The show contains the hilarious scene in which Opie holds his breath and throws a temper tantrum to (more…)
Jimmy Morgan (Pat Colby) is suspected of robbing the gas station where he works, so Barney rigs a camera to catch the real crook. But, of course, the only picture Barney gets is one of himself demonstrating his clever idea. So it's up to Andy to solve the (more…)
The future Mrs. Taylor, schoolteacher Helen Crump (Aneta Corsaut), made her first appearance in this episode, in which Opie tells her that his pa says history doesn't matter. That, of course, doesn't sit well with “old Miss Crump.” Opie: Ronny Howard (more…)
Bee and her friends fall under the spell of a traveling medicine man, Col. Harvey (John Dehner), and fall even harder for his elixir, which is mostly alcohol. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Barney: Don Knotts. Mrs. Rodenbach: Mary Lansing.
Hillbilly family the Darlings made their first appearance in this episode, in which the betrothed Charlene develops a crush on Andy. Briscoe: Denver Pyle. Charlene: Margaret Ann Peterson. Darling Brothers: Dillard Brothers. Dud: Hoke Howell. Opie: Ronny Ho (more…)
Malcolm Merriweather (Bernard Fox), a gentleman's gentleman who is cycling through America, causes an accident and works off his fine by serving as Andy's valet. Fletch: Bob McQuain. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts.
A little old lady (Ellen Corby), who is actually the leader of a ring of car thieves, sells Barney his first car---and it's a lemon. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Gomer: Jim Nabors. Jake: Allan Melvin. Mrs. Temple: Hallene Hill. Minister: Tom Allen.