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Barney accidentally arrests a dangerous criminal, who vows he'll break out of prison and return to wreak vengeance. Brooke: Barney Phillips. Barney: Don Knotts. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn.
Barney gets so carried away with instructing two prisoners jailed at the courthouse about life at “the rock” that he winds up letting them escape. George Kennedy appears as a state detective. Tiny: Billy Halop. Doc: Jack Lambert. Harry: Arthur Kendall (more…)
The series is at its down-home best in this classic episode in which Opie accidentally kills a mother bird with his slingshot and then dutifully raises her nestlings until they are big enough to fly. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: France (more…)
Opie swears the old Rimshaw house is haunted when he hears eerie sounds coming from the place. When Barney and Gomer pay a visit, they too become believers. Opie: Ronny Howard. John: Ronnie Dapo. Barney: Don Knotts. Gomer: Jim Nabors. Otis: Hal Smith. Big (more…)
Ernest T. Bass (Howard Morris) tries to join the Army so he can get a uniform to impress his sweetheart, Romenna. But when he's rejected, he goes on a rock-throwing rampage through Mayberry. Pratt: Allan Melvin. Doctor: Paul Smith. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt (more…)
A visiting minister from New York advises Mayberry's citizens to slow down and relax. But the townsfolk wear themselves out organizing a concert designed to help them take it easy. Dr. Breen: David Lewis. Dr. Tucker: William Keene. Luther: Forrest Lewis. A (more…)
Hillbilly Briscoe Darling (Denver Pyle) takes a shine to Aunt Bee and intends to make her his bride. But Bee teaches the mountaineer a lesson when she tries to civilize him. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard. Darling Brothers: Dillard Brothers.
Guitarist Jim Lindsey (James Best) returns home bragging about his accomplishments, but Andy discovers Jim's really singing the blues. This episode marks the final appearance of Ellie (Elinor Donahue). Floyd: Howard McNear. Mayor Pike: Dick Elliott.
Opie must find the courage to face up to a bully who keeps taking his lunch money---and Andy must find the courage to let him. Sheldon: Terry Dickinson. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Andy: Andy Griffith.
Barney resigns from the force and becomes a door-to-door salesman, after deciding Andy's out to replace him with a young lawyer interning at the courthouse. Rogers: Mark Miller. Barney: Don Knotts. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Clara: Hope Summers. Emma: Cheerio (more…)
Andy gives a speeding ticket to an attractive woman (Jean Hagen) who pleads “not guilty” and then beguiles the witnesses against her. Among them: Floyd, Barney and Opie. Barney: Don Knotts. Mayor: Dick Elliott. Floyd: Howard McNear. Opie: Ronny Howard (more…)
Andy tries to evict an old man (Andy Clyde) from a rundown house, but learns that the man owns a century-old savings bond worth thousands---and the bearer expects the town to pay up. Fergus: Warren Parker. Barney: Don Knotts. Mayor: Dick Elliott. Aunt Bee: (more…)
Gomer, who lived at Wally's gas station, moves in with the Taylors after Wally fires him for talking too much and working too little. Soon, Andy's driveway is filled with cars for Gomer to repair. Jase: Joe Hamilton. Wally: Trevor Bardette. Luther: Roy Eng (more…)
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 is suspicious when a FBI agent shows up to honor the Sheriff's department for its crime-free record. Fred: Edmon Ryan. Joe: George Petrie. Ray: Stanley Farrar. Margaret: Elizabeth Talbot-Martin. Barney: Don Knotts. Andy: Andy Griffith.
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…)