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Members of the town choir want to give their newest singer---sour-sounding Barney---the hook, but no one has the heart to do it. John: Olan Soule. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Andy: Andy Griffith.
The out-of-towner (Jay Novello) chosen as the Founder's Day guest of honor turns out to be an expert pickpocket who now literally has the keys to the city. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Floyd: Howard McNear.
Andy irritates department-store owner Ben Weaver when he helps a struggling door-to-door salesman (Sterling Holloway) open a local shop that cuts into Weaver's business. Ben: Will Wright. Mrs. Farmer: Sara Seeger. Mrs. Mason: Mary Lansing. Joe: Bob McQuain (more…)
Helen directs the seniors in a musical revue, but the principal (Leon Ames) believes the show is inappropriate and highlights what's wrong with America. Homer: Chuck Brummit. Estelle: Cynthia Hull. Miss Vogel: Mary Jackson. Helen: Aneta Corsaut.
Opie and Arnold discover an abandoned baby on the courthouse steps and try to find a home for the child. Jack Nicholson plays the baby's father. This 1966 episode aired three years before Nicholson's star-making performance in “Easy Rider.” Arnold: She (more…)
The jail cells are full with moonshiners, so inebriate Otis must serve out his regular sentence at the Taylor house, where “warden” Aunt Bee puts him to work. Billy: Orville Sherman. Ike: Bob McQuain. Junior: Paul Bakanas. Otis: Hal Smith. Aunt Bee: Fr (more…)
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.
Aunt Bee's plans for winning a rose contest---and beating rival Clara---are dashed when Opie hits the precious flower with a football. Simmons: Richard Collier. Tillie: Maxine Semon. Ella: Ruth Thom. Billy: John Reilly. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Clara: Hop (more…)
Goober returns from a hunting trip with a beard he's convinced makes him an intellectual, but he's the only one convinced. Bill: Richard Bull. Edna: Christina Burke. Goober: George Lindsey. Floyd: Howard McNear.
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.
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.
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…)
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.
A new doctor (William Christopher) comes to town and encounters difficulty being accepted because no one wants to be his first patient. Christopher made one other guest appearance a year earlier in 1965. At the time, he was also a regular on “Gomer Pyle (more…)
Townsfolk are taken in by a stranger (Roger Perry) with a get-rich-quick scheme that involves investing in a search for buried treasure. Wilson: Dick Ryan. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Goober: George Lindsey. Helen: Aneta Corsaut.
Goober mixes up a dinner invitation for Andy, who winds up having to eat three spaghetti dinners on the same evening. Uncle Albert: Emory Parnell. Mrs. Sprague: Mabel Albertson. Goober: George Lindsey. Howard: Jack Dodson.