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Aunt Bee agrees to care for her niece's baby for the weekend, but the infant cries whenever Bee picks her up. Salesman: Alvy Moore. Martha: Candice Howard. Darryl: Jim Connell. Pete: Ronny Dapo. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Opie: Ronny H (more…)
Andy and Helen play matchmaker for new county clerk Howard Sprague (Jack Dodson), but Howard's mother disapproves. This was Dodson's first appearance as Howard, but he guest starred as an insurance agent seven episodes earlier. Mrs. Sprague: Mabel Albertso (more…)
Aunt Bee is hired for a series of commercials for Foster Furniture Polish, but she freezes in front of the camera. Ronnie Schell guest stars as a director. At the time, Schell was also a regular on “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” as Duke. Foster: Robert Emhardt (more…)
Someone in Mayberry is the only living descendant of a Revolutionary War hero---and Barney is certain he's the one. Otis: Hal Smith. Mrs. Campbell: Dorothy Neumann. Mayor: Dick Elliott. Jud: Burt Mustin. Harriet: Isabel Randolph. Elvira: Carol Veazie. Barn (more…)
A state inspector (Tod Andrews) observes Andy and Barney in action and is surprised by their old-fashioned, but effective, methods. Sam: Ray Lanier. Brady: Willis Bouchey. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Luke: Jack Prince. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
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.
When Goober gets girlfriend Flora (Alberta Nelson) to fill in for him at the filling station while he goes fishing, business booms because of her feminine ways. Wally: Cliff Norton. Edna: Maudie Prickett. Goober: George Lindsey.
Opie uncovers the true and not-so-spectacular story behind the historic Battle of Mayberry when he writes an essay on the subject. Tom: Norm Alden. Farley: Clinton Sundberg. Purvis: Arthur Malet. Opie: Ronny Howard.
A pop singer (Jesse Pearson) stops in Mayberry for a fishing trip and Aunt Bee and Clara pitch him a song they've written, which he then performs on his TV show---but not exactly the way the ladies had written it. This episode wrapped up the show's sixth s (more…)
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…)
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.
Opie entertains Helen's niece (Mary Ann Durkin) and quickly discovers---to his dismay---that she's more gifted than he is in athletics. The episode kicked off the series' seventh season. Billy: John Reilly. Opie: Ronny Howard. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Aunt Be (more…)
The barbershop quartet seeks a replacement when Howard gets sick, and Andy believes his best bet is his current prisoner, Jeff Nelson (Hamilton Camp), a chicken thief who has an urge to run. Sheriff Wilson: Ken Mayer. Jud: Burt Mustin. Wally: Blackie Hunt (more…)
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.
Andy asks Goober to answer the phone while he's away, so the mechanic takes a car apart and reassembles it in the courthouse in order to handle both jobs. Larry Hovis, who eight months later starred in “Hogan's Heroes,” guest stars as Gilly Walker, the (more…)
Barney tries, to no avail, to rehabilitate Otis and ends up running him off to do his drinking in Mount Pilot. Then the deputy misses him and begs him to come back. Luke: Frank Cady. Otis: Hal Smith. Floyd: Howard McNear. Barney: Don Knotts.
After Barney discards a chain letter, he runs into a streak of bad luck that culminates in his having to qualify at a pistol competition to keep his job. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Goober: George Lindsey. Floyd: Howard McNear.
Andy and Barney tire of Goober tagging along on their dates with the girls, so they fix him up with a date (Josie Lloyd) of his own and Barney gives him tips on romance by eavesdropping on Andy and Helen. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Goobe (more…)