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Fri May 26 9:00am
The Andy Griffith ShowThe Battle of Mayberry(Season 6, Episode 29) TVLAND

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.

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Fri May 26 9:30am
The Andy Griffith ShowA Singer in Town(Season 6, Episode 30) TVLAND

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…)

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Fri May 26 10:00am
The Andy Griffith ShowOpie's Girlfriend(Season 7, Episode 1) TVLAND

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…)

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Fri May 26 10:30am
The Andy Griffith ShowThe Lodge(Season 7, Episode 2) TVLAND

Howard attempts to join a private men's lodge in Mayberry, but one of the members mysteriously blackballs him. Howard: Jack Dodson. Mrs. Sprague: Mabel Albertson. Goober: George Lindsey. Jud: Burt Mustin.

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Fri May 26 4:00pm
The Andy Griffith ShowOpie and the Carnival(Season 5, Episode 31) TVLAND

Opie spends all of his money trying to win Andy an electric razor at a crooked carnival shooting gallery. When Andy finds out, he beats the hucksters at their own game. Pete: Lewis Charles. Charlie: Billy Halop. Opie: Ronny Howard. Goober: George Lindsey (more…)

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Fri May 26 4:30pm
The Andy Griffith ShowBanjo-Playing Deputy(Season 5, Episode 32) TVLAND

Andy hires an out-of-work banjo player (Jerry Van Dyke) as a part-time deputy, but he proves too incompetent to even fill Barney's shoes. Lee Van Cleef appears in a minor role. His appearance came a year before his big splash in “The Good, the Bad, and t (more…)

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Fri May 26 5:00pm
The Andy Griffith ShowThe New Housekeeper(Season 1, Episode 1) TVLAND

In the series' debut episode, which first aired on Oct. 10, 1960, the Taylor's housekeeper, Rose, leaves to get married. Andy then asks Aunt Bee to come live with them, but Opie refuses to accept her. In another major storyline, Andy hires Barney to be his (more…)

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Fri May 26 5:30pm
The Andy Griffith ShowThe Manhunt(Season 1, Episode 2) TVLAND

Mayberry is swarming with state troopers hunting an escaped convict, but they won't allow Andy and Barney to help, so the two take matters into their own hands. Capt. Barker: Ken Lynch. Morgan: Mike Steen. Emma: Cheerio Meredith. Cal: Norman Leavitt. Dirks (more…)

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Mon May 29 4:00pm
The Andy Griffith ShowThe Guitar Player(Season 1, Episode 3) TVLAND

Andy arrests Bobby Fleet (Henry Slate) and his traveling dance band in order to force them to check out a local guitar player (James Best) who's in an adjacent cell. Talbot: Dub Taylor. Orville: Jonathan Hole. Waitress: Connie Van. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie (more…)

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Mon May 29 4:30pm
The Andy Griffith ShowEllie Comes to Town(Season 1, Episode 4) TVLAND

Mayberry's new pharmacist, Ellie May Walker (Elinor Donahue), gets off to a bad start when she refuses to fill hypochondriac Emma Brand's phony prescription. Emma: Cheerio Meredith. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Mon May 29 5:00pm
The Andy Griffith ShowIrresistible Andy(Season 1, Episode 5) TVLAND

Andy believes Ellie is trying to trap him into marrying her, so he sends three eligible bachelors her way to get her off his trail. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Fred: Harry Antrim. Pete: Robert Easton. Charlie: Ray Lanier. Franklin: Bill Mulliken. Opie: Ronny Ho (more…)

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Mon May 29 5:30pm
The Andy Griffith ShowRunaway Kid(Season 1, Episode 6) TVLAND

Opie befriends a runaway boy (Pat Rosson) and then refuses to answer Andy's questions about him because Andy made him promise never to betray someone's trust. Tommy: Pat Losby. Steve: Dennis Holmes. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Andy: Andy (more…)

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Tue May 30 9:00am
The Andy Griffith ShowThe Barbershop Quartet(Season 7, Episode 3) TVLAND

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…)

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Tue May 30 9:37am
The Andy Griffith ShowThe Ball Game(Season 7, Episode 4) TVLAND

Andy umpires a championship baseball game between Mayberry and Mount Pilot and gets an earful when he calls Opie out at home plate to end the game, with what would have been the tying run. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Goober: George Lindse (more…)

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Tue May 30 10:14am
The Andy Griffith ShowAunt Bee's Crowning Glory(Season 7, Episode 5) TVLAND

Aunt Bee buys a blond wig and becomes the talk of the town---and the object of the new minister's affection. Rev. Leighton: Ian Wolfe. Mrs. Larch: Carol Veazie. Maggie: Ruth Thom. Bernice: Janet Stewart. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Clara: Hope Summers.

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Tue May 30 4:11pm
The Andy Griffith ShowAndy the Matchmaker(Season 1, Episode 7) TVLAND

Andy stages a fake hold-up to boost Barney's courage in the hope that it will give his deputy the nerve to ask out a shy dressmaker (Amzie Strickland). Crawford: Jack Mann. Barney: Don Knotts. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Tue May 30 4:47pm
The Andy Griffith ShowOpie's Charity(Season 1, Episode 8) TVLAND

Andy is disappointed when Opie only gives three cents to a children's charity drive, saving his money instead to buy a present for his girlfriend. Silby: Stuart Erwin. Anabelle: Lurene Tuttle. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavie (more…)

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Tue May 30 5:23pm
The Andy Griffith ShowA Feud Is a Feud(Season 1, Episode 9) TVLAND

A young man and woman from two feuding mountain families want Andy to marry them, but their gun-toting fathers arrive to see that the two don't get hitched. Hannah: Tammy Windsor. Josh: Arthur Hunnicutt. Carter: Chubby Johnson. Wakefield: Claude Johnson. C (more…)

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Wed May 31 9:00am
The Andy Griffith ShowThe Darling Fortune(Season 7, Episode 6) TVLAND

The Darlings descend on Mayberry to search for brides for the boys, and an omen convinces them Helen should be among them. This episode marks the final appearance by the Darlings on the series. Briscoe: Denver Pyle. Charlene: Maggie Peterson. Helen: Aneta (more…)

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Wed May 31 9:37am
The Andy Griffith ShowMind Over Matter(Season 7, Episode 7) TVLAND

After receiving minor injuries in a car accident, Goober moves in with the Taylors and drives everyone crazy with his hypochondria. Dr. Bennett: George Selk. Driver: Sue Taylor. Goober: George Lindsey. Floyd: Howard McNear.

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Wed May 31 10:14am
The Andy Griffith ShowPolitics Begin at Home(Season 7, Episode 8) TVLAND

Aunt Bee runs for a seat on the city council against the more qualified Howard, who is supported by Andy. Ella: Ruth Thom. Tillie: Maxine Semon. Howard: Jack Dodson. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Clara: Hope Summers.

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Wed May 31 4:00pm
The Andy Griffith ShowEllie for Council(Season 1, Episode 10) TVLAND

The men of Mayberry, including Andy, are shocked when Ellie runs for a seat on the town council, heretofore all-male. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Otis: Hal Smith. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Wed May 31 4:30pm
The Andy Griffith ShowStranger in Town(Season 1, Episode 12) TVLAND

A mysterious stranger (William Lanteau) spooks Mayberry's citizens by displaying an eerie familiarity with their lives, which leads the locals to believe he is a spy. Floyd: Walter Baldwin. Pete: George Dunn. Lucy: Marlene Willis. Mrs. Buntley: Sara Seegar (more…)

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Wed May 31 5:00pm
The Andy Griffith ShowMayberry Goes Hollywood(Season 1, Episode 13) TVLAND

A film producer (Dan Frazer) is enchanted by Mayberry's charm and wants to make a movie there, but the townfolk proceed to remake themselves in Hollywood's image. Mayor Pike: Dick Elliott. Orville: Jonathan Hole. Juanita: Josie Lloyd. Barney: Don Knotts. A (more…)

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