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Howard subs on the Mayberry bowling team and is one frame away from throwing a perfect game when the lights go out and the match's conclusion is rescheduled for the next day. This episode marks the first appearance of Paul Hartman as Emmett. Hank: Norm Ald (more…)
Aunt Bee wins a trip to Mexico and takes Clara and Myrtle with her, but the three have a falling-out during the vacation. Elmo: Vince Barnett. Shopkeeper: Jose Gonzales-Gonzales. Harvey: Anthony Jochim. Clara: Hope Summers. Myrtle: Ruth Thom.
Bee's old flame, Roger (Wallace Ford), returns to Mayberry and rekindles their relationship, but Andy can't stand the man and fears Bee just might marry him. Floyd: Howard McNear. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard.
Barney tries to teach a stray dog he names Blue to be a crime-fighting bloodhound. Blue turns out to be just a lazy mutt, but that doesn't stop Barney from taking him to track down a crook. Howard Morris (a.k.a. Ernest T. Bass) is heard in a voice-over as (more…)
When Barney tickets bully Fred Plummer (Allan Melvin) for littering, Fred promises to get his money's worth by beating up Barney the next time he catches him out of uniform. Melvin later became better known as Sam the butcher on “The Brady Bunch.” Izam (more…)
After Opie befriends a rich kid at summer camp, Andy catches himself trying to impress the boy's family because of their wealth. Mrs. Hollander: Joyce Van Patten. Mr. Hollander: Sandy Kenyon. Billy: Don Wyndham. Breckenridge: Ivan Bonar. Opie: Ronny Howard (more…)
Howard falls for Millie (Arlene Golonka), the new woman at the bakery, but her old boyfriend (Allan Melvin) threatens to beat him up. Harry: Wayne Heffley. Howard: Jack Dodson. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Goober: George Lindsey.
Aunt Bee serves on a jury and is the only juror convinced that an accused burglar (Jack Nicholson) is innocent. This episode marked Nicholson's second guest appearance on the show that year. Two years later, the future Oscar winner starred in “Easy Rider (more…)
Andy leaves Barney in charge while he goes to Raleigh to interview for another job, and things immediately get out of hand. Truck Driver: Andrew Duncan. Mrs. Jackson: Janet Stewart. Judd: Burt Mustin. Goober: George Lindsey.
Aunt Bee believes she has what it takes to land the lead role as Lady Mayberry in the town's centennial pageant, but her audition is less than stellar. John: Olan Soule. Clara: Hope Summers. Doris: Barbara Perry. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
The Darling clan descends on Mayberry to find a boy to betroth to Charlene's baby girl. Their choice: Opie. Briscoe: Denver Pyle. Charlene: Maggie Petersen. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Opie and Arnold hide a tape recorder in one of the cells and tape a bank robber confiding in his lawyer about where he hid the money. But when the boys tell Andy, he refuses to listen because it's against the law. Eddie: Herbie Faye. Myles: Jerome Guardino (more…)
Opie joins a local rock band as a guitarist, but before long his grades are suffering. Clara: Hope Summers. Clifford: Jim Kidwell. Arnold: Sheldon Collins. Wilson: Joe Leitch. Jesse: Gary Chase. Phoebe: Kay Ann Kemper. Opie: Ronny Howard.
Barney promises he'll take care of everything so Andy and Helen can spend a day together down by the lake, but he ruins their time alone by constantly interrupting them with trivial matters. Howard Morris (a.k.a. Ernest T. Bass) appears as a TV repairman (more…)
In an episode considered by many to be the series' best, Barney thinks he's summoned the spirit of a 200-year-old count after he buys some fortunetelling cards and a magic lamp at an auction. Opie: Ronny Howard. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Goober: George Lindsey (more…)
Barney's determined to find a wife for Andy, so he parades every available female in Mayberry through Andy's living room. What Barn doesn't know is that Andy has his eye on Miss Crump (Aneta Corsaut). Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Amanda: Janet Waldo. Lavinia: B (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.
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…)