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Ernest T. Bass (Howard Morris) wants to get a diploma so he can impress his girlfriend back in the hills, so Andy gets him enrolled in Helen's class. Unfortunately, the unruly Ernest T. falls for Helen. Sharon: Ronda Jeter. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Barney: Do (more…)
Fun girls Daphne (Jean Carson) and Skippy (Joyce Jameson) speed through Mayberry so they'll get arrested by Andy and Barney, who just want to get the girls quietly out of town before Helen and Thelma Lou see them. This marked the third and last appearance (more…)
Don Rickles is cast as inept peddler Newton Monroe, whom Andy tries to encourage by giving him odd jobs to do. Of course, Newton fails at all of them. Barney: Don Knotts. Goober: George Lindsey. Floyd: Howard McNear.
Andy overreacts when Opie starts doing poorly in math and begins constantly pressuring the boy to study. But Helen comes to Ope's rescue. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Helen: Aneta Corsaut.
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.
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…)
After Peggy breaks a date with Andy, Barney sets himself and Andy up with some “fun girls” (Joyce Jameson, Jean Carson) from Mount Pilot. This is the first appearance of the “fun girls” and the last for Peggy (Joanna Moore). Josie: Lydia Crosswaith (more…)
Fear gets the best of Barney when a couple of produce farmers who are illegally making sales refuse to obey his order to pack up. Matt: Orville Sherman. Neal: Allan Melvin. Wally: Norman Leavitt. Barney: Don Knotts.
The mayor refuses to let Mayberry's out-of-tune band enter the state competition, so Andy enlists help from professional musicians. Floyd: Howard McNear. Burly: Thom Carney. Freddy: Joseph Sirola. Fleet: Joseph Sirola. Phil: William Eben.
After Rose's uncle leaves her custody of his "baby," the girls look forward to being mothers again---until they get a load of baby. Betty White, Beatrice Arthur. Chester T. McRainey: Parley Baer. Blanche: Rue McClanahan. Sophia: Estelle Getty.
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.