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Andy rewards Opie with a new bicycle when Opie brings home a straight-A report card---filled out in error by his teacher. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
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…)
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.
Opie and his pals play Robin Hood and steal from so-called rich Mayberry folks so they can feed a hobo (Douglas Fowley) who tells them that lawmen can't be trusted. Johnny: Richard Keith. Howie: Dennis Rush. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee (more…)
It's Barney to the rescue after a landslide traps Andy and Helen in a cave. What he doesn't know, however, is that the two have already escaped. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Gomer: Jim Nabors.
Opie's new best friend (David A. Bailey) becomes his foe when Andy starts giving the boy some attention, which leads Andy to teach his son a lesson in sharing. Barney: Don Knotts. Johnny: Richard Keith. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Aunt Bee and her friends stir up support for a small farmer (Charles Lane) who is being forced to sell his land to make way for a new road. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronnie Howard. Otis: Hal Smith.
Barney buys a World War I motorcycle with a sidecar for patrol work---and proceeds to put everyone at risk with his dangerous new toy. The episode contains one of the show's funniest moments: Barney speeding off, leaving Andy in the unattached sidecar. Mrs (more…)
Ernest T. Bass (Howard Morris) returns to Mayberry seeking a sweetheart, and Andy tries to turn him into a gentleman. The big test: a social being attended by a bevy of single women. Of course, things don't go quite as planned. Mrs. Wiley: Doris Packer. Ra (more…)
Andy and Barney are attracted to a seductive female prisoner (Susan Oliver) who tries to use her charm to help her escape. Otis: Hal Smith. Police Sergeant: James Seay. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Barney goes undercover as a mannequin in Weaver's department store to catch a shoplifter. Clint Howard guest stars as Leon, the little boy who spots Barney in his duck-hunting disguise. Weaver: Tol Avery. Asa: Charles P. Thompson. Shoplifter: Lurene Tuttle (more…)
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.
Andy takes a much-needed vacation and leaves Barney and Gomer in charge, but they allow a prisoner to escape---twice. Convict: Allan Melvin. Naylor: Dabbs Greer. Maudie: Molly Dodd. Gomer: Jim Nabors. Barney: Don Knotts.
Aunt Bee buys a bargain side of beef at a new butcher shop, but then her bargain freezer breaks down and she has to seek out her old butcher's help. Foley: Frank Ferguson. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard. Gomer: Jim Nabors.
In an appearance post-“Dobie Gillis” and pre-“Gilligan's Island” (the series started six months later), Bob Denver plays Charlene's husband---the one she's leaving for Andy, just as soon as she gets her mountain-style divorce. Briscoe Darling: Denv (more…)
Opie and his friends get suckered into selling useless salve to try to win a pony, so Barney and Gomer come up with a scheme of their own to get the hucksters to buy it back. George: Lewis Charles. Lenny: George Petrie. Johnny: Richard Keith.
In the only episode featuring both Gomer and Goober Pyle, Helen and Thelma Lou get jealous when they spy Andy and Barney with fun girls Skippy (Joyce Jameson) and Daphne (Jean Carson). Then Barney makes things worse by inviting the goofy girls to a dance (more…)
Gentleman's gentleman Malcolm Merriweather (Bernard Fox) returns to Mayberry and helps out at the Taylor house to give Aunt Bee a rest, but that soon has Bee feeling useless. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard.
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…)