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Businessman Malcolm Tucker (Robert Emhardt) grows impatient when he tries to get his broken-down car fixed on Sunday, only to discover that Wally the mechanic doesn't work on the Sabbath. Pastor: William Keene. Gomer: Jim Nabors. Wally: Norman Leavitt.
Ragged farmer Rafe Hollister (Jack Prince) auditions for an upcoming concert--but he's met with snobbery when he's picked to sing the solo. Mrs. Hollister: Kay Stewart. Mrs. Jeffries: Isabel Randolph. John: Olan Soule.
Spoiled kid Arnold Winkler (Ronnie Dapo) made his first appearance in this episode as the new kid in town, who gives Opie tips on wheedling gifts from Andy. The show contains the hilarious scene in which Opie holds his breath and throws a temper tantrum to (more…)
Clara pleads for a new church organ and Andy gets everyone to pledge money to help buy one, but when the pledges come due no one wants to pay up. Robinson: Woodrow Chambliss. Rev. Tucker: William Keene. Jim: Bert Remsen. Rudy: Pitt Herbert. Sam: Robert B (more…)
Andy fires crossing guard Ernest T. Bass (Howard Morris) for throwing rocks at cars and hires Malcolm Merriweather (Bernard Fox). But Ernest T. isn't about to give up without a fight. This episode marked the last appearance of both Ernest T. Bass and Malco (more…)
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.
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…)
Guest star Don Knotts won an Emmy for his turn in this episode, in which Barney returns to Mayberry for a high-school reunion and tries to rekindle his relationship with Thelma Lou. This is the first of a two-part storyline in which Barney returned to Mayb (more…)
Barney's ego gets a boost when he meets worshipful Warren, but he appears to be a coward when an escaped convict heads toward Mayberry. This is the conclusion of a 1966 two-parter in which Don Knotts made a return appearance following his departure at the (more…)
Aunt Bee collects on an insurance claim after she loses a valuable piece of jewelry, but then it turns up---after she has spent the money. Jack Dodson makes his first appearance on the show as an insurance agent. Seven episodes later, he reappeared as seri (more…)
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…)
The jail cells are full with moonshiners, so inebriate Otis must serve out his regular sentence at the Taylor house, where “warden” Aunt Bee puts him to work. Billy: Orville Sherman. Ike: Bob McQuain. Junior: Paul Bakanas. Otis: Hal Smith. Aunt Bee: Fr (more…)
Opie tries to convince Andy that his new friend, Mr. McBeevee---who walks in treetops, has 12 extra hands and blows smoke from his ears---is real. But Andy is determined to make Opie admit that he's imaginary. Mr. McBeevee: Karl Swenson. Dr. Goodwin: Earl (more…)
Andy stops courting Peggy when he learns she comes from a wealthy background, fearing that he's too unsophisticated for her. Peggy: Joanna Moore. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Mayberry's new by-the-book mayor (Parley Baer) doesn't approve of Andy's easygoing sheriffin', so he keeps close watch on Andy's activities. Morgan: Roy Engel. Mrs. Ambrose: Janet Stewart. Mrs. Morgan: Helen Kleeb. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard. A (more…)