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A traveling handyman (Edgar Buchanan), with less than honest intentions, courts Aunt Bee while sponging off the Taylors. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard. George: Doodles Weaver. Sheriff Mitchell: George Cisar.
Andy and Barney are invited to visit an exclusive men's club in Raleigh, but only one of them is asked to join. Roger: George Neise. Jim: Bob McQuain. George: Brad Olson. Tom: Ross Elliott. Jud: Burt Mustin. Floyd: Howard McNear. Barney: Don Knotts. Andy: (more…)
The fifth season opened with Opie developing a crush on Andy's main squeeze---his teacher, Helen Crump. He falls for her when his school-dance partner fails to show up and he is paired instead with Helen. Before long, Opie's planning to spend his entire sa (more…)
Barney's job is in jeopardy and decides to quit when he learns that the state passed new height and weight requirements. But Bee tries to fatten him up, and Andy uses a harness to help stretch him. Bronson: Larry Thor. Asa: Charles Thompson. Barney: Don Kn (more…)
Aunt Bee's sister (Maudie Prickett) and brother-in-law (James Westerfield) pay a visit and wear out their welcome. First Andy's uncle keeps him awake all night, then he borrows the squad car to go fishing. Roger: Billy Booth. Bruce: Kenneth Butts. Mundt: F (more…)
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…)
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.
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.
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…)
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…)
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…)
Barney is offered the job of sheriff in the nearby town of Greendale, so Andy lets him be sheriff for a day in Mayberry to see what the position is really like. Mayor Purdy: Ralph Dumke. Dobbs: Dabbs Greer. Art: Frank Warren. Osgood: Paul Bryar. Barney: Do (more…)
Andy and Barney help a farmer friend (Alan Hale Jr.) look for a suitable bride, until he settles on Barney's Thelma Lou. Mary: Adoree Evans. Joe: Bob McQuain. Thelma Lou: Betty Lynn. Barney: Don Knotts. Andy: Andy Griffith.
After Opie is named his club's “Keeper of the Flame,” he winds up accused of burning down the barn where the secret society meets. Foster: Everett Sloane. Tom: Flip Mark. Ralph: Mark Rodney. Opie: Ronny Cox. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
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…)
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 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…)
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 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…)
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.