The New Housekeeper
Mon, Oct 3, 1960 30 mins
In the series' debut episode, which first aired on Oct. 10, 1960, the Taylor's housekeeper, Rose, leaves to get married. Andy then asks Aunt Bee to come live with them, but Opie refuses to accept her. In another major storyline, Andy hires Barney to be his deputy. Rose: Mary Treen. Emma: Cheerio Meredith. Wilbur: Frank Ferguson. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Andy: Andy Griffith.