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The Andy Griffith Show

Episodes

30 Episodes 1965 - 1966

Episode 1

Opie's Job

Mon, Sep 13, 1965 30 mins

Opie competes against Billy Crenshaw (John Bangert) for a grocery-store job and then learns the boy needs the money more than he does. This episode kicked off the series' sixth season and was the first to air in color. Doakes: Norris Goff. Karen: Ronda Jeter. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Goober: George Lindsey.

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Episode 2

Andy's Rival

Mon, Sep 20, 1965 30 mins

Andy's jealous when Helen has to work late on a school project with a handsome teacher (Charles Aidman). Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Episode 3

Malcolm at the Crossroads

Mon, Sep 27, 1965 30 mins

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 Malcolm Merriweather. It is also the only episode to feature both characters.

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Episode 4

Aunt Bee, the Swinger

Mon, Oct 4, 1965 30 mins

Aunt Bee enjoys a whirlwind romance with a retired congressman (Charles Ruggles), but the fast-paced relationship takes a toll on them. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Helen: Aneta Corsaut.

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Episode 5

The Bazaar

Mon, Oct 11, 1965 30 mins

Jack Burns makes his first appearance as deputy Warren Ferguson, who promptly arrests Aunt Bee and the entire Ladies' Auxiliary for playing bingo. This is the only episode directed by Sheldon Leonard. Clara: Hope Summers. Myra: Amzie Strickland. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.

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Episode 6

A Warning from Warren

Mon, Oct 18, 1965 30 mins

Warren asserts that he has extrasensory perception and he warns Andy and Helen not to go on a picnic because he foresees disaster there. Warren: Jack Burns. Goober: George Lindsey. Helen: Aneta Corsaut.

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Episode 7

Off to Hollywood

Mon, Oct 25, 1965 30 mins

When a movie company pays Andy $1000 for the rights to his life story, he decides to take the family to Hollywood to watch the filming. This is the first of a three-part storyline about the Taylors in Hollywood. Edna: Maudie Prickett. Jason: Owen Bush. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard. Warren: Jack Burns.

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Episode 8

Taylors in Hollywood

Mon, Nov 1, 1965 30 mins

The Taylors watch the filming of Andy's life story, but are unhappy about the way they are being portrayed. This is the second in a three-part storyline about the Taylors in Hollywood. Gavin MacLeod guest stars. Coincidentally, an earlier MacLeod guest spot also revolved around Andy's life story being filmed. A.J.: Hayden Rorke. Actress: June Vincent. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Episode 9

Hollywood Party

Mon, Nov 8, 1965 30 mins

Helen's jealous when she sees photos of Andy in the dressing room of actress Darlene Mason (Ruta Lee), who is starring in the movie version of Andy's life. This is the conclusion of a three-part storyline about the Taylors in Hollywood. Pat: Sid Melton. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Episode 10

Aunt Bee on TV

Mon, Nov 15, 1965 30 mins

Aunt Bee wins several prizes on a TV game show, but loses friends when she constantly brags to them about her success. William Christopher guest stars. Christopher (who seven years later played Father Mulcahy on "M*A*S*H") was at this time also a regular on "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." as Pvt. Lester Hummel. Clara: Hope Summers. Myra: Amzie Strickland. Beth: Janet Stewart. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Episode 11

The Cannon

Mon, Nov 22, 1965 30 mins

A mobile museum becomes the target of thieves during the town's Founder's Day celebration, which includes a visit from the governor (J. Edward McKinley). John: Justin Smith. Bosworth: Byron Foulger. Chase: Vaughn Taylor. Stella: Sally Mansfield. Jack: Robert Karnes. Driver: Douglas McCairn. Warren: Jack Burns. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Goober: George Lindsey.

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Episode 12

A Man's Best Friend

Mon, Nov 29, 1965 30 mins

Opie and friend Tommy (Michael Petit) trick Goober into believing that his dog can talk when they place a small walkie-talkie under the dog's collar. Goober: George Lindsey. Opie: Ronny Howard. Floyd: Howard McNear.

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Episode 13

Aunt Bee Takes a Job

Mon, Dec 6, 1965 30 mins

Aunt Bee takes a part-time job as a receptionist for a print shop, not knowing that the place is a front for counterfeiters. Finch: James Millhollin. Kingsley: Milton Frome. Clark: Herbie Faye. Violet Rose: Maggie Magennis. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Warren: Jack Burns.

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Episode 14

The Church Organ

Mon, Dec 13, 1965 30 mins

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. Williams. Clara: Hope Summers.

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Episode 15

Girl-Shy

Mon, Dec 20, 1965 30 mins

When Warren walks in his sleep, he becomes an aggressive womanizer, with his sights set on Helen. Linda: Pamelyn Ferdin. Warren: Jack Burns. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Goober: George Lindsey.

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Episode 16

Otis the Artist

Mon, Jan 3, 1966 30 mins

Warren tries to reform Otis by having him work with mosaics, but the plan goes awry, naturally. Otis: Hal Smith. Warren: Jack Burns. Goober: George Lindsey.

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Episode 17

The Return of Barney Fife

Mon, Jan 10, 1966 30 mins

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 Mayberry in 1966. It was Knotts' first appearance on the show since his departure at the end of the fifth season. The episode also marks the last appearance of Thelma Lou (Betty Lynn) on the series. Floss: Barbara Perry.

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Episode 18

The Legend of Barney Fife

Mon, Jan 17, 1966 30 mins

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 end of the fifth season several months earlier. Warren: Jack Burns.

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Episode 19

Lost and Found

Mon, Jan 24, 1966 30 mins

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 series regular Howard Sprague. Clara: Hope Summers. Vagrant: Arthur Malet. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.

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Episode 20

Wyatt Earp Rides Again

Mon, Jan 31, 1966 30 mins

A Wild West show passes through Mayberry with a pompous promoter (Pat Hingle) and a man who claims to be Wyatt Earp's great-nephew (Richard Jury). Johnny: Richard Keith. Opie: Ronny Howard. Warren: Jack Burns.

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Episode 21

Aunt Bee Learns to Drive

Mon, Feb 7, 1966 30 mins

Aunt Bee buys a car from Goober, who then teaches her how to drive---much to Andy's chagrin. Lowell: Raymond Kark. Goober: George Lindsey. Helen: Aneta Corsaut.

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Episode 22

Look Paw, I'm Dancing

Mon, Feb 14, 1966 30 mins

Opie worries he'll make a fool of himself if he attends his school dance, so Andy teaches him a few steps. Sharon: Ronda Jeter. Johnny: Richard Keith. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Episode 23

The Gypsies

Mon, Feb 21, 1966 30 mins

Gypsies curse Mayberry with a drought after Andy chases them out of town. Jamie Farr guest stars in the 1966 episode, shot seven years before he appeared as Cpl. Klinger on "M*A*S*H." Murrillos: Vito Scotti. Sabella: Francesca Bellini. La Farona: Argentina Brunetti. Bluett: Jason Johnson.

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Episode 24

Eat Your Heart Out

Mon, Feb 28, 1966 30 mins

Goober falls for the diner's pretty new waitress (Alberta Nelson), but she only has eyes for Andy. Goober: George Lindsey. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Floyd: Howard McNear.

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Episode 25

A Baby in the House

Mon, Mar 7, 1966 30 mins

Aunt Bee agrees to care for her niece's baby for the weekend, but the infant cries whenever Bee picks her up. Salesman: Alvy Moore. Martha: Candice Howard. Darryl: Jim Connell. Pete: Ronny Dapo. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Opie: Ronny Howard.

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Episode 26

The County Clerk

Mon, Mar 14, 1966 30 mins

Andy and Helen play matchmaker for new county clerk, Howard Sprague (Jack Dodson), but Howard's mother disapproves. This was Dodson's first appearance as Howard, but he guest starred as an insurance agent seven episodes earlier. Mrs. Sprague: Mabel Albertson. Irene: Nina Shipman. Man: Jim Begg. Girl: Colleen O'Sullivan.

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Episode 27

The Foster Lady

Mon, Mar 21, 1966 30 mins

Aunt Bee is hired for a series of commercials for Foster Furniture Polish, but she freezes in front of the camera. Ronnie Schell guest stars as a director. At the time, Schell was also a regular on "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." as Duke. Foster: Robert Emhardt. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.

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Episode 28

Goober's Replacement

Mon, Mar 28, 1966 30 mins

When Goober gets girlfriend Flora (Alberta Nelson) to fill in for him at the filling station while he goes fishing, business booms because of her feminine ways. Wally: Cliff Norton. Edna: Maudie Prickett. Goober: George Lindsey.

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Episode 29

The Battle of Mayberry

Mon, Apr 4, 1966 30 mins

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.

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Episode 30

A Singer in Town

Mon, Apr 11, 1966 30 mins

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 season. Stone: Tom D'Andrea. Clerk: Byron Foulger. Ferdie: Joel Redlin. Clara: Hope Summers. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.

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