D graduate who runs it. Brooks January 8, 1968 1968-01-08 Emmett's wife pushes him to be an insurance salesman like his brother-in-law, but he doesn't want to leave his fix-it shop. After Barney makes a complete nuisance of himself to all of Mayberry, Andy realizes that the answer may be to make the motorcycle more valuable to the town than to Barney. The show centered around widower Andy Taylor, who divided his time between raising his young son Opie, and his job as sheriff of the sleepy North Carolina town, Mayberry. Only episode with both Ernest T.
Powell April 5, 1965 1965-04-05 The Fun Girls get themselves arrested on purpose, once again disrupting the romantic lives of Andy and Barney when Helen and Thelma Lou discover them at the courthouse at night with the girls. The final appearance of Barney Fife on the show. They want Andy and Barney to stay out of the way and let them handle it. Bass tries to enlist in the Army so he can get a uniform to impress his girlfriend, but when he's rejected, he takes it out on Mayberry. The yearbook has actual high school pictures of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts. First appearance of Emmett Clark. Written by The retail world could stand to have a few more Bert Millers on the front lines.
Bass makes good on his threats to kidnap her and take her for his own. Howard Jackson, an unscrupulous publisher and his associate Jean Boswell try to undermine Andy's position in Mayberry. Andy gives in, eats heartily, and then is reminded by Goober of an invitation to Howard's for dinner. Powell February 8, 1965 1965-02-08 Barney ends up running against Andy for Sheriff when a new job offer for Andy falls through. She proceeds to manipulate the townsfolk with her charm and wit in order to undermine Andy's case against her. The plan works, until Ernest kidnaps Barney and decides he's just as good a bride as Charlene. The first episode aired on October 3, 1960 and the final episode aired on April 1, 1968.
Allen Saffian October 15, 1962 1962-10-15 Mayor Roy Stoner does not like the way Andy does his job. At first Andy and Bee want to keep this secret under raps, but she soon admits what Seth did during the unveiling speech. . Soft sell is the only way he knows how to do business. Mendelbright the landlady's respect again by protecting her from a con man. Opie tells Arnold what had happened.
Fox February 20, 1967 1967-02-20 Andy discovers that his ancestor was the biggest swindler in the state just as Mayberry is about to unveil a statue of him. Last appearance of Floyd until episode 118 due to Howard McNear's stroke. Frisby the evictee they are sympathetic for, is found to be a moonshiner. His antics badly disrupt Helen's classroom. The man's name is Dave Browne and it isn't long before Barney hauls him before Andy for vagrancy.
Andy explains to his friends that he's saving for an electric guitar. Andy sets Barney up as a decoy bride while the real wedding takes place elsewhere. Bass , who wants to stop Charlene and Dud Wash from getting married. Andy believes Jimmy is innocent but must prove it, even when all the evidence is against him. Last appearance of both Malcolm Merriweather and Ernest T. This story was voted by fans as their second-favorite of the entire series.
The salesman is puzzled when townspeople individually come to his hotel room to perform for him. Last appearance of the Darlings. Allen Saffian April 16, 1962 1962-04-16 Floyd lets an out-of-town barber rent out his shop, but the new tenant turns out to be running an illegal gambling operation. Greene April 30, 1962 1962-04-30 Barney's bumbling cousin Virgil visits Mayberry and ends up causing trouble for Andy. This was the highest rated episode in the history of the series. Andy, Barney, and the rest of the town do not realize that the two are actually impostors and partners in crime preparing to rob the.
Barney goes undercover as an old lady to catch them. When Andy finally does find them, he and Gomer hatch a plan to save Barney the embarrassment and prove to everyone what a mountain man he really is. Bass into a sophisticated gentleman, taking him to a society party. Barney is very excited at the prospect of joining this exclusive club but he's worried that Andy may need a bit of polishing. The only difference is that Clara's are good enough to have won the blue ribbon at the fair eleven years counting while Aunt Bee's taste like they've been floating in kerosene.
After 2 days on the job, Aunt Bee shows unusual quickness of mind in seeing through the charade and finding a resolution. There were 249 episodes in all, 159 in black and white seasons 1—5 and 90 in color seasons 6—8. But everyone soon suspects Jimmy of being a thief after valuable items start disappearing from the station. Andy accepts the offer but tells him he'll be bringing Barney along also. Rafe proves him wrong when his performance at the show receives a positive reception. They then continually pester Andy for help with problems that arise. When door-to-door salesman Bert Miller returns to Mayberry, Barney and Andy decide to help him out a little.