Alan Rafkin — Director
Ernest T. Bass returns to Mayberry to get an education so his girlfriend will marry him. But when he meets his new teacher Helen, he falls in love with her. Now Andy has to help Helen give Ernest all the facts he needs, including the one about the true object of his affection.Read More
Barney sets up a sting operation to catch a crook who may be returning to Mayberry for some stolen loot and ends up arresting an undercover FBI agent instead. But a suspicious Andy realizes Barney's operation may not have been as far off as he thought.Read More
When Andy receives a $1000.00 dollars for the rights to a story about him "Sheriff without a gun" that will be filmed in Hollywood, he wants to put it in the bank. Opie, Aunt Bee and Helen all insist he do something fun with it. When they come up with the idea of a trip to Hollywood, the entire town gets involved in sending them off.Read More
While the Taylors were in Hollywood, Aunt Bee won $4800 worth of prizes on a game show. She is the envy of Mayberry, until she her friends think that she's gloating about her winnings. The IRS comes to call, telling Andy that he'll have to pay over $1100 in taxes for the winnings. Aunt Bee sells most all of the prizes to pay the taxes. Worth noting in this episode is that Howard McNear (Floyd the barber), who had suffered a stroke, has a particularly shaky scene, when he's checking out Bee's new dishwasher.Read More
I really hate knock this show, but as a big fan of TAGS, this really is one of the cornier episodes. The governor comes to town for founders day. The mobile state museum is brought to town for the event. Goober and that clown Warren are supposed to guard the museum and end up firing the old Civil War cannon at two crooks who are attempting to burglarize the museum. Pretty poor episode, I'm afraid.Read More
Opie makes friends with Tommy, the new kid in town. Tommy is a bit mischevious, climbing up on the roof of Andy's building, and taking out a gun from Andy's gun rack even after Andy warns him TWICE not to.
Goober gets a dog which he names ""Spot"" (because there are no spots). Tommy hides one of his walkie-talkies in Spot's collar and he and Opie lead Goober on to thinking that Spot can talk. The tables are turned, however, when Andy uses Tommy's love of horses to teach him a lesson.Read More
Warren decides that Otis needs some contructive rehabilitation acitivity-so he has him take up art. Otis works hard on a large mosaic of a cow that he is proud of-and he gives it as a gift to the Taylors. Much to Andy's embarrassment, Otis wants them to hang it up on their living room mantel!Read More
Barney Fife returns home to Mayberry for a brief visit only to discover that his former girlfriend Thelma Lou has married. Fortunately for Barney, sweet Nettie Albright a secret admirer from days gone by shows up at Barney's high school reunion dance to save the day.Read More
Andy orders a group of gypsies out of town after they bother the residents. They soon set up camp outside of Mayberry and place a "curse" on the area in the form of a drought. Everything's later revealed to be nothing more than a hoax, as the gypsies are using a radio to enact their scheme.Read More
Poor Andy Taylor. What's he to do when Goober's new sweetheart starts making cow eyes at him? What else? HEAD FOR THE HILLS!
Her name is Flora Mahlerbie, Mayberry's attractive new waitress. She charms the patrons all, serves fine pies and juggles her dishes admirably all while managing to remember what the daily blueplate special is. Goober goes for her in a big way but fickle Flora has her eye on anxious Andy. Head for the hills Andy!! "Flora if you wanna be stuck on someone PLEASE be stuck on Goober cause he's crazy over you! You gonna git me in ALL kinds of trouble..."Read More
Aunt Bee is thrilled to be able to help out her niece by babysitting her infant baby. Unfortunately the baby cries only when Aunt Bee picks her up and not when anyone else does it. This makes Aunt Bee terribly upset until a minor crisis occurs and she finally understands what she was doing wrong.Read More
Goober goes on vacation and can't find anyone to replace him at Wally's Gas Station. His new sweetheart, Flora, who used to work at the diner is now available to fill in for him. Business booms while he is gone and she ends up with Goober's job after he quits. Flora becomes obssessed with increasing business at the station and doesn't notice that Goober hasn't been able to find anything else. It takes Andy's country logic to make her realize that she needs to have her priorities straight and make sure her sweetheart is happy!Read More
The Barbershop Quartet is missing one singer when Howard develops a sore throat. Andy, much to his dismay,must bring along a chicken thief who is a great singer. Andy has deep misgivings about this fellow and whether he will actually sing or try to break free.Read More