Episodes listed in order of original broadcast date.
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00 Danny Meets Andy Griffith February 15,1960
While traveling through the town of Mayberry, Danny Williams is pulled over for running a stop sign by Sheriff Andy Taylor. He refuses to pay the fine and decides to spend the night in jail after discovering that the sheriff is also the justice of the peace, newspaper editor and mayor.
01 The New Housekeeper October 3, 1960
Sheriff Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) and his young son Opie (Ron Howard) are in need of a new housekeeper. Andy's Aunt Bee Taylor looks like the perfect candidate and moves in, but her presence causes friction with Opie.
02 The Manhunt October 10, 1960
Andy and his bumbling deputy, Barney Fife, offer to help track down an escaped convict, but the Captain of the State Police scoffs at the small-town sheriff's help.
03 The Guitar Player October 17, 1960
A gifted guitar player who has self-doubts about his musical talent gets a chance at stardom - with a little push from Andy.
04 Ellie Comes to Town October 24, 1960
When Mayberry's local pharmacist falls ill, his niece Ellie Walker steps in as a temporary replacement - and creates turmoil with the town's resident hypochondriac.
05 Irresistible Andy October 31, 1960
It's the annual church picnic, and when Andy invites Ellie to the event, he begins to suspect that she has marriage on her mind - so he hastily arranges for three of Mayberry's most eligible bachelors to lavish attention on her.
06 Runaway Kid November 7, 1960
Andy teaches Opie about how important it is to keep a promise, only to have that lesson conflict with his need to help Opie's friend who ran away from home.
07 Andy the Matchmaker November 14, 1960
When Barney's bumbling law enforcement techniques are questioned, Andy and Ellie decide to stage a fake robbery - a scheme which turns Barney into a real hero!
08 Opie's Charity November 28, 1960
Andy is dismayed when Opie refuses to contribute money to the school charity drive - but there is a secret reason behind Opie's apparent "selfishness".
09 A Feud Is a Feud December 5, 1960
Andy hopes to finally bring peace to two of the county's longtime feuding families, the Carters and the Wakefields - by arranging a duel between the two patriarchs of the quarreling clans!
10 Ellie for Council December 12, 1960
It's a battle of the sexes when Ellie Walker decides to become the very first woman to run for a seat on the Mayberry City Council - and the town's horrified menfolk decide to sabotage her new found political career.
11 The Christmas Story December 19, 1960
Mayberry's local "Scrooge," storeowner Ben Weaver, manages to have harmless bootlegger Sam Muggins thrown into jail on Christmas - but the Mayberry folks manage to celebrate Christmas with Sam in a most unusual way.
12 Stranger in Town December 26, 1960
Ed Sawyer, a mysterious stranger, arrives in Mayberry and disrupts the lives of the townspeople because he appears to know everyone's name, intimate details about their lives, and other startling facts about them.
13 Mayberry Goes Hollywood January 2, 1961
Lights! Camera! Chaos! A Hollywood producer chooses idyllic Mayberry as the backdrop for his next movie, and the entire town goes into a frenzy as they gear up for the anticipated glamor, fame and fortune.
14 The Horse Trader January 9, 1961
Andy performs some slick dealings with an antiques dealer to get rid of the town's old, worthless cannon. But when young Opie later mimics his father's shady deal to obtain a pair of roller skates, Andy has second thoughts about his own wheeling and dealing.
15 Those Gossipin' Men January 16, 1961
Aunt Bee, accused by Andy as being a hopeless gossip, sets out to prove that the men of Mayberry are even bigger rumormongers than the women.
16 The Beauty Contest January 23, 1961
The Mayberry town council wants to end the annual Founder's Day celebration with a beauty contest, with Andy chosen to pick the winner. The result is pandemonium as candidates of all shapes and sizes descend on the hapless "judge".
17 Alcohol and Old Lace January 30, 1961
Opie comes to the courthouse talking about a "flower-making machine" owned by sisters Clarabelle and Jennifer Morrison, the spinsters who run the local flower shop. Andy and Barney do a little investigating and discover the contraption is actually a still and the kindly sisters are in the moonshining business!
18 Andy the Marriage Counselor February 6, 1961
Mayberry newcomers Fred and Jennie Boone are constantly causing domestic disturbances with their fighting, so Andy decides to play marriage counselor to the bickering couple - with disastrous results!
19 Mayberry on Record February 13, 1961
A record promoter arrives in Mayberry, intent on making a recording of the region's local folk music, but Andy becomes wary of the stranger and suspects he might be a con artist seeking some fast cash.
20 Andy Saves Barney's Morale February 20, 1961
When Andy has to leave Mayberry for the day to testify in a court case held in Centerville, Deputy Barney Fife is left in charge of the sheriff's department - and he proceeds to arrest everyone in Mayberry!
21 Andy and the Gentleman Crook February 27, 1960
A notorious, nationally known con man dubbed "Gentleman Dan" becomes a hero of epic proportions to Aunt Bee, Opie and Barney when he is held for two days in the Mayberry jail.
22 Cyrano Andy March 6, 1961
Andy makes an earnest attempt at matchmaking to help Barney win the heart of his girlfriend Thelma Lou. Things go fine at first... until Barney misinterprets Andy's efforts and thinks he's trying to steal her away!
23 Andy and Opie Housekeepers March 13, 1961
Aunt Bee must leave Mayberry to care for a sick cousin, but not before scolding Andy and Opie for their messy housekeeping habits. The two are determined to clean house before she returns - a project that suddenly accelerates when she phones to say she'll be coming home earlier then expected!
24 The New Doctor March 27, 1961
Andy must make a hasty, ill-advised marriage proposal to Ellie Walker after he comes convinced that the new, handsome young doctor in town is trying to steal his girl.
25 A Plaque for Mayberry April 3, 1961
The Women's Historical Society is all set to throw a celebration in honor of the last living descendant of a Revolutionary War hero named Nathan Tibbs, who has been traced to Mayberry. But their excitement turns to horror when they discover that the intended honoree is the town drunk, Otis Campbell.
26 The Inspector April 10, 1961
When a state inspector arrives in Mayberry to check the jail and courthouse, Andy and Barney are shocked to discover he's a by-the-book stickler for rules and regulations. Things look shaky until Andy is able to demonstrate the "Mayberry way" of fighting crime.
27 Ellie Saves a Female April 17, 1961
Ellie Walker takes pity on a shy tomboy named "Frankie" Flint and is determined to give a "Cinderella" makeover to the young girl - much to her gruff father's displeasure.
28 Andy Forecloses April 24, 1961
Andy, faced with the unpleasant task of serving an eviction notice on a family who has fallen on hard times, tries desperately to come up with a way for the tenants to keep their home.
29 Quiet Sam May 1, 1961
Barney is convinced that the new, mysterious farmer in town warrants further investigation. Andy finally agrees to pay a visit to the man's farm - and finds himself drawn into a predicament he never imagined he'd find himself in.
30 Barney Gets His Man May 8, 1961
Barney's reputation as a deputy soars when he inadvertently helps capture Eddie Brooke, an escaped convict. But Brooke vows to escape again and head straight back to Mayberry to exact his revenge.
31 The Guitar Player Returns May 15, 1961
The good folks of Mayberry welcome the return of Jim Lindsey, a local guitar player who has made it big playing for Bobby Fleet and his Band with a Beat.
32 Bringing Up Opie May 22, 1961
After being scolded by Aunt Bee, Opie decides to run away from home... a plan that quickly turns into a series of eye-opening - and sometimes dangerous - adventures for Opie and a scare for both Aunt Bee and Andy.
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01 Opie and the Bully October 2, 1961
Sheriff Andy Taylor must decide whether to intervene or let the problem work itself out when a bully demands Opie's lunch money at school.
02 Barney's Replacement October 9, 1961
When an attorney is sent to Mayberry for law enforcement training, Barney mistakenly believes the man is his replacement and quits the police force to become a vacuum-cleaner salesman.
03 Andy and the Woman Speeder October 16, 1961
Andy gives an attractive young woman from Washington D.C. a speeding ticket. She proceeds to manipulate the townsfolk with her charm and wit in order to undermine Andy's case against her.
04 Mayberry Goes Bankrupt October 23, 1961
After the town council forces Andy to evict a poor elderly man for not paying back taxes, a 100-year old savings bond issued by the city of Mayberry is discovered among the man's possessions. Now the city apparently owes him $349,119.27.
05 Barney on the Rebound October 30, 1961
Barney is taken with a new girl in town and he and Thelma Lou have a lover's quarrel and declare their freedom from each other.
06 Opie's Hobo Friend November 13, 1961
Andy and Opie are going fishing when they come across a wanderer who impresses Opie with his good humor and 'magic fish talk'. The man's name is Dave Browne and it isn't long before Barney hauls him before Andy for vagrancy. Dave isn't booked and he continues to form a bond with Opie.
07 Crime-Free Mayberry November 20, 1961
The town of Mayberry is awarded with having the lowest crime rate in the country. Two men posing as an FBI agent and press photographer come to Mayberry to congratulate the town. 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 Mayberry Security Bank.
08 The Perfect Female November 27, 1961
When Thelma Lou's attractive cousin, Karen, comes to town, Thelma and Barney scheme to get her and Andy together.
09 Aunt Bee's Brief Encounter December 4, 1961
Aunt Bee has hired Mr. Wheeler to help with the flowers around the Taylor home. Andy's not to sure about him but Aunt Bee is quite taken with him. When Andy notices how taken with him Aunt Bee is he relaxes and agrees to let him stay on and help around the house.
10 The Clubmen December 11, 1961
Roger Courtney invites Andy to come up to the state capital and meet the membership committee of The Esquire club and be considered for membership. Andy accepts the offer but tells him he'll be bringing Barney along also. Barney is very excited at the prospect of joining this exclusive club but he's worried that Andy may need a bit of polishing.
11 The Pickle Story December 18, 1961
Aunt Bee and Clara Johnson are both jarring homemade pickles. 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.
12 Sheriff Barney December 25, 1961
When Barney is offered the job of Sheriff in a nearby town, he and Andy trade jobs for a day to see what what kind Sheriff he would be.
13 The Farmer Takes a Wife January 1, 1962
Jeff Pruitt, a farmer from the hills, comes to Mayberry in search of a wife. He expects to spend a single afternoon on his search. He enlists Barney and Andy's help.
14 The Keeper of the Flame January 8, 1962
Opie joins a secret club and is in charge of the candle they use in their meetings. After the barn where they meet burns down, he is accused by the owner of starting the fire
15 Bailey's Bad Boy January 15, 1962
Andy teaches self-reliance and responsibility to the spoiled son of a rich man.
16 The Manicurist January 22, 1962
When a pretty young manicurist starts working in Floyd's Barbershop. The men are uneasy about it at first, but eventually take to the idea in a big way. Their jealous wives, however, do not.
17 The Jinx January 29, 1962
Barney, Floyd, and other townspeople are convinced that local resident Henry Bennett is responsible for many mishaps that have occurred in Mayberry.
18 Jailbreak February 5, 1962
The state police come to town to catch some payroll robbers. They want Andy and Barney to stay out of the way and let them handle it. The big boys end up needing Andy and Barney more than they thought.
19 A Medal for Opie February 12, 1962
Opie decides that he's going to enter the 50 yard dash at the Sheriff's Day boys' races and he convinces himself that he's going to win.
20 Barney and the Choir February 19, 1962
When the awful sound coming from the Mayberry choir is narrowed down to Barney, the members decide they must get rid of him.
21 Guest of Honor February 26, 1961
A pickpocket is made guest of honor at a Mayberry celebration.
22 The Merchant of Mayberry March 5, 1962
Andy and Barney help weary, foot sore salesman Bert Miller set up his goods on a vacant lot.
23 Aunt Bee the Warden March 12, 1962
Aunt Bee takes it upon herself to reform Otis.
24 The County Nurse March 19, 1962
A farmer resists the county's tetanus shot program.
25 Andy and Barney in the Big City March 26, 1962
Andy and Barney travel to Raleigh on business and help catch a jewel thief in their hotel.
26 Wedding Bells for Aunt Bee April 2, 1962
After Clara convinces Aunt Bee that Andy can't possibly find a wife as long as she's still living with him, Bee begins half-heartedly searching for a man she can marry herself off to.
27 Three's a Crowd April 9, 1962
Barney frustrates Andy's attempts to become better acquainted with county nurse Mary Simpson.
28 The Bookie Barber April 16, 1962
When business gets too hectic, Floyd hires a second barber who turns out to be a bookie. Barney goes undercover as an old lady to catch them.
29 Andy on Trial April 23, 1962
J. Howard Jackson, an unscrupulous publisher and his associate Jean Boswell try to undermine Andy's position in Mayberry.
30 Cousin Virgil April 30, 1962
Barney's awkward cousin visits and makes a mess of everything he tries. When Andy finds something that Virgil is good at, he finds a way to teach him self-confidence.
31 Deputy Otis May 7, 1962
Otis is made a temporary deputy so he can impress his visiting older brother.
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01 Mr. McBeevee October 1, 1962
Opie starts talking about his new friend Mr. McBeevee, but his description is hard to believe.
02 Andy's Rich Girlfriend October 8, 1962
Andy has a rich girlfriend who accuses him of being a snob.
03 Andy and the New Mayor October 15, 1962
Mayberry's new mayor doesn't like Andy or the way he does his job.
04 Andy and Opie Bachelors October 22, 1962
Aunt Bee leaves town for a few days, leaving Andy and Opie to take care of themselves. When Peggy volunteers to cook for them, Floyd tries to convince Andy that she is trying to catch a husband.
05 The Cow Thief October 29, 1962
The mayor calls in an investigator from the state capital to help solve a string of cow thefts.
06 Barney Mends a Broken Heart November 5, 1962
Andy has a tantrum when Peggy entertains a friend from out of town.
07 Lawman Barney November 12, 1962
Barney confronts two farmers selling produce illegally.
08 The Mayberry Band November 19, 1962
Mayberry's town band is the worst in the state and Mayor Stoner refuses to allow them to go to the state capital to preform.
09 Floyd the Gay Deceiver October 1, 1962
Floyd tries to impress his pen pal Madeline Grayson by posing as a wealthy man.
10 Opie's Rival December 3, 1962
Andy's new girlfriend is the new county nurse named Peggy. Everyone likes her except Opie, who is jealous of all the time they spend together.
11 Convicts-at-Large December 10, 1962
Barney and Floyd run out of gas while coming home from a fishing trip. They find while looking for a telephone and are captured by three female escaped convicts.
12 The Bed Jacket December 17, 1962
Aunt Bee wants a pretty bed jacket for her birthday.
13 The Bank Job December 24, 1962
Barney demonstrates the bank's vulnerability to robberies.
14 One-Punch Opie December 31, 1962
A new boy in town causes trouble.
15 Barney and the Governor January 7, 1963
Barney issues a citation when the governor's chauffeur parks in a no parking zone.
16 Man in a Hurry January 14, 1963
A motorist becomes frustrated with Mayberry's simple, relaxed ways.
17 High Noon in Mayberry January 21, 1963
A man Andy put behind bars returns to Mayberry.
18 The Loaded Goat January 28, 1963
Andy and Barney devise a plan to save a dynamite-eating goat.
19 Class Reunion February 4, 1963
Andy meets an old girlfriend at his high school reunion.
20 Rafe Hollister Sings February 11, 1963
Rafe Hollister represents Mayberry at a formal musical event.
21 Opie and the Spoiled Kid February 18, 1963
Opie's work ethic is corrupted by a spoiled friend.
22 The Great Filling Station Robbery February 25, 1963
Andy suspects young Jimmy Morgan is robbing Wally's Filling Station.
23 Andy Discovers America March 4, 1963
Andy gets into hot water with Opie's new teacher Helen Crump.
24 Aunt Bee's Medicine Man March 11, 1963
Colonel Harvey, a traveling medicine man comes to Mayberry and captivates Aunt Bee.
25 The Darlings Are Coming March 18, 1963
The musical mountain family descends upon Mayberry.
26 Andy's English Valet March 25, 1963
An Englishman works off a fine by acting as Andy's valet.
27 Barney's First Car April 1, 1963
An elderly con woman sells Barney a car.
28 The Rivals April 8, 1963
Opie falls in love with Thelma Lou.
29 A Wife for Andy April 15, 1963
Barney plays matchmaker for Andy.
30 Dogs, Dogs, Dogs April 22, 1963
The courthouse is overrun with dogs.
31 Mountain Wedding April 29, 1963
Ernest Bass makes his intentions known to Charlene Darling.
32 The Big House May 6, 1963
When the Mayberry jail is called upon to lodge two hold-up men captured by the state police, Barney finds himself with more than he can handle.
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01 Opie the Birdman September 30, 1963
Opie hand-raises three orphaned baby birds, after accidentally killing the mother bird.
02 The Haunted House October 7, 1963
Barney and Gomer try to retrieve a baseball from a supposedly haunted house and find some strange goings on inside.
03 Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army October 14, 1963
Ernest T. Bass wants to join the Army
04 The Sermon for Today October 21, 1963
A visiting minister advises the people of Mayberry to relax.
05 Briscoe Declares for Aunt Bee October 28, 1963
Briscoe Darling woos Aunt Bee and carries her off to his mountain cabin.
06 Gomer the House Guest November 4, 1963
Gomer moves into the Taylor House after losing his job at Wally's Filling Station.
07 A Black Day for Mayberry November 11, 1963
A shipment of gold passes through Mayberry on its way to Fort Knox.
08 Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain November 18, 1963
Opie gets a new bicycle as a reward for his good report card.
09 A Date for Gomer November 25, 1963
Gomer has a date with Thelma Lou's cousin Mary Grace.
10 Up in Barney's Room December 2, 1963
Barney gets thrown out of his apartment.
11 Citizen's Arrest December 16, 1963
When Barney tickets Gomer, Gomer decides turnabout is fair play.
12 Opie and His Merry Men December 30, 1963
A hobo gets Opie and his friends to provide him with food.
13 Barney and the Cave Rescue January 6, 1964
After a landslide traps Andy and Helen in a cave, all Mayberry sets off to the rescue.
14 Andy and Opie's Pal January 13, 1964
Opie is jealous of the attention his father pays to a friend.
15 Aunt Bee the Crusader January 20, 1964
Aunt Bee stages a protest when a farmer is threatened with eminent domain.
16 Barney's Sidecar January 27, 1964
Barney invests into a motorcycle, which quickly becomes a town nuisance.
17 My Fair Ernest T. Bass February 3, 1964
Andy tries to pass off Ernest T. as a sophisticate at a swanky party.
18 Prisoner of Love February 10, 1964
A female prisoner tries to work her magic on Andy and Barney.
19 Hot Rod Otis February 17, 1964
Otis surprises everyone when he purchases a car.
20 The Song Festers February 24, 1964
Barney is the only tenor in the choir. When a tenor solo part is required and the choir director is desperate to find someone else to sing the part. Gomer becomes the replacement.
21 The Shoplifters March 2, 1964
Ben Weaver complains to the Mayberry sheriff's office that merchandise has been disappearing from his department store. While Andy investigates, Barney decides to go undercover to catch the crook(s).
22 Andy's Vacation March 9, 1964
Barney continuously interrupts Andy's vacation plans.
23 Andy Saves Gomer March 16, 1964
Gomer believes Andy has saved his life, so he continuously tries to repay him.
24 Bargain Day March 23, 1964
Aunt Bee stores a side of beef in a faulty freezer.
25 Divorce, Mountain Style March 30, 1964
Charlene Darling uses a mountain ritual to divorce Dud Wash and marry Andy.
26 A Deal Is a Deal April 6, 1964
Opie and his friends get involved in a scheme selling a worthless product called 'Miracle Salve'.
27 The Fun Girls (episode) April 13, 1964
Helen and Thelma Lou catch Andy and Barney with The Fun Girls.
28 The Return of Malcolm Merriweather April 20, 1964
Aunt Bee feels unneeded when Malcom Merriweather pays a visit.
29 The Rumor April 27, 1964
Barney, Aunt Bee, and Thelma Lou believe Andy and Helen are engaged.
30 Barney and Thelma Lou - Phfftt May 4, 1964
Thelma Lou uses Gomer to make Barney jealous.
31 Back to Nature May 11, 1964
Andy and Barney take Opie and his friends on a camping trip.
32 Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (episode) May 18, 1964
Gomer leaves Mayberry to join the United States Marine Corps.
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01 Opie Loves Helen September 21, 1964
Opie has a crush on his teacher Helen Crump and buys her a pair of stockings.
02 Barney's Physical September 28, 1964
On Barney's fifth anniversary with the sheriff's department, Andy learns that Barney's job is in jeopardy when the state passes new height and weight requirements.
03 The Family Visit October 5, 1964
The Taylors find that a visit from relatives comes with complications.
04 The Education of Ernest T. Bass October 12, 1964
Ernest returns to school to win a girl's affection.
05 Aunt Bee's Romance October 19, 1964
Andy dislikes Aunt Bee's old boyfriend Roger Hanover.
06 Barney's Bloodhound October 26, 1964
Barney tries to train a dog to do police work.
07 Man in the Middle November 2, 1964
Barney and Thelma Lou have an argument. They reconcile quickly, but it leads to other arguments between Andy and Barney, Thelma Lou and Helen, Andy and Helen, and another between Barney and Thelma Lou.
08 Barney's Uniform November 9, 1964
When a tough guy threatens to beat up Barney if he catches him out of uniform, Barney begins to wear the uniform all the time.
09 Opie's Fortune November 16, 1964
Opie finds a change purse with $50 in it.
10 Goodbye, Sheriff Taylor November 23, 1964
Andy considers taking a job in Raleigh, and lets Barney take over as sheriff for a day to prepare him for the office.
11 The Pageant November 30, 1964
Aunt Bee auditions for the role of Lady Mayberry in the town pageant.
12 The Darling Baby December 7, 1964
The musical Darling family descends upon Mayberry again. This time they are looking for a husband for Charlene's new baby daughter.
13 Andy and Helen Have Their Day December 14, 1964
Andy and Helen go on a picnic but are plagued by constant interruptions from Barney, Goober and others.
14 Three Wishes for Opie December 21, 1964
Barney buys a fortune-telling game and lets Opie try it out.
15 Otis Sues the County December 28, 1964
After Otis slips in the courthouse, a lawyer convinces him to sue the county.
16 Barney Fife, Realtor January 4, 1965
Barney decides to try his hand at the real estate business.
17 Goober Takes a Car Apart January 11, 1965
Goober assembles a car in the courthouse.
18 The Rehabilitation of Otis January 18, 1965
Barney tries to rehabilitate Otis after he rides a cow, thinking it is a horse. Barney arrests Otis when it happens again, even using handcuffs. Otis leaves town and vows to never return.
19 The Lucky Letter January 25, 1965
Barney regrets throwing away a chain letter.
20 Goober and the Art of Love February 1, 1965
When Andy and Barney get tired of Goober tagging along on their dates, they decide to try teaching him how to act around women and then get him to ask a girl on a date. It proves to be quite a project.
21 Barney Runs for Sheriff February 8, 1965
Andy misses the filing deadline for the election.
22 If I Had a Quarter Million February 15, 1965
Barney finds $250,000 from a bank heist, then goes undercover to find the robber.
23 TV or Not TV March 1, 1965
Bank robbers posing as TV producers come to Mayberry.
24 Guest in the House March 8, 1965
An old friend of Andy's comes to visit and Helen grows jealous.
25 The Case of the Punch in the Nose March 15, 1965
Barney feeds the flames of a quarrel.
26 Opie's Newspaper March 22, 1965
Opie prints some unsavory gossip in his newspaper.
27 Aunt Bee's Invisible Beau March 29, 1965
Aunt Bee tells Andy she's dating the butter and egg man.
28 The Arrest of the Fun Girls April 5, 1965
Andy and Barney hope Helen and Thelma Lou won't find out they've had to arrest The Fun Girls.
29 The Luck of Newton Monroe April 12, 1965
A new man in town is an oaf.
30 Opie Flunks Arithmetic April 19, 1965
Andy wants Opie to improve his study habits.
31 Opie and the Carnival April 26, 1965
Opie wants to win a prize at a shooting gallery.
32 Banjo-Playing Deputy May 3, 1965
Andy hires an unemployed musician.
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01 Opie's Job September 13, 1965
Opie gets a part-time job in a grocery store, but gives it up because another boy needs employment more.
02 Andy's Rival September 20, 1965
Andy becomes jealous when he realizes that a handsome new teacher is spending evenings with his girlfriend, Helen.
03 Malcolm at the Crossroads September 27, 1965
Andy hires Ernest T. Bass as a school crossing guard and compounds the problem by replacing him with British bicycler, Malcolm Merriweather.
04 Aunt Bee the Swinger October 4, 1965
Aunt Bee and her new boyfriend aren't as young as they used to be - or as they first thought.
05 The Bazaar October 11, 1965
Andy's new eager-beaver deputy, Warren Ferguson, jails Aunt Bee and her friends for gambling (bingo) at their charity bazaar.
06 A Warning from Warren October 18, 1965
Andy's deputy upsets his weekend when he insists his ESP predicts a picnic will end in disaster.
07 Off to Hollywood October 25, 1965
The Taylors leave for a Hollywood vacation.
08 The Taylors in Hollywood November 1, 1965
The Taylors start an exciting vacation in Hollywood, including a visit to the set of a movie based on Andy's life, "Sheriff Without a Gun".
09 The Hollywood Party November 8, 1965
Andy poses for a picture with a Hollywood starlet and his romance with Helen is jolted when it appears in the Mayberry paper.
10 Aunt Bee on TV November 15, 1965
Aunt Bee wins a kitchen-full of new appliances on a TV show but loses all her friends.
11 The Cannon November 22, 1965
Warren captures a pair of thieves through sheer stupidity about the functions of a cannon.
12 A Man's Best Friend November 29, 1965
Goober has dreams of entering show business when he thinks he owns a genuine talking dog.
13 Aunt Bee Takes a Job December 6, 1965
Aunt Bee gets a job at the town print shop where the new proprietors are really counterfeiters.
14 The Church Organ December 13, 1965
Andy struggles with the financial challenge of helping the All Souls Church buy a new church organ.
15 Girl-Shy December 20, 1965
Girl-shy Warren turns into a sleep walking Casanova after watching his suave hero on television.
16 Otis the Artist January 3, 1966
Warren starts Otis, the town drunk, on a therapeutic art career.
17 The Return of Barney Fife January 10, 1966
Barney makes a triumphal return to Mayberry to attend his high school reunion and is elated to find Thelma Lou will be attending...until he learns she is with her new husband.
18 The Legend of Barney Fife January 17, 1966
While visiting Mayberry, Barney is forced to display his "legendary courage" by going after an escaped convict.
19 Lost and Found January 24, 1966
Aunt Bee collects insurance for the loss of an antique jeweled pin. After she spends the money, she finds the missing heirloom.
20 Wyatt Earp Rides Again January 31, 1966
The supposed descendant of the famous Wyatt Earp rides into Mayberry. He demands a duel with Andy after he considers his family honor to be insulted.
21 Aunt Bee Learns to Drive February 7, 1966
Andy faces some problems when Aunt Bee buys a second-hand car.
22 Look Paw, I'm Dancing February 14, 1966
Reluctant Opie attends his first dancing party, and discovers dancing with girls is fun.
23 The Gypsies February 21, 1966
Andy has a problem when a band of Gypsies come to town armed with old-world hocus-pocus and modern science.
24 Eat Your Heart Out February 28, 1966
Goober falls in love with a new waitress in town but she becomes infatuated with Andy.
25 A Baby in the House March 7, 1966
Aunt Bee agrees to a week of baby-sitting for her niece and finds the adorable infant adores everyone but her.
26 The County Clerk March 14, 1966
Andy and Helen run into trouble when they promote a romance between the County Clerk, Howard Sprague and the county nurse.
27 The Foster Lady March 21, 1966
Aunt Bee almost becomes a star of a television commercial before she decides stardom is not for her.
28 Goober's Replacement March 28, 1966
Goober's girlfriend fills in for him at the filling station and proves so efficient that the boss wants her as Goober's permanent replacement.
29 The Battle of Mayberry April 4, 1966
Opie upsets the whole town when he discovers that the famous Battle of Mayberry was not the glorious victory that everyone thought it was.
30 A Singer in Town April 11, 1966
Aunt Bee's original song about Mayberry is a hit when a Rock 'n' Roll star plays it on his television show.
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01 Opie's Girlfriend September 12, 1966
Opie's friendship with an athletically superior girl blossoms when she follows the advice of an older female and adopts the clinging vine approach.
02 The Lodge September 19, 1966
Goober blackballs Howard when he applies for membership in the Mayberry men's lodge.
03 The Barbershop Quartet September 26, 1966
The Mayberry barbershop quartet loses its tenor when Howard can't go to the singing contest so Andy drafts a prisoner with a beautiful voice.
04 The Ball Game October 3, 1966
Andy is concerned about the appearance of favoritism when he decides to umpire a crucial junior baseball game for Opie, but ends up angering the town when one of his decisions loses the game for Mayberry.
05 Aunt Bee's Crowning Glory October 10, 1966
A visiting pastor's message, ("Be yourself") causes Aunt Bee to don a blonde wig, upsetting Andy and the rest of Mayberry.
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Andy and the town of Mayberry undergo a trying experience when the hillbilly Darling family comes into a fortune of $300 and shows up in town looking for brides for the boys.
07 Mind Over Matter October 31, 1966
Goober's injuries cause his friends to convince him he has a severe case of whiplash and he promptly becomes a helpless invalid.
08 Politics Begin at Home November 7, 1966
Aunt Bee runs against Howard for the office of town councilman.
09 The Senior Play November 14, 1966
Helen Crump and her teenaged students find themselves at odds with the crotchety old school principal over the content of a play, but eventually convince him that today's youngsters are not that different from his own generation's.
10 Opie Finds a Baby November 21, 1966
Opie and his friend Arnold find an abandoned baby. They run into trouble when they innocently try to find it some new parents.
11 Big Fish in a Small Town November 28, 1966
Fishing season begins, and the town's sportsmen are all eager for a chance to catch "Old Sam", the biggest fish in the lake. Howard, a non-fisherman, tags along and antagonizes everybody by catching him.
12 Only a Rose December 5, 1966
Opie accidentally ruins Aunt Bee's prize rose entry on the eve of the Annual Mayberry Flower Show.
13 Otis the Deputy December 12, 1966
Otis and Howard bunglingly attempt to rescue Andy who has been taken prisoner by a pair of desperate bank-robbers.
14 Goober Makes History December 19, 1966
After growing a beard, inarticulate Goober suddenly becomes a verbose philosopher, and shares his new-found "wisdom" with all his friends.
15 A New Doctor in Town December 26, 1966
Nobody in Mayberry wants to be the first to see if the town's new doctor is qualified, until Andy shows his faith in the young doctor by letting him remove Opie's tonsils.
16 Don't Miss a Good Bet January 2, 1967
Andy and four of his level-headed friends and relatives are taken in by a con man's get-rich-quick scheme.
17 Dinner at Eight January 9, 1967
Andy looks forward to spending an evening alone in the house. However, due to Goober's error, he has a filling evening when he must eat three spaghetti dinners cooked by thoughtful friends.
18 A Visit to Barney Fife January 16, 1967
Andy visits Barney, now with the Raleigh police department, and makes a hero out of his bumbling former deputy when he assists him in solving a string of supermarket robberies.
19 Barney Comes to Mayberry January 23, 1967
Detective Barney Fife pays a visit to his old hometown. At the same time, a now-famous movie star who used to date Barney has returned to Mayberry for a motion picture premiere, and Barney is her escort.
20 Andy's Old Girlfriend January 30, 1967
Andy's perennial romance with Helen is jolted a bit when Andy's high school sweetheart moves back to town.
21 Aunt Bee's Restaurant February 6, 1967
Aunt Bee has a brief fling as co-owner of a Chinese restaurant in Mayberry, but her superstitions stand in the way of her success.
22 Floyd's Barbershop February 13, 1967
Floyd decides to give up his Mayberry barbershop when Howard buys the building and raises the rent $15 a month.
23 The Statue February 20, 1967
Andy and Aunt Bee learn their ancestor was the state's biggest swindler, just before the town of Mayberry unveils his statue as a hero.
24 Helen the Authoress February 27, 1967
Helen writes a children's book that is accepted for publication and Andy faces the disquieting prospect of being the fiance of a celebrity.
25 Goodbye Dolly March 6, 1967
Andy and Opie face the difficult problem of helping an old milk-wagon horse find contentment in retirement.
26 Opie's Piano Lesson March 13, 1967
Opie insists on studying piano until he finds out that football practice and piano practice are incompatible.
27 Howard the Comedian March 20, 1967
Howard Sprague becomes a comedian and appears on television with jokes about his hometown, and inadvertently rubs his friends the wrong way with his routine.
28 Big Brother March 27, 1967
Howard volunteers to become the Big Brother of a high school boy, which brings a reward he didn't expect.
29 Opie's Most Unforgettable Character April 3, 1967
Opie has trouble coming up with a subject for his writing assignment, and Andy gets distressed when Opie eventually chooses someone else as the subject.
30 Goober's Contest April 10, 1967
Goober faces disaster when a printing error awards Floyd a large cash prize in his filling station contest.