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This is a list of characters whose names are mentioned in dialogue, but who do not actually appear on The Andy Griffith Show.



  • Barbara Edwards (Opie Loves Helen): Andy had a crush on her while in school.
  • Barbie Tyler (Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain): Makes straight-A's and is apparently a teacher's pet.
  • The Bellfasts (The Rumor): Opie spends the night with them.
  • Ben Curtis (Goodbye Dolly): Takes over the milk route.
  • Benji (The Perfect Female): This girl's name is unknown, but Andy Taylor calls her "Benji" because he thinks she looks like Benjamin Franklin.
  • Bertha (The Farmer Takes a Wife): Bertha was a friend of Jeff Pruitt, and he married her.
  • Billy Ray Talbot - Mayberry Postmaster (He appears in the Episode High Noon in Mayberry, he won't give Andy the mail and Andy says, "just give it to me Billy Ray"
  • Birdie Blush (Gomer the House Guest): Gomer has a bet with him that he can't catch a trout in a pool. When Birdie is excited he sounds just like a Jaybird.
  • Blackie (Mr. McBeevee): Opie's invisible horse pet.
  • Blanton Fuller (The Ball Game): Writer for the Mayberry newspaper.
  • Bobby Dribble (The Case of the Punch in the Nose) He married Emma Lars even though someone thought he hated her in grammar school.
  • Brian Jackson (The Statue): A sculptor who made over 90% of the headstones used in the community.
  • Bruce Newdale (Opie's Newspaper): Was chased by Karen Faulker when she fell at Elm St. park.
  • Bunny Caldwell (Andy's Vacation): Gomer gave her a parking ticket. She calls Andy to verify it is for real.
  • Buzz Jenkins (Man in a Hurry): Chicken thief.


  • Carter French (Andy Saves Gomer, The Big House): Works at the fire house and is having a boiled dinner and Cribbage (in "Andy Saves Gomer"). Also reports seeing two men who are suspected of being partners of the two prisoners (in The Big House). Not to be confused with Carter French, a friend of Opie.
  • Cecil Gurney (Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army): A friend of Andy. He apparently has two sets of false teeth and won't admit it.
  • Charlie Deveraux: (Episode?) husband of Mrs. Deveraux. Barney says he isn't good-looking
  • Charlie Eavers (One-Punch Opie): A friend of Andy's who rented his house on Grove St.
  • Charlie Phelps (Barney's Sidecar): A local painter/artist in town who copies the Sheriff's logo onto Barney's new motorcycle.
  • Charlie Varney (Hot Rod Otis): Otis sells his car to Charlie
  • Charlotte (Opie's Charity) : Opie's first mentioned "Girlfriend" who's family was a little down on their luck and who Opie saves his allowance to buy a coat for her, as her original coat is worn and threadbare
  • Clark Cooper (Aunt Bee's Invisible Beau): Clara's boyfriend of 5 years
  • Clary Dorsett (Irresistible Andy): Barney attended his funeral.
  • Cliff Pamaly (The Barbershop Quartet) - A fine tenor but he's hard of hearing.
  • Clint (Three Wishes for Opie) : Works at the post office.
  • Cornelia (The Cow Thief): Tate Fletcher's wife.
  • Craig Fulton (Opie's Job): Floyd has trouble with his hair
  • Claude Beamon, Sr. (The Family Visit): 4 generations, all going to church together
  • Claude Beamon, Jr. (The Family Visit): 4 generations, all going to church together
  • Claudette Beamon (The Family Visit): 4 generations, all going to church together
  • Plain Claude Beamon (The Family Visit): 4 generations, all going to church together. He's got the Beamon overbite.
  • Cyrus Whitley (Andy's Investment): Attended Bradbury College and was charged with embezzlement.




  • Fletch Roberts (Malcolm at the Crossroads): Works at the depot; needs a bookkeeper.
  • Fluffy Johnson (Aunt Bee's Crowning Glory): Worked at the gas company who wore false nails.
  • The Forps (Barney's Bloodhound) Barney is held hostage in their cabin.
  • Frank (Multiple episodes) Works at the diner with Juanita. Presumably has a high pitched voice for a male because Barney continuously mistakes Frank for Juanita.
  • Fred Calahan - (The Barbershop Quartet): Great tenor in town but he is dead.
  • Fred Hartley (Goodbye Dolly): A neighbor of Andy.
  • Fred Mason (Barney and the Choir): Was unable to sing in the choir because he worked nights and couldn't make practice.
  • Fred Paley (Citizen's Arrest): Former sheriff of Mayberry.
  • Freeburger (Citizen's Arrest): Sewer Inspector who once arrested Barney's dad.


  • Gilley Parker (Wedding Bells for Aunt Bee): Plays poker, but says he is at choir practice.
  • George Pershing (Barney's Sidecar)
  • Gordon Bellfield (Mayberry Goes Hollywood): Barney tells a story to Andy while they clean the jail cells to prepare for the visit of Mr. Harmon the Hollywood producer to tour Mayberry about Gordon taking a guided bus tour to actor Gary Cooper's house.
  • Gayle Edwards: Clara Edwards' son
  • George Foley: Runaway Boy who befriends Opie. (Runaway Kid) (George Foley, aka Tex, is seen throughout this episode)


  • Halcyon Loretta Winslow (The Darling Baby): Barney could have gotten engaged to her but he thought she was ugly. She may be the daughter of Hog Winslow and sister of Hogette Winslow.
  • Hannah Lou Smith (Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army): Ernest T. Bass broke windows in her greenhouse.
  • Harley: (Andy's Vacation) Harley tells Andy on the telephone that he has dammed up "Snake Skin Creek".
  • Harry Blake (Howard the Comedian) President of the Elks Lodge.
  • Harold Fossett (A Girl for Goober) Has been taking Juanita up to Myer's Lake.
  • Harper family (Opie's Job): Otis got drunk and drove his car through the Harper's rose garden.
  • Harvey Bunker (Helen the Authoress): Was a Scoutmaster and dated Mavis Neff
  • Harvey Willick (The Farmer Takes a Wife): Harvey runs a shoe store and needed a clerk.
  • Henry Choate (Barney's Bloodhound): Barney said he acquired Blue from him.
  • Herb Crowley (Andy Forecloses): Has old porch furniture to sell in the rummage sale.
  • Herb Mason (Goodbye, Sheriff Taylor): Andy's friend from Raleigh, who calls and offers him a detective job.
  • Hog Winslow (My Fair Ernest T. Bass): Father of Hogette Winslow.
  • Hogette Winslow (My Fair Ernest T. Bass): Hog Winslow's daughter, whose name is apparently French. Ernest accidentally hit her in the head with a rock. A taxidermist sewed up the wound.
  • Hoadie Snitch (Opie and the Bully): Andy's childhood bully.
  • Howard Feltcher (Opie's Fortune) Howard is getting a divorce from his wife Lorraine. Apparently she drinks too much.
  • Howie Forman (Goober Makes History): Opie's friend who chewed up his pencil.
  • Howie Pruitt (Aunt Bee's Invisible Beau) Helen's student, who's turning into a real monster
  • Hubacher brothers (Episode?)
  • Hugo Hauptfleisch (Andy's Vacation): An old German soldier that Barney admires. Barney also got some information on how to shine shoes properly from him.



  • Karen Faulker (Opie's Newspaper): Fell down and hurt her knee at the Elm St. park.
  • Katherine Palmer (Opie's Rival): She is a friend of Aunt Bee



  • Mabel Stoner (The Bed Jacket): Mayor Roy Stoner's wife
  • Martha Hendricks (Aunt Bee's Invisible Beau): Married to Mr. Hendricks
  • Mary Pleasant (Otis Sues the County): Notary at the bank. Went black bear hunting with Dixie Belle Edwards at Great Dismal Swamp.
  • Matt Merlis (Barney Mends a Broken Heart): A friend of Opie's
  • Maude and Cora Mendelbright: (Man in a Hurry): Sisters who visit by phone for several hours on Sundays. Cora lives in Mt. Pilot and Maude in Mayberry. Both sisters are in their 80’s.
  • Merrill (Bargain Day): Andy is talking to Merrill about a sign that wouldn't stay up when he hears dogs barking and looks out the window to see Aunt Bee and Opie with a red wagon full of thawing meat from their broken freezer.
  • Maya Lambert: (Opie's Newspaper) Played a raindrop in the school play.
  • Melinda Kiefer (The Perfect Female): She was from Detroit. Barney Fife once set up a blind date for Andy Taylor with her, but Andy didn't like her because she had fat knees and talked a lot.
  • Melvin (The Rumor) Has signs for privacy that read Quarantine, saying he has cholera, yellow fever and the bubonic plague.
  • Melva Lawson The Late Wife of (Floyd Lawson) the Barber
  • Merlin Bracey (Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army): See's Ernest T. throwing a rock near Mrs. Mingus' house.
  • Millie Fulton (Opie's Job): Her husband is Craig. She hit him across the head with a broom handle one night when he was sneaking in.
  • Millie Parsons (Those Gossipin' Men): Was a brunette and now has "blonde tips straight from a bottle."
  • Milo brothers (Barney's Sidecar): Veterans whom Andy said the motorcycle belonged to.
  • Myra Koontz (The Shoplifters): She works at the lingerie shop. Barney has a story about her, but never gets around to telling Andy about it.

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  • Nat Pike (Quiet Sam): Opie's 4 year old friend who claims a penny hit by lightning is worth 6 cents
  • Nate Bushy (A Date for Gomer): A suggested date for Thelma Lou's cousin. He always takes his mother.
  • Nathan Tibbs (A Plaque for Mayberry) A revolutionary war hero.
  • Nelvin (The Rumor): Andy talked to Nelvin on the phone. He had put up disease signs on his property to scare away peddlers. Andy said: "Now take down them disease signs, Nelvin."



  • Pete Dooley (The Big House): His truck splashed mud on Mrs.Fletcher
  • Phoebe Gilbert (Opie's Fortune) Barney took out Phoebe once, to "Blue View" restaurant. She has a sister named Limley Gilbert who works at the beauty shop.
  • Purcell Branch (Citizen's Arrest): Tyler Branch's father. He was arrested for disturbing the peace.



  • Sally Higgins (Goodbye Dolly): Aunt Bee started to tell a story about her.
  • Sam Becker (Episode?): a farmer who lives in "The Old Birch Place" Andy delivered his wife's baby named Andy. (Sam is seen throughout this entire episode, Quite Sam)
  • Sam Allen (The Inspector) Andy’s friend and state inspector who usually visits the Mayberry jail. Andy and Sam go fishing and frog gigging on Sam’s visits.
  • Sam Burton (The Shoplifters) Is married to Mrs. Burton. Drinks heavily.
  • Sam Eppley (The Cannon) owns a motorcycle.
  • Sheriff Patterson (Return to Mayberry) Replaced Andy as sheriff when he left for Ohio.
  • Sheriff Pinkley (Citizen's Arrest) Andy replaced him as sheriff.
  • Spooky Vincent (Goober's Contest): Watched Wally's station for Goober
  • Stuart Simmons (The Bookie Barber) Andy goes to see him in Triplett, NC.
  • Sarah: Phone Operator for Mayberry



  • Uncle Nat (The Loaded Goat): Otis (who is drunk) mistakes the goat for his uncle.


  • Vicky Harms (The Rivals) Use to sip out all the syrup from Barney's sno-cones.
  • Virginia Lee (The Pageant) She is Floyd's niece and he tried to bribe Andy into her winning.
  • Viola McConker (Episode?): Gomer saw her walking down to her barn to have a pinch of snuff.
  • Viola Slat (Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army): Barney doesn't like her; says she is a gossip
  • Virgil Hodge (The Jinx): Barney said he was jinxed.
  • Virgina Beasley and Early Gilley (Opie's Fortune): An engaged couple


  • Wadey Huff (The Cow Thief) A farmer who, like Tate Fletcher, has his cows stolen.
  • Wallace Crenshaw (Helen's Past) Backed his trunk into Mr. Benson's vegetable stand.
  • Wayne Devereaux (Wedding Bells for Aunt Bee): Keeps a picture of Myrna Loy in his pocket.
  • Wendall (The Mayberry Band)
  • Widow Bradshaw (Malcolm at the Crossroads): Ernest T. Bass didn't like her
  • Widow Saunders (Opie's Newspaper): Fred Henry claimed that she was dating a dish towel salesman from Raleigh. He took her to the Half-Moon Roadhouse, where they sat on the same side of the booth and ate New York cut steaks.
  • Wilbur Hennessey (Stranger in Town): Got drunk and fell out of room 209
  • Willis Cundiff (Mind Over Matter): 91 years old, was in a car accident.
  • Wilton Blair (Barney's Physical): Barney met Thelma Lou at his funeral in 1960.
  • Wilson (Ellie Comes to Town) A lawsuit mentioned: Wilson vs. Thorpe's Pharmacy.