Gentle humor and genuinely likable characters made Mayberry a beloved fixture on the TV landscape. A Top 10 hit throughout its eight-year run (it went out at No. 1), this low-key, down-home sitcom harkened back to a simpler time and place. Mayberry may be a state of mind, but the sunny optimism and simple virtues it represents have actually been set in (more…)
Sun, 4:13 am
Andy, Barney and Gomer take Opie and his friends on a camping trip. But after bragging about his wilderness experience, Barney gets lost in the woods with Gomer. Tray: David A. Bailey. Fletcher: Willis Bouchey. Johnny: Richard Keith. Gomer: Jim Nabors.
Sun, 4:49 am
This episode concluding the fourth season of “Andy” established the scenario for “Gomer Pyle.” In it, Gomer joins the Marines and heads off to boot camp, where he meets a dogged drill sergeant (Frank Sutton) who believes the dim recruit is related (more…)
Sun, 5:25 am
The fifth season opened with Opie developing a crush on Andy's main squeeze---his teacher, Helen Crump. He falls for her when his school-dance partner fails to show up and he is paired instead with Helen. Before long, Opie's planning to spend his entire sa (more…)