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…)
Barney starts a rumor that Andy and Helen are engaged after he sees them kiss in a jewelry store. Soon, the whole town is planning a surprise party for the couple. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Gomer: Jim Nabors.