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…)
Tue, 5:48 pm
Hillbilly Briscoe Darling (Denver Pyle) takes a shine to Aunt Bee and intends to make her his bride. But Bee teaches the mountaineer a lesson when she tries to civilize him. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Opie: Ronny Howard. Darling Brothers: Dillard Brothers.
Tue, 6:24 pm
Gomer, who lived at Wally's gas station, moves in with the Taylors after Wally fires him for talking too much and working too little. Soon, Andy's driveway is filled with cars for Gomer to repair. Jase: Joe Hamilton. Wally: Trevor Bardette. Luther: Roy Eng (more…)
Tue, 7:00 pm
Barney blabs about a top-secret shipment of gold coming through Mayberry, leading to a carnival-like reception for the Treasury truck. Treasury Agent: Rance Howard. Leon: Clint Howard. Asa: Charles P. Thompson. Hermit: Doodles Weaver. Peddler: Phil Arnold (more…)
Tue, 7:35 pm
Andy rewards Opie with a new bicycle when Opie brings home a straight-A report card---filled out in error by his teacher. Helen: Aneta Corsaut. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Wed, 3:30 am
Andy cons a traveling antique dealer into buying Mayberry's old cannon, but realizes his error when Opie imitates his actions. Ralph: Casey Adams. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Andy: Andy Griffith.
Wed, 4:05 am
The menfolk make fools of themselves when they mistake a traveling shoe salesman for a talent scout, to the delight of Aunt Bee and her friends. Wilbur: Jack Finch. Emma: Cheerio Meredith. Fred: Harry Antrim. Jason: Phil Chambers. Clara: Mary Treen. Aunt B (more…)
Wed, 4:40 am
Andy agrees to judge a beauty contest, but regrets it when he starts getting pressured by the contestants to decide one way or another. Erma: Lillian Bronson. Barbara Sue: Gail Lucas. Darlene: Yvonne Adrian. Henrietta: Elvia Allman. Josephine: Josie Lloyd (more…)
Wed, 5:15 am
Two sweet, elderly ladies (Charity Grace, Gladys Hurlbut) who turn in moonshiners are themselves brewing moonshine in their greenhouse. Rube: Thom Carney. Ben: Jack Prince. Otis: Hal Smith. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard.
Wed, 5:50 am
Andy threatens to throw an argumentative couple in jail if they don't stop bickering and start treating each other kindly. Fred: Jesse White. Jennie: Claudia Bryar. Billy: Tim Stevenson. Cliff: Forrest Lewis. Gil: Norman Leavitt. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt B (more…)
Wed, 6:25 am
A music producer (Hugh Marlowe) passing through town records some local musicians and persuades them to invest in a recording, but Andy thinks the man is up to no good. Pete: George Dunn. Barney: Don Knotts. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Floyd: Howard McNear.
Wed, 7:00 am
When Andy goes out of town, Barney arrests and jails several folks for minor offenses, causing the locals to not take him seriously as a lawman. Jud: Burt Mustin. Hilda Mae: Florence MacMichael. Mayor Pike: Dick Elliott. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Franc (more…)
Wed, 7:35 am
A dapper criminal gains the confidence of Barney, Opie and Aunt Bee, but Andy remains skeptical of the man's intentions. Caldwell: Dan Tobin. Otis: Hal Smith. Barney: Don Knotts. Sergeant: Mike Steen. Opie: Ronny Howard.
Wed, 8:10 am
Andy's caught in the middle when he plays go-between for Barney and Thelma Lou, and she uses him to make Barney jealous. This episode marks the first appearance of Thelma Lou (Betty Lynn). Elinor Donahue. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronny Howard. Andy: Andy (more…)
Wed, 8:45 am
Andy and Opie make a mess of the house when Aunt Bee leaves for a few days---then work madly to clean up before she returns. Bertha: Hope Summers. Jimmy: Rory Stevens. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Andy: Andy Griffith.
Wed, 9:00 am
Opie and his pals play Robin Hood and steal from so-called rich Mayberry folks so they can feed a hobo (Douglas Fowley) who tells them that lawmen can't be trusted. Johnny: Richard Keith. Howie: Dennis Rush. Opie: Ronny Howard. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee (more…)
Wed, 9:15 am
Andy's jealous when a handsome new doctor (George Nader), who seems to have an eye for Ellie, sets up practice in town. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Wed, 9:35 am
Opie's new best friend (David A. Bailey) becomes his foe when Andy starts giving the boy some attention, which leads Andy to teach his son a lesson in sharing. Barney: Don Knotts. Johnny: Richard Keith. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Wed, 9:45 am
Someone in Mayberry is the only living descendant of a Revolutionary War hero---and Barney is certain he's the one. Otis: Hal Smith. Mrs. Campbell: Dorothy Neumann. Mayor: Dick Elliott. Jud: Burt Mustin. Harriet: Isabel Randolph. Elvira: Carol Veazie. Barn (more…)
Wed, 10:10 am
Aunt Bee and her friends stir up support for a small farmer (Charles Lane) who is being forced to sell his land to make way for a new road. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Barney: Don Knotts. Opie: Ronnie Howard. Otis: Hal Smith.
Wed, 5:48 pm
Andy and Barney are attracted to a seductive female prisoner (Susan Oliver) who tries to use her charm to help her escape. Otis: Hal Smith. Police Sergeant: James Seay. Barney: Don Knotts. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.
Wed, 6:24 pm
Barney goes undercover as a mannequin in Weaver's department store to catch a shoplifter. Clint Howard guest stars as Leon, the little boy who spots Barney in his duck-hunting disguise. Weaver: Tol Avery. Asa: Charles P. Thompson. Shoplifter: Lurene Tuttle (more…)
Wed, 7:00 pm
Andy takes a much-needed vacation and leaves Barney and Gomer in charge, but they allow a prisoner to escape---twice. Convict: Allan Melvin. Naylor: Dabbs Greer. Maudie: Molly Dodd. Gomer: Jim Nabors. Barney: Don Knotts.
Wed, 7:35 pm
Gomer pesters Andy with too much gratitude after Andy puts out a small fire in the garage where Gomer was napping. Gomer: Jim Nabors. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Floyd: Howard McNear.
Thu, 4:00 am
A state inspector (Tod Andrews) observes Andy and Barney in action and is surprised by their old-fashioned, but effective, methods. Sam: Ray Lanier. Brady: Willis Bouchey. Ellie: Elinor Donahue. Luke: Jack Prince. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier.