Barney, overzealous in his duties, locks many of their friends together in jail. Andy also encourages Barney to date shy Rosemary, whom he had only been walking to church on Sundays. Andy hastily arranges a deception so that Floyd can continue the ruse. Aunt Bee decides to take advantage of the situation to get Otis to change his ways. In attempt to help recapture Malloy and ultimately find his partner, Andy and Barney launch their own search and are successful in finding the robbers — with Officer Horton as their hostage. The plan works, until Ernest kidnaps Barney and decides he's just as good a bride as Charlene.
Cohen November 23, 1964 1964-11-23 Andy makes Barney acting Sheriff when he goes to Raleigh for a job interview. Opie tells Arnold what had happened. Unsure how to handle matters, Andy gets an idea to let Barney be sheriff of Mayberry for a day. Lesh that turns out to be a lemon. Talkative Barney foolishly lets the thief know they will be staking out his next target.
There were 249 episodes in all, 159 in black and white seasons 1—5 and 90 in color seasons 6—8. First appearance of 's character , called Bertha Edwards in this episode. He insists on making his special spaghetti recipe. Meanwhile, a former Mayberry resident who was presumed dead unexpectedly returns to town. A Top 10 hit throughout its eight-year run it went out at No. Andy agrees hoping to impress Mary.
In 2009, it moved to 18. Air Date : 13th-Mar-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. Bass into a sophisticated gentleman, taking him to a society party. Mayberry may be a state of mind, but the sunny optimism and simple virtues it represents have actually been set in stone--in a Raleigh, N. His controlling mother had convinced Goober to blackball Howard because she claimed Howard's father had gambling issues.
She proceeds to manipulate the townsfolk with her charm and wit in order to undermine Andy's case against her. Andy gives in, eats heartily, and then is reminded by Goober of an invitation to Howard's for dinner. 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. The mayor is reluctant to finance their trip. Andy convinces them to give him a chance, but then has misgivings of his own when Opie gets sick. Season 2, Episode 12 Season 2, Episode 12 Barney is offered the job of sheriff in the nearby town of Greendale, so Andy lets him be sheriff for a day in Mayberry to see what the position is really like.
In his overzealousness to find a harmless man released from jail, the Mayor is treed by a bear. Allen Saffian December 17, 1962 1962-12-17 Andy tries to get a one-of-a-kind bed jacket that Aunt Bee wants for her birthday. Powell February 8, 1965 1965-02-08 Barney ends up running against Andy for Sheriff when a new job offer for Andy falls through. Fox September 26, 1966 1966-09-26 A prisoner replaces Howard as tenor in the Mayberry barbershop quartet. However, when the officer nabs his man and locks him up at the jail, Barney accidentally lets him out, leaving the officer with a less than favorable impression on the local law enforcement agency. Only episode with both Ernest T.
When Andy finally does find them, he and Gomer hatch a plan to save Barney the embarrassment and prove to everyone what a mountain man he really is. The men spread a rumor that a visiting shoe salesman may actually be a talent scout. Powell January 25, 1965 1965-01-25 Barney thinks he's received bad luck after tearing up a chain letter. Because of this, they have come to believe that he is a deputy. First appearance of Floyd the barber, played for the only time by. Brooks January 8, 1968 1968-01-08 Emmett's wife pushes him to be an insurance salesman like his brother-in-law, but he doesn't want to leave his fix-it shop. Their jealous wives, however, do not.
This episode, originally scheduled for November 25, was pre-empted due to ' extended coverage of President 's assassination and funeral. Wheeler to help with the flowers around the Taylor home. The show centered around widower Andy Taylor, who divided his time between raising his young son Opie, and his job as sheriff of the sleepy North Carolina town, Mayberry. In retaliation, he sends a pretty reporter to Mayberry to dig up whatever dirt she can. Powell April 5, 1965 1965-04-05 The Fun Girls get themselves arrested on purpose, once again disrupting the romantic lives of Andy and Barney when Helen and Thelma Lou discover them at the courthouse at night with the girls.
When Virgil makes one too many mistakes, Barney rails against him and storms out. Andy and Barney do a little investigating -- and discover the contraption is actually a still and the kindly sisters are in the moonshine business! Andy and a reluctant Barney step in to help Otis perpetuate the idea that he is a deputy. This is a list of episodes from the television comedy. The first episode aired on October 3, 1960 and the final episode aired on April 1, 1968. But their excitement turns to horror when they discover that the intended honoree is the town drunk, Otis Campbell.