The Haunted House
Episode: 097 | Aired: October 07, 1963
Two of Mayberry's bravest souls, Barney and Gomer, enter an old abandoned (and reportedly haunted) house.
Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army
Episode: 098 | Aired: October 14, 1963
When Mayberry's resident wild man is barred from enlisting in the Army, Ernest T. Bass goes on a glass-breaking rampage. Look For: Ernest T. Bass getting his Army physical
The Sermon for Today
Episode: 099 | Aired: October 21, 1963
Inspired by the day's church sermon (What's Your Hurry?), several Mayberrians decide to organize a relaxing band concert.
Briscoe Declares for Aunt Bee
Episode: 100 | Aired: October 28, 1963
Attracted by her rose poetry and fine cooking, Briscoe Darling kidnaps Aunt Bee. Look For: Briscoe serenading Aunt Bee with 'Low and Lonely.'
Gomer The House Guest
Episode: 101 | Aired: November 04, 1963
Gomer, having lost his job and living quarters in one fell swoop, takes up temporary residence in the Taylor household.
A Black Day for Mayberry
Episode: 102 | Aired: November 11, 1963
A truck carrying gold is scheduled to travel through Mayberry while en route to Fort Knox. Guest Star: Doodles Weaver as Regis the tax protester; he's the brother of former NBC president Pat Weaver and the uncle of actress Sigourney Weaver.
Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain
Episode: 103 | Aired: November 18, 1963
Opie is rewarded with a new bike after receiving straight As. However, due to a mistake, Opie decides to run away from home. Look For: Deputy Fife's rendition of the Preamble.
Up in Barney's Room
Episode: 104 | Aired: November 25, 1963
Barney's dear friend and landlord Mrs. Mendelbright kicks him out of his room after being taken in by an elderly con man. Guest Star: Enid Markey, was the first actress to portray Jane in the 1918 silent movie Tarzan of the Apes.
A Date for Gomer
Episode: 105 | Aired: December 02, 1963
Girl-shy Gomer Pyle is asked to escort Thelma Lou's homely cousin (Mary Grace Canfield), to the Chamber of Commerce dance. Guest Star: Mary Grace Canfield is also known as Ralph Monroe in Green Acres.
Episode: 106 | Aired: December 16, 1963
A war between Barney and Gomer erupts after Barney arrests Gomer for making an illegal U-turn. Factoid: This was Jim Nabors' favorite episode.
Opie and His Merry Men
Episode: 107 | Aired: December 30, 1963
Opie and his friends are taken in by a dishonest hobo while playing Robin Hood.
Barney and The Cave Rescue
Episode: 108 | Aired: January 06, 1964
Barney comes to the rescue when he believes Andy and Helen are trapped in Lost Lover's Cave.
Andy And Opie's Pal
Episode: 109 | Aired: January 13, 1964
Opie gets jealous when Andy pays more attention to a new boy in town who doesn't have a father.
Aunt Bee The Crusader
Episode: 110 | Aired: January 20, 1964
Aunt Bee and her friends anger Andy and Barney when they come to the support of a local farmer who is being evicted. Look For: Barney questioning Otis in the third degree.
Episode: 111 | Aired: January 27, 1964
Mayberry is in mayhem after Barney buys an old motorcycle with a sidecar in order to enhance the town's law enforcement. Look For: Listen for Aunt Bee's uncharacteristic remark on how to get rid of the sidecar and Barney.
My Fair Ernest T. Bass
Episode: 112 | Aired: February 03, 1964
Andy steps into the role of Professor Henry Higgins to transform wild mountain man Ernest T. Bass into a sophisticated gentleman.
Prisoner of Love
Episode: 113 | Aired: February 10, 1964
Andy and Barney fall for a beautiful female prisoner who is being held at the Mayberry jail. Look For: The alluring female prisoner, played by Susan Oliver -- who later portrayed Laura Horton on the soap opera Days of our Lives.
Hot Rod Otis
Episode: 114 | Aired: February 17, 1964
Andy and Barney fear for Otis Campbell's safety when he decides to buy a car. Look For: Barney testing Otis' driving skills with toy cars.
The Song Festers
Episode: 115 | Aired: February 24, 1964
Barney gets discouraged when Gomer replaces him in the choir. Look For: The role of Sharon is played by Andy Griffith's wife at the time, Barbara Griffith. See her standing next to Barney in the choir.
Episode: 116 | Aired: March 02, 1964
Barney goes to extreme measures in order to discover who is shoplifting at the Department Store. Look For: Barney as a store mannequin.
Episode: 117 | Aired: March 09, 1964
There is no peace for Andy when he leaves Deputy Fife in charge of the courthouse. Factoid: This episode was awarded the prestigious Writer's Guild of America Award for comedy.
Andy Saves Gomer
Episode: 118 | Aired: March 16, 1964
Andy begins to wish that he hadn't saved Gomer's life when the well-meaning mechanic cannot do enough to repay the debt. Look For: Opie discovering that Andy is pretending to be passed-out!
Episode: 119 | Aired: March 23, 1964
Aunt Bee learns the hard way that buying at bargain prices isn't always the right decision. Look For: Aunt Bee referring to Opie as a naked savage.
Divorce, Mountain Style
Episode: 120 | Aired: March 30, 1964
Charlene Darling Wash enlists the aid of Andy and Barney to use mountain folklore in order to divorce her husband. Guest Star: Bob (Gilligan) Denver as Dud Wash.
A Deal is a Deal
Episode: 121 | Aired: April 06, 1964
Barney and Gomer take it upon themselves to get Opie and his pals out of a selling scam with the Miracle Salve Company. Look For: Opie trying to wake up Barney.
Episode: 122 | Aired: April 13, 1964
When the fun girls from Mt. Pilot return to Mayberry, Andy and Barney are soon in trouble with Helen and Thelma Lou. Factoid: This is the only episode in which Gomer and his cousin Goober Pyle appear together.
The Return of Malcolm Merriweather
Episode: 123 | Aired: April 20, 1964
Andy believes that Aunt Bee is working too hard, so he asks Malcolm Merriweather to help her with the household duties. Guest Star: Bernard Fox makes his second of three appearances as Malcolm Merriweather. He is also known as Doctor Bombay from Bewitched.
Episode: 124 | Aired: April 27, 1964
When Barney spots Andy and Helen in Sterling's Jewelry Store, he starts telling everyone in town that the pair are getting married.
Barney and Thelma Lou, Phfftt
Episode: 125 | Aired: May 04, 1964
When Barney starts taking Thelma Lou for granted, she tosses him a curve by going out with Gomer Pyle.
Back to Nature
Episode: 126 | Aired: May 11, 1964
Barney proves to be a poor woodsman and pioneer when he goes on a camping trip with Andy, Gomer, Opie and a group of Opie's friends. Look For: Andy's ghost story about the man with the golden arm.
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C
Episode: 127 | Aired: May 18, 1964
Gomer decides that he wants to join the Marine Corps. Andy attempts to discourage him, but Gomer is determined to succeed. Factoid: This episode serves as the pilot for the successful series of the same name that aired from 1964 to 1969.