Episode: 129 | Aired: September 28, 1964
Barney has one week to gain 7 lbs. and grow one full inch in order to meet the new civil service weight and height requirements. Look For: Opie charges his pals a nickel to watch Barney hang himself.
Episode: 130 | Aired: October 05, 1964
Andy is not thrilled to learn that Aunt Bee's gossiping sister Nora, her annoying husband Ollie and their two boys are coming to Mayberry for an extended visit. Guest Star: Child actor Billy Booth (Tommy Anderson in Dennis the Menace) appears as Opie's friend Bruce.
The Education of Ernest T. Bass
Episode: 131 | Aired: October 12, 1964
In order to win the heart of a girl back in the mountains, Ernest T. returns to Mayberry to get an education...at any cost! Look For: Ernest's unique way of adding 25 + 25.
Aunt Bee's Romance
Episode: 132 | Aired: October 19, 1964
Andy is not happy with Aunt Bee's decision to date a conniving elderly gentleman named Roger Hanover.
Episode: 133 | Aired: October 26, 1964
To Andy's dismay, Barney enlists the aid of an old bloodhound named Blue to track an escaped criminal. Factoid: This is the first of eight episodes directed by Howard Morris, best known to fans of the show as Ernest T. Bass.
Man In The Middle
Episode: 134 | Aired: November 02, 1964
It's mayhem in Mayberry when Andy tries to console Barney after an argument with Thelma Lou. Look For: Barney's mussed up hair and lipstick-covered face after making up with Thelma Lou.
Episode: 135 | Aired: November 09, 1964
Barney is scared to death of a local bully who has threatened to beat him up if he ever catches him in his civvies. Look For: Barney practicing judo on Andy.
Episode: 136 | Aired: November 16, 1964
Opie finds a change purse containing $50. Andy promises that it will be his if the rightful owner doesn't claim it in one week.
Goodbye, Sheriff Taylor
Episode: 137 | Aired: November 23, 1964
Barney discovers that the role of Mayberry sheriff is not so easy when Andy travels to Raleigh to interview for a detective job.
Episode: 138 | Aired: November 30, 1964
The Mayberry Centennial Pageant is featuring a play about the founding of Mayberry. Look For: Barney's unforgettable performance as Chief Noogatuck and his attempt at tongue twisters.
The Darling Baby
Episode: 139 | Aired: December 07, 1964
The Darling family returns to Mayberry. This time Charlene brings her 3-month-old daughter Andelina in order to find a young boy like Opie to become betrothed to the baby.
Andy and Helen Have Their Day
Episode: 140 | Aired: December 14, 1964
Andy and Helen have an awful time while trying to enjoy a picnic, thanks to the one and only Barney Fife. Guest Star: Colin Male portrays the game warden. His voice is used throughout the series as the announcer during the opening credits.
Three Wishes for Opie
Episode: 141 | Aired: December 21, 1964
Superstitious Barney believes that the spirit of Count Istvan Teleky is the reason that wishes are coming true in Mayberry. Look For: The exceptional background music during this show.
Otis Sues The County
Episode: 142 | Aired: December 28, 1964
Otis hires a shyster attorney after he trips and falls while exiting his jail cell.
Barney Fife, Realtor
Episode: 143 | Aired: January 04, 1965
Barney tries to earn some extra money by becoming a real estate agent.
Goober Takes A Car Apart
Episode: 144 | Aired: January 11, 1965
Andy wishes he had not allowed Goober to run the courthouse in his absence. Guest Star: Larry Hovis (as Gilly Walker) went on to play Sgt. Andrew Carter on Hogan's Heroes.
The Rehabilitation Of Otis
Episode: 145 | Aired: January 18, 1965
After an argument with Barney, Otis decides to do his drinking elsewhere. Dont Miss: Otis rides into Mayberry on a cow!
The Lucky Letter
Episode: 146 | Aired: January 25, 1965
Barney is intimidated by Andy not to respond to a chain letter. Factoid: Barney subscribes to a men's magazine called Love.
Goober And The Art of Love
Episode: 147 | Aired: February 01, 1965
Goober goes out on an awkward date with Lydia Crosswaithe (Josie Lloyd).
Barney Runs For Sheriff
Episode: 148 | Aired: February 08, 1965
Andy and Barney square off for the upcoming sheriff's election in Mayberry. Look For: Barney's 76 cases of malfeasance by Sheriff Andy Taylor.
If I Had A Quarter-Million
Episode: 149 | Aired: February 15, 1965
Barney discovers a briefcase containing $250,000, and is soon taken in by the con man who lost it. Guest Star: Hank Patterson as the Hobo. He is best known as Arnold the pig's father on Green Acres.
TV or Not TV
Episode: 150 | Aired: March 01, 1965
A group of crooks try to take advantage of Andy and Barney while posing as a television crew. Guest Star: Gavin McLeod, known for his roles as Murray Slaughter from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Captain Stubing on Love Boat.
Guest In The House
Episode: 151 | Aired: March 08, 1965
A visiting young female friend of Aunt Bee's falls in love with Andy while on the rebound. Look For: Andy and Goober dropping their silverware at Morelli's to talk under the table.
The Case Of The Punch In The Nose
Episode: 152 | Aired: March 15, 1965
Barney brews up trouble when he attempts to solve an old assault case between Floyd the barber and grocer Charlie Foley. Look For: Larry Hovis (as Gilly Walker) went on to play Sergeant Andrew Carter in Hogan's Heroes.
Episode: 153 | Aired: March 22, 1965
In order to increase the sales of his newspaper, Opie starts printing some local gossip he hears around town. Factoid: While in high school, Barney was the editor of a paper called Pickups and Splashes from Floor and Pool.
Aunt Bee's Invisible Beau
Episode: 154 | Aired: March 29, 1965
Aunt Bee makes up a story that she is romantically involved with the butter and egg man when she believes she is responsible for Andy and Helen not getting married.
The Arrest Of The Fun Girls
Episode: 155 | Aired: April 05, 1965
The fun girls from Mt. Pilot make one final trip to Mayberry. Once again, Andy and Barney soon find themselves in hot water.
The Luck of Newton Monroe
Episode: 156 | Aired: April 12, 1965
Barney jails a down-on-his-luck traveling salesman for selling faulty merchandise. Guest Star: Don Rickles
Opie Flunks Arithmetic
Episode: 157 | Aired: April 19, 1965
Andy becomes concerned when Opie gets a D in arithmetic and Barney adds more fuel to the fire. Look For: Barney administering a vocational aptitude test to Opie.
Opie and the Carnival
Episode: 158 | Aired: April 26, 1965
Opie is taken in by two shady carnival workers when he attempts to win Andy an electric razor at the shooting gallery. Look For: Andy barking like a dog
Episode: 159 | Aired: May 03, 1965
While Barney is away, Aunt Bee persuades Andy to deputize an inept musician friend of hers. Guest Star: Jerry Van Dyke (of My Mother the Car, The Dick Van Dyke Show and Coach)