CTVA US Comedy - "The Andy Griffith Show" (CBS) Season 5 (1964-65)

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Starring Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts
Season 5 (CBS) (1964-65) (b-w)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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CBS Mondays 8:30 PM Eastern

 5.1 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE LOVES HELEN
21 September 1964
Opie develops a crush on a secret girlfriend, and gets advice on what kind of present to get her. When he comes
up with a pair of nylon stockings, Andy intercedes, suggesting something less personal, like flowers. Later,
Andy discovers that the secret girl is Opie's teacher, Helen Crump. Andy informs Opie that he doesn't appreciate
him cutting in on his girl, and Opie relents.

5.2 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: BARNEY'S PHYSICAL
28 September 1964
Barney has to gain weight and somehow grow taller in a week's time in order to meet new guidelines for sheriff's
deputies or lose his job. Can he do it?

5.3 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE FAMILY VISIT
5 October 1964
The Taylors find that a visit from relatives comes with complications.

5.4 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE EDUCATION OF ERNEST T. BASS
12 October 1964
Ernest returns to school to win a girl's affection.

5.5 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: AUNT BEE'S ROMANCE
19 October 1964
An old beau of Aunt Bee's returns to court her, but he has an annoying sense of humor.

5.6 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: BARNEY'S BLOODHOUND
26 October 1964
Barney tries to train a mutt, then wants to use him to help capture an escaped convict, despite Andy's objections.

5.7 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: MAN IN THE MIDDLE
2 November 1964
Barney and Thelma Lou have an argument. They reconcile quickly, but it leads to other arguments between Andy and
Barney, Thelma Lou and Helen, Andy and Helen, and another between Barney and Thelma Lou.

5.8 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: BARNEY'S UNIFORM
9 November 1964
When a tough guy threatens to beat up Barney if he catches him out of uniform, Barney begins to wear the uniform
all the time.

5.9 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE'S FORTUNE
16 November 1964
Opie finds a change purse and almost gains $50.

5.10 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: GOODBYE SHERIFF TAYLOR
23 November 1964
Andy considers taking a job in Raleigh, and lets Barney take over as sheriff for a day to prepare him for the office.

5.11 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE PAGEANT
30 November 1964
When Clara has to suddenly go out of town Aunt Bee gets the leading role in Mayberry's Centennial Pageant, but her
acting skills aren't quite up to the task.

5.12 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE DARLING BABY
7 December 1964
The musical Darling family descends upon Mayberry again. This time they are looking for a husband for Charlene's
new baby daughter. Things get complicated when they choose Opie and refuse to take no for an answer.

5.13 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: ANDY AND HELEN HAVE THEIR DAY
14 December 1964
Andy and Helen go on a picnic but are plagued by constant interruptions from Barney, Goober and others.

5.14 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THREE WISHES FOR OPIE
21 December 1964
Barney buys a fortune-telling game and lets Opie try it out.

5.15 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OTIS SUES THE COUNTY
28 December 1964
After Otis falls down in the sheriff's office, a sleazy lawyer convinces him he would be helping Andy and Barney
if he were to sue the county.

5.16 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: BARNEY FIFE, REALTOR
4 January 1965
Barney decides to try his hand at the real estate business. He has a plan that will net him commissions on three
sales. Crucial to the deal is Andy selling his house and buying another.

5.17 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: GOOBER TAKES A CAR APART
11 January 1965
While Barney is on vacation in Raleigh, Andy needs to find someone to fill as a temporary deputy. When Andy himself
has to go to a sheriff safety conference for a few days. Nobody is available, so he is stuck with Goober. Goober
doesn't take the job seriously (still working at the filling station). It gets so bad that Goober begins to work
on cars at the sheriff's office and even ends up completely dismantling a car right inside the courthouse.

5.18 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE REHABILITATION OF OTIS
18 January 1965
Barney tries to rehabilitate Otis after he rides a cow, thinking it is a horse. Barney arrests Otis when it happens
again, even using handcuffs. Otis leaves town and vows to never return.

5.19 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE LUCKY LETTER
25 January 1965
Barney gets a chain letter that predicts bad luck it he doesn't make copies and send them to friends. To prove to
Andy that he's not superstitious, he doesn't send any. A constant stream of back luck is the result. Things look
bad when he has a marksmanship test coming up, which he has to pass in order to keep his job.

5.20 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: GOOBER AND THE ART OF LOVE
1 February 1965
When Andy and Barney get tired of Goober tagging along on their dates, they decide to try teaching him how to act
around women and then get him to ask a girl on a date. It proves to be quite a project.

5.21 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: BARNEY RUNS FOR SHERIFF
8 February 1965
Barney decides to run for sheriff when he thinks Andy is leaving Mayberry. When Andy ends up staying, Barney ends
up running against him.

5.22 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: IF I HAD A QUARTER MILLION DOLLARS
15 February 1965
Barney finds $250,000 from a bank heist, then goes undercover to find the robber.

5.23 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: TV OR NOT TV
1 March 1965
After Andy is profiled in a national sheriff's magazine as the 'Sheriff Without A Gun', a television production
team comes to town to research a possible TV show about Mayberry's sheriff department. Andy suspects something's
up when they spend a lot of time checking out the bank.

5.24 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: GUEST IN THE HOUSE
8 March 1965
Helen gets jealous when a very attractive friend of the family visits the Taylor household for a few days.

5.25 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE CASE OF THE PUNCH IN THE NOSE
15 March 1965
Barney finds an old police file about an assault between Floyd and Charles Foley from 19 years before. He refuses
to let it go and stirs up a hornet's nest by investigating the case.

5.26 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE'S NEWSPAPER
22 March 1965
When nobody buys Opie's newspaper, Andy and Barney encourage him to print more interesting stories. Opie solves
his circulation problem by publishing all the scandalous gossip from around town.

5.27 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: AUNT BEE'S INVISIBLE BEAU
29 March 1965
After Clara gives Aunt Bee the idea that her presence is preventing Andy and Helen from getting married, Aunt Bee
names a married man as her imaginary beau.

5.28 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE ARREST OF THE FUN GIRLS
5 April 1965
Two flashy girls from Mount Pilot get a speeding ticket and cause romantic complications for Andy and Barney.

5.29 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE LUCK OF NEWTON MUNROE
12 April 1965
A traveling salesman is plagued with bad luck.

5.30 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE FLUNKS ARITHMETIC
19 April 1965
When Helen tells Andy Opie isn't doing too well in math, he's pretty relaxed about it. She recommends that Opie should
do a bit more homework and he agrees. Barney however thinks Andy's attitude is completely off base. He starts talking
about how the boy may not get into college and the like and get Aunt Bee all worried. Soon, Andy is just as stressed
and he tells Opie to buckle down and cut out the play time. Helen soon reports to him that since they last spoke of
the boy, he is actually doing much worse and not only in math. Andy can't understand since he's been quite strict with
the boy who has done nothing but study. Helen suggest that that may just be the problem.

5.31 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE AND THE CARNIVAL
26 April 1965
Opie tries to win Andy a birthday present at the carnival's shooting gallery but gets ripped off for all his money
by a pair of hucksters using guns with crooked sights.

5.32 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: BANJO-PLAYING DEPUTY
3 May 1965
A destitute banjo player fills in for Barney.

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