CTVA US Comedy - "The Andy Griffith Show" (CBS) Season 8 (1967-68)

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Starring Andy Griffith, Ron Howard
Season 8 (CBS) (1967-68)
(color)
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


########### The Andy Griffith Show ##########
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CBS Mondays 9:00 PM Eastern

 8.1 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE'S FIRST LOVE
11 September 1967
Opie's date for Arnold's big birthday party cancels at the last minute to go with a 'cooler' guy.

8.2 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: HOWARD, THE BOWLER
18 September 1967
Howard fills in on the bowling team and amazes everyone with his skill.

8.3 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: A TRIP TO MEXICO
25 September 1967
Aunt Bee wins a trip to Mexico and takes Clara and Myrtle. When they get back, they aren't even speaking to each other.

8.4 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: ANDY'S TRIP TO RALIEIGH
2 October 1967
Andy has to break a date with Helen and go to Raleigh to meet with a lawyer who turns out to be a pretty blonde.
Andy lies to Helen about it, but she finds out.

8.5 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE STEPS UP IN CLASS
9 October 1967
Andy sends Opie to a fancy camp where he makes friends with a rich boy. Later, when they attend a father-son
get-together, Andy finds himself acting high-class just like he told Opie not to do.

8.6 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: HOWARD'S MAIN EVENT
16 October 1967
Howard finds romance with a new girl in town, Millie Hutchins. However, her former boyfriend Clyde threatens to
beat him up if they don't stop dating.

8.7 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: AUNT BEE, THE JUROR
23 October 1967
Aunt Bee serves jury duty.

8.8 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE TAPE RECORDER
30 October 1967
Opie and Arnold record a prisoner telling where the money from a bank robbery is.

8.9 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE'S GROUP
6 November 1967
After Opie joins a rock band he starts to stay out late and gets F's in all of his schoolwork. Aunt Bee has Clara
talk to him about the situation.

8.10 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: AUNT BEE AND THE LECTURER
13 November 1967
Clara has eyes for a visiting professor, but he falls hard for Aunt Bee. She finds out why when he begins to
constantly compare her to his late wife.

8.11 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: ANDY'S INVESTMENT
20 November 1967
Andy gets worried about how to pay for Opie's college, so he opens a laundromat to earn some extra money. It takes
a lot more of his time that he thought it would.

8.12 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: HOWARD AND MILLIE
27 November 1967
Howard and Millie decide to get married. On a train trip to Millie's hometown, they discover they might not be
as compatible as they had thought.

8.13 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: AUNT BEE'S COUSIN
4 December 1967
Andy discovers that Aunt Bee's globe-trotting millionaire cousin is actually a hobo and tries to keep the truth
from Aunt Bee and everyone else.

8.14 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: SUPPOSE ANDY GETS SICK
11 December 1967
Goober takes over at the Sheriff's office while Andy has the flu.

8.15 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: HOWARD'S NEW LIFE
18 December 1967
After seeing a travelogue about island life on TV, Howard quits his job to become a beachcomber in the Caribbean.

8.16 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: GOOBER THE EXECUTIVE
25 December 1967
When Goober hears that Wally has the gas station up for sale, he decides the time has come for him to become a
businessman. With Andy and Emmett acting as co-signers, he borrows the money and is soon the proud owner of his
own business. His idea of being a business executive may be a bit off kilter however. His first act is to hire
an employee to do the manual work while he does all of the 'thinking'. Only problem is, he's not much of businessman
and Andy and Emmett start to wonder what they have got themselves into when Goober starts to make some pretty
serious errors, like forgetting to order gas. When Goober reads about a well-educated man who lost millions when
he became head of his company, he loses all confidence in himself.

8.17 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE MAYBERRY CHEF
1 January 1968
Aunt Bee hosts a cooking show but Andy and Opie suffer at supper time.

8.18 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: EMMETT'S BROTHER-IN-LAW
8 January 1968
Emmett's wife pressures him into becoming an insurance salesman, like his successful Brother-in-Law.

8.19 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE'S DRUGSTORE JOB
15 January 1968
Opie gets a job working at the drugstore and learns that everyone makes mistakes.

8.20 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE CHURCH BENEFACTORS
22 January 1968
A $500 donation to the church causes conflict.

8.21 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: BARNEY HOSTS A SUMMIT MEETING
29 January 1968
When Barney hears about an international summit meeting that will be held in the area, he volunteers the home of
a wealthy Mayberry citizen. He fails to get the permission of the homeowner first, and the owner refuses to let
them use his house. The summit entourage arrives in town with no place to hold the meeting.

8.22 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: GOOBER GOES TO AN AUTO SHOW
5 February 1968
Goober finds out Andy is taking Aunt Bee and Opie to the auto show in Raleigh and asks to go along, confident
they'll get free samples when salesmen find out he's a "big operator". At the hotel, Goober calls up Roy Swanson,
an old friend from trade school, to see how he's doing and to brag a little. They meet at the show and Goober
is surprised to find out that Roy is a senior vice-president in charge of engineering with Amalgamated Motors.
After hearing about a fellow student, Goober tells Roy he has a chain of stations instead of just one. When Roy
meets the Taylors and invites them to dinner, Goober says it's his treat and chooses the finest restaurant in Raleigh.
At dinner, Goober, out of his element, tries to act like a big shot but things don't work out and Roy finds out
the truth. As they prepare to go home the next day, Andy unsuccessfully tries to cheer up a dejected Goober, who
feels like a complete failure. Stopping for gas, Andy gets a bottle of pop and sees Roy, covered in grease, working
on a car. He calls Goober over and asks him if he'd like to say hello to an old friend but Goober declines, saying
he wouldn't want to embarrass him.

8.23 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: AUNT BEE'S BIG MOMENT
12 February 1968
Aunt Bee takes flying lessons but doesn't feel she is ready to fly solo.

8.24 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: HELEN'S PAST
19 February 1968
It seems that Helen was once a gangster's moll when she lived in Kansas City.

8.25 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: EMMETT'S ANNIVERSARY
26 February 1968
Emmett wants to buy Martha a mink coat from Flora's friend, who is in the business. When he and Flora go to Mount
Pilot to get it, Martha sees them and thinks they are having an affair.

8.26 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: THE WEDDING
4 March 1968
Howard decides to become a 'swinging bachelor' after his mother gets married and moves to Mount Pilot.

8.27 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: SAM FOR TOWN COUNCIL
11 March 1968
Sam Jones runs against Emmett for a seat on the Town Council.

8.28 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: OPIE AND MIKE
18 March 1968
Opie helps Mike learn how to deal with a bully at school.

8.29 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: A GIRL FOR GOOBER
25 March 1968
A new dating service wants to test out its questionnaire that is meant to find people with common interests
and pursuits. They focus on Mayberry and soon Goober is filling out the questionnaire. Opie tries to tell him
that he's not answering the questionnaire correctly - such as saying he read 30 books a month when in fact he
reads that many comic books - but Goober perseveres. Soon, he's on a date with the highly educated designer of
the questionnaire and it becomes painfully apparent that they have little in common. As things develop however,
she soon finds there may be some advantage to the lifestyle and attraction of small-town living.

8.30 [--] The Andy Griffith Show: MAYBERRY R.F.D. (final episode)
1 April 1968
Sam Jones has his friend Mario from Italy come to help out on the farm. Mario brings his father and sister
along without telling Sam first. When they have a difficult time adjusting to life in Mayberry, Sam has to
decide if they can stay in the U.S.

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