The Andy Griffith Show - Season 3 Episodes
Andy and Barney believe Opie is letting his imagination get the best of him when the boy describes a new friend who jingles when he walks and has 12 extra hands. Look For: Karl Swenson (Mr. McBeevee) went on to play Lars Hansen on The Little House on the Prairie series.
“Andy's Rich Girlfriend”
Upon discovering that Peggy comes from a wealthy family, Andy begins to worry that he is too unsophisticated for her.
“Andy and the New Mayor”
Andy butts heads with the town's strict new mayor (Parley Baer). Look For: Parley Baer in his first appearance as Mayor Stoner.
“Andy and Opie, Bachelors”
Peggy looks after Andy and Opie while Aunt Bee is away, but Floyds teasing causes Andy to wonder if marriage is on her mind.
“The Cow Thief”
When cows in Mayberry begin to disappear, Mayor Stoner brings in a special investigator.
“Barney Mends a Broken Heart”
Barney, believing that Andy has split up with Peggy, begins a find-a-girl-for-Andy movement. Look For: Lydia Crosswaithe and her list of dislikes.
Barney is intimidated by a pair of ordinance-breaking produce farmers.
“The Mayberry Band”
Andy schemes to get the ragtag Mayberry Band into a Raleigh band festival. Look For: Norman Leavitt as a councilman named Ralph. You may recognize him as Wally, the filling station owner.
“Floyd the Gay Deceiver”
Lonely Hearts Correspondence Club member Floyd Lawson is about to meet his wealthy widowed pen pal. The trouble is Floyd has misrepresented himself as a millionaire.
Opie senses a change in his relationship with his father when Andy begins dating Peggy MacMillan. Factoid: Joanna Moore, who plays Peggy MacMillan, is the former wife of actor Ryan O'Neal and the mother of actress Tatum O' Neal.
Barney and Floyd become the unwitting (and hilarious) victims of three female escapees.
“The Bed Jacket”
Aunt Bee hints that a frilly bed jacket would be a wonderful gift for her upcoming birthday. Is Andy listening?
“The Bank Job”
Barney is nervous after he tickets the governor's chauffeur for illegal parking. Could his job be in jeopardy? Look For: Mayor Stoner on the phone with his close friend the governor; Rance Howard, father of Ron and Clint Howard, appearing as the bus governor's chauffeur as well as the spelling of 'Noth Capolnja' on the license plate.
A harried Charlotte businessman finds himself stranded in Mayberry. Look For: Jim Nabors' first appearance as Gomer Pyle.
“Barney and the Governor”
Barney believes that the Mayberry Security Bank is an easy target for robbers. Look For: Clint Howard as Leon, the little cowboy with a peanut butter sandwich.
“Man in a Hurry”
Opie is dismayed when his friends fall under the influence of a wayward nine-year-old. Dont Miss: Barney's incarceration lecture to a group of boys.
“High Noon in Mayberry”
A man Andy once shot and sent to prison decides to pay him a visit to set the record straight. Barney is very concerned.
“The Loaded Goat”
Farmer Cy Hudgins' goat Jimmy may have consumed a large quantity of dynamite. Guest Star: Bing Russell, father of actor Kurt Russell, appears as blasting engineer Mr. Burton.
Andy and Barney orchestrate and attend a very memorable class reunion. Look For: Andy and Barney singing 'Mayberry Union High.'
“Rafe Hollister Sings”
Farmer Rafe Hollister auditions for the Ladies League Musicale and snobbery rears its ugly head.Factoid: Jack Prince, who portrays Rafe Hollister, was a noted Big Band vocalist.
“Opie and the Spoiled Kid”
A selfish and spoiled new kid in town sets a poor example for Opie.
“The Great Filling Station Robbery”
A wayward young man, whom Andy is trying to help, is accused of a series of thefts at Wally's filling station.
“Andy Discovers America”
Opie experiences trouble with history and is not exactly thrilled with his new teacher Old Lady Crump (Aneta Corsaut). Look For: Barney explaining the Emancipation Proclamation.
“Aunt Bee's Medicine Man”
Andy suspects that a traveling medicine man's magic Indian Elixir may be responsible for Aunt Bee's uplifted spirits. Look For: Colonel Harvey (John Dehner) showing Opie Indian smoke signals and speaking the Shawnee language.
“The Darlings Are Coming”
An eccentric musical mountain family descends into Mayberry to welcome home a soon-to-be member of the clan. Guest Star: Denver Pyle and bluegrass band The Dillards.
“Andy's English Valet”
While bicycling across America, an English valet (Bernard Fox) falls into trouble and is forced to take a temporary job in Mayberry. Guest Star: Bernard Fox makes his first of three appearances as Malcolm Merriweather. He is also known as Doctor Bombay from Bewitched.
“Barney's First Car”
Barney purchases his first car from a kindly little lady (Ellen Corby). Neither the car nor its former owner are as advertised. Factoid: This is Andy Griffith's favorite episode. Guest Stars: Ellen Corby, best known for her role as Grandma on The Waltons and Allan Melvin who would go on to play Sam the Butcher on The Brady Bunch and best friend to Archie Bunker on All in the Family.
When Opie's young girlfriend ignores him, the lad finds himself a new one-- Thelma Lou. Barney is not amused.
“A Wife for Andy”
Barney does his best to find an eligible young woman for Andy.
“Dogs, Dogs, Dogs”
Andy, Barney and Opie find themselves sharing the courthouse with 11 dogs. To complicate matters, a jailhouse inspector is expected at any moment. Look For: Andy's hangover cure for Otis and Barney's famous 'Giraffes are Selfish' monologue.
Briscoe Darling enlists Andy and Barney's aid in keeping wild mountain man Ernest T. Bass (Howard Morris) at bay. Look For: Ernest T. Bass chanting 'Old Aunt Maria' while rapping on a gas can.
“The Big House”
Barney and a newly deputized Gomer Pyle are put in charge of things while Andy participates in a manhunt. George Kennedy appears as a Memphis detective. Look For: Barney's Rules of the Rock.