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TV Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes

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Below is a complete The Andy Griffith Show episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Andy Griffith Show episodes are listed along with the The Andy Griffith Show episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Andy Griffith Show episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This list features items like “Back to Nature,” “The Horse Trader”, and many more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Andy Griffith Show episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Original Sponsor Spots - Seas... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 5) Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 5): Barney's First Car; The Rivals; A Wife For Andy; Dogs, Dogs, Dogs; The Big House.

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Danny Meets Andy Griffith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Danny Meets Andy Griffith Feb 15 1960 - The "unofficial" pilot, first broadcast in season 7, episode 20 of "Make Room for Daddy". Danny runs a stop sign at a "future crossroad" traveling through the small ...more

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Original Sponsor Spots - Seas... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 4) Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 4): Opie and the Spoiled Kid; The Great Filling Station Robbery; And Discovers America; Aunt Bee's Medicine Man; Andy's English Valet.

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Return to Mayberry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Return to Mayberry Apr 13 1986 - After being away for awhile, Andy Taylor returns home to Mayberry to visit Opie, now an expectant father. While there he ends up helping Barney Fife mount a campaign for sheriff.

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Original Sponsor Spots - Seas... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 3) Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 3): Barney and the Governor; Man In a Hurry; High Noon In Mayberry; The Loaded Goat; Class Reunion; Rafe Hollister Sings.

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Original Sponsor Spots - Seas... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 2) Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 2): The Mayberry Band; Floyd, The Gay deceiver; Opie's Rival; convicts-At-Large; The Bed Jacket; The Bank Job; One-Punch Opie.

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Original Sponsor Spots - Seas... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 1) Original Sponsor Spots - Season 3 (Disc 1): Mr. McReevee; Andy's Rich Girlfriend; And and the New Mayor; The Cow Thief; Barney Mens a Broken Heart; Lawman Barney.

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The Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Christmas Story Dec 19 1960 - Mayberry's local "Scrooge," storeowner Ben Weaver, manages to have harmless bootlegger Sam Muggins thrown into jail on Christmas -- but the Mayberry folks manage to celebrate Christmas ...more

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Andy and the Gentleman Crook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Andy and the Gentleman Crook Feb 27 1961 - A notorious, nationally known con man dubbed "Gentleman Dan" becomes a hero of epic proportions to Aunt Bee, Opie and Barney when he is held for two days in the Mayberry jail.

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A Plaque for Mayberry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
A Plaque for Mayberry Apr 03 1961 - The Women's Historical Society is all set to throw a celebration in honor of the last living descendant of a Revolutionary War hero named Nathan Tibbs, who has been traced to Mayberry. But their ...more

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Andy Forecloses is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Andy Forecloses Apr 24 1961 - Andy, faced with the unpleasant task of serving an eviction notice on a family who has fallen on hard times, tries desperately to come up with a way for the tenants to keep their home.

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Quiet Sam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Quiet Sam May 01 1961 - Barney is convinced that the new, mysterious farmer in town warrants further investigation. Andy finally agrees to pay a visit to the man's farm -- and finds himself drawn into a predicament he ...more

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Barney Gets His Man is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Barney Gets His Man May 08 1961 - Barney's reputation as a deputy soars when he inadvertently helps capture Eddie Brooke, an escaped convict. But Brooke vows to escape again and head straight back to Mayberry to exact his

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Andy, the Marriage Counselor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Andy, the Marriage Counselor Feb 06 1961 - Mayberry newcomers Fred and Jeannie Boone are constantly causing domestic disturbances with their fighting, so Andy decides to play marriage counselor to the bickering couple -- with disastrous ...more

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The Guitar Player Returns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Guitar Player Returns May 15 1961 - Mayberry's famed hometown musician -- Jim Lindsey (James Best) -- returns for a visit in his flashy convertible and fancy clothes. But despite all the trappings and signs of showbiz success, ...more

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Stranger In Town is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Stranger In Town Dec 26 1960 - Ed Sawyer, a mysterious stranger, arrives in Mayberry and disrupts the lives of the townspeople because he appears to know everyone's name, intimate details about their lives, and other ...more

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Mayberry Goes Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Mayberry Goes Hollywood Jan 02 1961 - Lights! Camera! Chaos! A Hollywood producer chooses idyllic Mayberry as the backdrop for his next movie, and the entire town goes into a frenzy as they gear up for the anticipated glamour, fame ...more

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Alcohol and Old Lace is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Alcohol and Old Lace Jan 30 1961 - Opie comes home talking about a "flower-making machine" owned by sisters Clarabelle and Jennifer Morrison, the spinsters who run the local flower shop. Andy and Barney do a little ...more

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Mayberry on Record is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Mayberry on Record Feb 13 1961 - A New York City record promoter arrives in Mayberry, intent on making a recording of the region's local folk music, but Andy becomes wary of the stranger and suspects he might be a con artist ...more

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The Inspector is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Inspector Apr 10 1961 - When a state inspector arrives in Mayberry to check the jail and courthouse, Andy and Barney are shocked to discover he's a by-the-book stickler for rules and regulations. Things look shaky ...more

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A Feud is a Feud is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
A Feud is a Feud Dec 05 1960 - Andy hopes to finally bring peace to two of the county's longtime feuding families, the Carters and the Wakefields -- by arranging a duel between the two patriarchs of the quarreling clans!

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Ellie Saves a Female is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Ellie Saves a Female Apr 17 1961 - Ellie Walker takes pity on a shy tomboy named Frankie Flint and is determined to give a "Cinderella" makeover to the young girl -- much to her gruff father's displeasure.

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Runaway Kid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Runaway Kid Nov 07 1960 - Andy must intervene -- and risk breaking a promise to Opie -- when he discovers that one of Opie's young friends has run away from home.

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The Horse Trader is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Horse Trader Jan 09 1961 - Andy performs some slick dealing with an antique dealer to get rid of the town's old worthless cannon. But when young Opie later mimics his father's shady deal to obtain a pair of roller skates, ...more

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Those Gossipin' Men is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Those Gossipin' Men Jan 16 1961 - Aunt Bee, accused by Andy of being a hopeless gossip, sets out to prove that the men of Mayberry are even bigger rumormongers than the women.

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The New Doctor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The New Doctor Mar 27 1961 - Andy must make a hasty, ill-advised marriage proposal to Ellie Walker after he becomes convinced that the new, handsome young doctor in town is trying to steal his girl.

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The Guitar Player is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Guitar Player Oct 17 1960 - A gifted guitar player (James Best) who has self-doubts about his musical talent gets a chance at stardom -- with a little push from Andy.

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The Beauty Contest is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Beauty Contest Jan 23 1961 - The Mayberry town council wants to end the annual Founder's Day celebration with a beauty contest, with Andy chosen to pick the winner. The result is pandemonium as candidates of all shapes and ...more

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Andy and Opie, Housekeepers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Andy and Opie, Housekeepers Mar 13 1961 - Aunt Bee must leave Mayberry to care for a sick cousin, but not before scolding Andy and Opie for their messy housekeeping habits. The two are determined to clean house before she returns -- a ...more

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The New Housekeeper is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The New Housekeeper Oct 03 1960 - Sheriff Andy Taylor and his young son Opie are in need of a new housekeeper. Andy's Aunt Bee looks like the perfect candidate and moves in, but her presence causes friction with Opie.

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The Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Manhunt Oct 10 1960 - Andy and his bumbling deputy, Barney Fife, offer to help track down an escaped convict, but the captain of the state police scoffs at the small-town sheriff's help.

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Irresistible Andy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Irresistible Andy Oct 31 1960 - It's the annual church picnic, and when Andy invites Ellie to the event, he begins to suspect that she has marriage on her mind -- so he hastily arranges for three of Mayberry's most eligible ...more

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Ellie for Council is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Ellie for Council Dec 12 1960 - It's a battle of the sexes when Ellie Walker decides to become the very first woman to run for a seat on the Mayberry city council -- and the town's horrified menfolk decide to sabotage her ...more

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Cyrano Andy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Cyrano Andy Mar 06 1961 - Andy makes an earnest attempt at matchmaking to help Barney win the heart of his girlfriend, Thelma Lou. Things go fine at first -- until barney misinterprets Andy's efforts and thinks he's ...more

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Opie's Charity is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Opie's Charity Nov 28 1960 - Andy is dismayed when Opie refuses to contribute money to the school charity drive -- but there's a secret reason for Opie's apparent selfishness.

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Andy Saves Barney's Morale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Andy Saves Barney's Morale Feb 20 1961 - When Andy has to leave Mayberry for the day to testify in a court case held in a neighboring town, Deputy Barney Fife is left in charge of the sheriff's department -- and he proceeds to arrest ...more

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Bringing Up Opie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Bringing Up Opie May 22 1961 - After being scolded by Aunt Bee, Opie decides to run away from home -- a plan that quickly turns into a series of eye-opening, and sometimes dangerous, adventures for Opie and a scare for both ...more

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Ellie Comes to Town is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Ellie Comes to Town Oct 24 1960 - When Mayberry's local pharmacist falls ill, his niece Ellie Walker steps in as a temporary replacement -- and creates turmoil with the town's resident hypochondriac.

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Andy the Matchmaker is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Andy the Matchmaker Nov 14 1960 - When Barney's bumbling law enforcement techniques are questioned, Andy and Ellie decide to stage a fake robbery -- a scheme that turns Barney into a real hero!

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The Pickle Story is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Pickle Story Dec 18 1961 - Andy and Barney are horrified when Aunt Bee decides to enter her prized pickles -- with a taste described as "kerosene cucumbers" -- in a county fair contest, hoping to claim first ...more

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Opie's Hobo Friend is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Opie's Hobo Friend Nov 13 1961 - Andy is wary when Opie becomes fascinated by a wily hobo (Buddy Ebsen) who begins to influence the boy with his carefree, conniving ways.

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Crime-Free Mayberry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Crime-Free Mayberry Nov 20 1961 - Two crooks masquerade as an FBI agent and a professional photographer in a scheme to honor the Mayberry Sheriff's Department for preserving the community's low crime rate -- but they actually ...more

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Aunt Bee's Brief Encounter is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Aunt Bee's Brief Encounter Dec 04 1961 - Aunt Bee falls for traveling handyman Henry Wheeler, but Andy becomes convinced that Wheeler is a less-than-ideal suitor and decides to intervene.

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Sheriff Barney is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Sheriff Barney Dec 25 1961 - When Barney gets an offer to become the sheriff of nearby Greendale, Andy decides to let him be the sheriff of Mayberry for a day to give him a taste of what the top law-enforcement spot

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Bailey's Bad Boy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Bailey's Bad Boy Jan 15 1962 - Andy has his hands full with a rich, arrogant lawbreaker (Bill Bixby) who threatens to have his influential father make life miserable for Andy and Barney unless the charges against him are

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Jailbreak is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Jailbreak Feb 05 1962 - Barney must attempt to salvage his reputation after he inadvertently allows a criminal to escape from the Mayberry jail and the state police are called in to assist in the manhunt.

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The Merchant of Mayberry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Merchant of Mayberry Mar 05 1962 - Weaver's Department Store in Mayberry has some new competition -- in the form of Bert Miller, a traveling salesman who sets up shop in the town with a little help from Andy.

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Andy and Barney in the Big Cit... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Andy and Barney in the Big City Mar 26 1962 - While on a trip to Raleigh, Andy and Barney find themselves swept into an adventure involving a jewel thief being watched by a hotel detective.

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Wedding Bells for Aunt Bee is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
Wedding Bells for Aunt Bee Apr 02 1962 - Aunt Bee invents an imaginary beau so that Andy can be free to concentrate on finding a wife for himself. But when it comes time to produce her boyfriend in person, Bee must scramble to find an ...more

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The Bookie Barber is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of The Andy Griffith Show Episodes
The Bookie Barber Apr 16 1962 - Floyd's dreams of expanding his haircutting business seem to be coming true when semi-retired barber Bill Medwin offer to come on board. But what Floyd doesn't realize is that his new barber is ...more