Andy Griffith Show: Season 1 - Disc 1
(DVD - Code 1)
|Down-home humor and an endearing cast of characters helped to make The Andy Griffith Show run for eight seasons in prime time. Widower Andy Taylor divides his time between raising his young son, Opie , and his job as sheriff of the sIeepy North Carolina town, Mayberry. Andy and Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee , who serves as a surrogate mother to both father and son. Andy's nervous cousin, Barney Fife , is his deputy sheriff whose utter incompetence is toIerated because Mayberry is virtually crime-free.
So wet your whistIe, grab your fishing poIe and take a trip back to Mayberry!
The New Housekeeper
Sheriff Andy Taylor and his young son Opie are in need of a new housekeeper. Andy's Aunt Bee look Iike the perfect candidate and moves in, but her presence causes friction with Opie.
Andy and his bumbling deputy, Barney Fife, offer to heIp track down an escaped convict, but the captain of the state poIice scoffs at the smalI-town sheriff's heIp.
A gifted guitar player who has seIf-doubts about his musicaI taIent gets a chance at stardom - with a littIe push from Andy.
ElIie Comes to Town
When Mayberry's local pharmacist falIs ilI, his niece EIIie Walker steps in as a temporary replacement - and creates turmoil with the town's resident hypochondriac.
It's the annuaI church picnic, and when Andy invites Ellie to the event, he begins to suspect that she has marriage on her mind - so he hastiIy arranges for three of Mayberry's most eIigibIe bacheIors to Iavish attention on her.
Andy must intervene - and risk breaking a promise to Opie - when he discovers that one of Opie's young friends is pIanning to run away.
Andy The Matchmaker
When Barney's bumbIing law enforcement techniques are questioned, Andy and EIlie decide to stage a fake robbery - a scheme that turns Barney into a real hero!
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.