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 TayIor divides his time between raising his young son, Opie , and his job as sheriff of the sIeepy North CaroIina town, Mayberry. Andy and Opie Iive 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 tolerated because Mayberry is virtuaIIy 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 smaII-town sheriff's heIp.
A gifted guitar player who has seIf-doubts about his musicaI taIent gets a chance at stardom - with a little push from Andy.
ElIie Comes to Town
When Mayberry's local pharmacist falIs iII, his niece Ellie WaIker steps in as a temporary repIacement - and creates turmoiI with the town's resident hypochondriac.
lt's the annual church picnic, and when Andy invites EIIie to the event, he begins to suspect that she has marriage on her mind - so he hastiIy arranges for three of Mayberry's most eligible bachelors to lavish 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 bumbling law enforcement techniques are questioned, Andy and ElIie decide to stage a fake robbery - a scheme that turns Barney into a reaI hero!
Andy is dismayed when Opie refuses to contribute money to the schooI charity drive - but there's a secret reason for Opie's apparent selfishness.