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The Andy Griffith Show

Jack Dodson

Originally a theatrical actor, Jack Dodson joined the cast of The Andy Griffith Show as county clerk Howard Sprague in 1965. He remained on the series for the next five years, reprising the role in Mayberry, R.F.D. as well as in the TV movie Return to Mayberry. When his tenure in Mayberry ended, Dodson made appearances on Happy Days (as Ralph's father), Mork & Mindy, Barney Miller, Hawaii Five-O, Newhart and Matlock. He also played a few uncharacteristic dramatic roles, including those in the features Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, The Getaway and the PBS production, Concealed Enemies. Dodson died of heart failure on September 16, 1994.

The Andy Griffith Show TV Schedule

Wednesday
July 30
6:00pm
Barney Mends A Broken Heart
Barney, believing that Andy has split up with Peggy, begins a find-a-girl-for-Andy movement.
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6:30pm
Lawman Barney
Barney is intimidated by a pair of ordinance-breaking produce farmers.
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7:00pm
The Mayberry Band
Andy schemes to get the ragtag Mayberry Band into a Raleigh band festival.
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7:30pm
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.
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8:00pm
Opie's Rival
Opie senses a change in his relationship with his father when Andy begins dating Peggy MacMillan.
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8:30pm
Convicts-At-Large
Barney and Floyd become the unwitting (and hilarious) victims of three female escapees.
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Thursday
July 31
9:00am
The Bed Jacket
Aunt Bee hints that a frilly bed jacket would be a wonderful gift for her upcoming birthday. Is Andy listening?
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9:30am
The Bank Job
Barney is nervous after he tickets the governor's chauffeur for illegal parking. Could his job be in jeopardy?
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6:22pm
One-Punch Opie
A harried Charlotte businessman finds himself stranded in Mayberry.
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7:00pm
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.
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7:36pm
The Loaded Goat
Farmer Cy Hudgins' goat Jimmy may have consumed a large quantity of dynamite.
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8:12pm
Class Reunion
Andy and Barney orchestrate and attend a very memorable class reunion. Look For: Andy and Barney singing 'Mayberry Union High.'
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Friday
August 1
9:00am
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.
TV-G
9:30am
Opie And The Spoiled Kid
A selfish and spoiled new kid in town sets a poor example for Opie.
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6:22pm
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. Look For: Barney's love poem to Juanita from the Bluebird Diner.
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7:00pm
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.
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7:36pm
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.
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8:12pm
The Rivals
When Opie's young girlfriend ignores him, the lad finds himself a new one-- Thelma Lou. Barney is not amused.
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