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Andy Griffith

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.

Andy Griffith TV Schedule

Monday
October 27
10:10am
Barney and the Governor
Barney believes that the Mayberry Security Bank is an easy target for robbers.
TV-G
10:45am
Man in a Hurry
Opie is dismayed when his friends fall under the influence of a wayward nine-year-old.
TV-G
Tuesday
October 28
10:10am
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. Guest Star: Jim Nabors
TV-G
10:45am
The Rivals
When Opie's young girlfriend ignores him, the lad finds himself a new one-- Thelma Lou. Barney is not amused.
TV-G
Wednesday
October 29
10:10am
A Wife for Andy
Barney does his best to find an eligible young woman for Andy.
TV-G
10:45am
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.
TV-G