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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

Monday
March 9
9:36am
Merchant of Mayberry
Andy helps a frazzled local salesman become established -- to the chagrin of feisty Ben Weaver.
TV-G
10:12am
Aunt Bee the Warden
When the Mayberry jail cells are full, Andy has little choice but to temporarily incarcerate town drunk Otis Campbell in his home.
TV-G
Tuesday
March 10
9:36am
Country Nurse
Mayberry's county nurse, Mary Simpson, is determined to give tetanus shots to everyone who needs one.
TV-G
10:12am
Andy and Barney in the Big City
While on a business trip, Andy and Barney become involved in a cat-and-mouse game between a hotel detective and a notorious jewel thief. Guest Star: Alan Melvin
TV-G
Wednesday
March 11
9:36am
Wedding Bells for Aunt Bee
Believing that her presence is holding Andy back from pursuing a wife, Aunt Bee considers a relationship with a man she can barely tolerate -- dry cleaner H. Fred Goss.
TV-G
10:12am
Three's a Crowd
Andy would like to spend some time alone with Mary Simpson, but Barney keeps turning up like a bad penny.
TV-G
10:48am
Bookie Barber
Floyd inadvertently allows a bookie to set up business in his barbershop.
TV-G