Episode: 128 | Aired: September 20, 1964
Helen has to find a way to let Opie down easy when he comes down with a bad case of puppy love. Look For: Barney calling one of Juanita's co-workers at the diner 'sweetie pie' by mistake.
Episode: 129 | Aired: September 27, 1964
Barney has one week to gain 7 lbs. and grow one full inch in order to meet the new civil service weight and height requirements. Look For: Opie charges his pals a nickel to watch Barney hang himself.
Episode: 130 | Aired: October 04, 1964
Andy is not thrilled to learn that Aunt Bee's gossiping sister Nora, her annoying husband Ollie and their two boys are coming to Mayberry for an extended visit. Guest Star: Child actor Billy Booth (Tommy Anderson in Dennis the Menace) appears as Opie's friend Bruce.
Episode: 131 | Aired: October 11, 1964
In order to win the heart of a girl back in the mountains, Ernest T. returns to Mayberry to get an education...at any cost! Look For: Ernest's unique way of adding 25 + 25.
Episode: 132 | Aired: October 18, 1964
Andy is not happy with Aunt Bee's decision to date a conniving elderly gentleman named Roger Hanover.
Episode: 133 | Aired: October 25, 1964
To Andy's dismay, Barney enlists the aid of an old bloodhound named Blue to track an escaped criminal. Factoid: This is the first of eight episodes directed by Howard Morris, best known to fans of the show as Ernest T. Bass.
Episode: 134 | Aired: November 01, 1964
It's mayhem in Mayberry when Andy tries to console Barney after an argument with Thelma Lou. Look For: Barney's mussed up hair and lipstick-covered face after making up with Thelma Lou.
Episode: 135 | Aired: November 08, 1964
Barney is scared to death of a local bully who has threatened to beat him up if he ever catches him in his civvies. Look For: Barney practicing judo on Andy.
Episode: 136 | Aired: November 15, 1964
Opie finds a change purse containing $50. Andy promises that it will be his if the rightful owner doesn't claim it in one week.
Episode: 137 | Aired: November 22, 1964
Barney discovers that the role of Mayberry sheriff is not so easy when Andy travels to Raleigh to interview for a detective job.
Episode: 138 | Aired: November 29, 1964
The Mayberry Centennial Pageant is featuring a play about the founding of Mayberry. Look For: Barney's unforgettable performance as Chief Noogatuck and his attempt at tongue twisters.
Episode: 139 | Aired: December 06, 1964
The Darling family returns to Mayberry. This time Charlene brings her 3-month-old daughter Andelina in order to find a young boy like Opie to become betrothed to the baby.
Episode: 140 | Aired: December 13, 1964
Andy and Helen have an awful time while trying to enjoy a picnic, thanks to the one and only Barney Fife. Guest Star: Colin Male portrays the game warden. His voice is used throughout the series as the announcer during the opening credits.
Episode: 141 | Aired: December 20, 1964
Superstitious Barney believes that the spirit of Count Istvan Teleky is the reason that wishes are coming true in Mayberry. Look For: The exceptional background music during this show.
Episode: 142 | Aired: December 27, 1964
Otis hires a shyster attorney after he trips and falls while exiting his jail cell.
Episode: 143 | Aired: January 03, 1965
Barney tries to earn some extra money by becoming a real estate agent.
Episode: 144 | Aired: January 10, 1965
Andy wishes he had not allowed Goober to run the courthouse in his absence. Guest Star: Larry Hovis (as Gilly Walker) went on to play Sgt. Andrew Carter on Hogan's Heroes.
Episode: 145 | Aired: January 17, 1965
After an argument with Barney, Otis decides to do his drinking elsewhere. Dont Miss: Otis rides into Mayberry on a cow!
Episode: 146 | Aired: January 24, 1965
Barney is intimidated by Andy not to respond to a chain letter. Factoid: Barney subscribes to a men's magazine called Love.
Episode: 147 | Aired: January 31, 1965
Goober goes out on an awkward date with Lydia Crosswaithe (Josie Lloyd).
Episode: 148 | Aired: February 07, 1965
Andy and Barney square off for the upcoming sheriff's election in Mayberry. Look For: Barney's 76 cases of malfeasance by Sheriff Andy Taylor.
Episode: 149 | Aired: February 14, 1965
Barney discovers a briefcase containing $250,000, and is soon taken in by the con man who lost it. Guest Star: Hank Patterson as the Hobo. He is best known as Arnold the pig's father on Green Acres.
Episode: 150 | Aired: February 28, 1965
A group of crooks try to take advantage of Andy and Barney while posing as a television crew. Guest Star: Gavin McLeod, known for his roles as Murray Slaughter from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Captain Stubing on Love Boat.
Episode: 151 | Aired: March 07, 1965
A visiting young female friend of Aunt Bee's falls in love with Andy while on the rebound. Look For: Andy and Goober dropping their silverware at Morelli's to talk under the table.
Episode: 152 | Aired: March 14, 1965
Barney brews up trouble when he attempts to solve an old assault case between Floyd the barber and grocer Charlie Foley. Look For: Larry Hovis (as Gilly Walker) went on to play Sergeant Andrew Carter in Hogan's Heroes.
Episode: 153 | Aired: March 21, 1965
In order to increase the sales of his newspaper, Opie starts printing some local gossip he hears around town. Factoid: While in high school, Barney was the editor of a paper called Pickups and Splashes from Floor and Pool.
Episode: 154 | Aired: March 28, 1965
Aunt Bee makes up a story that she is romantically involved with the butter and egg man when she believes she is responsible for Andy and Helen not getting married.
Episode: 155 | Aired: April 04, 1965
The fun girls from Mt. Pilot make one final trip to Mayberry. Once again, Andy and Barney soon find themselves in hot water.
Episode: 156 | Aired: April 11, 1965
Barney jails a down-on-his-luck traveling salesman for selling faulty merchandise. Guest Star: Don Rickles
Episode: 157 | Aired: April 18, 1965
Andy becomes concerned when Opie gets a D in arithmetic and Barney adds more fuel to the fire. Look For: Barney administering a vocational aptitude test to Opie.
Episode: 158 | Aired: April 25, 1965
Opie is taken in by two shady carnival workers when he attempts to win Andy an electric razor at the shooting gallery. Look For: Andy barking like a dog
Episode: 159 | Aired: May 02, 1965
While Barney is away, Aunt Bee persuades Andy to deputize an inept musician friend of hers. Guest Star: Jerry Van Dyke (of My Mother the Car, The Dick Van Dyke Show and Coach)