Episode: 220 | Aired: September 11, 1967
Opie is crushed when his first love accepts but then rejects his invitation to a big dance. Guest Star: Suzanne Cupito (as Mary Alice Carter) would become better known as actress Morgan Brittany.
Episode: 221 | Aired: September 18, 1967
Howard Sprague is in the midst of bowling a perfect game when a power outage disrupts the match.
Episode: 222 | Aired: September 25, 1967
Aunt Bee is thrilled to win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Mexico. However, which of her friends will she choose to accompany her?
Episode: 223 | Aired: October 02, 1967
Andy has some explaining to do to Helen when he returns from a business trip to Raleigh with sunburn. Guest Star: Whitney Blake (as lawyer Lee Drake) played Dorothy Baker in the hit series Hazel, is mother to actress Meredith Baxter. Blake also co-created One Day at a Time.
Episode: 224 | Aired: October 09, 1967
Andy and Aunt Bee put on airs when Opie becomes friendly with the son of a wealthy bank director. Factoid: This story was written by Joseph Bonaduce, the father of Danny Bonaduce of The Partridge Family fame.
Episode: 225 | Aired: October 16, 1967
Howard Sprague is smitten with Millie Hutchins (Arlene Golonka), an employee of Boysinger's Bakery. Her last boyfriend, however, is the jealous type. Guest Star: Arlene Golonka (as Mille Hutchins) who played Sam Jones' girlfriend in Mayberry R.F.D.
Episode: 226 | Aired: October 23, 1967
Aunt Bee causes controversy when she hangs a jury on the basis that the defendant (Jack Nicholson) does not look like a criminal.
Episode: 227 | Aired: October 30, 1967
Opie and Arnold hear a little more information about a prisoner than they should, after they plant a small tape recorder in his cell. Guest Star: Jerome Guardino (as Myles Bentley) who played Officer Anonnucci on Car 54, Where Are You?
Episode: 228 | Aired: November 06, 1967
Opie and his pals form a rock 'n' roll band and Andy worries when his schoolwork starts to suffer. Dont Miss: Opie make the scene while talking hip to Phoebe.
Episode: 229 | Aired: November 13, 1967
A visiting professor is attracted to Aunt Bee because she resembles his deceased wife.
Episode: 230 | Aired: November 20, 1967
Andy opens a self-serve Laundromat in order to save money for Opie's college fund. Factoid: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (featured in this episode) is Andy Griffith's alma mater.
Episode: 231 | Aired: November 27, 1967
Howard and Millie's wedding plans are in jeopardy when they take a train trip to Millie's hometown in West Virginia.
Episode: 232 | Aired: December 04, 1967
Aunt Bee's visiting cousin Bradford promises to sell her luscious homemade ice cream internationally and make the Taylor family a fortune. Guest Star: Jack Albertson of Chico and the Man and Ann Morgan Guilbert, the Petrie's next door neighbor, Mille on The Dick Van Dyke Show.
Episode: 233 | Aired: December 11, 1967
Law and order in Mayberry goes berserk when Andy is forced to swear in Goober as a deputy after he comes down with the flu.
Episode: 234 | Aired: December 18, 1967
Howard Sprague tires of the daily grind and decides to move to a Caribbean Island. Guest Star: Film and TV actor Harry Dean Stanton as the proprietor of the general store.
Episode: 235 | Aired: December 25, 1967
Andy and Emmett co-sign a bank loan that enables Goober to buy Wally's filling station. Guest Star: Bo Hopkins (The Rockford Files, Dynasty, American Graffiti)
Episode: 236 | Aired: January 01, 1968
Unbeknownst to Aunt Bee, Andy and Opie suffer from poor eating at home while she stars as television chef. Factoid: This story was written by James L. Brooks, creator of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and later, won an Academy Award for his work on Terms of Endearment.
Episode: 237 | Aired: January 08, 1968
Emmett's wife pressures him into becoming an insurance salesman, like his successful Brother-in-Law.
Episode: 238 | Aired: January 15, 1968
Responsible Opie is given the task of running the drugstore while the owner is away. Factoid: Andy Griffith's first real job was popping corn at a movie theater.
Episode: 239 | Aired: January 22, 1968
When the church acquires money from an estate, one faction wants to buy new choir robes, while another group wants to fix a structure problem within the house of worship.
Episode: 240 | Aired: January 29, 1968
In Don Knotts' final appearance on the show, Barney brings the East and West together in sleepy Mayberry for a summit meeting. Factoid: This is the highest rated episode in the series. It garnered a 33.4 audience share.
Episode: 241 | Aired: February 05, 1968
Goober feels like a failure when one of his old classmates appears to be quite successful. Guest Star: Noam Pitlik (as Roy Swanson) also had featured roles in Sanford and Son and The Bob Newhart Show. He won an Emmy as best director of a comedy series for Barney Miller in 1976.
Episode: 242 | Aired: February 12, 1968
To the surprise of everyone, Aunt Bee is bound and determined to learn how to fly an airplane.
Episode: 243 | Aired: February 19, 1968
All of Mayberry is in shock when it's discovered that teacher Helen Crump was once arrested on a felony charge.
Episode: 244 | Aired: February 26, 1968
Tightfisted Emmett Clark decides to throw caution to the wind and buy his wife Martha a mink coat as an anniversary gift.
Episode: 245 | Aired: March 04, 1968
When Howard's mother gets married and moves away, he decides to change his lifestyle and become a swinging bachelor. Look For: Goober dancing wildly with Helen.
Episode: 246 | Aired: March 11, 1968
Emmett gets upset with Andy, Howard and Goober, when they decide to support local farmer Sam Jones for town council instead of him.
Episode: 247 | Aired: March 18, 1968
Young Mike Jones looks up to Opie as a big brother. However, their relationship is strained when Opie falls for a new girl in town. Factoid: Buddy Foster (Mike Jones) is the brother of Academy Award-winning actress, Jodie Foster.
Episode: 248 | Aired: March 25, 1968
On a lark, lonely Goober Pyle decides to try a computer dating service.
Episode: 249 | Aired: April 01, 1968
Sam Jones (Ken Berry) is joined in Mayberry by his old Army buddy Mario Vinchenti and his family. Factoid: This episode serves as the pilot for the successful run of the series by the same name from 1968 to 1971. However, the Vinchenti family never appeared on the series.