Return of Malcolm Merriweather
Andy believes that Aunt Bee is working too hard, so he asks Malcolm Merriweather to help her with the household duties. Guest Star: Bernard Fox
The Thunderhead Swindle
While trying to deal with cattle rustlers Ben learns of a strike at the Thunderhead Mine. Suspecting foul play he decides to do some investigating of new owners Furnas and Cunningham, and also talks to the former owners Bronson
Mary Parson is murdered and her family says she was on her way to meet little Joe, but he knows nothing about it. Joes is arrested for her murder when a credible witness says he saw them together the day of the murder.
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.
Ray and Debra are horrified when Marie presents them with an abstract sculpture she made in art class which bears a striking resemblance to a part of the female anatomy.