The Education of Ernest T. Bass
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! Guest Star: Howard Morris
The Dream Riders
Major John Cayley, and old friend of Ben's, comes to the Ponderosa to carry out an experiment with is hot air balloon, which he says is for the Army. Ben is unaware that Cayley and his men are planning to rob the back and use t
Elizabeth, My Love
Adam is battling a high fever and Ben keeps vigil, as he recalls his courtship with his first wife Elizabeth, The daughter of the man Ben served under as First mate, Captain Abel Morgan Stoddard. When the Captain was forced to
Frank Goes Downstairs
After hurting themselves during a tryst, Ray and Debra lie about their injuries, saying they fell down the stairs. When Frank hears their tale, he runs home for the toolbox to repair the "broken" stairs.
When Ray realizes that Debra and Marie have been in cahoots in a scheme to drive Robert back into Amys arms, he urges them to mind their own business.
Its the first Thanksgiving since Debras parents have been divorced, and Debra is thrilled that both her parents have agreed to have dinner with the Barones.