Andy's Investment (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Andy's Investment

  • Filmed: 231
  • Aired: 230
  • Original Air Date: 1967/11/20
  • Writer(s): Michael Morris and Seaman Jacobs
  • Director: Alan Rafkin

Plot Summary

Andy opens a laundromat to help earn money for Opie's college education. The business soon monopolizes his time, so Andy decides to sell.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Roy Jenson was born in Canada. He also has the distinction of being the first man beaten up by Caine on "Kung Fu". While playing professional football in Canada (Calgary Stampeders, B.C. Lions), he was utilized as a stunt double for 1954's "River of No Return" starring Robert Mitchum. Moved to Hollywood thereafter to do stunt work and eventually took on a number of bit roles

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Paul Hartman - Emmett Clark
  • Jack Dodson - Howard Sprague
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • Ken Lynch - Mr. Rogers
  • Roy Jenson - Trooper Leroy Miller
  • Maudie Prickett - Mrs. Larch
  • Jesslyn Fax - Mrs. LeGrande
  • Richard Collier - Mr. Giddings
  • Ceil Cabot - Alpha Porter