Aunt Bee's Cousin (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Aunt Bee's Cousin

  • Filmed: 234
  • Aired: 232
  • Original Air Date: 1967/12/04
  • Writer(s): Dick Bensfield and Perry Grant
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Aunt Bee prepares for a visit from her globe-trotting cousin Bradford. Andy sees him arrive hobo-style, hopping out of a freight car. Andy tries to protect both Bee's feelings and her pocketbook by convincing Bradford to leave before Bee discovers the truth.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Jack Albertson is the younger brother of Mabel Albertson, who protrayed Howard's mother Mrs. Sprague, in 4 episodes of TAGS.
  • Actress Ann Morgan Guilbert would act with Andy Griffith again. In 1971, she would appear as "Nora" in an episode of "The New Andy Griffith Show"

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Paul Hartman - Emmett Clark
  • Jack Dodson - Howard Sprague
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • Hope Summers - Clara Edwards
  • Ann Morgan Guilbert - Ella
  • Jack Albertson - Bradford J. Taylor