Barney's Sidecar (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Barney's Sidecar

  • Filmed: 112
  • Aired: 111
  • Original Air Date: 1964/01/27
  • Writer(s): Jim Fritzell and Everett Greenbaum
  • Director: Coby Ruskin

Plot Summary

Determined to nip the speeding on highway 6 in the bud, Barney purchases a motorcycle and sidecar at a military surplus auction. With the town up in arms over Barney's new toy, Andy tricks Barney into donating the motorcycle to a museum.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actress Virginia Sale had over 3,000 performances in a nationwide tour of a one-woman comedy/drama act.
  • The Marne is a river in France, a tributary of the Seine river.
  • In this episode, Barney quotes "Gunga Din" by Rudyard Kipling when he exclaims, "But it's thank you Johnny Shafto when the guns begin to shoot!"


Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Joe Hamilton - Jase
  • Virginia Sale - Ms. Beggs
  • Rodney Bell - protester in dark cardigan
  • Ray Kellogg - Edgar J. Masters
  • Hal Landon - undetermined
  • Jerry Brutsche - undetermined