Goober Makes History (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Goober Makes History

  • Filmed: 196
  • Aired: 203
  • Original Air Date: 1966/12/19
  • Writer(s): John L. Greene and Paul David
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Goober returns from a hunting trip sporting a beard and becomes convinced he is more intelligent. He grows into such an insufferable bore that no one can stand to be around him. When he realizes this, he shaves off the beard and decides to be himself again.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Richard Bull is best known for his role of "Nels Oleson" on "Little House On The Prairie".
  • There is a continuity error in this episode. When Andy visits Goober at the filling station, both pumps are marked "regular" when Andy exits his car. When he gets back in, the pump closest to his door is marked "super".

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • Jack Dodson - Howard Sprague
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Sandy Kenyon (credit mistakenly reads Richard Bull) - Bill Lindsay
  • Christina Burke - Edna
  • Vivian Rhodes - Maggie Kohler