Only a Rose (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Only a Rose

  • Filmed: 203
  • Aired: 201
  • Original Air Date: 1966/12/05
  • Writer(s): Jim Parker and Arnold Margolin
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Aunt Bee finally has a rose that she believes will beat even the contest entry of her rival and best friend, Clara Edwards. Her hopes are dashed when Opie hits the rose with a football. Disappointed, she watches Clara win at the flower show. But she gets a surprise when Clara turns the prize over to Bee after seeing a photo of her rose.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • On the date this episode was first aired, TAGS actress Morgan Brittany celebrated her 15th birthday.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Hope Summers - Clara Edwards
  • Maxine Semon - Tillie Kincaid
  • John Reilly - Billy
  • Ruth Thom - Ella Baskin/Carson
  • Richard Collier - Mr. Simmons
  • undetermined - Mr. Schwamp