Opie's Drugstore Job (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Opie's Drugstore Job

  • Filmed: 239
  • Aired: 238
  • Original Air Date: 1968/01/15
  • Writer(s): Kent Wilson
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Opie takes a job at the drugstore to earn money to buy a new electric guitar. The model of responsibility, Opie is left alone to watch the store and accidently breaks a display bottle of expensive perfume. Afraid he's let down his boss, Mr. Crawford, Opie gets Arnold to buy a replacement. He then learns that the display bottle was not filled with perfume, but only colored water.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Robert F. Simon played "Mr. Stevens", Darrin's father on "Bewitched". Coincidently, TAGS alum Mabel Albertson played "Mrs. Stevens", Darrin's mother.
  • Actor Jim Begg would team with Ron Howard again, on two occasions. He was in the movie "Grand Theft Auto", in which Howard starred in and directed, and an episode of "Happy Days" entitled "No Tell Motel" as a bellhop.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Jack Dodson - Howard Sprague
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Robert F. Simon - Mr. Crawford
  • Sheldon Collins - Arnold Bailey
  • Diane Deininger - Mrs. Briggs
  • Jim Begg - water customer