Opie's Group (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Opie's Group

  • Filmed: 229
  • Aired: 228
  • Original Air Date: 1967/11/06
  • Writer(s): Doug Tibbles
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Opie joins a local rock group as the new guitar player. Before long his grades suffer and Clara, Opie's former piano instructor, speaks to him about his priorities. Clara becomes the band manager in exchange for Opie's promise to pay more attention to schoolwork.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Kay Ann Kemper is better known as Kay Lenz. She was married to David Cassidy from 1977 to 1983.
  • Actor Gary Chase has been a composer, music producer, and music mixer on many movies since 1987.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Paul Hartman - Emmett Clark
  • Hope Summers - Clara Edwards
  • Sheldon Collins - Arnold Bailey
  • Jim Kidwell - Clifford
  • Joe Leitch - Wilson
  • Gary Chase - Jesse
  • Kay Ann Kemper - Phoebe