Opie's Rival (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Opie's Rival

  • Filmed: 64
  • Aired: 73
  • Original Air Date: 1962/12/03
  • Writer(s): Sid Morse
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Everybody but Opie takes an immediate shine to Peggy McMillan, who makes her first appearance as the new county nurse. No one takes more notice than Andy. When he pays her a little too much attention, Opie becomes jealous and plays sick to keep his pa from going out on a date. Andy catches on and patches things up, and the three live happily...for another few episodes.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actress Joanna Moore was married to Ryan O'Neal and is the mother of Tatum and Griffin O'Neal.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Joanna Moore - Peggy McMillan
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor