Opie Finds a Baby (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Opie Finds a Baby

  • Filmed: 202
  • Aired: 199
  • Original Air Date: 1966/11/21
  • Writer(s): Stan Dreben and Sid Mandel
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Opie and his friend Arnold find an abandoned baby on the steps of the courthouse. They want to save it from the orphanage, so they start searching for a home for it. Andy realizes what's going on just as the baby's parents return to claim the child.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • This is the first of two appearances by Jack Nicholson. In episode 223, "Aunt Bee, the Juror," he plays an innocent man on trial for burglary.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Sheldon Golomb - Arnold Bailey
  • Jack Nicholson - Mr. Garland
  • Janie Kelly - Mrs. Garland
  • James McCallion - Dr. Lou Bailey