Opie the Birdman (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Opie the Birdman

  • Filmed: 101
  • Aired: 96
  • Original Air Date: 1963/09/30
  • Writer(s): Harvey Bullock
  • Director: Dick Crenna

Plot Summary

Opie accidentally kills a mother bird with his new slingshot and takes it upon himself to raise the orphaned baby birds. After adopting them with the Winkin', Blinkin', and Nod, Opie faces the difficult task of setting them free.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • On the date this episode first aired, actor Barry Williams celebrated his 9th birthday.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor