Tape Recorder (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The Tape Recorder

  • Filmed: 228
  • Aired: 227
  • Original Air Date: 1967/10/20
  • Writer(s): Michael Morris and Seaman Jacobs
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Opie and Arnold bug one of the jail cells with a new tape recorder and end up taping information that leads to the whereabouts of money stolen from a bank in Raleigh. When Opie takes the information to his father, Andy refuses to listen, telling Opie it would be a violation of the law. In the end, Andy manages to solve the case on his own without violating anybody's rights.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Jerome Guardino appeared in two episodes of "Matlock".

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Herbie Faye - Eddie Blake
  • Sheldon Collins - Arnold Bailey
  • Jerome Guardino - Myles Bentley
  • Troy Melton - state trooper