County Nurse, The (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The County Nurse

  • Filmed: 56
  • Aired: 56
  • Original Air Date: 1962/03/19
  • Writer(s): Jack Elinson and Charles Stewart
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Mary Simpson, the first of the county nurses, enlists Andy's help in getting Rafe Hollister to submit to a tetanus shot. Rafe refuses until Andy, using the old reverse psychology trick, gets Rafe to change his mind by serenading him with a song that Andy plans to sing at Rafe's funeral.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actress Julie Adams appeared in the movie "The Creature From The Black Lagoon". It was claimed in the '50s that her legs won an award as "the most perfectly symmetrical in the world" and that they were insured for $125,000.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Jack Prince - Rafe Hollister
  • Julie Adams - Mary Simpson


Mary Simpson