Jinx, The (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The Jinx

  • Filmed: 49
  • Aired: 49
  • Original Air Date: 1962/01/29
  • Writer(s): Jack Elinson and Charles Stewart
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Barney gets the whole town on guard when he declares Henry Bennett to be a jinx. No matter how Andy tries to convince the town otherwise, Bennett's mere presence seems to consistently coincide with disaster. Even Andy gives up after a drawing fixed in Bennett's favor fails. Andy then explains to him that a man with as many friends as he has must be lucky.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor John Qualen appeared in the 1940 film "The Grapes Of Wrath."
  • First appearance of Clint Howard as Leon in the series.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • John Qualen - Henry Bennett
  • Sherwood Keith - Sam
  • Frank Warren - Art
  • Sherman Sanders - square dance caller
  • Clint Howard - Leon