Jinx, The (TAGS Episode)
- Filmed: 49
- Aired: 49
- Original Air Date: 1962/01/29
- Writer(s): Jack Elinson and Charles Stewart
- Director: Bob Sweeney
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.
- 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