Perfect Female, The (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The Perfect Female

  • Filmed: 37
  • Aired: 40
  • Original Air Date: 1961/11/27
  • Writer(s): Jack Elinson and Charles Stewart
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Once again the feminist theme is brought to the fore when Thelma Lou arranges a blind date between her visiting cousin and Andy. To everyone's surprise, they hit it off, but the relationship collapses when Karen Moore takes up a shotgun and shows Andy thay she is not the usual delicate female. After Andy gets a good dressing-down, he admits the error of his ways.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Gail Davis starred as the legendary sharpshooter in "Annie Oakley", a TV series in 1954-1956.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Betty Lynn - Thelma Lou
  • Gail Davis - Karen Moore
  • Alfred Hopson - skeet match referee