A Date For Gomer (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

A Date for Gomer

  • Filmed: 105
  • Aired: 104
  • Original Air Date: 1963/11/25
  • Writer(s): Jim Fritzell and Everett Greenbaum
  • Director: Dick Crenna

Plot Summary

The big Chamber of Commerce dance is approaching, and Thelma Lou refuses to go with Barney unless he gets a date for her cousin Mary Grace Gossage, who is visiting from out of town. Both Andy and Barney are about to give up when Gomer appears. Just when all seems right, Gomer jumps up and leaves Mary Grace. After the entire evening is ruined, the four return to Thel's to find Mary Grace and Gomer dancing and having the time of their lives. Gomer had just gone off to find her a corsage.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actress Mary Grace Canfield would play the role of "Ralph" in 20 episodes of "Green Acres" and reprise the role in "The Return To Green Acres".

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • Betty Lynn - Thelma Lou
  • Jim Nabors - Gomer Pyle
  • Mary Grace Canfield - Mary Grace Gossage