Aunt Bee on TV (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Aunt Bee on TV

  • Filmed: 165
  • Aired: 169
  • Original Air Date: 1965/11/05
  • Writer(s): Fred Freeman and Lawrence J. Cohen
  • Director: Alan Rafkin

Plot Summary

Aunt Bee wins many great prizes on the game show "Win or Lose," but loses her friends when she can't stop talking about all the wonderful new things she owns. The whole matter is settled when an agent from the IRS arrives looking for his cut of the booty. Bee then has to give up the prizes and, realizing how she has annoyed her friends, makes up with them.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • William Christopher, who played the IRS agent, would later play the role of Father Mulcahy on "M*A*S*H". He also appeared as Dr. Peterson in "A New Doctor In Town" from season 7 of TAGS.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Hope Summers - Clara Edwards
  • Amzie Strickland - Myra Tucker
  • William Christopher - Mr. Heathcote
  • Janet Stewart - Beth the hairdresser
  • Jack Smith - Himself