Bailey's Bad Boy (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Bailey's Bad Boy

  • Filmed: 47
  • Aired: 47
  • Original Air Date: 1962/01/15
  • Writer(s): Ben Gershman and Leo Solomon
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Rich kid Ronald Bailey is jailed when he blatantly defies the law. As Bailey waits for his influential father to bail him out, Andy teaches him the lesson of self-responsibility. Bailey decides to stand on his own two feet and take care of his traffic violations himself.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Bill Bixby's birth name is Wilfred Bailey Bixby.
  • Bill was in two Elvis Presley movies, Clambake and Speedway.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Hal Smith - Otis Campbell
  • Bill Bixby - Ron Bailey
  • Jon Lormer - Fletch Dilbeck
  • John Graham - Arthur Harrington