Barney Mends a Broken Heart (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Barney Mends a Broken Heart

  • Filmed: 68
  • Aired: 69
  • Original Air Date: 1962/11/05
  • Writer(s): Aaron Ruben
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Andy shows up for a date with Peggy McMillan only to learn her old friend Don has arrived unexpectedly. Andy departs angrily when Peggy breaks their date and then encounters more problems when Barney decides to make things better by fixing him up with another girl. Andy ends up getting himself punched in the eye, but manages to fix things up with Peggy, and they live happily ... until the end of this episode ... and then we never see her again.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • * Actress Joanna Moore was married to Ryan O'Neal and is the mother of Tatum and Griffin O'Neal.
  • This episode marks the first appearance of Daphne and Skippy, Mt. Pilot's "Fun Girls". Lydia Crosswaithe from Greensboro also debuts.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Joanna Moore - Peggy McMillan
  • Betty Lynn - Thelma Lou
  • Joyce Jameson - Skippy
  • Jean Carson - Daphne
  • Josie Lloyd - Lydia Crosswaithe
  • Fred Beir - Don
  • Michael Ross - Al