Deputy Otis (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Deputy Otis

  • Filmed: 63
  • Aired: 63
  • Original Air Date: 1962/05/07
  • Writer(s): Fred S. Fox and Iz Elinson
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Andy helps his number one prisoner save face when Otis learns his brother Ralph is coming to visit. Having told his brother he is a member of the Mayberry sheriff's office, Andy makes an exception and deputizes his favorite ward long enough to convince Ralph he's a member of Mayberry's finest. As it turns out, Ralph isn't any better a man than Otis, coming in drunk to lock himself in the Mayberry jail--just as he does at home.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Stanley Adams was in the classic movie "Breakfast At Tiffany's".

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Hal Smith - Otis Campbell
  • Stanley Adams - Ralph Campbell
  • Amzie Strickland - Verlaine Campbell
  • Dorothy Neumann - Rita Campbell