Divorce, Mountain Style (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Divorce, Mountain Style

  • Filmed: 121
  • Aired: 120
  • Original Air Date: 1964/03/30
  • Writer(s): Jim Fritzell and Everett Greenbaum
  • Director: Jeffrey Hayden

Plot Summary

The Darlings return to arrange a mountain divorce for daughter Charlene. Andy gets involved and gets tagged to be the next husband. He decides to fight fire with fire when Barney discovers a way to curse the proposed union in a book on mountain folklore and superstition.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • After starring in 84 episodes of "Gilligan's Island", actor Bob Denver reprised the role of "Willy Gilligan" several times. He voiced the role in the cartoons "The New Adventures Of Gilligan" and "Gilligan's Planet". He appeared in live action as Gilligan in the tv movies "Rescue from Gilligan's Island", "The Castaways on Gilligan's Island", and "The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island". He also appeared in one episode each of the television shows "The New Gidget", "ALF", "Baywatch", and "Meego" as Gilligan.
  • Actor Hoke Howell, who originated the role of Dud Wash, was passed over this episode because this was the year that CBS launched "Gilligan's Island," and they wanted to use Bob Denver's appearance to promote their new show.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Denver Pyle - Briscoe Darling
  • Maggie Peterson - Charlene Darling Wash
  • Bob Denver - Dudley D. Wash
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • The Dillards - The Darling boys

Episode Music

  • Shady Grove
  • Boil Them Cabbage Down