Floyd, the Gay Deceiver (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Floyd, the Gay Deceiver

  • Filmed: 71
  • Aired: 72
  • Original Air Date: 1962/11/26
  • Writer(s): Aaron Ruben
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Floyd finds himself in a jam when a woman he's been corresponding with writes to say that she plans on paying him a visit in Mayberry. Floyd begs Andy for help, explaining that he has deceived his Lonely Hearts Club companion by leading her to believe that he is a wealthy businessman. Andy reluctantly agrees to help Floyd but in the process discovers that Madeline Grayson isn't quite what she claims either. Floyd's poisonous pen pal is actually a con artist who travels around bilking lonely old men out of their money.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • On the date that this episode was first aired, baseball pitcher Chuck Finley was born.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Doris Dowling - Madeline Grayson