Howard the Bowler (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Howard the Bowler

  • Filmed: 224
  • Aired: 221
  • Original Air Date: 1967/09/18
  • Writer(s): Dick Bensfield and Perry Grant
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Howard is one frame away from bowling a perfect game when the power in the alley fails and the match has to be suspended until the following night. Howard nearly psyches himself out, but returns to bowl three more strikes, recording the first perfect game in the history of Mayberry bowling.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Norm Alden appeared in the season six TAGS episode "The Battle Of Mayberry", as Tom Strongbow.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Jack Dodson - Howard Sprague
  • Paul Hartman - Emmett Clark
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • Norm Alden - Hank
  • Bob Becker - George