Inspector, The (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The Inspector

  • Filmed: 26
  • Aired: 26
  • Original Air Date: 1961/04/10
  • Writer(s): Jack Elinson and Charles Stewart
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

The state inspector visits the Mayberry jail to check on police procedures and is horrified at the lackadaisical approaches he finds. After threats to remove Andy from office, he accompanies him on a call to a local moonshiner and discovers Andy is more of a lawman than he had imagined.


Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Tod Andrews also appears in the season eight episode "A Girl For Goober" as "Mr. Franklin".

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Hal Smith - Otis Campbell
  • Tod Andrews - Ralph Case
  • Willis Bouchey - Mr. Brady
  • Jack Prince - Luke Reiner
  • Ray Lanier - Sam