Lawman Barney (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Lawman Barney

  • Filmed: 73
  • Aired: 70
  • Original Air Date: 1962/11/12
  • Writer(s): Aaron Ruben
  • Director: Aaron Ruben

Plot Summary

A couple of truck farmers defy Barney when he asks them to pack up their produce and go elsewhere. Andy makes matters worse by telling them that Barney, better known as Crazy Gun Fife, is a coldhearted killer. The truck farmers fall for it at first, but return after learning the truth at the gas station. Barney is forced to face them on his own. He musters the courage and learns that the uniform he wears represents more than just one man.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • On the date this episode first aired, Charles Manson turned 28 years old.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Allan Melvin - Neil
  • Orville Sherman - Matt
  • Norman Leavitt - Wally
  • Bob McQuain - Joe Waters