Legend of Barney Fife, The (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The Legend of Barney Fife

  • Filmed: 177
  • Aired: 177
  • Original Air Date: 1966/01/17
  • Writer(s): Harvey Bullock
  • Director: Alan Rafkin

Plot Summary

Barney returns to Mayberry and gets a big ego boost when he learns he is the idol of his replacement, Warren. Barney gets as much mileage out of his legendary feats as possible before the news breaks that an escaped convict is headed to Mayberry. Warren naturally thinks Barney will want to join them on the hunt, so Barney has no choice but to go. Andy steps in and makes Barney appear to be the hero -- saving Barney's pride and Warren's fantasy.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • None at this time.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Jack Burns - Warren Ferguson
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Frank Cady - Farley Upchurch
  • Harry Holcomb - Warden Hix
  • Ted White - Avery Noonan