Opie Steps up in Class (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Opie Steps up in Class

  • Filmed: 225
  • Aired: 224
  • Original Air Date: 1967/10/09
  • Writer(s): Joe Bonaduce
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

Opie makes friends with the son of a wealthy family. When Andy attends a father-son get together at the family's home, he catches himself doing just what he told Opie not to do: put on airs.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Ivan Bonar was born on Halloween, in 1924.
  • Actor Ward Ramsey was in the 1968 Elvis movie "Speedway".
  • Actress Joyce Van Patten is the sister of actor Dick Van Patten. She has been in many television shows and movies, such as "Ben Casey", "Desperate Housewives", and "St. Elmo's Fire".
  • This episode is written by "The Partridge Family" cast member Danny Bonaduce's father.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Paul Hartman - Emmett Clark
  • Sandy Kenyon - George Hollander
  • Joyce Van Patten - Laura Hollander
  • Don Wyndham - Billy Hollander
  • Ward Ramsey - Mr. Glendon
  • Ivan Bonar - Mr. Breckenridge
  • Monty Margetts - maid
  • Thom Carney - chauffeur