Sam for Town Council (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Sam for Town Council

  • Filmed: 247
  • Aired: 246
  • Original Air Date: 1968/03/11
  • Writer(s): Dick Bensfield and Perry Grant
  • Director: Lee Phillips

Plot Summary

It's Sam Jones vs. Emmett Clark in a showdown for the town council seat vacated by Herb Bradshaw. Emmett proves to be a wily campaigner, but honest Sam prevails.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • The day this episode first aired, singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb was born.
  • Don Sturdy is better known as Howard Hesseman.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Paul Hartman - Emmett Clark
  • Jack Dodson - Howard Sprague
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • Ken Berry - Sam Jones
  • Gil Lamb - Lou
  • Don Sturdy - Harry
  • Penny Kunard - Mrs. Farley
  • Dick Johnstone - Mr. Calvin
  • Mary Lou Taylor - Mrs. Barton
  • Roy Engel - Mr. Perkins
  • undetermined - as Mr. Schwamp