Big House, The (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The Big House

  • Filmed: 95
  • Aired: 95
  • Original Air Date: 1963/05/06
  • Writer(s): Harvey Bullock
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Two escapees are held temporarily in the Mayberry jail while the feds wait for their partners to arrive. Gomer is deputized to help Barney out, but between the two of them, the criminals manage to escape three times.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor George Kennedy was a technical advisor on "The Phil Silvers Show".
  • Actor Jack Lambert was in the 1961 movie "The George Raft Story".

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Jim Nabors - Gomer Pyle
  • George Kennedy - detective
  • Lewis Charles - convict
  • Billy Halop - Tiny
  • Jack Lambert - Doc
  • Bob McQuain - lieutenant
  • Richard Angarola - Detective Morley
  • Arthur Kendall - convict