Rehabilitation of Otis, The (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The Rehabilitation of Otis

  • Filmed: 145
  • Aired: 145
  • Original Air Date: 1965/01/18
  • Writer(s): Fred Freeman and Lawrence J. Cohen
  • Director: Peter Baldwin

Plot Summary

Barney decides to reform Otis and ends up running him out of Mayberry to do his drinking in Mount Pilot. The lawmen miss Otis so much they take a trip to the neighboring jail to beg him to come home.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • On The Danny Thomas Show episode called "Danny Meets Andy Griffith" (1960/02/15) which served as the pilot for The Andy Griffith Show, Frank Cady appeared as town drunk Will Hoople.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Hal Smith - Otis Campbell
  • Frank Cady - Luke