Those Gossipin' Men (TAGS Episode)
Those Gossipin' Men
- Filmed: 15
- Aired: 15
- Original Air Date: 1961/01/16
- Writer(s): Jack Elinson and Charles Stewart
- Director: Bob Sweeney
Aunt Bee teaches Andy a lesson after he ridicules the Mayberry women for being such terrible gossips. Bee sets a trap to prove the men are just as bad by planting the seed of a rumor that ends up leading most of the Mayberry males to the hotel room of a mild-mannered shoe salesman. The men are convinced he is a talent scout for the fictitious TV show "Manhattan Show Time."
Odd Facts Known by Few
- Floyd has a son in this episode. In episode 29, Quiet Sam, his wife "Melba" is mentioned. In a later episode he is said to be a widower.
- Barney reveals his shoe size, 7 1/2 B, in this episode.
- Actor Jack Finch later appeared in the Don Knotts movie "The Love God?"
- Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
- Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
- Don Knotts - Barney Fife
- Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
- Cheerio Meredith - Emma Brand
- Sara Seegar - telephone gossip
- Jack Finch - Wilbur Finch
- Harry Antrim - Fred Walker
- Phil Chambers - Jason
- Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
- Jonathan Hole - Orville Monroe
- Mary Treen - Clara Lindsey