Three Wishes for Opie (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Three Wishes for Opie

  • Filmed: 142
  • Aired: 141
  • Original Air Date: 1964/12/21
  • Writer(s): Richard M. Powell
  • Director: Howard Morris

Plot Summary

Barney gets Andy in trouble with Helen when he summons the two-hundred-year-old spirit of Count Iz Van Tileckie from a kit he bought at an auction and then spreads the rumor that the two are about to be married.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • On the date this episode first aired, actor Ray Romano celebrated his 7th birthday. Baseball players Andy Van Slyke, Joaquín Andújar, and Tom Henke also share this birth date.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Aneta Corsaut - Helen Crump
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Burt Mustin - Judd