A Man's Best Friend (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

A Man's Best Friend

  • Filmed: 170
  • Aired: 171
  • Original Air Date: 1965/11/29
  • Writer(s): Ben Joelson and Art Baer
  • Director: Alan Rafkin

Plot Summary

Opie and his friend Tommy play a trick on Goober by placing a tiny transmitter under the collar of Goober's dog Spot. The boys trick Goober into thinking that Spot talks, and Goober wastes no time making a fool of himself. When Andy explains to Goober what the boys have done, the two adults teach the kids a lesson with a dose of their own medicine.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Michel Petit appeared in the movie "Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte".

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Michel Petit - Tommy