Great Filling Station Robbery, The (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

The Great Filling Station Robbery

  • Filmed: 85
  • Aired: 85
  • Original Air Date: 1963/02/25
  • Writer(s): Harvey Bullock
  • Director: Bob Sweeney

Plot Summary

Barney enters the electronics age when he decides to solve a mysterious string of robberies at Wally's Filling Station using modern police technology. Andy is more concerned with clearing the name of the young man who was given a fresh start with a job at the station and who is chief suspect in the case.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Jack Shea was the diving double for actor Donald Curtis in the 1945 movie "Thrill Of A Romance".
  • Actor Johnny Silver was in the classic 1955 film "Guys And Dolls".
  • Pat Colby debuted on TAGS as Lucy Matthews' brother Bill, in episode # 12 "Stranger in Town".

More Information

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Jim Nabors - Gomer Pyle
  • Willis Bouchey - Mr. Carter
  • Pat Colby - Jimmy Morgan
  • Jack Shea - Jed Hanson
  • Johnny Silver - Prothro Hanson