A Singer in Town (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

A Singer in Town

  • Filmed: 189
  • Aired: 189
  • Original Air Date: 1966/04/11
  • Writer(s): Stan Dreben and Howard Merrill
  • Director: Alan Rafkin

Plot Summary

Pop singer Keevy Hazelton stops for a fishing vacation and ends up doing a cover of a song written by Bee and Clara on his weekly television show. Visiting the set, the two senior songwriters are upset at what Keevy has done to their song, and when they protest, Keevy performs it as they intended. The lines light up at the studio, and the song is a big hit.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • Actor Jesse Pearson starred as Conrad Birdie in the 1963 muscial comedy film, "Bye, Bye, Birdie". It also starred Ann Margaret, Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Bobby Rydell, Ed Sullivan, Maureen Stapleton, and Paul Lynde.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • George Lindsey - Goober Pyle
  • Hope Summers - Clara Edwards
  • Howard McNear - Floyd Lawson
  • Jesse Pearson - Keevy Hazelton
  • Byron Foulger - The Clerk
  • Edgar Hess - stage manager
  • Tom D'Andrea - Bill Stone
  • Joel Redlin - Ferdie
  • undetermined - Doris
  • undetermined - Gertrude
  • undetermined - Karen