Andy the Matchmaker (TAGS Episode)

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Episode Info

Andy the Matchmaker

  • Filmed: 9
  • Aired: 7
  • Original Air Date: 1960/11/14
  • Writer(s): Arthur Stander
  • Director: Don Weis

Plot Summary

In the show's first try at finding a girl for Barney, the deputy is brought together with Miss Rosemary after Andy tricks him by deciding to declare for her himself.

Odd Facts Known by Few

  • One of three episodes in which the Mayberry patrol car had the tag number DC-269 rather than the usual license plate JL-327. ( Opie's Charity, Ellie Comes to Town, Andy the Matchmaker)
  • Only episode in which The Snappy Lunch is mentioned by name (at 21:18 into the episode).
  • Actor Jack Mann started his career as a stand up comic.

Character List

  • Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
  • Ronny Howard - Opie Taylor
  • Don Knotts - Barney Fife
  • Frances Bavier - Aunt Bee Taylor
  • Elinor Donahue - Ellie Walker
  • Jack Mann - Tracy Crawford
  • Amzie Strickland - Miss Rosemary