Top 50 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show!

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1. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Christmas Story (1960)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

Crotchety old businessman Ben Weaver wants moonshiner Sam Muggins locked up for Christmas but, after seeing the holiday spirit in Andy's jail, he tries to be arrested himself.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 388

2. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Citizen's Arrest (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Gomer makes a citizen's arrest of Barney for committing the same traffic violation that Barney just ticketed him for. This causes Barney to overreact, resigning as deputy and demanding a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Crenna | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 236

3. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Pickle Story (1961)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

No one will admit to Aunt Bee's homemade pickles being the worst they've ever tasted. Andy switches them with store-bought ones to avoid eating hers, but her decision to enter them in the county fair presents a dilemma.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 322

4. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Haunted House (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Barney and Gomer try to retrieve a baseball from a supposedly haunted house and find some strange goings on inside.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Hal Smith

Votes: 283

5. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Convicts-at-Large (1962)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

Barney and Floyd are held hostage in a cabin by three escaped women convicts.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Howard McNear

Votes: 313

6. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Mr. McBeevee (1962)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

Opie starts talking about his new friend Mr. McBeevee, but his description is hard to believe.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 263

7. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney's First Car (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

It's a red-letter day in Mayberry when Barney decides to join the motoring world, but things go sour when his cream-puff turns out to be a lemon.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 282

8. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: My Fair Ernest T. Bass (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

In order to help Ernest T. Bass find a girl, Andy and Barney attempt to teach him some manners and get him dressed up. Then they try to pass him off at a party as Andy's cousin from Raleigh.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 206

9. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney's Sidecar (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Barney buys an old surplus army motorcycle and sidecar to use on patrol, then becomes a menace to the whole town.

Director: Coby Ruskin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 205

10. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Opie the Birdman (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

After Opie accidentally kills a mother bird with his new slingshot, he takes on the job of raising her babies himself. He grows very attached to them, but then has to set them free when they get big.

Director: Richard Crenna | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 269

11. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney and the Choir (1962)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

The choir director invites Barney to join the choir before he realizes Barney can't sing.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 256

12. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Man in a Hurry (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

A businessman's car breaks down two miles from Mayberry on a Sunday. He has a business appointment in Charlotte the next morning. He walks to town and finds it deserted until church lets ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 286

13. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Darlings Are Coming (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

The musical mountain family descends upon Mayberry.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Frances Bavier, Denver Pyle, Olan Soule

Votes: 213

14. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Mountain Wedding (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Briscoe Darling comes to town seeking the sheriff's help to solve a problem with Ernest T Bass, who has decided to court Briscoe's daughter Charlene and is making a pest of himself by ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Denver Pyle

Votes: 209

15. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: A Feud Is a Feud (1960)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

For the sake of a determined young couple, Andy aims to end an 87-year-old bloodless feud betwixt their daddies.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 259

16. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: A Date for Gomer (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Barney has to play matchmaker for Thelma Lou's homely, visiting cousin Mary Grace, and sets her up with Gomer Pyle.

Director: Richard Crenna | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 198

17. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Briscoe Declares for Aunt Bee (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

After being treated to Aunt Bee's hospitality and home cooking, Briscoe Darling decides he is going to marry her. He even resorts to kidnapping her. Andy comes up with a clever solution to the whole mess.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Denver Pyle

Votes: 168

18. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Aunt Bee Learns to Drive (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Aunt Bee takes driving lessons from Goober. Although she isn't licensed to drive by herself, she moves the car for a tree trimmer and runs it into the tree.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, George Lindsey

Votes: 100

19. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Class Reunion (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

At his high school class reunion, Andy finds that while memories may fade over time, some connections are never completely broken, and some hearts never completely heal.

Director: Charles Irving | Stars: Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Barbara Perry, Don Haggerty

Votes: 202

20. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Aunt Bee's Medicine Man (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Andy must protect Aunt Bee from a charming traveling dishonest huckster whose 170-proof "tonic" provides temporary relief from mid-life crisis.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 194

21. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Bank Job (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Barney thinks the Mayberry Bank is a pushover for a robbery and sets out to prove it.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Lee Krieger, Frances Osborne

Votes: 192



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