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Mayberry R.F.D.
September 23, 1968 - March 29, 1971

Sam Jones -- Ken Berry
Aunt Bee (1968-1970) -- Frances Bavier
Goober Pyle -- George Lindsay
Howard Sprague -- Jack Dodson
Emmett Clark - Paul Hartman
Millie Swanson -- Arlene Golonka
Mike Jones -- Buddy Foster
Alice (1970-1971) -- Alice Ghostley

Mayberry, North Carolina, is the setting for this series, a spinoff of The Andy Griffith Show. The show concentrates on the plight of Sam Jones, full-time farmer and part-time councilman. Mayberry R.F.D. is much like Andy Griffith in that most of the cast is the same, the slow-moving atmosphere continues, and the town looks familiar.

Episodes Known To Be In Existence
(listed in alphabetical order -- no further episode info is currently available):

ALICE & THE PROFESSOR
Air Date: 2/22/71
Writers: Bob Mosher & Charles Stewart
Guest: Leonoid Kinskey
Synopsis: Alice's harp teacher asks her to marry him.

ALL FOR CHARITY
Air Date: 10/12/70
Writer: Bob Mosher
Synopsis: Sam and Emmett help put on a show for the church.

ANDY & HELEN GET MARRIED
Air Date: 9/23/68
Writer: John McGreevey
Synopsis: Andy and Helen get married and Aunt Bee moves in as Sam's new housekeeper.

ANDY’S BABY
Air Date: 9/22/69
Writer: Roswell Rogers
Synopsis: Emmett, Howard and Goober want to be the godfather of Andy and Helen's new baby.

AUNT BEE’S CRUISE PT. 1
Air Date: 1/13/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guest: Will Geer
Synopsis: Aunt Bee goes on a Caribbean cruise and falls for the Captain of the ship

AUNT BEE & THE CAPTAIN PT. 2
Air Date: 1/20/69
Writers and Guest: same as above
Synopsis: Aunt Bee and the Captain plan to get married, but then she gets second thoughts.

BICYCLE CLUB
Air Date: 12/7/70
Writers: Walter D.F. Black
Synopsis: Middle-aged Emmett wants to join a young men's bicycle riding club.

THE CAMPER
Air Date: 2/10/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Mike and Harold have a fight and claim that their friendship is over, but still go on the annual fishing trip.

THE CAPER
Air Date: 11/10/69
Writer: Roswell Rogers
Synopsis: Howard robs the bank to prove that Goober is not a good deputy.

CHURCH BELL
Air Date: 3/24/69
Writers: Joel Swanson & Paul West
Synopsis: The townspeople plan on buying a church bell that they can afford.

CHURCH PLAY
Air Date: 11/18/68
Writer: John McGreevey
Synopsis: Millie updates the church play when she is selected to direct it.

COMMUNITY SPIRIT
Air Date: 11/23/70
Writer: Bob Mosher
Synopsis: Goober, Howard and Emmett decide to paint Sam's house as a surprise

COPY MACHINE
Air Date: 10/21/68
Writer: Burt Styles
Guest: Carl Ballantine
Synopsis: Mike gets a copying machine and the problems begin to multiply.

DRIVER EDUCATION
Air Date: 1/27/69
Writer: John McGreevey
Synopsis: Goober gets a job as the high school driving teacher, until he collides with the principal's car.

AN EFFICIENT SERVICE STATION
Air Date: 3/3/69
Writers: Joel Swanson & John McGreevey
Synopsis: Goober has been ordered to clean up the station or lose it.

EMMETT’S DOMESTIC PROBLEM
Air Date: 9/14/70
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guests: Ruta Lee, Mary Lansing
Synopsis: Emmett's wife joins a women's lib group.

EMMETT’S 50TH BIRTHDAY
Air Date: 12/16/68
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Emmett becomes depressed when he reaches his 50th birthday.

EMMETT’S INVENTION
Air Date: 3/29/71
Writer: John McGreevey
Synopsis: A large company wants to buy the rights to Emmett's old invention.

EMMETT’S RETIREMENT
Air Date: 3/10/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: When Emmett retires he finds he has nothing to do, so he begins to hand out with his friends until he drives them crazy.

FARMER EXCHANGE PROJECT
Air Date: 11/3/69
Writers: Dennis Whitcomb & Paul West
Synopsis: A Russian agricultural expert comes to visit the farmers

GOOBER & THE TELEPHONE GIRL
Air Date: 10/13/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guest: Luana Anders
Synopsis: The gossiping telephone operator is causing trouble for Goober.

GOOBER THE ELDER
Air Date: 2/15/71
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Goober is sent to jail in a gambling raid, just after Sam nominated him for church elder.

GOOBER THE HERO
Air Date: 3/15/71
Writer: Bob Mosher
Synopsis: Goober gets lost in a cave.

GOOBER THE HOUSE KEEPER
Air Date: 11/9/70
Writer: Bob Mosher
Synopsis: Goober passes himself off as the owner of the big estate he is housewatching in order to impress his girlfriend.

GOOBER’S BROTHER
Air Date: 2/9/70
Writer: John McGreevey
Synopsis: Goober tries to become as well known as his brother, an engineer.

GOOBER’S NIECE
Air Date: 1/12/70
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guest: Erica Chandler
Synopsis: Goober's 15-year-old niece pays him a visit.

GOOBER’S NEW GAS STATION
Air Date: 9/28/70
Writers: David Evans & Bob Ross
Synopsis: A dinosaur is discovered under Goober's station, and any attempts to uncover the rest of the skeleton would mean wrecking the station.

HAIR
Air Date: 10/19/70
Writer: Bob Mosher
Synopsis: Emmett tries to look young by buying a toupee.

THE HARP
Air Date: 11/30/70
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guests: Leonid Kinskey, Lavina Dawson
Synopsis: Cousin Alice, the housekeeper, takes harp lessons.

HARVEST BALL
Air Date: 9/30/68
Writer: Bob Mosher
Synopsis: Sam writes a letter for Goober to Millie to invite her to the ball.

HELP ON THE FARM
Air Date: 10/14/68
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Andy convinces Sam to hire two ex-convincts. Later they disappear and so does the money from the cookie jar.

HOWARD THE DREAM SPINNER
Air Date: 12/28/70
Writer: bob Mosher
Synopsis: Howard becomes the host of a local literary TV program and becomes attached to an anonymous girl named Melissa whom Goober and Emmett created.

HOWARD THE POET
Air Date: 10/6/69
Writer: Roswell Rogers
Synopsis: Howard's poem is scheduled to be published, not if only his friends would allow him to finish it.

HOWARD’S HOBBY
Air Date: 2/3/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Howard collects coins. He meets a girl who loves to skydive, so he begins to take lessons in skydiving.

HOWARD’S NEPHEW
Air Date: 11/2/70
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guest: Brad David
Synopsis: Howard's hippie nephew visits.

KID FROM HONG KONG
Air Date: 1/18/71
Writers: Sam Locke & Milton Pascal
Guests: Phil Chambers, Teresa Jaw
Synopsis: Mike becomes the foster father of a little girl in Hong Kong.

MAYBERRY FLOAT
Air Date: 3/23/70
Writer: Paul West
Guest: Hope Summers
Synopsis: Millie and Clara compete for the honor of appearing as a pioneer woman on a parade float.

MIKE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY
Air Date: 10/27/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Mike plans on having a "No Girls Allowed" birthday party.

MIKE’S LOSING STREAK
Air Date: 12/2/68
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Mike wants to go to the baseball game but Sam thinks he's irresponsible so he punishes him, until the townspeople start making Sam feel like a heel.

MIKE’S PROJECT
Air Date: 12/14/70
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Mike's school project turns into a competition between fathers.

MILLIE & THE PALM SPRINGS GOLF PRO
Air Date: 12/22/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Millie plans to make Sam jealous.

MILLIE THE BEST DRESSED WOMAN
Air Date: 10/26/70
Writer: Bob Mosher
Synopsis: The miniskirt hits Mayberry.

MILLIE THE MODEL
Air Date: 10/20/69
Writer: Burt Styles
Synopsis: When Millie goes to New York, Sam becomes jealous and plans to follow her.

MILIE THE SECRETARY
Air Date: 4/6/70
Writer: Roswell Rogers
Synopsis: Millie doesn't know that her new employers are actually bookies.

MILLIE’S DREAM
Air Date: 11/16/70
Writer: Bob Mosher
Synopsis: Sam and Emmett help put on a show for the church.

MILLIE’S EGG FARM
Air Date: 1/11/71
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Millie starts her own egg farm.

MILLIE’S GIRLFRIEND
Air Date: 3/17/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Millie's girlfriend breaks up with her boyfriend and moves in with Millie.

MISS FARMERETTE
Air Date: 12/23/68
Writer: Joseph Bonaduce
Synopsis: Millie wins the title of Miss Farmerette in the county fair and an old agent friend wants her to go to Hollywood with him.

MOON ROCKS
Air Date: 1/25/71
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Sam gets his friend at NASA to bring the moon rock to Mayberry so Howard can have a private showing.

MYNAH BIRD
Air Date: 4/13/70
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Mike loses Howard's valuable mynah bird.

NEW COUPLE IN TOWN
Air Date: 1/6/69
Writer: Dan Beaumont
Synopsis: A writer and his wife move to Mayberry for inspiration, which prompts Goober to help.

NEW FARMHAND
Air Date: 11/17/69
Writer: Bob Mosher
Guest: Glenn Ash
Synopsis: Sam learns how to handle hero-worshiping Mike.

NEW HOUSEKEEPER
Air Date: 10/5/70
Writer: Gene Thompson
Synopsis: Sam gets a new housekeeper, a former Army officer.

NEW WELL
Air Date: 1/26/70
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guest: Douglas V. Fowley
Synopsis: Aunt Bee hires a dowser to find water using his divining rod, while Sam tries his scientific methods.

PALM SPRINGS HERE WE ARE
Air Date: 12/15/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: The trip to Palm Springs is almost ruined by a fight.

PALM SPRINGS HERE WE COME
Air Date: 11/24/69
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Sam promises Mike that he can go on a trip to Palm Springs if he passes his math course in school.

PANEL SHOW
Air Date: 10/28/68
Writer: Joseph Bonaduce
Guest: Pamela Mason
Synopsis: Howard and Emmett appear on a TV talk show.

PET SHOP
Air Date: 2/24/69
Writer: Paul West
Synopsis: Mike gets a job in the pet shop.

RACE HORSE
Air Date: 10/7/68
Writers: Henry Garson & Edward Bellon
Synopsis: Aunt Bee enters her horse Ginger Snap in a horse race.

SAM & THE TEENAGER
Air Date: 12/30/68
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guest: Darlene Carr
Synopsis: A teenager has a crush on Sam and he doesn't know what to do about it.

SAM GETS A TICKET
Air Date: 12/9/68
Writer: Elroy Schwartz
Synopsis: Sam plans to fight a traffic ticket he got in Mount Pilot

SAM THE EXPERT FARMER
Air Date: 2/17/69
Writer: Elroy Schwartz
Synopsis: Sam feels embarrassed when his bean crop fails and Millie's is successful.

SAVING MORRELLI’S
Air Date: 9/29/69
Writers: bob Reiss & Paul West
Synopsis: Sam turns entertainer to save Morelli's restaurant.

SENSITIVITY TRAINING
Air Date: 9/21/70

Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Guests: Fred Sadoff, Roy Applegate
Synopsis: An encounter group comes to Mayberry.

SISTER CITIES BIRTHDAY
Air Date: 5/12/69
Writer: Albert E. Lewin
Synopsis: Sam prepares to welcome Mexican officials from its sister city to the south.

WORLD TRAVELER
Air Date: 2/8/71
Writers: Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Synopsis: Emmett plans a cheap tour of Europe for his wife.

YOUTH TAKES OVER
Air Date: 11/11/68
Synopsis: The kids take over the adults' job on Civic Youth Day.

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