This was a reunion bringing back most of the characters from The Andy Griffith Show. It begins with Andy Taylor returning to Mayberry and planning to run for his old job of Sheriff but when he arrives, he discovers that his old deputy and friend, Barney Fife, is planning to run also. So Andy decides to back down. And at the same time there are some strange things going on, and Barney's stumped, so Andy has to help him out. Also Barney's planning to propose to his old girlfriend Thelma Lou, and Opie, Andy's son is about to become a father. Written by
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'Hal Smith (I)''s character, Otis Campbell, was the town drunk in the original series. In this reunion he's now sober and is the town's ice cream man. See more
In the movie it is mentioned that Otis Campbell is now sober and has a occupation; however in the Andy Griffith Show episode "Otis, the Artist," Andy tells Warren that Otis works at the local furniture factory. See more
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