The Andy Griffith Show: Season 4, Episode 7

A Black Day for Mayberry (11 Nov. 1963)

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Andy and Barney have to protect a shipment of gold which will be going through Mayberry on the way to Fort Knox. It's critical that they keep it a secret, but Barney spills the beans ... See full summary »

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Opie Taylor (as Ronny Howard)
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First Treasury Agent
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FBI Agent
Joseph Hamilton ...
Townsman
Roy Engel ...
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Andy and Barney have to protect a shipment of gold which will be going through Mayberry on the way to Fort Knox. It's critical that they keep it a secret, but Barney spills the beans immediately and within minutes all of Mayberry knows. A carnival-like atmosphere soon takes hold. The plot thickens when Barney discovers there's no gold in the truck. Written by Ronny Bailey

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The sign that Gomer is holding reads "Down with the gold standard; Vote for the single tax!" See more »

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The gold truck arrives in Mayberry under rainy conditions, with most of the crowd wearing raincoats and holding umbrellas. However, when Andy leaves the gas station to chase the truck, his patrol car kicks up copious amounts of dust. See more »

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A Classic Episode With No Laugh Track....
10 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a classic episode. What a Great One! I just noticed after seeing it on DVD that there is no laugh track. I was wondering if this was an experiment? It is a fairly dramatic episode for the sitcom, so maybe they thought that they'd try it with no canned laughter like usual. This show was never filmed with an audience anyway.

Interesting....

And it was neat to see three members of the Howard family in one show--Ron, Rance, His Dad, and lil' brother Clint.

Another beautiful DVD transfer. There are so many great old shows coming out on DVD from studios like Paramount--This one was originally Desilu, like Dick Van Dyke, Star Trek and many more until 1968 when Desi and Lucy sold out to Paramount Studios, which was right next door.


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