When Thelma Lou's cousin Mary Grace comes to town unexpectedly, she want Barney to find her a date for the big dance on Saturday night. She wants Barney to ask Andy and he does, but Andy has already asked Helen Crump to go with him. Without a date for Mary Grace, Thelma Lou says that she just won't go so Barney and Andy decide to ask Gomer. He finally agrees after some persuasion but only a few minutes after meeting Mary Grace on the big night, he suddenly stands up and says there is something he's got to do and walks out of the house. The other couples go to the dance leaving Mary Grace alone but Thelma Lou can't bear it and insists on returning home. They get quite a surprise when they get there. Written by
Did You Know?
Floyd the Barber is briefly visible from the sidewalk as the episode begins. The actor playing him, however, is clearly not Howard McNear, who had suffered a stroke early in 1963. See more