After being teased about not having anything to do, Barney's self-esteem is at its lowest and he is ready to quit the force. In order to build his confidence so he will ask Miss Rosemary to be his steady girlfriend, Andy and Ellie stage a fake robbery at the drugstore. The man Barney catches turns out to be wanted in Chattanooga and Barney becomes a hero. With a swelled head he decides to "look around first" before committing to Miss Rosemary, until Andy shows an interest in her. Written by
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In this episode Andy suggests that Barney take Miss Rosemary to the Snappy Lunch. The Snappy Lunch was and still is an actual diner in Andy Griffith's hometown of Mt. Airy, North Carolina and has the distinction of being the only Mt. Airy business to be mentioned on the show. They are famous for their porkchop sandwiches. See more
Sheriff Andy Taylor
You can't be serious about resigning. What in the world will you do?
Deputy Barney Fife
Oh, I don't know... I could go up to the pickle factory. They always need a brine tester.