Andy gets worried about how to pay for Opie's college, so he opens a laundromat to earn some extra money. It takes a lot more of his time that he thought it would.

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Opie Taylor (as Ronny Howard)
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Paul Hartman ...
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Mr. Rogers
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Trooper Leroy Miller
Jesslyn Fax ...
Mrs. Le Grande
Maudie Prickett ...
Mrs. Larch
Richard Collier ...
Mr. Giddings
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Not having thought about it a great deal up to now, Andy becomes quite worried about how he will manage to pay for Opie's college education which is only a few years away. The fees at private colleges are enormous and Opie may not have the grades to get into a State college, so he has a bit of a dilemma. Reading through the newspaper, he sees an ad for a turnkey laundromat advertised as being an easy way to earn a second income. He likes the idea of having something that won't take up too much of his time but as he soon learns, running any kind of a business has it's own requirements. Written by garykmcd

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20 November 1967 (USA)  »

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In this episode, Opie decides he'll study to be a dentist while his friend, Arnold, has decided to be a doctor. The actor who played Arnold in many episodes (but did not actually appear in this one), is in reality now a dentist. See more »

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Sheriff Andy Taylor: Well, how 'bout, um, 'Knowledge is the... tool of life'?
Aunt Bee Taylor: Good, Andy! Good!
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Aunt Bee Taylor: Knowledge is the tool of life.
[to Andy]
Aunt Bee Taylor: Who said it?
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Me.
Aunt Bee Taylor: Oh? I thought maybe it might be somebody like Shakespeare.
Sheriff Andy Taylor: No. I beat him to it this time.
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