Gomer makes a citizen's arrest of Barney for committing the same traffic violation that Barney just ticketed him for. This causes Barney to overreact, resigning as deputy and demanding a ... See full summary »

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Gomer makes a citizen's arrest of Barney for committing the same traffic violation that Barney just ticketed him for. This causes Barney to overreact, resigning as deputy and demanding a jail sentence in lieu of paying the fine. When Gomer finds out how far it has gone, he tries to come up with a solution. Written by Ronny Bailey

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16 December 1963 (USA)  »

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Barney shuts off the patrol car's emergency light after he stops Gomer for the illegal U-turn. When he goes back to the car after giving Gomer the ticket, the emergency light is back on. See more »

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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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One of the all-time best episodes
20 June 2006 | by (Kuttawa, KY United States) – See all my reviews

This was a great episode....number 11 in season 4. Anyway, it is classic just because Gomer tells Barney to ,"run up an alley and holler fish....there I said it and I ain't taking it back!" This one is titled "Citizens Arrest" and well worth the watch! 2 thumbs up, ya'll!!!! I don't want to give too much away but this is great inner play between Gomer and Barney. These two clowns always made me laugh and I get a laugh every time I view it. Great classic black and white film. Andy gets involved to make things right as usual. Good ole dumb witted Gomer finally gets it over on big daddy lawman Barney. Tell ya what, the world would be a much better place if everybody watched "Andy" at least once a day! Best of luck to you and yours. My cousin Goober has a boat that goes 35.....and that's fast on water!


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