Goober, along with several other members of the community, sign up for an American history class. Goober has a lot to say but has difficulty formulating his thoughts and nothing seems to come out right. Embarrassed at the first class, he sets off hunting for three weeks. On his return, several people including Andy, Aunt Bee and Floyd comment on how his unshaven beard makes him look smarter and more like an intellectual. He decides to keep the beard but undergoes a radical personality change. He now has an opinion on everything and rarely lets anyone get a word in edgewise. Andy has to have a serious talk with him. Written by
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When Andy drives up to the gas station the pumps both say Regular on top. When he's about to leave, standing on the opposite side of the pumps, they say Super. The pumps, obviously props, frequently display differing grades of gasoline on any give day throughout the entire series. See more
Goober says that Hawaii was the 49th state and Alaska the 50th. It's actually the other way around. See more