Angry that his paycheck has been whittled away by government deductions, Barney begins to talk about finding a good investment. Andy warns him about jumping too fast as he may find himself an easy mark for a con artist. Just then, Ellie comes by with Mr. Maxwell, a music producer who is passing through town and was told that there might be some good musicians that he could use for his upcoming folk album. Andy is excited about the idea and gathers the boys in the barbershop for renditions of "Flop Eared Mule" and "The Crawdad Song" and Maxwell is impressed. After Andy leaves, Barney and Floyd and the boys begin talking to Maxwell about investing in the album. Maxwell isn't sure, but Barney and Floyd insist. When Andy finds out about their investment, he immediately jumps to the conclusion that Maxwell is a con artist who has just bilked them out of their money. No one believes him until they find that Maxwell has checked out of his hotel room and left town. Outraged at having been ... Written by
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Did You Know?
In an earlier episode entitled, "The Manhunt," Capt. Barker promises to send Andy a magnetic map like the state police use. Barker apparently made good on his promise since the magnetic map may seen in the Sheriff's office in "Mayberry on Record." See more
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The Crawdad Song
Traditional Folk Song
Performed by Andy Griffith See more