The Andy Griffith Show: Season 5, Episode 9

Opie's Fortune (16 Nov. 1964)

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Opie finds a change purse and almost gains $50.


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Episode cast overview:
Opie Taylor (as Ronny Howard)
Jon Lormer ...
Parnell Rigsby
Mary Jackson ...
Mrs. Parnell Rigsby
Bill McLean ...


Opie finds a wallet on the side of a dirt road with $50 cash in it and no identification. He learns that he can keep the money if nobody claims it in one week. A week passes and the money is his, but then Barney finds a 'Lost and Found' notice in the newspaper from the owner. Written by Ronny Bailey

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Comedy | Family





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16 November 1964 (USA)  »

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The Rigsby's hometown is given as Bannertown. Bannertown is a real town in North Carolina, just a mile or two from the 'real Mayberry', Mount Airy. See more »


(at around 43 mins) The shadow of a crew member passes over Andy's lap as he sits talking to Barney. See more »

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