Barney grows suspicious of Sam Becker, a farmer newly moved into the area, who is always in a hurry and never seems to want to talk to anyone. He also seems to be buying a lot of groceries and medical supplies and holing up inside his house like a hermit. Andy doesn't think there's anything unusual about the man, but Barney stays on the case, later reporting back on his activities, which Andy seems to think are perfectly reasonable. Barney postulates every kind of theory, from Sam growing marijuana to the possibility of treating someone with a bullet wound. When a big thunderstorm kicks up, Sam suddenly calls Andy out to his house. Mixed signals lead Barney to conclude that Andy has walked into a trap, so he calls up a posse to rescue him. Arriving alone, he finds what all the fuss is truly about: Sam's wife is about to give birth, the doctor is out of town, and Andy is going to have to deliver it himself. Andy puts Barney in charge of keeping Sam calm with old war stories while Andy ... Written by
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Did You Know?
The effects of the storm, the wind, and the rain were created via special effects. The lightening, however, was stock footage. See more
When Sam and Barney were reminiscing about their wartime experiences, Sam recalled a Company-sized patrol in Korea of about 200 men. A combat company consists of closer to 100 men. See more
Don't look at him. He'll know we're talkin' him.
What's he doin' now?
I don't know. You told me not to look at him.
The Fishin' Hole
Written by Earle Hagen and Herbert Spencer.
Performed by Earle Hagen. See more