Aunt Bee and Clara Johnson are both jarring homemade pickles. The only difference is that Clara's are good enough to have won the blue ribbon at the fair eleven years counting while Aunt Bee's taste like they've been floating in kerosene. The boys are too polite to tell Aunt bee the truth about her pickles and come up with a plan to switch Aunt Bee's pickles with store bought pickles. The plan backfires when Bee decides to enter her pickles in the contest. Written by
Did You Know?
When the contest judges sample Aunt Bee's pickles, the carousel music stops outside and then resumes after the blue ribbon is presented. This was a choice made by music director Earl Hagen in order to heighten the suspense. See more
Aunt Bee says she's entered and lost the homemade pickle contest at the fair for ten years in a row against Clara. But, she'd only moved to Mayberry during the previous season. See more
Sheriff Andy Taylor
What's small potatoes to some folks can be *mighty* important to others.