Barney makes the decision to buy a car for the first time. He sees an ad in the paper that sounds just like what he's looking for and when the seller comes to Andy's house, he's more convinced than ever. The vendor is a little old lady whose husband has recently died. She claims the car was only ever driven a low speed and that it just breaks her heart to sell it. Andy advises caution and suggests that he have Wally the mechanic give the car a once over but Barney won't hear of it. The old woman has him wrapped around her little finger so tight that he even overpays for the car. Not surprisingly, the car breaks down the next day when he take her out for the first time. When Gomer checks it out, he finds saw dust in the transmission, used to keep it all running smoothly for a few days and a sure sign he was taken for a ride. They soon find exactly what that old lady has been up to.
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After the tow truck arrives at the garage, all the bad guys go in to the office. The emergency blinkers on the truck are still blinking. In the next shot the blinkers are no longer blinking. See more
, Opie Taylor
, Aunt Bee Taylor
, Gomer Pyle
, Thelma Lou
[All repeating various versions of
I smell gas. Do you smell gas?
All right, all right, so you all smell gas. Of course you smell gas! What do you think this car runs on, coal?