The good folks of Mayberry are thrilled when they learn that the Governor of the State is going be visit them and take part in their Founders' Day celebration. They also learn that the State Mobile Museum will be sent to the town. The Museum contains many valuable artifacts including paintings, coins and memorabilia. Warren thinks that the planned activities lack oomph and that they should fire the old cannon in the town square. Andy tells him to forget it but he persists. Actually, the cannon becomes useful when a couple try to rob the museum.
Did You Know?
During the towns welcome to the governor, the town band plays a tune that should sound familiar. It is the same tune later used as the theme song for Mayberry RFD. See more
During this episode Warren is obsessed with making the cannon fire. He says there is something in the barrel that's blocking it. In the last scene we see of the cannon before it fires, there is a heavy duty screen on the front of the barrel of the cannon. (Apparently Warren didn't notice it) See more