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
Warren wants to and does fire the old Civil War cannon on display in the town square. However, almost five years earlier in "The Horse Trader" Andy sold the town's Civil War cannon (also on display in the town square) to a visiting antiques dealer. See more