The following is a list of episodes for the television series Mayberry R.F.D.

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRating
First airedLast aired
Pilot1April 1, 1968 (1968-04-01)
126September 23, 1968 (1968-09-23)May 12, 1969 (1969-05-12)425.4
226September 22, 1969 (1969-09-22)April 13, 1970 (1970-04-13)424.4
326September 14, 1970 (1970-09-14)March 29, 1971 (1971-03-29)1522.3


Pilot (1968)

Further information: List of The Andy Griffith Show episodes § Season 8 (1967–68)

"No. in series" and "No. in season" for the pilot dictate the airing and location of the episode within the parent series.

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
24930"Mayberry R.F.D."Peter BaldwinBob RossApril 1, 1968 (1968-04-01)
Sam Jones asks a friend of his from Italy to help him with his land, and the friend brings his father and sister with him.

Season 1 (1968–69)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Andy and Helen Get Married"Christian NybyJohn McGreeveySeptember 23, 1968 (1968-09-23)
With Andy and Helen finally getting married, Aunt Bee considers becoming Sam's housekeeper. Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Aneta Corsaut and Don Knotts guest star.
22"The Harvest Ball"Christian NybyBob MosherSeptember 30, 1968 (1968-09-30)
Sam helps Goober ask Millie Swanson (Arlene Golonka) to the Harvest Ball, even though he wanted to ask her.
33"The Race Horse"Christian NybyHenry Garson & Edmund BeloinOctober 7, 1968 (1968-10-07)
Aunt Bee's intuition is put to the test when she enters a horse named Ginger Snap in a race.
44"Help on the Farm"Christian NybyDick Bensfield & Perry GrantOctober 14, 1968 (1968-10-14)
Aunt Bee feels uneasy about Sam hiring two ex-cons to help out on the farm, especially since there's money in the house. Andy Griffith guest stars.
55"The Copy Machine"Christian NybyBurt StylerOctober 21, 1968 (1968-10-21)
Mike gets a copy machine that leads to multiple problems.
66"The Panel Show"Hal CooperJoseph BonaduceOctober 28, 1968 (1968-10-28)
Howard and Emmett appear on a talk show in New York. Pamela Mason guest stars.
77"Youth Takes Over"Hal CooperJim BrooksNovember 11, 1968 (1968-11-11)
The adults of Mayberry think Civic Youth Day is a game, but the children are actually quite serious about it. Andy Griffith guest stars.
88"The Church Play"Christian NybyJohn McGreeveyNovember 18, 1968 (1968-11-18)
Millie has difficulty directing the church play, but Sam offers his support when he learns she was once a chorus girl. Jodie Foster has a small role as the Fairy.
99"Mike's Losing Streak"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldDecember 2, 1968 (1968-12-02)
Sam faces the consequences of disciplining Mike. Andy Griffith guest stars.
1010"Sam Gets a Ticket"Hal CooperElroy SchwartzDecember 9, 1968 (1968-12-09)
Sam is given a traffic ticket in Mount Pilot and decides to contest it.
1111"Emmett's 50th Birthday Party"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldDecember 16, 1968 (1968-12-16)
Emmett feels gloomy on his 50th birthday.
1212"Miss Farmerette"Hal CooperJoseph BonaduceDecember 23, 1968 (1968-12-23)
A has-been Hollywood agent convinces Millie to consider a career in movies. Teri Garr has a small role in the episode.
1313"Sam and the Teenager"Christian NybyDick Bensfield & Perry GrantDecember 30, 1968 (1968-12-30)
Sam must deal with Nancy (Darleen Carr), a lovestruck teenager.
1414"New Couple in Town"Hal CooperDan BeaumontJanuary 6, 1969 (1969-01-06)
Goober is considered too low-brow to join the literary club.
1515"Aunt Bee's Cruise: Part 1"Christian NybyDick Bensfield & Perry GrantJanuary 13, 1969 (1969-01-13)
Aunt Bee takes a shine to the captain (Will Geer) of a Caribbean cruise.
1616"Aunt Bee's Cruise: Part 2"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldJanuary 20, 1969 (1969-01-20)
Aunt Bee has second thoughts about Captain Charles Wolford when he accompanies her to Mayberry.
1717"Driver Education"Christian NybyJohn McGreeveyJanuary 27, 1969 (1969-01-27)
Goober is hired as the driving teacher of Mayberry High, then he accidentally hits the principal's car.
1818"Howard's Hobby"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldFebruary 3, 1969 (1969-02-03)
Howard attempts to share his sweetheart's love of skydiving.
1919"The Camper"Hal CooperDick Bensfield & Perry GrantFebruary 10, 1969 (1969-02-10)
Although Mike and Harold insist they're no longer friends, they both join the camping trip.
2020"Sam the Expert Farmer"Christian NybyElroy SchwartzFebruary 17, 1969 (1969-02-17)
Sam is very upset that his bean crop is a failure and Millie's is a success.
2121"The Pet Shop"Hal CooperS : Bob Ross;
T : Paul West
February 24, 1969 (1969-02-24)
Mike takes a job at a pet shop.
2222"An Efficient Service Station"Hal CooperS : Joel Swanson;
T : John McGreevey
March 3, 1969 (1969-03-03)
Goober must make the service station ship-shape or Mayberry will lose it.
2323"Emmett's Retirement"Hal CooperDick Bensfield & Perry GrantMarch 10, 1969 (1969-03-10)
Emmett becomes a pest when he retires from the fix-it business.
2424"Millie's Girlfriend"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldMarch 17, 1969 (1969-03-17)
Sam finds himself in the middle when Millie's girlfriend visits.
2525"The Church Bell"Christian NybyS : Joel Swanson;
T : Paul West
March 24, 1969 (1969-03-24)
The committee resorts to wheeling and dealing to get a new bell for the church.
2626"Sister Cities"Hal CooperAlbert E. LewinMay 12, 1969 (1969-05-12)
The citizens of Mayberry prepare for the arrival of Mexican officials.

Season 2 (1969–70)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
271"Andy's Baby"Hal CooperRoswell RogersSeptember 22, 1969 (1969-09-22)
Andy and Helen return to Mayberry to show everyone their new baby. Andy Griffith and Aneta Corsaut guest stars.
282"Saving Morelli's"Hal CooperS : Bob Ross;
T : Paul West
September 29, 1969 (1969-09-29)
Sam becomes an entertainer to save Morelli's restaurant.
293"Howard the Poet"Hal CooperRoswell RogersOctober 6, 1969 (1969-10-06)
Howard tries to write a poem.
304"Goober and the Telephone Girl"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldOctober 13, 1969 (1969-10-13)
Goober dates a girl who knows judo and uses it when a guy punches Goober.
315"Millie the Model"Hal CooperBurt StylerOctober 20, 1969 (1969-10-20)
Sam decides to follow Millie to New York. Farrah Fawcett has a small part.
326"Mike's Birthday Party"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldOctober 27, 1969 (1969-10-27)
Mike's no-girls-allowed birthday party is certain to backfire. Danny Bonaduce has a small part.
337"The Farmer Exchange Project"Christian NybyT : Paul West;
S/T : Dennis Whitcomb
November 3, 1969 (1969-11-03)
A Russian agricultural expert comes to Mayberry as part of a farmer exchange project.
348"The Caper"Christian NybyRoswell RogersNovember 10, 1969 (1969-11-10)
Howard robs the bank just to prove Goober's worthlessness.
359"The New Farmhand"Christian NybyBob MosherNovember 17, 1969 (1969-11-17)
Sam figures out how to deal with his hero-worshiping son Mike.
3610"Palm Springs, Here We Come"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldNovember 24, 1969 (1969-11-24)
Mike is promised a trip to Palm Springs if he passes his math test.
3711"Palm Springs, Here We Are"Christian NybyDick Bensfield & Perry GrantDecember 15, 1969 (1969-12-15)
Goober and Howard's bickering nearly ruins the trip to Palm Springs.
3812"Millie and the Palm Springs Golf Pro"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldDecember 22, 1969 (1969-12-22)
As the Palm Springs trip continues, Millie plots to make Sam jealous.
3913"Palm Springs Cowboy"Christian NybyDick Bensfield & Perry GrantDecember 29, 1969 (1969-12-29)
Howard attempts to help a former singing cowboy movie actor (Dick Foran) get back in the limelight.
4014"Goober's Niece"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldJanuary 12, 1970 (1970-01-12)
Goober's niece helps him understand teenagers.
4115"Emmett Takes a Fall"Hal CooperBob MosherJanuary 19, 1970 (1970-01-19)
A teenager helps Emmett, sidelined by an injured arm, too much in his fix-it shop.
4216"The New Well"Christian NybyS : Joel Swanson;
T : Perry Grant & Dick Bensfield
January 26, 1970 (1970-01-26)
Despite an old dowser's claims, Sam uses science and instinct to find a well.
4317"Emmett and the Ring"Hal CooperJohn McGreeveyFebruary 2, 1970 (1970-02-02)
Emmett pawns his wife's ring for an investment in stocks.
4418"Goober's Brother"Hal CooperJohn McGreeveyFebruary 9, 1970 (1970-02-09)
Goober sets out to be as appreciated as his engineer brother Braden (Woodrow Parfrey ).
4519"The Mayberry Road"Hal CooperBob MosherFebruary 16, 1970 (1970-02-16)
Aunt Bee and her garden club take action to save trees from being torn down to make room for a new road.
4620"Millie and the Great Outdoors"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldMarch 2, 1970 (1970-03-02)
Millie reluctantly goes on a camping trip with Sam and Howard.
4721"The Sculptor"Christian NybyBob MosherMarch 9, 1970 (1970-03-09)
A sculptor makes a rather bizarre statue for Mayberry.
4822"The Health Fund"Christian NybyS : Joel Swanson;
T : Bob Mosher
March 16, 1970 (1970-03-16)
Howard's lodge is unwilling to decrease the health fund after his operation.
4923"The Mayberry Float"Hal CooperPaul WestMarch 23, 1970 (1970-03-23)
Millie and Clara compete for the opportunity to represent Pioneer Women in a parade.
5024"Aloha Goober"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldMarch 30, 1970 (1970-03-30)
Goober may be going to Hawaii.
5125"Millie the Secretary"Christian NybyRoswell RogersApril 6, 1970 (1970-04-06)
Millie takes a job as a secretary, unaware that her bosses are bookies.
5226"The Mynah Bird"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldApril 13, 1970 (1970-04-13)
Mike loses Howard's prized mynah bird. Final appearance of Frances Bavier as Aunt Bee.

Season 3 (1970–71)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
531"Emmett's Domestic Problem"Christian NybyDick Bensfield & Perry GrantSeptember 14, 1970 (1970-09-14)
Emmett and his wife are divided by the issue of women's lib when she decides to open a boutique.
542"Sensitivity Training"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldSeptember 21, 1970 (1970-09-21)
Thanks to Howard, the citizens of Mayberry go into encounter-group therapy.
553"Goober's New Gas Station"Hal CooperT : Bob Ross;
S/T : David Evans
September 28, 1970 (1970-09-28)
Goober opens his new gas station in a location closer to town. Things become complicated when dinosaur bones are discovered on the site.
564"The New Housekeeper"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldOctober 5, 1970 (1970-10-05)
Sam's cousin Alice Cooper (Alice Ghostley), a former WAC, takes the job as his new housekeeper. Last episode to feature Clara Edwards (Hope Summers).
575"All for Charity"Christian NybyBob MosherOctober 12, 1970 (1970-10-12)
The citizens of Mayberry have a church pageant for charity. Jodie Foster has a small role.
586"Hair"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldOctober 19, 1970 (1970-10-19)
Emmett buys a toupee to look younger.
597"Millie the Best-Dressed Woman"Hal CooperBob MosherOctober 26, 1970 (1970-10-26)
Mayberry plays host to the mini-vs-midi dress debate.
608"Howard's Nephew"Christian NybyBob MosherNovember 2, 1970 (1970-11-02)
Howard needs help dealing with his 16-year-old nephew.
619"Goober the Housekeeper"Hal CooperBob MosherNovember 9, 1970 (1970-11-09)
Goober is hired as the housekeeper of a rich home, but he pretends to be the owner.
6210"Millie's Dream"Christian NybyGene ThompsonNovember 16, 1970 (1970-11-16)
Millie has dreams predicting disaster that make Howard increasingly nervous.
6311"Community Spirit"Christian NybyBob MosherNovember 23, 1970 (1970-11-23)
Sam reluctantly allows Goober, Howard and Emmett to paint his house.
6412"The Harp"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldNovember 30, 1970 (1970-11-30)
Sam's cousin Alice reluctantly takes harp lessons.
6513"The Bicycle Club"Hal CooperWalter BlackDecember 7, 1970 (1970-12-07)
Emmett is determined to join the bicycle club despite being middle-aged.
6614"Mike's Project"Hal CooperPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldDecember 14, 1970 (1970-12-14)
Mike's school project becomes a competition between Sam and another student's father.
6715"Howard the Dream Spinner"Hal CooperBob MosherDecember 28, 1970 (1970-12-28)
Goober and Emmett decide to do something about Howard's inflated ego.
6816"Millie's Egg Farm"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldJanuary 11, 1971 (1971-01-11)
Against Sam's better judgment, Millie buys an egg farm.
6917"The Kid from Hong Kong"Christian NybyMilton Pascal & Sam LockeJanuary 18, 1971 (1971-01-18)
Mike becomes a foster father to a little girl from Hong Kong.
7018"The Moon Rocks"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldJanuary 25, 1971 (1971-01-25)
The citizens of Mayberry get excited over a Moon rock exhibit.
7119"The World Traveler"Hal CooperDick Bensfield & Perry GrantFebruary 8, 1971 (1971-02-08)
Emmett and Martha argue before leaving on a European tour.
7220"Goober the Elder"Christian NybyPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldFebruary 15, 1971 (1971-02-15)
Goober becomes a church elder. He receives a call from his cousin Albert with a hard luck story. Goober uses the church's offering collection to help him and is arrested for gambling.
7321"Alice and the Professor"Christian NybyCharles Stewart and Bob MosherFebruary 22, 1971 (1971-02-22)
Alice's old harp teacher Professor Radetsky Leonid Kinskey returns to continue his persistent courting.
7422"Howard the Swinger"Elliott LewisPerry Grant & Dick BensfieldMarch 1, 1971 (1971-03-01)
Howard is believed to have become a swinger after moving to a singles apartment in Mt. Pilot.
7523"Mike's Car"Hal CooperDick Bensfield & Perry GrantMarch 8, 1971 (1971-03-08)
Mike is too young to drive his new car, which turns out to be a heap.
7624"Goober the Hero"Hal CooperBob MosherMarch 15, 1971 (1971-03-15)
Goober gets lost in a cave while leading a hike.
7725"The City Planner"Hal CooperCharles Stewart and Bob MosherMarch 22, 1971 (1971-03-22)
When the representative (Ruta Lee) of the company City Planners turns out to be an attractive woman, everyone worries about Sam spending so much time with her.
7826"Emmett's Invention"Hal CooperJohn McGreeveyMarch 29, 1971 (1971-03-29)
Emmett gets in trouble for bragging about his invention.