Burke on Mayberry #16 = The Horse Trader
Running time: 12:15
In this “The Andy Griffith Show” episode which originally aired on January 9, 1961, Andy cons a traveling antique dealer into buying the town’s old cannon with a wild, fictional story of the cannon’s glorious past. Opie follows his father’s example and cons a friend of his into trading roller skates for some “licorice seeds” that Opie got in a bad trade for his cap pistol. Andy, again seeing his own actions mirrored by his son, turns around and makes ammends for his bad dealings. Be sure to visit www.BurkeOnMayberry.com to get the answer to this episode’s trivia question!