Burke on Mayberry #37 = Barney’s Replacement
Running time: 9:58
In this “The Andy Griffith Show” episode which originally aired on October 9, 1961, Barney’s pride gets the best of him when Bob Rogers, a booksmart rookie from the state attorney’s office, is sent to Mayberry to get law enforcement experience. Convinced Andy is out to replace him, Barney resigns to enter the business world as a door-to-door Miracle Sweep vacuum salesman. Andy tricks Barney into rejoining the force by showing him Rogers does not have the mettle for the job. Be sure to visit www.BurkeOnMayberry.com to get the answer to this episode’s trivia question!