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Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army

When Ernest T. Bass is denied from joining the army, he blames Andy and threatens to break every window in Mayberry. When Andy learns the real reason for Ernest's denial, he finds a solution that benefits everyone...except Barney.

  • Originally Aired October 14, 1963
  • Runtime 25 minutes
  • Content Rating United States of America TV-G
  • Production Code 099
  • Network CBS
Name Type Role
Jim Fritzell Writer
Everett Greenbaum Writer
Paul Smith Guest Star
David Lipp Guest Star
Alice Backes Guest Star
Allan Melvin Guest Star
Tom Myers Guest Star
Dick Crenna Director