The Andy Griffith Show

Season 4 Episode 16

Barney's Sidecar

Aired Monday 9:30 PM Jan 27, 1964 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • When considering how to deal with Barney Aunt Bee mentions something she saw in a movie once - the allies string a wire across the road and when the Germans come through on their motorcycles...

      A scene very close to what she describes can be seen in the classic WWII film The Great Escape. Steve Mcqueen's character uses a wire to kill a German and steal his motorcycle leading the famous motorcycle chase scene near the end of the film.

    • The Battle of Château-Thierry was fought on July 18, 1918 and was one of the first actions involving the United States American Expeditionary Force (AEF) under General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing. It was a battle in World War I as part of the Second Battle of the Marne, initially prompted by a German offensive launched on July 15 against the newest troops on the front, the American AEF.