The Andy Griffith Show

Season 8 Episode 16

Goober the Executive

Aired Monday 9:30 PM Dec 25, 1967 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • In this episode when Goober is talking to Opie he twice mentions that he is 36 years of age. This episode was broadcast on Christmas day 1967. That would mean Goober was born in 1931. However, in the episode "The Case of The Punch In The Nose", Goober told Barney he was 5 years old in 1946.

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  • Notes

    • In this episode Andy explains what happened to Floyd and Floyd's Barbershop. He tells Goober that Floyd finally decided he had enough money and decided to retire and that Emmitt Clark decided to move his Fix It shop out of his home and into the space formerly occupied by Floyd's. Howard McNear, the actor who played Floyd, left the show at the end of the 1966-1967 season due to his declining health after suffering a stroke a few years earlier. McNear would die in January of 1969.

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