This weekend on The Month of Mayberry: Premieres and pilot episodes

Watch how The Andy Griffith Show and its spinoffs got their start.

May has arrived! That means its time to step into the Month of Mayberry!

Our monthlong celebrations of all things related to The Andy Griffith Show begins with a special Sunday slate. Tune in starting at 5PM | 4C to see how these beloved sitcoms began.

We start, of course, with the first episode of The Andy Griffith Show, "The New Housekeeper." The spin-off pilot, "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," and the series premiere of Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. follow. We wrap up with a wedding event as "Andy and Helen Get Married" in the series premiere of Mayberry R.F.D.

See the Mayberry Schedule for full details. 

Learn more and explore these memorable classics below!

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"The New Housekeeper" - Sunday 5PM | 4C


QUIZ: How well do you remember The Andy Griffith Show premiere?


"The New Housekeeper" - Sunday 5PM | 4C


The first housekeeper in The Andy Griffith Show was a familiar face from It's a Wonderful Life.


"Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." - Sunday 5:30PM | 4:30C


The character of Gomer Pyle was inspired by this funny encounter with a real gas station attendant.


"Gomer Overcomes the Obstacle Course" - Sunday 6PM | 5C


QUIZ: Can you name all these characters from Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.?


"Andy and Helen Get Married" - Sunday 6:30PM | 5:30C


How well do you remember the wedding of Sheriff Andy and Helen Crump?


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CaseyLynnFehl 22 months ago
Will Mayberry RFD ever air on Television
MarthaWashington 51 months ago
Has anyone ever noticed that Aunt Bee usually never eats anything when serving meals. It seems when she sits down and picks up her fork, she thinks of something and gets up. She is either serving or doing other things while others are eating.
Electricj1316 51 months ago
I’ve never seen the episode where Andy and Helen got married and I only just saw that it aired so I missed it. 😩 Can you please air it again?🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
phil 51 months ago
Please run the mayberry RFD pilot again! Me tv best network in the good ol 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸😀
Tangomike 51 months ago
Looking forward to the wedding episode. I've never seen it
Jeffrey 51 months ago
oh boy!!!!! we got the darling eps - andy with his "GEE" tar playing (such a musician) and singing - and then he gets hitched to HELLen Frump (another woman that never did anything wrong on that show - except opies grades and blaming andy for count dis van tell liky),,,HELLen Frump get a blindfold and dance the pony near the grand canyon PLEASE! also what did thelma lou do for a living - Brine Tester?
Johnnyandnikki1959 51 months ago
Love MeTV app need this in my life to cope lol lol and it helps TRUST ME
cperrynaples 51 months ago
Technically, if MeTV REALLY wanted to show how TAGS began, they should show that famous Danny Thomas episode where Andy arrests him! You have that episode MeTV, so why not?
gilmorej cperrynaples 51 months ago
I like that episode too!!
cperrynaples gilmorej 51 months ago
Yes, Aunt Bee was in it, but not really! Can you figure this statement out?
Moriyah 51 months ago
I'll try to make it to watch Gomer Pyle on Sunday!!! Anyone in agreement with me?!
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