As Andy Six, he gained fame as the lead singer of the rock band Black Veil Brides and was named one of the top living rock stars in 2011.
Two fun-loving but overbearing women from Mount Pilot cause problems by being amorous to Andy and Barney, which makes Helen and Thelma Lou jealous. Barney discovers a file of an old forgotten assault case between Floyd and grocer Charles Foley (Frank Ferguson) that was never resolved.
Barney reopens the case and his actions cause old feelings to flare up.
The first episode aired on October 3, 1960 and the final episode aired on April 1, 1968.
There were 249 episodes in all, 159 in black and white (seasons 1–5) and 90 in color (seasons 6–8).
The series was spun off from The Danny Thomas Show, where Sheriff Andy Taylor was introduced in the episode, "Danny Meets Andy Griffith", which first aired on February 15, 1960.