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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Ken Berry was set to return as Sam Jones, but couldn't appear due to his work on ''Series/MamasFamily'', in which he played Vinton Harper.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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Ken Berry was set to return as Sam Jones, but couldn't appear due to his work on ''Series/MamasFamily'', in which he played Vinton Harper.


** Ron Howard's father Rance plays the minister at Barney and Thelma Lou's wedding.
** Don Knotts' daughter Karen plays Opie's receptionist.

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** Ron Howard's Creator/RonHoward's father Rance [[Creator/RanceHoward Rance]] plays the minister at Barney and Thelma Lou's wedding.
** Don Knotts' Creator/DonKnotts' daughter Karen plays Opie's receptionist.


* McLeaned: Frances Bavier was too sick to appear in the film, so her character Aunt Bee was shown as having passed away.

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* McLeaned: Frances Bavier was too sick to appear in the film, so her character Aunt Bee was shown as having passed away. Frances would actually pass away three years later.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Ken Berry was set to return as Sam Jones, but couldn't appear due to his work on ''Series/MamasFamily'', in which he played Vinton Harper.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Ken Berry was set to return as Sam Jones, but couldn't appear due to his work on ''Series/MamasFamily'', in which he played Vinton Harper.Harper.
** The special was supposed to be the beginning of a periodic series of ''Andy Griffith Show'' TV movies, but the surprise success of ''Series/{{Matlock}}'' made that impossible.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Ken Berry was set to return as Sam Jones, but couldn't appear due to his role on ''Series/MamasFamily''.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Ken Berry was set to return as Sam Jones, but couldn't appear due to his role work on ''Series/MamasFamily''.''Series/MamasFamily'', in which he played Vinton Harper.

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* ChannelHop: The film aired on Creator/{{NBC}}, instead of the series' original network, Creator/{{CBS}}.
* McLeaned: Frances Bavier was too sick to appear in the film, so her character Aunt Bee was shown as having passed away.
* TheOtherDarrin: Janet Waldo does a voiceover as Aunt Bee, replacing the ailing Frances Bavier.
* RealLifeRelative:
** Ron Howard's father Rance plays the minister at Barney and Thelma Lou's wedding.
** Don Knotts' daughter Karen plays Opie's receptionist.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Ken Berry was set to return as Sam Jones, but couldn't appear due to his role on ''Series/MamasFamily''.

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