Confederacy scout Sgt. Joseph Paradine finds a town town full of Union soldiers, and an old man who claims he used witchcraft to paralyze them.
Opie can’t stand his new teacher – “Old Lady Crump” – but Andy takes a liking to her. (Eventually, they married.) Aneta Corsaut makes her series debut as Helen Crump.
Barney's self-esteem is at its lowest and he's ready to quit the police force. To build his confidence, Andy and Ellie stage a fake robbery.
Andy and Ellie stage a hold-up at the drugstore so that Barney can impress Miss Rosemary with his heroics.