"In “Andy Saves Barney’s Morale”, Andy goes around town telling folks that he is replacing Barney because Barney has lost the confidence of the people. The first people he tells this to are Jud and Chester, who are playing checkers…"
"Later in that same episode, Ernest T cuts in on his rival during the dance by hitting him over the head with a flower pot. The man is knocked out and lying on the floor for the rest of the scene. Nobody goes to help or check on him."
"I always assumed that Andy and Barney had to share the squad car for personal use. They even double dated in it. Mayberry County must’ve had pretty lax rules about government property! Either way, Barney says when he walks in that he is there…"
"In My Fair Ernest T. Bass, after Andy transforms Ernest T into the Count of Monte Christo, Barney drives the squad car over to Andy’s house to give him and Ernest T a ride to Mrs. Wiley’s party. After seeing Ernest T all dressed up,…"