After his usual weekly visit for drunkenness, Otis has a minor fall when exiting his cell. He wants to just forget about the incident and tells Barney and Floyd that he has an old football injury and has always had trouble with his knee. Barney however insists that they have to file a report and when Otis goes to a lawyer to get his statement notarized, the shady fellow suggests that he sue the County for $5,000. Needless to say, this doesn't sit well with Mayberry's law enforcement officers. Unfortunately, Floyd doesn't really remember what Otis said at the time and Otis himself wasn't completely recovered from the night before and can't quite remember how it happened.
Did You Know?
Howard McNear is never seen walking and when standing the lower half of his body is partially concealed. This is due to a stroke he suffered during the production of season three which left him partially paralyzed and in need of a brace to balance. See more
When Andy turns off the tape recorder at one point, just after a conversation between Barney and Otis, he turns it back on a few seconds later, Otis and Barney are suddenly at the end of a chorus of "Sweet Adeline" even though the recorder had not been running. See more