Sheriff Andy's (Andy Griffith) young son Opie (Ron Howard) is depressed
that Karen (Ronda Jeter), a girl at school he has fallen in love with,
hardly notices him - so Thelma Lou (Betty Lynn), deputy Berney's (Don
Knotts) girlfriend, tries to cheer him up ... and Opie falls in love with
her all of a sudden, even if she's a woman in her 30's - much to the
dismay of Barney of course. Finally, Andy has a talk with his son and
talks him out of loving Thelma Lou ... and you know what, the whole thing
worked after all to spark Karen's interest in Opie.
among schoolkids story. There are a few laughs in there, but overall,
it's just cheesy.