In an episode of the classic tv series, when Mayberry Sheriff Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) learns an ex-con is coming to town to see him, Deputy Barney Fife (Don Knotts) fears the worst and rounds up some extra deputies. 1963.
Original episode from Internet Archive
Series info from IMDB
The Andy Griffith Show @The Museum of Broadcast Communications
The Andy Griffith Show @Wikipedia
Andy Griffith @Wikipedia