- "Last Sunday, I caught him makin' eyes at Idell Bushey durin' preachin'. And I know what they do up there in the hills when they say they're possum huntin'. They're just sittin' around the campfire, drinkin' hard cider, hittin' each other on the shoulder and hollerin' 'flinch!'."
- ―Charlene Darling[src]
|Full Name||Charlene Darling|
|First Episode||The Darlings Are Coming|
|Last Episode||The Darling Fortune|
|Spin-off Appearances||Return to Mayberry|
|Romances|| Andy Taylor|
|Portrayed by||Maggie Peterson|
Charlene Darling is the daughter of Briscoe Darling, the sister of The Darling Boys and the wife of Dud Wash. She has a serious crush on Sheriff Andy Taylor, because her brothers, Ernest T. Bass, and her husband are the only boys near her house. In episode The Darling Baby, Charlene presents her new daughter Andelina, named in honor of Sheriff Taylor.
- The Darlings Are Coming
- Mountain Wedding
- Divorce, Mountain Style
- The Darling Baby
- The Darling Fortune