Card #097 Otis really does have a cow when Barney tries to change his drinking ways ("The Rehabilitation of Otis," Episode #145). Long ago, Otis explained his vice: "I seen temptation coming, but it seen me coming too."

And besides, as Andy once said, "In a way, that drinking does a good service for the town. Otis laps it up so fast that the other folks can't get it." In any case, Otis never reveals the sources of his moonshine. "Us town drunks have a code we live by." You got to respect a man's code.