Special Sub-Topic: All About Opie
|What is the name of the boys' club in which Opie is the Keeper of the Flame?|
Wildcats. Since Opie was the Keeper of the Flame, he was blamed for the barn burning down where the boys held their secret club meetings. Episode 46, "Keeper of the Flame"
|What competition did Opie lose in the Sheriff's Boys Day Races?|
50-yard dash. Opie was so confident that he would win, and Barney really pumped his ego. When he came in last place, Andy had to teach him how to be a good loser. Episode 51, "A Medal for Opie"
|What is the name of Opie and Howie's gossipy newspaper?|
"The Mayberry Sun". Opie and Howie collected their "news" by listening to Andy, Barney, and Aunt Bee talk about other people. Episode 153, "Opie's Newspaper"
|What was the name of Opie's imaginary horse?|
Blackie. Gullible Barney really thought Opie had a horse in the backyard! Episode 66, "Mr. McBeevee"
|What does Opie call "adventure sleeping"?|
Sleeping on an ironing board between two chairs. Opie was disappointed when he didn't get to "adventure sleep" that night. Episode 77, "Man in a Hurry"
|Andy is upset with Opie because he contributed what measly sum to a charity drive?|
Three cents. Andy had to teach Opie a lesson in generosity. Episode 5, "Opie's Charity"
|What actor guest starred on the show as Opie's hobo friend?|
Buddy Ebsen. Andy thought the hobo was a bad influence on Opie. Episode 40, "Opie's Hobo Friend"
|Barney tells Opie that what animals are selfish?|
Giraffes. Barney explains to Opie that the dogs will be all right in the country because the big dogs will take care of the little dogs. Dogs aren't like giraffes, Barney says, because "giraffes are selfish." Episode 93, "Dogs, Dogs, Dogs"
|What does Andy give to Opie for making all As on his report card?|
A new bicycle. Opie later discovered that some of the grades on his report card were mistakes; he didn't really make all As. Episode 103, "Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain"
|Opie named his three baby birds Wynken, Blynken, and what?|
Nod. Opie becomes extremely attached to the baby birds, and it's difficult for him to let them go when they learn to fly. Episode 101, "Opie the Birdman"
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