The Andy Griffith Show

Bringing Up Opie

Season 1, Ep 32, Aired 5/22/61
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  • Episode Description
  • Aunt Bee, believing that the jailhouse environment is adversely affecting Opie, forbids the lad to spend time at the courthouse.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ron Howard

    Opie Taylor

  • Mike Brent

    Kid with Apples

  • Frances Bavier

    Aunt Bee Taylor

  • Jack Elinson

  • Charles Stewart

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • The trouble with Opie...

    By lstaltari, Dec 23, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Andy: Well, Otis, do you want to pay a two-dollar fine or take the twenty-four hours in jail? Otis: Andy, you know I always take the twenty-four hours. I wouldn't waste two dollars on something without a cork in it.

    • Andy: (speaking to Opie) And if I catch a certain little boy handcuffing another little boy to a flagpole, he'll not only be planting spinach, he'll be a'eatin' it standing up.

    Trivia (2)

    • After eating the apples, Opie falls asleep in an "Elm City Delivery Service" truck.

    • Opie, in a cute little boy voice, says he will go back to planting his "Spiniss"

    Allusions (1)

    • Episode Title: Bringing Up Opie The title is based on the 1938 film, Bringing Up Baby.

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