Oct. 03, 1960
30 min.
CBS TV Network

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Opie Taylor The Andy Griffith Show

Opie Taylor

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  Played by:
Ron HowardRon Howard
Ron was born in Oklahoma, into an acting family - his father had realized a boyhood dream of acting ...

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Opie Taylor Quotes

03x28 - The Rivals Season 3 / Episode 28: - The Rivals

Opie Taylor: Pa, just what can you do with a grown woman?
03x21 - Opie and the Spoiled Kid Season 3 / Episode 21: - Opie and the Spoiled Kid

Opie Taylor: Is Arnie going to get spanked, Pa?
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Don't you think he deserves it?
Opie Taylor: I don't want to say. After all, he is one of my own kind.
03x16 - Man in a Hurry Season 3 / Episode 16: - Man in a Hurry

Opie Taylor: [as Mr. Tucker is leaving] Hey Mr. Tucker, you aren't gonna leave, are you?
Malcolm Tucker: I have to, son.
Opie Taylor: Aw, rats! If you were staying, I was going to get to sleep on the ironing board between two chairs.
Malcolm Tucker: Sounds terrible!
Opie Taylor: No it ain't - that's adventure sleeping!
01x08 - Opie's Charity Season 1 / Episode 8: - Opie's Charity

Sheriff Andy Taylor: ...where there's somewhere like 400 needy boys in this county alone, or 1 1/2 boys per square mile.
Opie Taylor: There is?
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Sho' is.
Opie Taylor: I never seen one, Pa.
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Never seen one, what?
Opie Taylor: A half a boy.
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Well, its not really a half a boy, its a ratio.
Opie Taylor: Horatio who?
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Not Horatio. A ratio. Its mathematics - arithmetic. Look now Opie, forget that part of it. Forget the part about the half a boy.
Opie Taylor: Its pretty hard to forget a thing like that Pa.
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Well, try.
Opie Taylor: Poor Horatio.
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Now look Opie, Horatio is not the only needy boy... Son, uh, didn't you ever give anybody anything just for the pleasure of it. Something you didn't want anything in return for?
Opie Taylor: Sure, just yesterday I gave my friend Jimmy something.
Sheriff Andy Taylor: Now thats fine. What'd you give him?
Opie Taylor: A sock in the head.
Sheriff Andy Taylor: I meant charity.
Opie Taylor: I didn't charge him nothing.
Sheriff Andy Taylor: I meant something for the joy of giving.
Opie Taylor: I enjoyed it.
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Andy Taylor: Opie! Time to come in, son.
Opie Taylor: Aw Pa, just a little while longer... please?
Andy Taylor: Well, OK.

Andy Taylor: Daylight's precious when your a youngen'.
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Opie Taylor: Pa, just what can you do with a grown woman?

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