Gentle humor and genuinely likable characters made Mayberry a beloved fixture on the TV landscape. A Top 10 hit throughout its eight-year run (it went out at No. 1), this low-key, down-home sitcom harkened back to a simpler time and place. Mayberry may be a state of mind, but the sunny optimism and simple virtues it represents have actually been set in (more…)
Opie befriends a runaway boy (Pat Rosson) and then refuses to answer Andy's questions about him because Andy made him promise never to betray someone's trust. Tommy: Pat Losby. Steve: Dennis Holmes. Opie: Ronny Howard. Aunt Bee: Frances Bavier. Andy: Andy Griffith.