Andy Griffith Show season 5 quiz: Experts Only

What's black and white and watched all over?


This is it. This is what many people consider to be the final season of the "classic" Andy Griffith Show. Why? Well... A few reasons.

This is the last season with Don Knotts as a regular cast member. After leaving the show, Barney only showed up a few more times as a guest star.

Plus, this is the final season shot in black and white. Don't get us wrong, there's a lot to love about seasons 6-8. But seeing Mayberry in color just feels... different. It's not as cozy.

So, before we get ahead of ourselves, let's take the next few minutes to pay tribute to season five of The Andy Griffith Show. Hopefully, some of these questions will jog a few memories of an incredible show. Be sure to share your thoughts and your score in the comments section below!

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  1. In "Opie Loves Helen," Andy tells Opie about a crush he had when he was Opie's age. What was the girl's name?
  2. What is the name of the painting that hangs over the Taylors' fireplace?
  3. "Aunt Bee's Romance" was directed by the actor who plays which character?
  4. "Man in the Middle" is the only episode in which a work location is mentioned for Thelma Lou, when she says "I have to get back to the _________."
  5. In "Goodbye Sheriff Taylor," Andy is offered a job at a detective agency where?
  6. In "The Pageant," Aunt Bee gets the lead role after it's vacated by which character?
  7. What is the name of Otis' attorney in "Otis Sues the County?"
  8. What is the name of the spirit Barney tries to reach in "Three Wishes for Opie?"
  9. What kind of car does Goober take apart in "Goober Takes a Car Apart?"
  10. What is the last episode where Barney and Thelma Lou are on screen together before their eventual breakup?

Andy Griffith Show season 5 quiz: Experts Only

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Calhoun1959 9 months ago
Concerning Andy Griffiths private life I’m sure it’s not easy being that big of a star with so many expectations and very limited private life. Everything that you do is made public - everybody sees and knows it’s those sort of like living in a fishbowl.
cnorrn 10 months ago
6 out of 10!! 😳
I deserve a whole jar of Aunt Bea’s pickles for that choke job.

Toot1956 10 months ago
8/10, MeTV edit Andy Griffith show so much never seen where Andy name's his crush.
Dysall 10 months ago
7/10. I missed 2, 3, and 9. I don't know anything about the cars back then.
Brave10 10 months ago
Skippy, the homewrecker, broke them up. If you notice question #10, it says The Arrest of the Fun Girls was the last episode they appeared together. Guess Thel finally had enough of Bernie’s womanizing ways.
AllisonWunderland 10 months ago
8/10…had no idea on 7 or 8, and I guessed wrong 😜
AnnaRentzVandenhazel 10 months ago
When did Thelma Lou and Barney "break up"? Was there an actual episode where it happened? If there was, I never saw it, I always assumed Betty Lynn just left the show like Elinor Donahue after season 1 (they never explained her character's departure either).
A few articles mentioned that she was under a contract with another show/series as the reason she wasn't permanently signed on to "TAGS."
Barney and Thelma Lou did get married in a reunion show I believe.
Yes they did get married in the movie Return to Mayberry. I love the way the movie ended if you get a chance take a look at it.
graceful1970 10 months ago
You got 7 out of 10
Hey, well done! Maybe you should run for sheriff!
Toddyrebel75 10 months ago
9/10 missed the name of the picture hanging over the mantle.
I've never paid attention to the picture, but even if I had, I never heard of any of those names so most likely I still would have gotten it wrong.
Dysall Toddyrebel75 10 months ago
I missed that one, too.
Wenatchee7 10 months ago
9/10 I have been asking for tougher AGS questions and I finally got them. Just missed 1 but got lucky with 2 guesses.
Calhoun1959 10 months ago
7/10 this was a tougher quiz. I guessed a couple of them.
Zip 10 months ago
That was a pretty hard quiz. Got lucky on some of those.
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