The Mayberry Trivia Challenge: How well do you know Sheriff Andy?

Can you answer these questions from two-time Mayberry trivia world champion Mike Haviland?

Did you know Mayberry fans will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the debut of the show this year? There are more than 1,400 fan clubs of The Andy Griffith Show worldwide. Are you a fan? Do you know Mayberry?

Let’s see how your Mayberry wisdom matches up to Mayberry enthusiast and two-time world Andy Griffith Show trivia champion Mike Haviland, pictured above holding trophies.

"Mayberry Mike" wrote these questions for the ultimate fans. Put your knowledge to the test! 

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  1. Who was Andy's housekeeper prior to Aunt Bee?
  2. What high school did Andy attend?
  3. Who was Andy's first girlfriend in Mayberry?
  4. What was Andy's favorite that Helen couldn't make?
  5. What was the name of Andy's prized fishing rod?
  6. What was Andy's relationship to Barney?
  7. The Andy Griffith Show was a spinoff of what other show?
  8. Besides Sheriff what other office did Andy hold in Mayberry?
  9. What was the last name of Sheriff Andy?
  10. What Christmas song did Andy sing with Ellie Walker?
  11. Who was the young mountain girl that was in love with Andy?
  12. What street was the Mayberry courthouse on?
  13. What musical instrument did Andy often play on his front porch?
  14. What is Andy's usual fee for performing a marriage ceremony?
  15. Who taught Andy to shoot his first rifle?
  16. In what state was Mayberry portrayed to be in?
  17. What club did Andy and Barney belong to in Mayberry?
  18. What was Andy's home phone number?
  19. Who was Andy's high school sweetheart who showed up at his high school reunion?
  20. Who did Andy shoot in the leg during a robbery?
  21. What was the name of Andy's rowboat, that he let a crook take on purpose?
  22. What did Andy originally buy Aunt Bee for her birthday?
  23. What was the name of Andy's high school yearbook?
  24. Where does Andy keep his gun at his house?
  25. What was Andy's first job in Mayberry?

The Mayberry Trivia Challenge: How well do you know Sheriff Andy?

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piratesghost 3 months ago
LOVE THE SHOW SO MUCH I HAD TO BUY THE BOX SET. HOPE METV DOESNT EVER TAKE THE MOST BELOVED AMERICAN SHOW EVER ON TV. SO MUCH CAN BE LEARNED FROM THE SHOW, MORALS AND VALUES. NONE CAN MATCH THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW...MAJOR LIFETIME FAN.
bengrimmthething 3 months ago
Lola, you're absolutely right about that lodge question. It's incorrectly written any way you look at it. To my knowledge, it was never stated (in either the black-and-white or color episodes) that Andy and Barney actually joined any lodge together...including The Esquire Club; and the Esquire Club was definitely not in Mayberry. Bad question. When I read that one, I thought, "What a DUMB trick!" (I noticed on Google that there's a book about Freemasonry that states that Andy and Barney were members of the Golden Door. Maybe that's where that falsehood got started.)
carolt 3 months ago
Nailed it! I know my Andy Griffith show.
Tommy 3 months ago
23/25 screen moved on me causing to miss. Love that show...been watching it all my life
RobertBergez 3 months ago
25/25 I can remember my dad wanting Andy and now I can relive a part of my childhood with wy kids .
obectionoverruled 4 months ago
19 outta 25, ok, should do better. I will study harder next time. Andy Griffith is one of TV’s golden agers. His weekly salvaging of Barney’s bumbling boobles is legendary. Sorry he terminated the show; I believe he and Don Knotts could have run that series out to the end of their lives. They were an inseparable pair, like Currier & Ives, Stengel and Berra, Rogers & Hart or Perry & Della.
Lola 4 months ago
I remember the episode where Howard got blackballed from the Regal Order of the Golden Door to Good Fellowship; it was a color episode and Barney had already left Mayberry, so I didn’t choose that answer because the question stated Andy and Barney both. I did pick the Esquire Club even though I knew it wasn’t located in Mayberry. Hmmm 🤔
Pilaf 4 months ago
24 out of 25. Got the name of Andy's boat wrong.
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