How popular are your opinions about Sheriff Andy Taylor?

Who should Andy have married? And should he have told Aunt Bee the truth about her pickles?

Andy Taylor sure (or as he would say s-u-u-u-u-u-ure) is a likable fellow and fantastic father. The Andy Griffith Show proved that time and time again. 

But nobody is perfect. There are times you perhaps questioned the Sheriff's decision making. You might even think he married the wrong woman.

That made us wonder. We'd like to see your opinions on some of Andy's actions. Answer the questions below — and see how your take compares to other fans.

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  1. Who should Andy have married? Pick one of his love interests.
  2. After he married, should Andy have kept Aunt Bee as his housekeeper?
  3. Should Andy have kept more mementos and pictures of his first wife and Opie's "Maw" around the house?
  4. Who should Andy have hired as his permanent replacement for Deputy Barney Fife?
  5. Should Andy have let Opie hang around the jail so much? ("Bringing Up Opie")
  6. Should Andy have told Opie that getting punched in the face does not hurt? ("Opie and the Bully")
  7. Should Andy have lied to Aunt Bee about liking her pickles and marmalade? ("The Pickle Story")
  8. Should Andy have done more to help Otis Campbell?
  9. Should Andy have taken a high-paying job from his connect Ed Crumpacker and moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, effectively ending the series after five seasons? ("Barney Runs for Sheriff")

How popular are your opinions about Sheriff Andy Taylor?

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robyni23 17 days ago
77% similar to the most popular responses
ValpoPJ 19 days ago
Helen was awful. I agree that most any of Andy's other girlfriends would've been a better match. I voted for Peggy.
dmirarh ValpoPJ 18 days ago
I agree, Helen was a self absorbed bitch.
ForeverHappyDays 22 days ago
I definitely want to see Ernest T. Bass as a permanent deputy. "It's me! It's me! It's Deputy T."
HeleneNeiman 22 days ago
I agree with Timothy...Helen was a N A G ! Always yelling at Andy,,,they gave her an accurate name....C R U M P ! !!
Timothy 22 days ago
GeoRubik was totally correct. Helen Crump was the absolute WORST of all Andy's girlfriends. She was a witch with a capital B
Gayleistoons 22 days ago
This fitting in with the crowd is really getting old
dmirarh Gayleistoons 18 days ago
What are you talking about? Move on player.
JHP 24 days ago
#9

can you believe andy leaving mayberry ?!

who would put up the sign on wally s gas station?

the jail would need a third cell?

and people voted for HELLen Krump - yikes? Miss Perfect?

just watched opies ill-gotten gain - I guess andy just loved to be yelled at

and ernest T for deputy...perfect - waren furgeson? - worse than barney
DeborahRoberts 1 month ago
The show pretty much ended for me when Barney left. I've watched all the episodes and have the entire series on DVD, but rarely watch the color episodes anymore. The show lost more than the rapport between Griffith and Knotts. For me, at least, it didn't translate well to color. I've never liked the one color episode of "Perry Mason" either and am glad the show ended before making the transition. It worked out for "Gunsmoke" and a few others, but some shows just seemed to belong in the black-and-white era.
DeniseandTyrone 4 months ago
100% Similar to the most popular responses.
Bob 11 months ago
I voted for Helen, but think about the comedic possibilities if Briscoe Darling was Andy's father-in-law.
kimmer 11 months ago
93%....gosh we think alike in many ways.
PINKYLEE 12 months ago
I remember "Ellie" when she was on "Father Knows Best" as a teenager.

Andy should have married her - smart AND pretty.
MikeyMello 13 months ago
I thought Andy should have married Miss Peggy. I can still hear Floyd saying...”Mr and Mrs Andy Taylor”. Best show ever...love em all.
danieldolgin 13 months ago
I liked Ellie better too! Helen was Opie's teacher. I only agreed with about 60% on the survey and I have seen almost all the black and white episodes. I would like to see more of the color episodes shown the other 11 months of the year.
BillyVanek2 13 months ago
I liked Ellie! Really pretty women!
GeoRubik 13 months ago
I hated Helen Crump.
HannahViolin GeoRubik 13 months ago
Why? What’s wrong with her?
Daizy531 HannahViolin 24 days ago
She was a B**ch
She was a nag...always yelling at Andy
dethLSMO89 13 months ago
65% similar. Hardly ever watched the show.
Hollie dethLSMO89 12 months ago
that's to bad ..its only a classic
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