Griffith portrayed Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, North Carolina, as he dealt with small crimes, settling community problems, and being a father to his son Opie. To this day, the fictional world of Mayberry is often considered the prototypical small American town, where everyone knows everyone — and for the most part gets along.
Even people who’ve never seen more than a handful of episodes — or even an episode, in some cases — remember the show’s light-hearted theme, whistled simply and cheerfully. Here’s 23 seconds of music that will take you right back to Mayberry.
Here’s Andy and Opie