There's no greater love in Mayberry than that between Opie and his Aunt Bee. Together with Andy, Aunt Bee makes sure that Opie is raised properly. Granted, Aunt Bee does make Opie plant spinach once, . And Opie does cause Aunt Bee some worry, But no much. Their care, concern, respect and most of all, their love for each other are what best characterize their relationship.