"No, son, you can't make Molotov Cocktails out of Aunt Bee's Kerosene Cucumbers!"
-- Patrick L. Bryant of Alexandria, Va.
"I don't care if you were trying to build a better world, Opie. You ought to know better than to wear a bike helmet and a backpack."
-- Todd Zimmer, Charlotte
"Do that again and it will be 'Occupy Woodshed' for you!"
-- Mike Tuggle, Charlotte
"Well, Opie, it looks like you and Otis are going to be switching rooms for a while."
-- Dave Enlow, Charlotte
"Barney's right, we're gonna nip this in the bud."
-- Bill McGloughlin, Charlotte, and many other readers
"Oh, you're just full of fun today, aren't you? Why don't we go up to the old people's home and wax the steps?"
-- Barney Fife, Mayberry, N.C.
Thanks for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"I don't think it's a good idea to let you learn this lesson alone."
"Some folks just won't do."
Andy and Opium
"You're going to love the new, clear fission hole."
"I've heard of Ann Arkee. She's one of Barney's old girlfriends."
"If you really want to intimidate folks, a simple white sheet is much more effective."
"No more hanging around Ernest T. Bass."
"Your oppressive authoritarian regime must end, Paw."
Please join us again Monday, June 18, for a new cartoon caption challenge.