2: The Lucy Show Clip: Lucy Gets Caught in the Draft
3: Jim Nabors on the David Frost Show
4: Jim Nabors Hour Clip
Monday, May 18th, 1964
1: Pilot Episode
Gomer comes to the courthouse one day and announces that he has decided to join the Marines. He believes this is a test to see if he has what it takes to be a man. Because of his naivete, Gomer at first does not fair well. After Andy has a little talk with the Drill Instructor, he leaves him with the impression that Gomer is related to a prominent Marine General. The DI takes Gomer under his wing and gets him in shape. Originally aired season 4 episode 32 of The Andy Griffith Show.
Friday, September 25th, 1964
1: Gomer Overcomes the Obstacle Course
Gomes tries to pass the obstacle course to please Sgt. Carter.
Friday, October 2nd, 1964
2: Guest in the Barracks
To the consternation and dismay of Sgt. Carter, Gomer breaks regulations and sneaks a recruit's girlfriend in to visit him in the barracks.
Friday, October 9th, 1964
3: Private Ralph Skunk
Gomer adopts a pet skunk.
Friday, October 16th, 1964
4: Captain Ironpants
After a straight-laced lady Marine officer reports him for not saluting her, Gomer attempts to help transform her into an attractive woman.
Friday, October 23rd, 1964
5: Gomer Learns a Bully
A trouble-making recruit decides to use Gomer as his fall guy.
Friday, October 30th, 1964
6: Pay Day
Gomer is convinced he has been a "goldbrick" and stubbornly refuses to accept part of his paycheck -- even when the Pentagon orders him to do so.
Friday, November 6th, 1964
7: Nobody Loves a Sergeant
Carter is driven crazy by the fact that no matter what he does to Gomer, Gomer still likes him.
Friday, November 13th, 1964
8: Gomer and the Dragon Lady
Carter sets Gomer up with a beautiful but unkissable Dragon Lady.
Friday, November 20th, 1964
9: Survival of the Fattest
Gomer and Carter go on a five-day survival test.
Friday, November 27th, 1964
10: A Date for the Colonel's Daughter
Gomer escorts the Colonel's daughter to the enlisted men's dance.
Friday, December 4th, 1964
11: They Shall Not Pass
On maneuvers, Gomer leads the squad into an ambush.
Friday, December 11th, 1964
12: Sergeant Carter, Marine Baby Sitter
Carter gives Gomer a lift in his jeep and finds himself helping Gomer babysit.
Friday, December 18th, 1964
13: The Case of the Marine Bandit
A mother-daughter burglar team uses Gomer for their next heist.
Friday, December 25th, 1964
14: Sergeant of the Week
Carter thinks Gomer is dying and tries to be nice to him.
Friday, January 1st, 1965
15: Grandpa Pyle's Good Luck Charm
Grandpa Pyle gives Gomer a good luck charm to help him gain self-confidence.
Friday, January 8th, 1965
16: Dance, Marine, Dance
Gomer and Carter are taken in by a phony dance studio when they both sign lifetime contracts for lessons.
Friday, January 15th, 1965
17: Sergeant Carter's Farewell to His Troops
The men try to change Carter's mind when he decides to leave the Marine Corps.
Friday, January 22nd, 1965
18: The Feudin' Pyles
Gomer befriends Branch, a country boy from a neighboring hometown -- until he learns that their two families have been feuding for generations.
Friday, January 29th, 1965
19: Love Letters to the Sarge
Gomer writes secret love letters to Carter in order to cheer him up.
Friday, February 12th, 1965
21: Daughter of the Sarge
Carter's adopted Korean daughter arrives -- but she is no longer the little girl he remembers, and Carter thinks she is going to marry Gomer.
Friday, February 19th, 1965
22: Officer Candidate Gomer Pyle
Gomer and Carter take the exam for the officer's training program.
Thursday, February 25th, 1965
20: Sergeant Carter Gets a Dear John Letter
Carter discovers that his girlfriend dumped him -- for Gomer.
Friday, February 26th, 1965
23: Old Man Carter
When the platoon celebrates Carter's birthday, he begins to worry he is getting old.
Friday, March 5th, 1965
24: Gomer Makes the Honor Guard
Carter may reluctantly be forced to use Gomer as an honor guard -- he's one of the few who owns a dress-blue uniform.
Friday, March 12th, 1965
25: My Buddy, the War Hero
Gomer tries to prevent Carter and his old friend from becoming enemies.
Friday, March 19th, 1965
26: Double Date With the Sarge
Carter and Gomer wind up on a double date.
Friday, March 26th, 1965
27: The Jet Set
Gomer accidentally takes a detour on his way downtown and winds up on a round trip jet flight to Rome.
Friday, April 2nd, 1965
28: Sergeant of the Guard
Gomer tries to capture a gang of thieves who have been robbing the Marine warehouse.
Friday, April 9th, 1965
29: Gomer Dates a Movie Star
Gomer is asked to escort a movie star and the Colonel's daughter to a dance.
Friday, April 16th, 1965
30: Gomer the M.P.
MP Gomer mistakenly arrests a government inspector.
Friday, September 17th, 1965
1: PFC Gomer Pyle
Carter postpones his vacation until all his men pass their PFC exams -- and, of course, Gomer is the only one to fail.
Friday, September 24th, 1965
2: Third Finger, Left Loaf
Gomer is asked to be the best man at his friend's wedding, then loses the ring the night before the ceremony.
Friday, October 1st, 1965
3: The Blind Date
Carter sets Gomer up with a blind date who thinks he is an oil millionaire.
Friday, October 8th, 1965
4: Home on the Range
Gomer unknowingly finds shelter for a family of hillbillies in a shack which is the target of war games.
Tuesday, October 12th, 1965
5: Gomer Untrains a Dog
Gomer's chosen as companion of a new sentry dog -- and turns the guard dog into a pet.
Friday, October 22nd, 1965
6: Supply Sergeants Never Die
Carter, who says that Supply Sgt. Singer has the easiest job, wagers that any knucklehead could handle the job -- even Gomer.
Friday, October 29th, 1965
7: Cat Overboard
The platoon goes on sea duty, and Gomer sneaks a stray cat on board the ship, then is ordered to ditch the feline.
Friday, November 5th, 1965
8: Gomer Captures a Submarine
Gomer ruins a simple reconnaissance mission.
Friday, November 12th, 1965
9: The Grudge Fight
Carter challenges the fleet's retired boxing champion to a fight.
Friday, November 19th, 1965
10: Gomer, State Witness
Gomer is the only witness to Carter's auto accident.
Friday, November 26th, 1965
11: A Visit From Cousin Goober
Goober pays Gomer a surprise visit.
Friday, December 3rd, 1965
12: A Groom for Carter's Sister
Gomer tries to convince Carter that his sister's fiance is a nice guy.
Friday, December 10th, 1965
13: Gomer Minds His Sergeant's Car
Gomer takes care of Carter's car -- which gets stolen and wrecked.
Friday, December 17th, 1965
14: Gomer the Peace Maker
Gomer tries to reunite Carter with his girlfriend.
Friday, December 24th, 1965
15: Gomer Pyle, POW
On maneuvers, Carter gives Gomer false information---hoping he'll be captured by the enemy camp.
Friday, December 31st, 1965
16: Gomer Pyle, Civilian
When Sgt. Carter orders him to take a furlough, Gomer becomes a civilian employee at the base.
Friday, January 7th, 1966
17: Gomer and the Beast
Gomer tries cheering up a depressed waitress, only to discover that she is the girlfriend of a tough Marine sergeant.
Friday, January 14th, 1966
18: Grandma Pyle, Fortune Teller
Gomer's fortune-telling Grandma pays a visit.
Friday, January 21st, 1966
19: Arrividerci, Gomer
Gomer sings an Italian love song to his friend's sister -- and her mother thinks he is proposing to her.
Friday, January 28th, 1966
20: Sergeant Carter Dates a Pyle
Gomer arranges a date for Carter with his cousin Bridey Pyle.
Friday, February 4th, 1966
21: Little Girl Blue
Gomer befriends the little daughter of a visiting colonel.
Friday, February 11th, 1966
22: A Star is Born
Carter becomes the star of a documentary about the Marine Corps.
Friday, February 25th, 1966
23: Gomer and the Phone Company
Gomer tries to repay the $40 he received at a pay phone to the phone company, but gets arrested instead.
Friday, March 4th, 1966
24: Duke Slate, Night Club Comic
Duke wins an amateur talent contest by picking Carter as the butt of his comedy act.
Friday, March 11th, 1966
25: Vacation in Vegas
Gomer wins a trip to Las Vegas. Problem: whom should he take? Then he and Carter win a fortune gambling.
Friday, March 18th, 1966
26: Opie Joins the Marines
Opie runs away from Mayberry to join Gomer in the Marines.
Friday, March 25th, 1966
27: A Date With Miss Camp Henderson
Carter bets Gomer he can't get a date with Miss Camp Henderson.
Friday, April 1st, 1966
28: Gomer and the Father Figure
Gomer and Carter are taken by an old con man.
Friday, April 8th, 1966
29: Desk Job for a Sergeant
Carter decides to resign when he feels his platoon can get along without him.
Friday, April 15th, 1966
30: Gomer, the Would-Be Hero
Carter prvents a holdup but gives the credit to Gomer.
Wednesday, September 14th, 1966
1: Lies, Lies, Lies
Gomer tries to convince his friends that a movie star has invited them all to a barbecue at her house.
Wednesday, September 21st, 1966
2: Crazy Legs Gomer
Carter plans to use Gomer to win the inter-squad competition.
Wednesday, September 28th, 1966
3: Gomer the Carrier
Gomer and Carter are the only ones who don't come down with German measles.
Wednesday, October 5th, 1966
4: Caution: Low Overhead
Sgt. Carter sets out to expose a fraud by proving to Gomer that the man who sold him a cheap watch is a crook.
Wednesday, October 12th, 1966
5: Show Me the Way to Go Home
Gomer is accused by a drunk's wife of turning her husband into an alcoholic.
Wednesday, October 19th, 1966
6: How to Succeed in Farming Without Really Trying
Carter sabotages Gomer's garden by putting vodka in his prize watermelon.
Wednesday, October 26th, 1966
7: Gomer and the Little Men From Outer Space
Carter sends Gomer to a psychiatrist when he claims he has seen men from outer space.
Wednesday, November 2nd, 1966
8: The Borrowed Car
Gomer is arrested after wrecking Sgt. Carter's car.
Wednesday, November 9th, 1966
9: Gomer Pyle, Super Chef
Carter bets Sgt. Hacker that he can't teach Gomer to cook a meal.
Wednesday, November 16th, 1966
10: Marry Me, Marry Me
Gomer dates a girl with similar interests, then discovers that she considers them engaged after the first date.
Wednesday, November 23rd, 1966
11: Cold Nose, Warm Heart
Carter gives his girlfriend a puppy only to find himself competing with it for her affections.
Wednesday, November 30th, 1966
12: Follow That Car
Gomer and Carter are captured by smugglers.
Wednesday, December 14th, 1966
13: It Takes Two to Tangle
Sgt. Carter learns Bunny was seen with another man.
Wednesday, December 21st, 1966
14: Whither the Weather
Gomer can predict the weather better than the weather bureau.
Wednesday, December 28th, 1966
15: Love's Old Sweet Song
A songstress applauds Gomer's song with a kiss.
Wednesday, January 4th, 1967
16: Gomer the Recruiter
Gomer unwittingly signs up a fugitive bank robber as a new recruit.
Wednesday, January 11th, 1967
17: The Secret Life of Gomer Pyle
Carter suspects Gomer has been spending his Sundays at the beach; then tries to meet the beauties Gomer appeared with in a magazine.
Wednesday, January 18th, 1967
18: Go Blow Your Horn
Carter tries to transfer Gomer to the Marine band.
Wednesday, January 25th, 1967
19: You Bet Your Won Ton
Gomer holds a farewell dinner in a Chinese restaurant, not knowing it is a front for a gambling operation.
Wednesday, February 1st, 1967
20: Sue the Pants Off 'Em
Two shyster lawyers try to get Gomer and Carter to file a false damage suit after a near miss from an automobile.
Wednesday, February 8th, 1967
21: Gomer the Card Shark
Carter and Duke use Gomer to expose a card cheat.
Wednesday, February 15th, 1967
22: To Re-enlist or Not to Re-enlist
Sgt. Carter attempts to keep Gomer from re-enlisting.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 1967
23: Lou Ann Poovie Sings Again
The Marine's favorite nightclub singer returns: Lou-Ann Poovie, who looks like a dream and sings like a nightmare. Sgt. Carter fights for her favors with two rivals -- Gomer and Duke.
Wednesday, March 1st, 1967
24: Gomer, the Welsh Rarebit Fiend
Gomer's love for Welsh rarebit causes him to sleepwalk -- and to tell off Carter.
Wednesday, March 8th, 1967
25: Sing a Song of Papa
A club owner wants Gomer to sing every night.
Wednesday, March 15th, 1967
26: Where There's a Will
Carter volunteers Gomer for a parachute jump.
Wednesday, March 22nd, 1967
27: Lost, the Colonel's Daughter
Gomer loses the colonel's daughter at a go-go club, then tracks her to a beatnik den.
Wednesday, March 29th, 1967
28: The Crow Ganef
Gomer's new friend, a crow, turns out to be a thief, plundering everyone -- and stashing the loot in Gomer's locker.
Wednesday, April 5th, 1967
29: One of Our Shells is Missing
Carter and Gomer hunt for a live mortar shell which the private lost during practice.
Wednesday, April 12th, 1967
30: Lou Ann Poovie Sings No More
When Lou-Ann is about to be fired from her job as a nightclub singer, Gomer finds her a job as a salesgirl.
Friday, September 8th, 1967
1: A Visit from Aunt Bee
Aunt Bee objects to Carter's attitude toward Gomer.
Friday, September 15th, 1967
2: The Recruiting Poster
Gomer learns his face will be on a recruiting poster -- instead of Sgt. Carter's.
Friday, September 22nd, 1967
3: Corporal Carol
A man-hungry woman Marine tries to split up Gomer and Lou-Ann.
Friday, September 29th, 1967
4: Leader of Men
A visiting Congressman suggests a promotion for Gomer, and Carter nearly loses his stripes training Gomer to take command.
Friday, October 6th, 1967
5: Gomer, the Beautiful Dreamer
Gomer's dreams keep coming true, and his latest has Carter proposing to Bunny.
Friday, October 13th, 1967
6: The Great Talent Hunt
Gomer represents his platoon in a talent contest.
Friday, October 20th, 1967
7: Gomer Says Hey to the President
Lost Gomer winds up in the President's office.
Friday, October 27th, 1967
8: And a Child Shall Lead Them
Gomer and Carter try helping a Japanese boy who claims he's lost.
Tuesday, October 31st, 1967
9: The Show Must Go On
Gomer has stage fright and loses his voice just before a Washington show.
Friday, November 10th, 1967
10: The Better Man
Lou Ann's father and ex-fiancé come to town, and her father tries to persuade her to discard Gomer.
Friday, November 17th, 1967
11: To Watch a Thief
Gomer thinks Carter stole a watch from the base PX.
Friday, November 24th, 1967
12: The Prize Boat
Gomer wins a boat in a jingle contest, but it's Carter navigating iinto taxes, license fees, and other expenses.
Friday, December 1st, 1967
13: Friendly Freddy Strikes Again
Con artist Freddy sells Gomer a pearl ring for his girlfriend Lou Ann, then schemes to get it back.
Friday, December 8th, 1967
14: Change Partners
Carter and Bunny have a fight.
Friday, December 15th, 1967
15: Wild Bull of the Pampas
A Latin American military man plots the overthrow of Sgt. Carter.
Friday, December 22nd, 1967
16: Gomer, the Good Samaritan
Gomer is assigned to pick up a general but gets sidetracked.
Friday, December 29th, 1967
17: Gomer, the Privileged Character
Gomer is excused from regular duties for singing rehearsals when he's chosen to perform at a base variety show.
Friday, January 5th, 1968
18: Gomer Goes Home
Gomer goes home to Mayberry and becomes involved in the search for a bank robber.
Friday, January 12th, 1968
19: A Dog is a Dog
Carter and Gomer are assigned to watch the Colonel's German Shepherd, but Gomer loses it.
Friday, January 19th, 1968
20: Luv Finds Gomer Pyle
A 15-year-old girl develops a crush on Gomer.
Friday, February 2nd, 1968
21: Gomer and the Queen of Burlesque
Sgt. Carter gets Gomer a date with an exotic dancer.
Friday, February 9th, 1968
22: The Carriage Waits
A department store accidentally sends Gomer a baby carriage.
Friday, February 16th, 1968
23: Sergeant Iago
Gomer tries to make Lou-Ann jealous by having Carter tell her he is seeing other women.
Friday, February 23rd, 1968
24: Goodbye, Dolly
Gomer saves an old horse from the glue factory and tries to hide her at the base.
Friday, March 1st, 1968
25: The Price of Tomatoes
Gomer befriends a couple who claim Camp Henderson is on their land.
Friday, March 8th, 1968
26: Chef for a Day
Gomer's cooking skills might get him assigned to the kitchen permanently.
Friday, March 22nd, 1968
27: Gomer and the Night Club Comic
Gomer tries to help a night club comedian who is about to be fired.
Friday, March 29th, 1968
28: Love and Goulash
Gomer becomes involved in a Hungarian family feud when he spends the weekend with a friend.
Friday, April 5th, 1968
29: And Baby Makes Three
Gomer sneaks a baby onto the base when he babysits for a friend just as the colonel is due on an inspection tour.
Friday, April 12th, 1968
30: Friendly Freddy, The Gentleman's Tailor
Gomer and Carter buy Hong Kong suits from con man Friendly Freddy.
Wednesday, September 4th, 1968
2: Corporal Duke
Duke is promoted to corporal, but finds his old reputation getting in his way.
Friday, September 27th, 1968
1: Car for Sale
Hacker plans to get even when Carter sells his car to Gomer instead of to him.
Friday, October 11th, 1968
3: The Booty Prize
Gomer and Carter are the victims of the lead boot, the battalion's booby prize.
Friday, October 18th, 1968
4: The Return of Monroe
Lou Ann's old boyfriend visits.
Friday, October 25th, 1968
5: Just Move Your Lips, Sergeant
The platoon's chances to sing in a movie are almost spoiled by Sgt. Carter -- he can't carry a tune.
Friday, November 8th, 1968
6: All You Need is One Good Break
Gomer and Carter clash as they vie for an actress.
Friday, November 15th, 1968
7: A Marriage of Convenience
A movie star tries to get Carter to marry her -- after Gomer refuses -- in order to avoid being deported.
Friday, November 22nd, 1968
8: A Star is Not Born
Carter appears in a Hollywood movie, but finds acting harder than he thought.
Friday, November 29th, 1968
9: Come Blow Your Top
Sgt. Hacker bets Carter that he can't go 24 hours without losing his temper, and then enlists Gomer's aid to win his bet.
Friday, December 6th, 1968
10: A Little Chicken Soup Wouldn't Hurt
Lonely widow Molly Gordon feels old and useless until Gomer and his appreciative buddies eat her wonderful home cooking.
Friday, December 13th, 1968
11: Gomer, the Perfect MP
Gomer is assigned to guard duty at a back gate of the base and refuses to let Carter pass through.
Friday, December 20th, 1968
12: The Wild Bull Returns
South American General Cortez looks up his old friends, and falls in love with Carter's girlfriend Bunny.
Friday, December 27th, 1968
13: Hit and Write
When Carter scratches a parked car and offers to pay for it, the owner shows up with a bill for a completely demolished fender.
Friday, January 3rd, 1969
14: Two on the Bench
Carter won't believe that Gomer really knows football star Moose Lewis.
Friday, January 10th, 1969
15: A Tattoo for Gomer
Gomer's practical joke backfires when Lou Ann appears to like his fake tattoo.
Friday, January 17th, 1969
Gomer and Carter are contestants on the "Win-A-Date" televised program.
Friday, January 24th, 1969
17: Marriage, Sgt. Carter Style
Carter decides that Gomer might not re-enlist if he were married, so he tries to push the private into a quick wedding.
Friday, January 31st, 1969
18: To Save a Life
Sgt. Carter saves Gomer's life and almost comes to regret it as Gomer suffocates him with gratitude.
Friday, February 7th, 1969
19: Dynamite Diner
Gomer and Lou Ann pitch in to help open a new diner, not realizing the owners are in fact planning to rob the bank next door.
Friday, February 14th, 1969
20: Freddy's Friendly Computer
Gomer and Carter again fall prey to con man "Friendly Freddy," now running a computer dating service.
Friday, February 21st, 1969
21: Gomer Maneuvers
Gomer inadvertently reveals the position of his platoon to the "enemy" during camp maneuvers.
Friday, February 28th, 1969
22: Gomer Tends a Sick Kat
Gomer overhears a conversation about Bunny's sick cat and jumps to the conclusion that it's Sgt. Carter who is critically ill.
Friday, March 7th, 1969
23: I'm Always Chasing Gomers
Carter decides he must get away from Gomer to avoid a nervous breakdown, but continues to be haunted by him.
Friday, March 14th, 1969
24: The Short Voyage Home
Carter takes charge of Gomer's life savings for safekeeping and has his pocket picked by a little old lady.
Friday, March 21st, 1969
25: Proxy Poppa
A Marine buddy breaks his leg and Gomer and Carter have to take his expectant wife to the hospital.
Friday, March 28th, 1969
27: Flower Power
Three hippies help Gomer paint a truck for maneuvers, but the results are not standard military camouflage.
Friday, April 4th, 1969
26: Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow
Carter allows a pet rabbit to escape before he learns that it belongs to a general's son.
Friday, April 18th, 1969
28: Show Time With Sgt. Carol
Sgt. Carol wants Gomer to sing in the Marine camp show she is organizing, but Sgt. Carter won't agree to her plans.
Friday, April 25th, 1969
29: My Fair Sister
Gomer must escort Sgt. Carter's sister to a dance.
Friday, May 2nd, 1969
30: Goodbye Camp Handerson, Hello Sergeant Carter
Carter learns Gomer is being sent to another base.