Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964–1969)

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The misadventures of a bumbling Marine named Gomer Pyle.

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 Pvt. Gomer Pyle (150 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Sgt. Vince Carter (150 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Duke / ... (92 episodes, 1964-1969)
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Storyline

Gomer Pyle was a sweet but not too smart Marine from Mayberry, North Carolina who was stationed at Camp Henderson near Los Angeles, California. Gomer's innocence, naivete and low-key demeanor often got him into trouble, most frequently at the hands of his loud-mouthed superior, Sgt. Carter. Duke, Frankie, Lester and Larry were some of Gomer's pals and fellow enlisted men at Camp Henderson, and Lou Anne Poovie was his sometimes girlfriend. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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25 September 1964 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Jim Nabors originated the role on The Andy Griffith Show (1960). Andy Griffith discovered Nabors performing in a nightclub called the Horn in Santa Monica, California. See more »

Goofs

When wearing uniforms with ribbons, Carter often wears an Army Good Conduct Medal ribbon (which is awarded for serving at least 2 years or one year in combat). This is probably an homage to actor Frank Sutton's WWII Army service. However, he does not wear a Marine Corps Good Conduct Ribbon, which is authorized for 3 years of active service. As a Gunnery Sergeant and Drill Instructor, he would have served over 3 years active as a Marine - hence, earning the award. See more »

Quotes

[Pyle is trying to remember the secret password, Lima Tango]
Gomer Pyle: Don't tell me, don't tell me. It's a bean, it's a bean... Lima.
Sgt. Carter: Lima what Pyle?
Gomer Pyle: Uhhhh... it's a dance, it's a dance... starts with T... I know- Lima Turkey Trot.
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Referenced in Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1992) See more »

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Would like to have all 150 episodes on DVD
12 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this show as a youngster and have not seen Gomer Plye USMC in years.

My new husband happens to be a retired Marine, Gunnery Sgt and he loved this show as well, being the "DI" he was.

This would make a wonderful father's day, birthday or a whatever gift to have all the episodes for him.

Hopefully it will happen!

Is it possible to have this collection on DVD???

So to all of you Gomer Pyle USMC fans, Get out there and vote for this wonderfully, funny, all time classic.


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