The BEST Episodes of Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
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.
#1 - Car for Sale
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 27, 1968
Hacker plans to get even when Carter sells his car to Gomer instead of to him.
#2 - Crazy Legs Gomer
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 21, 1966
Carter plans to use Gomer to win the inter-squad competition.
#3 - Gomer and the Queen of Burlesque
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 2, 1968
Sgt. Carter gets Gomer a date with an exotic dancer.
#4 - The Price of Tomatoes
Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 1, 1968
Gomer befriends a couple who claim Camp Henderson is on their land.
#5 - Come Blow Your Top
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 29, 1968
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.
#6 - Gomer Minds His Sergeant's Car
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 10, 1965
Gomer takes care of Carter's car -- which gets stolen and wrecked.
#8 - Sue the Pants Off 'Em
Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 1, 1967
Two shyster lawyers try to get Gomer and Carter to file a false damage suit after a near miss from an automobile.
#9 - The Great Talent Hunt
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 13, 1967
Gomer represents his platoon in a talent contest.
#10 - Goodbye, Dolly
Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired Feb 23, 1968
Gomer saves an old horse from the glue factory and tries to hide her at the base.
#11 - A Date for the Colonel's Daughter
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 27, 1964
Gomer escorts the Colonel's daughter to the enlisted men's dance.
#12 - Wild Bull From Pampas
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 15, 1967
A Latin American military man plots the overthrow of Sgt. Carter.
#13 - Gomer Goes Home
Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 5, 1968
Gomer goes home to Mayberry and becomes involved in the search for a bank robber.
#14 - Gomer Untrains a Dog
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 15, 1965
Gomer's chosen as companion of a new sentry dog -- and turns the guard dog into a pet.
#15 - Gomer, the Welsh Rarebit Fiend
Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 1, 1967
Gomer's love for Welsh rarebit causes him to sleepwalk -- and to tell off Carter.
#16 - The Show Must Go On
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 3, 1967
Gomer has stage fright and loses his voice just before a Washington show.
#17 - A Visit from Aunt Bee
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 1967
Aunt Bee objects to Carter's attitude toward Gomer.
#18 - Gomer Pyle, POW
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 24, 1965
On maneuvers, Carter gives Gomer false information---hoping he'll be captured by the enemy camp.
#19 - To Re-enlist or Not to Re-enlist
Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 15, 1967
Sgt. Carter attempts to keep Gomer from re-enlisting.
#20 - The Borrowed Car
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 2, 1966
Gomer is arrested after wrecking Sgt. Carter's car.
#21 - A Visit From Cousin Goober
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 26, 1965
Goober pays Gomer a surprise visit.
#22 - Desk Job for a Sergeant
Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired Apr 8, 1966
Carter decides to resign when he feels his platoon can get along without him.
#23 - Just Move Your Lips, Sergeant
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 25, 1968
The platoon's chances to sing in a movie are almost spoiled by Sgt. Carter -- he can't carry a tune.
#24 - Opie Joins the Marines
Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Mar 18, 1966
Opie runs away from Mayberry to join Gomer in the Marines.