Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

The BEST episodes of Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

Every episode of Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.!

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.

Last Updated: 9/16/2022Network:CBS
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Car for Sale
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7.98
48 votes

#1 - Car for Sale

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/1968

Hacker plans to get even when Carter sells his car to Gomer instead of to him.

Directors: John Rich
Writer: Ray Allen
Gomer and the Queen of Burlesque
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7.93
15 votes

#2 - Gomer and the Queen of Burlesque

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/2/1968

Sgt. Carter gets Gomer a date with an exotic dancer.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Crazy Legs Gomer
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7.88
16 votes

#3 - Crazy Legs Gomer

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/21/1966

Carter plans to use Gomer to win the inter-squad competition.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Writer: R.S. Allen
Gomer, the Welsh Rarebit Fiend
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7.87
15 votes

#4 - Gomer, the Welsh Rarebit Fiend

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/1/1967

Gomer's love for Welsh rarebit causes him to sleepwalk -- and to tell off Carter.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
The Price of Tomatoes
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7.86
14 votes

#5 - The Price of Tomatoes

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/1/1968

Gomer befriends a couple who claim Camp Henderson is on their land.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Come Blow Your Top
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7.84
19 votes

#6 - Come Blow Your Top

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/29/1968

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.

Directors: John Rich
The Prize Boat
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7.81
16 votes

#7 - The Prize Boat

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/24/1967

Gomer wins a boat in a jingle contest, but it's Carter navigating iinto taxes, license fees, and other expenses.

Writer: R.S. Allen
A Date for the Colonel's Daughter
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7.80
60 votes

#8 - A Date for the Colonel's Daughter

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/27/1964

Gomer escorts the Colonel's daughter to the enlisted men's dance.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Writer: Bob Ross
Gomer Minds His Sergeant's Car
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7.75
16 votes

#9 - Gomer Minds His Sergeant's Car

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/10/1965

Gomer takes care of Carter's car -- which gets stolen and wrecked.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
A Visit from Aunt Bee
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7.75
20 votes

#10 - A Visit from Aunt Bee

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/8/1967

Aunt Bee objects to Carter's attitude toward Gomer.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Gomer Pyle, POW
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7.75
16 votes

#11 - Gomer Pyle, POW

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/24/1965

On maneuvers, Carter gives Gomer false information---hoping he'll be captured by the enemy camp.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Sue the Pants Off 'Em
star
7.73
15 votes

#12 - Sue the Pants Off 'Em

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/1/1967

Two shyster lawyers try to get Gomer and Carter to file a false damage suit after a near miss from an automobile.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
The Show Must Go On
star
7.73
15 votes

#13 - The Show Must Go On

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/3/1967

Gomer has stage fright and loses his voice just before a Washington show.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Writer: Norman Paul
To Re-enlist or Not to Re-enlist
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7.71
14 votes

#14 - To Re-enlist or Not to Re-enlist

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/15/1967

Sgt. Carter attempts to keep Gomer from re-enlisting.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
The Great Talent Hunt
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7.70
20 votes

#15 - The Great Talent Hunt

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/13/1967

Gomer represents his platoon in a talent contest.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Lou Ann Poovie Sings Again
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7.67
15 votes

#16 - Lou Ann Poovie Sings Again

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 2/22/1967

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.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Lou Ann Poovie Sings No More
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7.67
12 votes

#17 - Lou Ann Poovie Sings No More

Season 3 - Episode 30 - Aired 4/12/1967

When Lou-Ann is about to be fired from her job as a nightclub singer, Gomer finds her a job as a salesgirl.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Just Move Your Lips, Sergeant
star
7.67
18 votes

#18 - Just Move Your Lips, Sergeant

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/25/1968

The platoon's chances to sing in a movie are almost spoiled by Sgt. Carter -- he can't carry a tune.

Directors: John Rich
Writer: R.S. Allen
Gomer Untrains a Dog
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7.67
24 votes

#19 - Gomer Untrains a Dog

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/15/1965

Gomer's chosen as companion of a new sentry dog -- and turns the guard dog into a pet.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Writer: Jack Elinson
Goodbye, Dolly
star
7.67
12 votes

#20 - Goodbye, Dolly

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 2/23/1968

Gomer saves an old horse from the glue factory and tries to hide her at the base.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Wild Bull From Pampas
star
7.67
15 votes

#21 - Wild Bull From Pampas

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/15/1967

A Latin American military man plots the overthrow of Sgt. Carter.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
Sing a Song of Papa
star
7.65
17 votes

#22 - Sing a Song of Papa

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/8/1967

A club owner wants Gomer to sing every night.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
Writer: Aaron Ruben
A Visit From Cousin Goober
star
7.63
19 votes

#23 - A Visit From Cousin Goober

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/26/1965

Goober pays Gomer a surprise visit.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
A Star is Born
star
7.63
16 votes

#24 - A Star is Born

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/11/1966

Carter becomes the star of a documentary about the Marine Corps.

Directors: Coby Ruskin
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Go Blow Your Horn
star
7.63
16 votes

#25 - Go Blow Your Horn

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/18/1967

Carter tries to transfer Gomer to the Marine band.

Directors: Coby Ruskin

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