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.
When a letter arrives from the US Government, Lucy finds that she's mistakenly been drafted. Instead of "Lucy," the letter is addressed to "Lou C." She sets off to the draft office to correct the mistake, but due to stupid "rules and regulations," Lucy finds that she has to become a Marine until the paperwork gets straightened out. She proceeds to make life miserable for her sergeant.
The David Frost Show: Season 3, Episode 150. Season 4, Episode 46 and Episode 140.
This was the first show in a 2 year run for Jim Nabors following the end of his highly popular Gomer Pyle USMC. Mr. Nabors brought Ronnie Schnell and Frank Sutton from Gomer Pyle to help star in this variety series. In this initial offering his guests were Andy Griffith, Julie Budd, and a very brief appearance by Don Knotts. Mr. Nabors essays several songs, among them Green Green Grass of Home and The Impossible Dream. He also appeared in a couple of comedy skits that were passable. All in all a decent debut and one that would please his middle American fans.
Gomes tries to pass the obstacle course to please Sgt. Carter.
To the consternation and dismay of Sgt. Carter, Gomer breaks regulations and sneaks a recruit's girlfriend in to visit him in the barracks.
Gomer adopts a pet skunk.
After a straight-laced lady Marine officer reports him for not saluting her, Gomer attempts to help transform her into an attractive woman.
A trouble-making recruit decides to use Gomer as his fall guy.
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.
Carter is driven crazy by the fact that no matter what he does to Gomer, Gomer still likes him.
Carter sets Gomer up with a beautiful but unkissable Dragon Lady.
Gomer and Carter go on a five-day survival test.
Gomer escorts the Colonel's daughter to the enlisted men's dance.
On maneuvers, Gomer leads the squad into an ambush.
Carter gives Gomer a lift in his jeep and finds himself helping Gomer babysit.
A mother-daughter burglar team uses Gomer for their next heist.
Carter thinks Gomer is dying and tries to be nice to him.
Grandpa Pyle gives Gomer a good luck charm to help him gain self-confidence.
Gomer and Carter are taken in by a phony dance studio when they both sign lifetime contracts for lessons.
The men try to change Carter's mind when he decides to leave the Marine Corps.
Gomer befriends Branch, a country boy from a neighboring hometown -- until he learns that their two families have been feuding for generations.
Gomer writes secret love letters to Carter in order to cheer him up.
Carter discovers that his girlfriend dumped him -- for Gomer.
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.
Gomer and Carter take the exam for the officer's training program.
When the platoon celebrates Carter's birthday, he begins to worry he is getting old.
Carter may reluctantly be forced to use Gomer as an honor guard -- he's one of the few who owns a dress-blue uniform.
Gomer tries to prevent Carter and his old friend from becoming enemies.
Carter and Gomer wind up on a double date.
Gomer accidentally takes a detour on his way downtown and winds up on a round trip jet flight to Rome.
Gomer tries to capture a gang of thieves who have been robbing the Marine warehouse.
Gomer is asked to escort a movie star and the Colonel's daughter to a dance.
MP Gomer mistakenly arrests a government inspector.
Carter postpones his vacation until all his men pass their PFC exams -- and, of course, Gomer is the only one to fail.
Gomer is asked to be the best man at his friend's wedding, then loses the ring the night before the ceremony.
Carter sets Gomer up with a blind date who thinks he is an oil millionaire.
Gomer unknowingly finds shelter for a family of hillbillies in a shack which is the target of war games.
Gomer's chosen as companion of a new sentry dog -- and turns the guard dog into a pet.
Carter, who says that Supply Sgt. Singer has the easiest job, wagers that any knucklehead could handle the job -- even Gomer.
The platoon goes on sea duty, and Gomer sneaks a stray cat on board the ship, then is ordered to ditch the feline.
Gomer ruins a simple reconnaissance mission.
Carter challenges the fleet's retired boxing champion to a fight.
Gomer is the only witness to Carter's auto accident.
Goober pays Gomer a surprise visit.
Gomer tries to convince Carter that his sister's fiance is a nice guy.
Gomer takes care of Carter's car -- which gets stolen and wrecked.
Gomer tries to reunite Carter with his girlfriend.
On maneuvers, Carter gives Gomer false information---hoping he'll be captured by the enemy camp.
When Sgt. Carter orders him to take a furlough, Gomer becomes a civilian employee at the base.
Gomer tries cheering up a depressed waitress, only to discover that she is the girlfriend of a tough Marine sergeant.
Gomer's fortune-telling Grandma pays a visit.
Gomer sings an Italian love song to his friend's sister -- and her mother thinks he is proposing to her.
Gomer arranges a date for Carter with his cousin Bridey Pyle.
Gomer befriends the little daughter of a visiting colonel.
Carter becomes the star of a documentary about the Marine Corps.
Gomer tries to repay the $40 he received at a pay phone to the phone company, but gets arrested instead.
Duke wins an amateur talent contest by picking Carter as the butt of his comedy act.
Gomer wins a trip to Las Vegas. Problem: whom should he take? Then he and Carter win a fortune gambling.
Opie runs away from Mayberry to join Gomer in the Marines.
Carter bets Gomer he can't get a date with Miss Camp Henderson.
Gomer and Carter are taken by an old con man.
Carter decides to resign when he feels his platoon can get along without him.
Carter prvents a holdup but gives the credit to Gomer.
Gomer tries to convince his friends that a movie star has invited them all to a barbecue at her house.
Carter plans to use Gomer to win the inter-squad competition.
Gomer and Carter are the only ones who don't come down with German measles.
Sgt. Carter sets out to expose a fraud by proving to Gomer that the man who sold him a cheap watch is a crook.
Gomer is accused by a drunk's wife of turning her husband into an alcoholic.
Carter sabotages Gomer's garden by putting vodka in his prize watermelon.
Carter sends Gomer to a psychiatrist when he claims he has seen men from outer space.
Gomer is arrested after wrecking Sgt. Carter's car.
Carter bets Sgt. Hacker that he can't teach Gomer to cook a meal.
Gomer dates a girl with similar interests, then discovers that she considers them engaged after the first date.
Carter gives his girlfriend a puppy only to find himself competing with it for her affections.
Gomer and Carter are captured by smugglers.
Sgt. Carter learns Bunny was seen with another man.
Gomer can predict the weather better than the weather bureau.
A songstress applauds Gomer's song with a kiss.
Gomer unwittingly signs up a fugitive bank robber as a new recruit.
Carter suspects Gomer has been spending his Sundays at the beach; then tries to meet the beauties Gomer appeared with in a magazine.
Carter tries to transfer Gomer to the Marine band.
Gomer holds a farewell dinner in a Chinese restaurant, not knowing it is a front for a gambling operation.
Two shyster lawyers try to get Gomer and Carter to file a false damage suit after a near miss from an automobile.
Carter and Duke use Gomer to expose a card cheat.
Sgt. Carter attempts to keep Gomer from re-enlisting.
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.
Gomer's love for Welsh rarebit causes him to sleepwalk -- and to tell off Carter.
A club owner wants Gomer to sing every night.
Carter volunteers Gomer for a parachute jump.
Gomer loses the colonel's daughter at a go-go club, then tracks her to a beatnik den.
Gomer's new friend, a crow, turns out to be a thief, plundering everyone -- and stashing the loot in Gomer's locker.
Carter and Gomer hunt for a live mortar shell which the private lost during practice.
When Lou-Ann is about to be fired from her job as a nightclub singer, Gomer finds her a job as a salesgirl.
Aunt Bee objects to Carter's attitude toward Gomer.
Gomer learns his face will be on a recruiting poster -- instead of Sgt. Carter's.
A man-hungry woman Marine tries to split up Gomer and Lou-Ann.
A visiting Congressman suggests a promotion for Gomer, and Carter nearly loses his stripes training Gomer to take command.
Gomer's dreams keep coming true, and his latest has Carter proposing to Bunny.
Gomer represents his platoon in a talent contest.
Lost Gomer winds up in the President's office.
Gomer and Carter try helping a Japanese boy who claims he's lost.
Gomer has stage fright and loses his voice just before a Washington show.
Lou Ann's father and ex-fiancé come to town, and her father tries to persuade her to discard Gomer.
Gomer thinks Carter stole a watch from the base PX.
Gomer wins a boat in a jingle contest, but it's Carter navigating iinto taxes, license fees, and other expenses.
Con artist Freddy sells Gomer a pearl ring for his girlfriend Lou Ann, then schemes to get it back.
Carter and Bunny have a fight.
A Latin American military man plots the overthrow of Sgt. Carter.
Gomer is assigned to pick up a general but gets sidetracked.
Gomer is excused from regular duties for singing rehearsals when he's chosen to perform at a base variety show.
Gomer goes home to Mayberry and becomes involved in the search for a bank robber.
Carter and Gomer are assigned to watch the Colonel's German Shepherd, but Gomer loses it.
A 15-year-old girl develops a crush on Gomer.
Sgt. Carter gets Gomer a date with an exotic dancer.
A department store accidentally sends Gomer a baby carriage.
Gomer tries to make Lou-Ann jealous by having Carter tell her he is seeing other women.
Gomer saves an old horse from the glue factory and tries to hide her at the base.
Gomer befriends a couple who claim Camp Henderson is on their land.
Gomer's cooking skills might get him assigned to the kitchen permanently.
Gomer tries to help a night club comedian who is about to be fired.
Gomer becomes involved in a Hungarian family feud when he spends the weekend with a friend.
Gomer sneaks a baby onto the base when he babysits for a friend just as the colonel is due on an inspection tour.
Gomer and Carter buy Hong Kong suits from con man Friendly Freddy.
Hacker plans to get even when Carter sells his car to Gomer instead of to him.
Duke is promoted to corporal, but finds his old reputation getting in his way.
Gomer and Carter are the victims of the lead boot, the battalion's booby prize.
Lou Ann's old boyfriend visits.
The platoon's chances to sing in a movie are almost spoiled by Sgt. Carter -- he can't carry a tune.
Gomer and Carter clash as they vie for an actress.
A movie star tries to get Carter to marry her -- after Gomer refuses -- in order to avoid being deported.
Carter appears in a Hollywood movie, but finds acting harder than he thought.
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.
Lonely widow Molly Gordon feels old and useless until Gomer and his appreciative buddies eat her wonderful home cooking.
Gomer is assigned to guard duty at a back gate of the base and refuses to let Carter pass through.
South American General Cortez looks up his old friends, and falls in love with Carter's girlfriend Bunny.
When Carter scratches a parked car and offers to pay for it, the owner shows up with a bill for a completely demolished fender.
Carter won't believe that Gomer really knows football star Moose Lewis.
Gomer's practical joke backfires when Lou Ann appears to like his fake tattoo.
Gomer and Carter are contestants on the "Win-A-Date" televised program.
Carter decides that Gomer might not re-enlist if he were married, so he tries to push the private into a quick wedding.
Sgt. Carter saves Gomer's life and almost comes to regret it as Gomer suffocates him with gratitude.
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.
Gomer and Carter again fall prey to con man "Friendly Freddy," now running a computer dating service.
Gomer inadvertently reveals the position of his platoon to the "enemy" during camp maneuvers.
Gomer overhears a conversation about Bunny's sick cat and jumps to the conclusion that it's Sgt. Carter who is critically ill.
Carter decides he must get away from Gomer to avoid a nervous breakdown, but continues to be haunted by him.
Carter takes charge of Gomer's life savings for safekeeping and has his pocket picked by a little old lady.
A Marine buddy breaks his leg and Gomer and Carter have to take his expectant wife to the hospital.
Three hippies help Gomer paint a truck for maneuvers, but the results are not standard military camouflage.
Carter allows a pet rabbit to escape before he learns that it belongs to a general's son.
Sgt. Carol wants Gomer to sing in the Marine camp show she is organizing, but Sgt. Carter won't agree to her plans.
Gomer must escort Sgt. Carter's sister to a dance.
Carter learns Gomer is being sent to another base.