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Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

Gomer decides to join the Marines, and Andy helps out by secretly convincing the drill instructor that Gomer is the son of a decorated general. The drill instructor takes Gomer under his wing and gets him to pass his inspection with flying colors, only to find out later the truth behind Gomer's lineage. (Pilot episode for the spin-off series "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.")

  • Originally Aired May 19, 1964
  • Runtime 25 minutes
  • Content Rating United States of America TV-G
  • Production Code 107
  • Network CBS
Name Type Role
Aaron Ruben Writer
Eddie Ryder Guest Star
Charles Myers Guest Star
Karl Lukas Guest Star
Frank Sutton Guest Star
Frank Albertson Guest Star
Alan Reed Jr. Guest Star
Aaron Ruben Director