Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

American television sitcom

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. is an American sitcom television series. It ran for five seasons from 1964 to 1969, producing a total of 150 episodes. It became a spin-off of the American sitcom The Andy Griffith Show after the character Gomer Pyle became very popular. Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. was produced in what is now Paramount Television Studios. It originally aired on CBS.

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
Nabors (as Gomer Pyle on the left) and Sutton (as Sergeant Carter on the right) in a publicity photo for Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
Also known asGomer Pyle-USMC (spelling on TV)
Created byAaron Ruben
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes150 (list of episodes)
Running time23 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 25, 1964 (1964-09-25) –
May 2, 1969 (1969-05-02)
Related showsThe Andy Griffith Show

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. stars Jim Nabors as the main character, Gomer Pyle, who joins the United States Marine Corps as a Private First Class. It also stars Frank Sutton as Sergeant Carter who does not like Pyle's antics and finds ways to keep Pyle out of his way.