Jim Nabors stars as Gomer Pyle, naive and innocent, not too bright, he is nonetheless good-natured and always eager to please. For years Gomer worked at Wally's filling station and develops into quite a good mechanic, though never as proficient as his cousin Goober. Eventually Gomer decides to join the U.S. Marine Corps and Sgt. Carter (Frank Sutton), pictured below, becomes his best friend. Gomer is famous for his trademark phrases "Aw, Shucks", "Golly", and "Shazam".