Gomer Pyle, USMC

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Gomer Pyle Actor Jim Nabors Comes Out, Marries Partner of 38 Years

Jim Nabors

Actor Jim Nabors married his partner of 38 years, Stan Cadwallader, in Seattle earlier this month, he told Hawaii News Now.

"I'm 82 and he's in his 60s and so we've been together for 38 years," he said. "I'm not ashamed of people knowing, it's just that it was such a personal thing, I didn't tell anybody. I'm very happy that I've had a partner of 38 years and I feel very blessed. And, what can I tell you, I'm just very happy."

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Beverly Hills, 90210 and Other Announced Releases

Luke Perry by Barry King/Liaison/Getty

New releases announced today, July 28:Beverly Hills, 90210 - The Complete 6th Season will be coming out November 25 The Fairly Oddparents - Season 6, Volume 1 will be coming out November 18 Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. - The Final Season will be coming out November 25 Hawaii Five-O - The 5th Season will be coming out November 18 The Mod Squad - The 2nd Season, Volume 1 will be coming out November 25 The Odd Couple - The Final Season will be coming out November 18 Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares - Volume 2 will be coming out October 7 Route 66 - The Complete 2nd Season will be coming out October 21 SpongeBob SquarePants - Season 5, Volume 2 will be coming out November 18 Superman: Doomsday (Blu-ray) will be coming out November 25 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items. read more

JAG and Other Announced Releases

JAG - The Complete 6th Season courtesy CBS DVD and Paramount Home

New releases announced today, February 5:The Cosby Show - Season 7 and The Cosby Show - Season 8 will be coming out April 8 Drawn Together - Season 3 will be coming out May 13 Exes & Oh's - The Complete 1st Season will be coming out May 20 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete 4th Season will be coming out May 20 Gunsmoke - The 2nd Season, Volume 2 will be coming out May 27 Holocaust: The Mini-Series will be coming out May 27 JAG - The Complete 6th Season will be coming out May 20 Rawhide - The 3rd Season, Volume 1 will be coming out May 27 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items. read more

Allan Melvin (Brady Bunch's Sam) Dead at 84

Allan Melvin, a popular character actor best recognized for his roles on The Phil Silvers Show (as Cpl. Henshaw), All in the Family (Archie's bud Barney) and The Brady Bunch (Sam the butcher), on Thursday died of cancer, reports the Los Angeles Times. He was 84.Melvin's 50-plus year career also included guest appearances on such TV shows as The Andy Griffith Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show and Gomer Pyle: U.S.M.C.; voicing Magilla Gorilla and Popeye's Bluto; and playing "Al the Plumber" in 15 years' worth of Liquid-Plumr commercials.Melvin is survived by his wife of 64 years, Amalia; a daughter, Jennifer Hanson; and a grandson. read more

I could swear Andy Taylor was ...

Andy Griffith, The Andy Griffith Show

Question: I could swear Andy Taylor was a jack-of-all-trades and had several jobs on The Andy Griffith Show, but a coworker says I'm nuts and that he was always just the sheriff. Who's right? There's no bet riding on this, just pride. Thanks.


Answer: You've got a respectable memory there, Jim. (Don't get any ideas, though — there's only room for one Televisionary in this town.) Feel free to claim a good chunk of your office mate's pride because you're right on this one.

When The Andy Griffith Show first launched as a spin-off of The Danny Thomas Show and began its eight-year run on CBS in October 1960, Sheriff Andy Taylor (Matlock's Andy Griffith) not only enforced the law in Mayberry while raising you read more

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Premiered: September 25, 1964, on CBS
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: `Well, gollllly!' The misadventures of a naive Marine recruit who marched to a different drummer. The sitcom was a spin-off from `The Andy Griffith Show,' where the bumpkinish Gomer worked as a gas-station attendant until enlisting in the peacetime service. His aw-shucks demeanor and general bumbling constantly put him at odds with dyspeptic Sgt. Carter, who, over the series' five-year tour of duty, gradually came to appreciate Gomer's down-home goodness.

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