How well do you remember the Gomer Pyle episode ''Flower Power''?

Hey, man, remember when Gomer met hippies, man?

"Flower Power" remains one of the most memorable episodes of Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., and a perfect capsule of Sixties sitcom comedy. It's funny, it features notable guest stars, and Jim Nabors sings a lovely song.

It's pretty hard to forget that Marine truck covered in psychedelic graphics. So… how well do you remember "Flower Power"?

Try to get at least 10 answers correct!

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  1. The plot revolves around a Marine exercise in the field. What is Gomer's task in the war games?
  2. What's inside the truck?
  3. There are two opposing teams in the Marine exercise. Which team is Gomer on?
  4. Why are the hippies looking under the truck?
  5. This famous actor is best known for playing which Seventies sitcom character?
  6. What are the names of the three hippies?
  7. The hippies don't like the name "Pyle" and tell Gomer all he needs is one name like…?
  8. What nickname do the hippies give Gomer?
  9. What food did the hippies bring with them?
  10. Why did this hippie have a falling out with his dad, whom he calls "Phil"?
  11. What song does Gomer sing with the hippies?
  12. According to Gomer, what are the only colors you're supposed to use when painting in the Marines?
  13. Forrest Compton played this colonel — also named for a color!
  14. What does Gomer misplace?
  15. Carter's Blue team wins by how many points?
  16. The "peace beads" that Sgt. Carter wears in the end are actually made of what?

How well do you remember the Gomer Pyle episode ''Flower Power''?

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Pilaf 1 day ago
I loved sweet Gomer on TAGS, but just couldn't make friends with this show.
Moriyah Pilaf 1 day ago
Why don't you like Gomer on Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.?
Pilaf Moriyah 10 hours ago
I don't know if I can put my finger on it. He seemed to have lost his sweetness somehow. Didn't care for "Sgt. Carter" at all. I felt he was not an authentic male, JMHO. Lou Ann Poovie was a gruesome caricature, IMHO. Loved Gomer Pyle on TAGS, not so much on GP,USMC.
Moriyah Pilaf 10 hours ago
I get it. But I think I actually like him better on GPUSMC more than I like him on TAGS. And the reason why I say this is probably because he brances out, and gets involved more on the show. I also like that he's the main character, and I also like that he's in every episode as well.
Abbadon517 3 days ago
12/16, good one...guess I haven't seen the episode enough yet
Toot1956 4 days ago
Love that Episode, Love the song.
Muleskinner 5 days ago
14/16. A lot better than i thought I’d do. I haven’t seen this episode in many many years.
Swifteagle 7 days ago
9/16. What is a hippie?
Moriyah Swifteagle 7 days ago
A hippie is someone who wears colorful clothing, a fringe vest or boots, sometimes bell bottom pants, usually has long hair, and they bring peace to everyone.
327053 7 days ago
Just saw this episode yesterday and I missed 1. Nuts 🥜🙁
Moriyah 327053 7 days ago
What was your favorite part of it last night?
327053 Moriyah 7 days ago
How Gomer is always distracted from his work. Goofing off like always. Reminds me of me back in elementary 🤣
Moriyah 327053 7 days ago
I think I'm like that, too
dodgebob 8 days ago
6/16, pretty good ah, nooooot.
OVkid 9 days ago
13 of 16. I didn't even know I knew this stuff.
DerekBird 9 days ago
You got 13 out of 16
Far out, man! You really, like, dig Gomer.

I cannot remember ever having seen this episode.
Pilaf 9 days ago
I loved Gomer on TAGS, but could never make friends with "Gomer Pyle, USMC."
pattysdaughter 9 days ago
12 out of 16 I should have done better . Seen this episode 3 x’s. I’m drawing a blank : what is the actors name that played mike stivick?
Carl reiners son rob reiner
Rob12953 9 days ago
9 out of 16, this one I had to guess on most of them. This was a tough one
lynngdance 10 days ago
14 out of 16. one of my favorite episodes! 😁
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Moriyah lynngdance 7 days ago
That's alright! I'll come anyways.
lynngdance Moriyah 7 days ago
Thanks! 😄
Moriyah lynngdance 6 days ago
You're welcome!
Moriyah lynngdance 5 days ago
Do you know when you're gonna start the quiz?
practicaljokerfan 10 days ago
Does anyone know the name of the
Actor that played GEORDIE on the
"Flower Power episode of
Gomer Pyle
ttk practicaljokerfan 10 days ago
Christopher Ross.. Born April 3, 1945. Died May 5, 1970...of a heroin overdose at age 25, according to his brother "Fred". He had been a promising comedian.
practicaljokerfan ttk 9 days ago
I was watching a.Green Acres video
Tape tonight on my VCR DVD Combo
And I saw Christopher Ross on the
Blue Feather episode of Green Acres.
Was he a hippie Gypsy or Beatnik
In the Blue Feather episode of
Green Acres ..??!!
practicaljokerfan ttk 9 days ago
Does anyone know what the difference
Is between a hippie gypsy..and
ttk practicaljokerfan 6 days ago
Beatnik was a 40s thru mid 60s stereo type of the "Beat Generation"..the term introduced by Jack Kerouac in the late 40s to generalize the "anticonformist youth gathering in New York" at that time. They considered themselves artistic and intellectual and some used drugs as a means to get there.
Hippies were a product of the anti war movement of Vietnam.. The generation saw their friends being mauled or not coming back at all and the World they thought they knew in the 50s was they became tuned in, political ..or turned off and dropped out..getting into the drug culture for escapism and advocating non violence. They saw their parents uptight ways as square and restricted.
ttk practicaljokerfan 6 days ago
Yes it was him..he was a gypsy..but a late 1960s version of a young gypsy, I more hip..
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