When I see a classic TV series so good that I can watch the episodes over and over, it merits a review. I've watched the entire series twice and am ready to go another round anytime. Jim Nabors' Gomer Pyle series fills many hours with great joy and laughs. Not only do I enjoy Jim Nabors and Frank Sutton, but a lot of favorite, classic stars have guest appearances throughout the series: Carol Burnett (2), "Andy Taylor, Aunt Bea, Opie Taylor," Ruta Lee, Don Rickles, Allan Melvin (who was not household name but in so many classic TV shows you will immediately recognize him), and more. The Carol Burnett episodes are hilarious. Any surprise? I have only two negative issues with the series: Lou Anne's southern accent was so over-exaggerated, it makes my Deep South eyes roll (but her clothes were awesome); and some of the plots in the later seasons remind me of plots from the Andy Griffith Show. Were they running out of material? Even so, these are minor, minor issues. I adore the series! If only we were all as honest and innocent as Gomer Pyle. For all of the trouble his un-relenting honesty, trust and innocence caused, it always worked out for the good. The quality of the picture is great. The first season is black and white. Seasons 2 - 5 are in color. In the first season, Jim Nabors recorded a short synopsis of each episode. The set includes one episode from the Jim Nabors Hour with Frank Sutton and Ronnie Schnell. If you like to escape from your troubles to classic TV, I recommend this series without hesitation.