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Andy Taylor / Andy Griffith ~ A Mayberry State Of Mind
Opie Taylor / Ron Howard
Barney Fife / Don Knotts
Aunt Bee Taylor / Frances Bavier
Floyd Lawson / Howard McNear
Helen Crump / Aneta Corseaut
Thelma Lou / Betty Lynn
Goober Pyle / George Lindsey
Otis Campbell / Hal Smith
Ernest T Bass / Howard Morris
Briscoe Darling
Charlene Darling Wash / Maggie Peterson Mancuso
Clara Edwards / Hope Summers
African Americans in Mayberry
Allan Melvin
Ellie Walker / Elinor Donahue
Flora Malherbe / Alberta Nelson
Howard Sprague / Jack Dodson
Malcolm Meriwether / Bernard Fox
Mayors of Mayberry
Peggy "Peg" McMillan / Joanna Moore
Mr Schwamp / Mr. Schwump
Gomer Pyle / Jim Nabors

A Mayberry State Of Mind
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Gomer Pyle / Jim Nabors

Gomer Pyle

Gomer Pyle was a good-natured, simpleton, know for his childlike naivety and his accent. An original Mayberry Character who worked at Wally's Filling and Service Station  where he took up residence in the back room. Wide-eyed and slack jawed, Gomer provided much of the comic relief during his two-year run on The Andy Griffith Show. He was often awestruck by the simplest of things, resulting in the exclamation of his catch phrase, "Shazam!" He was also known to regularly spout other memorable expressions, such as "Gol-ly", and "Surprise, surprise, surprise!".
          Originally employed as little more than an attendant,when Malcolm Tucker came through town Gomer knew very little about the workings of cars but bragged on the knowledge of his cousin Goober and how he had a boat that did 80 and "on the water that's fast". Later on  he seemed became quite a skilled mechanic with a full knowledge of automobiles and even showed himself to be Wally's main business when he stayed at the Taylor's. Gomer was usually seen sporting a ball cap with an upturned bill and his service station uniform with an ever-present handkerchief dangling from his back pocket.
            Gomer was often deputized by Deputy Barney Fife when additional assistance was needed to keep law and order in Mayberry. 

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