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Gen. 'Buck' Turgidson (Character)
from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb -- An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

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General Buck Turgidson is a rabid anti-communist US... See more »
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General 'Buck' Turgidson

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  1. "Screen Wars"
        - Dr. Strangefilm (2007) TV episode, Played by Laura Durant (as General 'Buck' Turgidson)

  2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Played by George C. Scott
    ... aka "Dr. Strangelove" - Australia (short title), UK (short title), USA (short title)

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From Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
President Merkin Muffley: And why haven't you radioed the plans countermanding the go-code?
General "Buck" Turgidson: Well, I'm afraid we're unable to communicate with any of the aircraft.
President Merkin Muffley: Why?
General "Buck" Turgidson: As you may recall, sir, one of the provisions of Plan 'R' provides that once the go-code is received, the normal SSB Radios in the aircraft are switched into a special coded device which I believe is designated as CRM-114. Now, in order to prevent the enemy from issuing fake or confusing orders, CRM-114 is designed not to receive at all - unless the message is preceded by the correct three-letter recall code group prefix.
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