One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »
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 Chuck Martin (111 episodes, 1957-1960)
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 Helen Carter (70 episodes, 1957-1960)
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform all types of jobs. Janet Culver was the original secretary being replaced by Helen Carter in the second season. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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Whirlybirds helicopter number was N975B. It could be seen on both sides and on the bottom of the copter. Also was called out when they made radio calls. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993) See more »

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Memorable 'chopper' reminiscent of M*A*S*H
8 April 2003 | by (Blue Mountains, Australia) – See all my reviews

Okay, it wasn't the exact same 'chopper' that appeared in M*A*S*H but that's what started me watching the latter classic. Good theme which I would like to hear again, almost as good as 'Cannonball'. Two likeable actors but I can't really remember much else. Ah, those were the days; take me back to 1959. TV evenings in Sydney would bring you some classic Westerns plus 'Whirlybirds' and of course 'Sea Hunt'.


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