Jackie Cooper played Hennesey, a Navy doctor in an onshore office. Abby Dalton, very young and beautiful then, played his blonde yeoman/secretary/nurse. She had a crush on Hennesey but he ... See full summary »

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1962   1961   1960   1959  
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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 Lt. Charles 'Chick' Hennesey, MD (95 episodes, 1959-1962)
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 Lt. Martha Hale, RN / ... (95 episodes, 1959-1962)
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 Capt. Walter Shafer / ... (74 episodes, 1959-1962)
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 Chief Max Bronsky (47 episodes, 1959-1962)
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Jackie Cooper played Hennesey, a Navy doctor in an onshore office. Abby Dalton, very young and beautiful then, played his blonde yeoman/secretary/nurse. She had a crush on Hennesey but he maintained his professional dignity. Much of the series was about his gradually warming up to her interest until they were married in the final episode. Neither a drama nor a comedy, it was mostly a character study. The third regular character was a beefy Navy seaman who aspired to become an astronaut until Hennesey found he had an inner-ear defect & was ineligible. Written by Sean Fox <mailcall@kiva.net>

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28 September 1959 (USA)  »

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(96 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Edited into The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

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Hennesey
by Sonny Burke and Jackie Cooper and his orchestra
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One episode stands out...
31 January 2004 | by (San Jose, CA, USA) – See all my reviews

The stock company for this show was memorable, and it was a not-to-be-missed when it was on. But, the episode set in the MP station in town, was exceptional in that a parade of guest "stars" each more bizarre that the previous were dragged in by the MP's.

Details escape me, now, but I think Larry Storch was one of the bizarros in that episode.

I echo the sentiment express above, put that out one DVD, and I'd buy it.


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