The misadventures of the staff and neighbors of a remote US Army outpost in the Wild West.

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 Trooper Duffy 63 episodes, 1965-1967
Ben Frommer ...
 Smokey Bear / ... 52 episodes, 1965-1967
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 Trooper Duddleson / ... 45 episodes, 1965-1967
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 Trooper Hogan 31 episodes, 1965-1967
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Becoming a hero by accidentally leading a cavalry charge the wrong way, Captain Wilton Parmenter is given command of Fort Courage. The Fort's crafty Sgt. O'Rourke has a deal with the local Hekawi Indians to market their wares to the tourists. They must sometimes pretend to be enemies (and the Shugs really are enemies). Jane is out to marry the innocent Parmenter. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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8 September 1965 (USA)  »

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I forti di Forte Coraggio  »

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Melody Patterson was much younger than Ken Berry it should be noted that in all kissing scenes she is the one who does the initial kiss. See more »

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The show takes place from 1865 to 1867, yet the fort flag has 37 stars on it. But the 37th state (Nebraska) wasn't admitted to the Union until Friday, March 1, 1867, so the number is incorrect for most of the series. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Morgan O'Rourke: F Troop just wouldn't be the same without the Old Man, sir.
Captain Wilton Parmenter: What Old Man?
Sergeant Morgan O'Rourke: Why, you, sir. You're the Old Man.
Captain Wilton Parmenter: That's right. I keep forgetting I'm the Old Man around here.
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F Troop
Lyrics by Irving Taylor
Music by William Lava
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This wonderful comedy show should have been on longer.
19 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

F-Troop is the kind of classic comedy show that should have been on for many years. It makes you want to kick the people that canceled it. I read that fans at the time wrote in letters to keep it alive,but unfortunately the foolish television executives canceled this fine show after only two seasons. Season one(B&W)went for 34 episodes and season two(color)of F-Troop went for 31 episodes for a total of 65 thirty minute episodes,and classic comedy episodes they are. Ken Berry(Captain Parmenter)used his dance training to fine effect in the many comedy stunts that he did. He also appeared in the Andy Griffith show and also had his own show after F-Troop finished. Ken then went and did a lot of Disney tele-movies and TV shows like The Love Boat and Fantasy Island,but F-Troop was his best show by far. I hope that this series gets to DVD as I will be first in line to by the two box sets.


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