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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
8 September 1965 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The misadventures of the staff and neighbors of a remote US Army outpost in the Wild West. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
User Reviews:
NOT Politically Correct See more (43 total) »

Cast

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Forrest Tucker ... Sgt. Morgan O'Rourke / ... (65 episodes, 1965-1967)

Larry Storch ... Cpl. Randolph Agarn / ... (65 episodes, 1965-1967)

Ken Berry ... Capt. Wilton Parmenter / ... (65 episodes, 1965-1967)
Melody Patterson ... Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift (65 episodes, 1965-1967)

James Hampton ... Hannibal Dobbs / ... (65 episodes, 1965-1967)

Frank DeKova ... Chief Wild Eagle / ... (63 episodes, 1965-1967)

Bob Steele ... Trooper Duffy (63 episodes, 1965-1967)
Ben Frommer ... Smokey Bear / ... (52 episodes, 1965-1967)
Don Diamond ... Crazy Cat / ... (50 episodes, 1965-1967)
Joe Brooks ... Trooper Vanderbilt / ... (48 episodes, 1965-1967)
Ivan Bell ... Trooper Duddleson / ... (45 episodes, 1965-1967)
Jimmie Horan ... Trooper Hogan (31 episodes, 1965-1967)
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Series Directed by
Charles R. Rondeau (19 episodes, 1965-1966)
Seymour Robbie (12 episodes, 1966-1967)
David Alexander (9 episodes, 1966)
Phil Rawlins (7 episodes, 1966-1967)
Hollingsworth Morse (6 episodes, 1966-1967)
Leslie Goodwins (5 episodes, 1965)
Gene Reynolds (4 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Writing credits
Arthur Julian (30 episodes, 1965-1967)
Stan Dreben (10 episodes, 1965-1966)
Howard Merrill (10 episodes, 1965-1966)
Seaman Jacobs (8 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ed James (8 episodes, 1965-1966)
Austin Kalish (8 episodes, 1966-1967)
Irma Kalish (8 episodes, 1966-1967)
Richard Baer (3 episodes, 1966)
James Barnett (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Irving Elinson (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Fred S. Fox (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Hal Goldman (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Al Gordon (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Stan Burns (2 episodes, 1966)
Mike Marmer (2 episodes, 1966)
Richard M. Bluel (1 episode, 1965)

Tom Adair (unknown episodes)
James B. Allardice (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Hy Averback .... producer / executive producer (64 episodes, 1965-1967)
Herman S. Saunders .... associate producer / producer (64 episodes, 1965-1967)
Phil Rawlins .... associate producer (31 episodes, 1966-1967)
William T. Orr .... executive producer (17 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Original Music by
William Lava (60 episodes, 1965-1967)
Frank Comstock (3 episodes, 1965)
Richard LaSalle (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Cinematography by
Robert Hoffman (34 episodes, 1965-1966)
Louis Jennings (28 episodes, 1966-1967)
Nicholas Musuraca (3 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Film Editing by
David Wages (22 episodes, 1966-1967)
Elbert K. Hollingsworth (13 episodes, 1966-1967)
James T. Heckert (12 episodes, 1965-1966)
Byron Chudnow (8 episodes, 1965-1966)
Milt Kleinberg (6 episodes, 1965)
Stefan Arnsten (3 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Art Direction by
George Renne (63 episodes, 1965-1967)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Hal Overell (33 episodes, 1965-1966)
William Wallace (31 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor (65 episodes, 1965-1967)
Jean Burt Reilly .... supervising hair stylist / hair stylist / ... (65 episodes, 1965-1967)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Phil Rawlins .... assistant director (33 episodes, 1965-1966)
C. Carter Gibson .... assistant director (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Art Department
Robert M. Anderson .... assistant property master (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Sound Department
B.F. Ryan .... sound (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Samuel F. Goode .... sound (13 episodes, 1965)
Everett A. Hughes .... sound (10 episodes, 1965-1966)
Stanley Jones .... sound (8 episodes, 1966)
Terrance Emerson .... sound cable (3 episodes, 1965)
Robert B. Lee .... sound (3 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Stunts
Bobby Somers .... stunts (19 episodes, 1965-1966)
Jesse Wayne .... stunts (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Barry Wexler .... grip (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Music Department
William Lava .... composer: theme song / composer: theme music (65 episodes, 1965-1967)
Erma E. Levin .... music editor (44 episodes, 1965-1967)
Irving Taylor .... lyrics: theme song (34 episodes, 1965-1966)
Sam E. Levin .... music editor (7 episodes, 1965-1966)
Eugene Marks .... music editor (6 episodes, 1966)
Dan Wallin .... score mixer (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... driver (1 episode, 1967)
 
Series Other crew
Frank Tallman .... technical advisor (1 episode, 1966)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (65 episodes)
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Color:
Black and White (season 1) | Color (season 2)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
There was a running gag in the show where someone would be given directions. The directions usually included "Turn right when you see the rock shaped like a bear. Turn left when you see the bear shaped like a rock."See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: Set in 1865-7, the series contains many references to the Battle of Little Big Horn (1876).See more »
Quotes:
Corporal Randolph Agarn:How do you get to Fort Courage? That's easy. You take a right at the rock that looks like a bear, then a left at the bear that looks like a rock...See more »
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Soundtrack:
F TroopSee more »

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40 out of 46 people found the following review useful.
NOT Politically Correct, 27 April 2004
Author: Albert Lowe from Lansing, MI

I saw this show during it's regular run. I thought it was hilarious.

It's so easy now to pick on things that are not politically correct.

If people can't see the characters for what they were, caricatures, then obviously you have NO sense of humour. If you can't laugh at yourself, why bother at all?

It's so easy to apply today's standards to people from a different time. It would be more appropriate for us to understand that different time. I suppose we should criticize the way blacks were treated in movies made in the 1920s, 30s 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and so on. America's perceptions, values and morals were different then. If you can't understand that, I would suggest you don't watch any movie or TV show made before 1995.

F-Troop was totally fictional. And it WAS, for it's time, very funny. I liked it then, I like it now. But I guess we just can't have a show that shows EVERYONE as inept. I mean we have a white officer who's clumsy, and most likely would have never qualified to be a private, let alone an officer. There's the Sgt. who's always scheming to make a buck. And the Indians, cowardly, perhaps, but they also have their own shining moments too. You have to watch the entire series to see all the different things that go on. The Indians are not the only ones made fun of in this COMEDY. More often than not Chief Wild Eagle got the better of his white partner in what ever deal they were cooking up.

I somehow doubt that it would succeed today. Most of it's humour would go over the heads of many people today who would instead focus on the "demeaning" way the Indians are treated. More's the shame we forgot how to laugh at ourselves.

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