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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:
The best comedy ever to come out of America 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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Black and White (season 1) | Color (season 2)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The names of Captain Parmenter's family all came from mythology. His first cousin was a major named Achilles (Greek), his second cousin was a lieutenant colonel named Hercules (Romanisation of Greek Herakles), his uncle was a colonel named Jupiter (Roman) and his father was a general named Thor (Scandinavian).See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: 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:
[repeated line]
Captain Wilton Parmenter:Janie, please, I've told you: not in front of the men.
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Soundtrack:
F TroopSee more »

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16 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
The best comedy ever to come out of America, 2 November 2004
Author: robert-171 from Tasmania

Without a doubt the funniest thing to come out of America. It also sums up the time when it was made and I can't see anything similar ever being made again.

As children we watched it but now as I watch it again and again I realize that I never got the jokes the first few times through anyway.

e.g. Agarn needs to see the medicine man at the Indian camp to find out whether he's a kleptomaniac so the medicine man gives him some deer skins to look at that have berry blots on them (i.e. a Rorschach test) and asks him what he sees. In explanation the medicine man say that this test was invented by a great Indian medicine man called Roaring Chicken. For short they call it the RoarChick Test!! Now that is clever AND funny.

Many other similarly clever jokes. Great scenes of pathos with lots of sentimentality before the days of the studio audience which nowadays bursts into sickening applause over that sort of thing. Catch it if you've never seen it... or watch it again if you have. It's still funny.

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