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McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force (1965)

The crew of PT-73 are in trouble again when Ensign Parker is mistaken for a pilot and gets shanghied into the Air Force.

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The crew of PT-73 are in trouble again when Ensign Parker is mistaken for a pilot and gets shanghied into the Air Force.

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Their All New! All Wild! Full-Length Motion Picture in Technicolor!

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9 July 1965 (USA)  »

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Marinen går til vejrs  »

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Henry Beckman and Jacques Aubuchon play different characters than they did in the TV series. Additionally, several other actors, including Jean Hale, Susan Silo and Mako, had guested on the series in different roles. See more »

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The boat used to portray the PT-73 is much too small. See more »

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Where the Heck is McHale?
12 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Was forced to watch this movie at sleep away camp. If your a huge fan of the series how was it possible to have a movie without it's star Ernest Borgnine? During the whole movie you would wonder or hope that Ernie at least would make a cameo in this slow moving,frustrating and down right dull picture. Ted Bessel's character doesn't even fill the void in this bomb. Prior to his death I met Ernie at a book signing in New York City and he told me it was one of the greatest honors to have your characters name in a title and not be present. Ernie was overseas working on another film called THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX. A Jeep falling out of an airplane couldn't save this lemon.


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