Inspired by the film "The Dirty Dozen", this series chronicles the adventures of a group of convicts recruited into the U.S. Army by the offer of a post-war parole. Commanded by West Point ... See full summary »

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 Lt. Craig Garrison (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
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Inspired by the film "The Dirty Dozen", this series chronicles the adventures of a group of convicts recruited into the U.S. Army by the offer of a post-war parole. Commanded by West Point graduate, Lt. Garrison, the "Gorillas" function as commandos behind Nazi lines. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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The character named Goniff was a thief. In Yiddish, the word 'goniff' means thief. See more »

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In "24 Hours to Doomsday", there is a close-up of an Interflora sign - this episode is set in 1943, and Interflora was not formed until the second half of 1946. See more »

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I wish someone would re-run this series so I could re-watch it!
24 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

I watched this series when it premiered a long time ago. I liked it a lot. Since I was a teen then, it's sort of dream-like to try to remember all of it. I loved the play between the characters. Especially between "The Warden" and the "Con's". This is a much better series to watch than that movie they made with Lee Marvin. In the "Garrison's Gorillas" series, the characters and the play between them was more human and more humane with the convicts trying to win Pardons for working with the Allies against the Germans. I hope one day one of the television stations will re-run this series so I can re-watch and enjoy it again!!!


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