Garrison's Gorillas (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 ... See full summary »


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Series cast summary:
 Lt. Craig Garrison (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
 Actor (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Brendon Boone ...
 Chief (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Christopher Cary ...
 Goniff (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Rudy Solari ...
 Casino (26 episodes, 1967-1968)


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 <>

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Adventure | War | Drama





Release Date:

5 September 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Comandos de Garrison  »

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(26 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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When the US first opened up relations with China in the 70's, Garrison's Guerrillas was the first American TV series to be shown in that country. See more »


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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Garrison's Gorillas--Sleeper Classic
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I was 11 when I watched this series and was an instant fan, I haven't seen or heard of it since. I too loved Combat! and felt Garrison's Gorillas was a perfect follow-up because of it's sense of humor which was welcomed at that time. I loved Goniff's irreverence, Actor's suaveness and I had a crush on Chief. It's true Ron Harper was a little wooden and I viewed him almost as background support, but make no mistake, he had control of his men and I think the others respected him. I recall the first few episodes included Telly Sevales (cashing in on his Dirty Dozen character), but I didn't feel he quite fit in and was glad he left in short order. Bottom line, these were fun and action packed. I even remember having a Garrison's Gorillas coloring book!

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