Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)
"Baa Baa Black Sheep" (original title)

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The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Maj. Greg 'Pappy' Boyington (36 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 Brig. Gen. Thomas Moore (36 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 Col. Thomas A. Lard (36 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 1st Lt. Jerome 'Jerry' Bragg (36 episodes, 1976-1978)
W.K. Stratton ...
 2nd Lt. Lawrence 'Larry' Casey / ... (36 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 1st Lt. Donald French (36 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 Lt. Bob Boyle / ... (34 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley (30 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 Lt. Bob Anderson / ... (30 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 Sgt. Micklin / ... (26 episodes, 1976-1978)
James Whitmore Jr. ...
 Capt. James 'Jim' Gutterman (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Sgt. John David 'Hutch' Hutchinson (20 episodes, 1976-1977)
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Storyline

Pappy Boyington is the squadron-leader of a group of fighter pilots stationed on an island in the Pacific, during World War II. Pappy often needs to intercede in altercations at the base, but everyone seems to pull together when they are assigned missions in the air. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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21 September 1976 (USA)  »

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(37 episodes)

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Trivia

The Zeroes used in the show were built for the movie Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970). See more »

Goofs

In several of the dogfight scenes, when there is a brief in-cockpit view of the pilot's hands dramatically pushing or pulling at the control stick, none of the (clearly visible) instruments ever move to indicate a climb, dive, or turn. See more »

Quotes

Col. Thomas Laird: [as his base is being bombed] We're a rear area!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998) See more »

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Excellent Show!
5 May 1999 | by (Jackson, Missisippi) – See all my reviews

While the Movie and T.V. show did have some inaccuracies it did provide a thrilling show that I love to this day. When I was small I would sneak up to my room just so I could See "Pappy" and the "Black Sheep" Squadron every week and since as an adult have become intensely interested in history and the role that these true American heroes played in making this a free country. I wish that everyone could see this show.


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