This TV movie is an introduction to the characters that starred in the TV series with the same name. We meet Jake Cutter, a freelance pilot who lives at the Marivellas islands a few years before the beginning of World War II. Jake and his best friend Corky meet Sarah, a woman working on a mission against the Nazis and decide to help her. Written by
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Did You Know?
Many aspects of this show were duplicated in the animated series TaleSpin
. Baloo is a bush pilot in the South Pacific (even wearing the same outfit), and flying a similar plane. Baloo has a friend named Louie who runs a bar, a slow mechanic and a female lead, who's his boss. Only the time period has changed. See more
This program was set in the late 1930s, yet pilot Jake Cutter is supposed to be a former Flying Tiger who occasionally tangles with Japan's Mitsubishi Zero fighters in his new South Pacific home. Two problems: 1) the Flying Tigers weren't even in existence at this time, and 2) neither were Zero fighters. See more
Followed by Tales of the Gold Monkey