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
(1990). 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
Pilot episode claims to occur in 1938 but shows video of Boeing 314 Clipper taking off. Clippers were not put into service until Feb 1939. See more