A retired fighter pilot becomes the head of his alma matter military high school for two weeks with hilarious consequences. He shapes up the school and raises morale so that they are able to win the "brass-axe" competition versus another local military academy. Written by
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Hard Knox was produced in part as a pilot for a prospective TV series, which is consistent with Colonel Knox suggesting in the abrupt ending that he and Top come back the following Monday (beyond his alloted two weeks). See more
When he is in his screen mom's car, actor Shane Conrad's hair is parted on his left and the left side of his shirt buttons over the right side (at around 4 mins), but as he is watches her drive off (from 15:10 to 15:25), the frames are flipped with his hair parted on his right and the right side of his shirt buttoned over the left side. Later, both the part in his hair and the buttoning of his shirt switch back (at around 39 mins). See more
[upset at being disciplined
I want control. For the first time in my life, I want control!
Col. Joe Knox
Well, why didn't you say so?