Christy risks being AWOL, when - In a desperate attempt to be with his little Daughter, on her 2nd birthday - He tries to hitch a ride on a bomber, bound for his home town of San Diego. Then, major complications develop when - As the result of a letter from Gruber and the guys to Fleet Command - Christy is chosen as the Navy's 'Father Of The Year'. Written by
David C. Bohn
Did You Know?
When Lt. Parker, posing as the absent Quartermaster Christopher, meets with public relations man Capt. Burton, Parker mistakenly refers to Christopher's wife as "Shirley." Burton is puzzled and asks, "Shirley? I thought your wife's name was Ruth." In all three of the prior episodes that mentioned or featured Christopher's wife (Season One's "Operation Wedding Party" and "The Big Raffle" and Season Two's "A Da-Da for Christy," his wife's name was consistently given as Gloria. See more
Ensign Charles Parker
[McHale finds a large hole in the side of the 73
It's my fault, skip. I was in charge, I take full blame.
He means full credit, Sir. You see, we were attacked and there were 15 Nip planes coming at us from all directions. And Mr Parker here... Would you believe 30 Nip planes? Ten? How about an angry seagull?