With his letters home, Gruber has led his girlfriend to believe that he's a Lieutenant Commander, and, when the girl pays a surprise visit to Taratupa, McHale reluctantly agrees to help him save face, by allowing him to act out the part. The charade almost gets them into big trouble, but winds up working out for the good, when it helps foil Binghamton's plan to have McHale assigned to a British Liaison's position. Written by
David C. Bohn
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Lt. Commander Quinton McHale
[Gruber is posing as the Commander while McHale is the Ensign for Gruber's girl
Excuse me, Commander. But I was doing this for your own good. I don't want you to miss your mission, Sir. After all, we do want to keep your brilliant record intact.
Well, I... I guess you right, Mac. Can't keep those Nips waiting. Good thinking. Put yourself in for an oak leaf cluster.