Gruber and the guys concoct a very tall story, to try to turn Tinker into a hero, so that he can win the heart of his favorite girl. But, the rumor of Tinker's 'Secret mission' soon spreads throughout the South Pacific, and trouble develops, when glory-hungry Binghamton tries to get in on the action. Written by
David C. Bohn
Did You Know?
The closeup of the map in the Japanese Imperial Navy Headquarters shows the fictional island of Taratupa at a longitude of 154 degrees 40 minutes and a latitude of -4 degrees. This places Taratupa just northeast of Green Island of Papua New Guinea and due north of Bougainville Island of the Solomons. See more
Captain Wallace B. Binghamton
[trying to overhear what the Admiral is saying
Carpenter, the window is shut tight I can't hear a thing. Can you read lips?
Lt. Elroy Carpenter
No, sir. But I can wiggle my ears.
Somebody Else Is Taking My Place
Written by Dick Howard
, Bob Ellsworth
, and Russ Morgan
Sung by Billy Sands See more