The misadventures of the staff and neighbors of a remote U.S. Army outpost in the Wild West.

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Richard M. Bluel
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Forrest Tucker ...  Sgt. Morgan O'Rourke / ... 65 episodes, 1965-1967
Larry Storch ...  Cpl. Randolph Agarn / ... 65 episodes, 1965-1967
Ken Berry ...  Capt. Wilton Parmenter / ... 65 episodes, 1965-1967
Melody Patterson ...  Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift 65 episodes, 1965-1967
James Hampton ...  Hannibal Dobbs / ... 65 episodes, 1965-1967
Frank DeKova ...  Chief Wild Eagle / ... 63 episodes, 1965-1967
Bob Steele ...  Trooper Duffy 63 episodes, 1965-1967
Ben Frommer Ben Frommer ...  Smokey Bear / ... 52 episodes, 1965-1967
Don Diamond ...  Crazy Cat / ... 50 episodes, 1965-1967
Joe Brooks ...  Trooper Vanderbilt 47 episodes, 1965-1967
Ivan Bell Ivan Bell ...  Trooper Duddleson / ... 46 episodes, 1965-1967
Jimmie Horan ...  Trooper Hogan 31 episodes, 1965-1967
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Storyline

Becoming a hero by accidentally leading a cavalry charge the wrong way, Captain Wilton Parmenter is given command of Fort Courage. The Fort's crafty Sergeant O'Rourke has a deal with the local Hekawe Indians to market their wares to the tourists. They must sometimes pretend to be enemies (and the Shugs really are enemies). Jane is out to marry the innocent Parmenter. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Comedy | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I forti di Forte Coraggio See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(65 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (season 1)| Color (season 2)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Forrest Tucker, who here plays a cavalry Sergeant named "O'Rourke", played a cavalry Lieutenant in Flaming Feather (1952). His Sergeant was named "O'Rourke". See more »

Goofs

James Hampton's character, Bugler Hannibal Dobbs, is a Texan serving in the United States Army immediately after the Civil War. Although white males from Reconstruction (formerly Confederate) states were under a blanket suspicion of treason at the time, many non-conformists proved loyalty by fighting for the Union during the War. It's possible that Dobbs was one of these. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Sergeant Morgan O'Rourke: Agarn, I don't know why everybody says you're so dumb!
[after switching to the next scene]
Corporal Randolph Agarn: Who says I'm dumb?
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Connections

Version of McHale's Navy (1962) See more »

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F Troop
Lyrics by Irving Taylor
Music by William Lava
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Release F-Troop Series On DVD
30 June 2005 | by moondreamer2See all my reviews

I wish that Warner Brothers would come to their senses and see that there are many of us who would buy the complete series of F-Troop once on DVD...I hope they realize that there IS a market for the show to this day! The company of Warner Brothers should respect the will of all us true admirers of this show which (to myself and many others) has got to be one of the best written comedies of all time...It definitely is up there with shows such as "I Love Lucy" and "The Honeymooners"...As I recall all the times as a young boy that I would sit and watch the hilarious antics of the members of F-troop and the Heckowee tribe, (excuse me if I misspelled the name), I start to laugh deep inside once again...I really do , Sincerely hope that Warner Brothers release this series before we all get to old and start dying off - Please Release The F-Troop Series On DVD As Soon As Possible - Thank You!


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