It's hijinks on the high seas when a U.S. submarine has to take on a collection of female nurses. Somehow or another, the sub gets painted pink in the process.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Melinda Naud ...  Lt. Dolores Crandall 33 episodes, 1977-1979
Jim Varney ...  Seaman 'Doom & Gloom' Broom / ... 33 episodes, 1977-1979
Richard Brestoff ...  Yeoman Hunkle 32 episodes, 1977-1979
John Astin ...  Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Sherman 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Richard Gilliland ...  Lt. Nick Holden 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Yvonne Wilder ...  Major Edna Howard 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Jamie Lee Curtis ...  Lt. Barbara Duran 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Dorrie Thomson ...  Lt. Ruth Colfax 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Bond Gideon ...  Lt. Claire Reid 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Christopher J. Brown Christopher J. Brown ...  Ensign Stovall 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Kraig Cassity Kraig Cassity ...  Seaman Dooley 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Wayne Long Wayne Long ...  Chief Herbert Molumphrey 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Richard Marion Richard Marion ...  Pharmacist's Mate Williams 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Michael Mazes Michael Mazes ...  Radioman Gossett 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Jack Murdock Jack Murdock ...  Chief Machinist's Mate Tostin 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Jesse Dizon ...  Ramon Gallardo 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Peter Schuck Peter Schuck ...  Seaman Horwich 23 episodes, 1977-1978
Raymond Singer ...  Lt. Watson 23 episodes, 1977-1978
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It's hijinks on the high seas when a U.S. submarine has to take on a collection of female nurses. Somehow or another, the sub gets painted pink in the process. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Life in the Pink See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The original plan was for Operation Petticoat to run as a one-hour series. They shot a 2-hour pilot movie, and several one-hour scripts were written. Then ABC had second thoughts and decided it would work better in a half-hour format. The first script (after the pilot) was shot as written and shown in two parts, allowing time for the other scripts to be rewritten. See more »

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Referenced in Circus of the Stars #2 (1977) See more »

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A funny side of the war
6 August 1999 | by indiana-5See all my reviews

This movie is one of the few that show what can happen on a submarine full of unlikely sailors (included the nurses). This is not unlike the TV series CPO Sharkey and the movie "Down Periscope"

I would like to see this TV series in another language such as the German version mentioned above


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