Based loosely on the 1980 film of the same name, this series follows Private Judy Benjamin, a spoiled socialite, as she struggles through army life. Though she becomes popular with her fellow recruits, her lack of discipline earns the wrath of her superiors. Most of the humor in the series derived from Benjamin and her friends' attempts to evade the watchful eye of their captain.
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Did You Know?
was added to the cast after Eileen Brennan
was seriously injured after being struck by a speeding car travelling at 50 miles an hour. Polly was intended as a short-term replacement character, but the show was cancelled after she appeared in just two episodes. It was said that the program's marginal ratings, along with Eileen's extended hiatus due to her injuries, made it no longer viable to continue production on the series. See more
Capt. Doreen Lewis
Happy days are here again! No more Private Ben-jamin...
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