A Russian Naval Officer reports to McHale for PT Boat training, and, soon disgusted with the 73 Crew's lack of discipline, asks to be assigned to another Crew. But, when Binghamton finds out that the chosen Crew will shipped out to Russia, he talks the Russian into staying with McHale. McHale and the guys must then work up a plan to get out of the situation.
David C. Bohn
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When the Russian Admiral visits Binghamton, he is taking items from the Captain's desk. But then for some reason, near the end of the scene, the camera angle changes and the Russian says, "Iit's going to be a long war." Something was cut from the production since that did not make sense to the dialog nor was the Admiral standing in the same place. See more