Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)
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Presumed dead, flying ace Charles Dobson is found afloat on a raft at sea, after being released by the Japanese. The Meatheads try to unlock the secret to why the Japanese have set up shop ... See full summary »

Director:

Lawrence Doheny

Writers:

Stephen J. Cannell (created for television by), Philip DeGuere Jr. (as Philip DeGuere) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Conrad ... Maj. Greg 'Pappy' Boyington
Simon Oakland ... Brig. Gen. Thomas Moore
Dana Elcar ... Col. Thomas A. Lard
James Whitmore Jr. James Whitmore Jr. ... Capt. James 'Jim' Gutterman
Dirk Blocker ... 1st Lt. Jerome 'Jerry' Bragg
W.K. Stratton W.K. Stratton ... 2nd Lt. Lawrence 'Larry' Casey
Robert Ginty ... 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley
Joey Aresco ... Sgt. John David 'Hutch' Hutchinson
Kent McCord ... Capt. Charles W. Dobson
James Hong ... Col. Ikuda
Jeff David ... Dr. Jerry Corgney
Norman Burton ... General Carl Gant (as Normann Burton)
John Larroquette ... 2nd Lt. Robert 'Bob' Anderson
Larry Manetti ... Lt. Bob Boyle
Jeff MacKay ... 1st Lt. Donald French
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Storyline

Presumed dead, flying ace Charles Dobson is found afloat on a raft at sea, after being released by the Japanese. The Meatheads try to unlock the secret to why the Japanese have set up shop with anti-aircraft batteries overnight on an island seemingly with no importance. Dobson's strange behavior brings about suspicion in Boyington. Written by Major Justin Boggan

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Genres:

Action | Adventure | Drama | War

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

26 October 1976 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The timers Dobson uses are actually Polaroid development timers. Their range is two minutes, rather than the two hours a bomber would need. See more »

Goofs

When the two pilots are flying over No-Name Island and getting shot at, their canopies are open in some shots, but closed in others. See more »

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