Combat! Series 02 Overview (1963-1964)


Introduction

Combat! is an American television drama series that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The exclamation point in Combat! was depicted on-screen as a stylised bayonet. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II.

The first-season episode “A Day In June” shows D-Day as a flashback, hence the action occurs during and after June 1944. The programme starred Rick Jason as platoon leader Second Lieutenant Gil Hanley and Vic Morrow as Sergeant “Chip” Saunders. Similar to how the main cast alternated episodes in the series Maverick with James Garner and Jack Kelly and Laramie, Jason and Morrow would play the lead in alternating episodes in Combat!.

Outline

The second-season DVDs come in two sets, “Mission 1” and “Mission 2,” which, like the “Campaigns” of the first-season DVDs, are sold separately. Each “Mission” contains four discs. Each disc contains four episodes plus bonus material. There are eight discs total in both “Missions,” with 16 episodes in each, for a combined 32 episodes, which are listed in order below.

Combat! Series

You can find a full index and overview of Combat! here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 17 September 1963 to 21 April 1964.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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