Mail Call (2007): Special 05 – The Best of Season 02


Introduction

Mail Call was a television program that aired on the History Channel. It was hosted by R. Lee Ermey, a retired United States Marine Corps staff sergeant and honorary gunnery sergeant, answering viewers’ questions about military technology.

The show debuted on 04 August 2002 as part of the “Fighting Fridays” lineup. Most episodes were 30 minutes, but at some point episodes became 60 minutes.

Outline

Includes: 15: Civil War Rifles to Hedgecroppers, 17: US Marine Training Tools to Dazzle Paint, 18: Trebuchets to Boomerangs, 19: LAVs to the Military Salute, 20: The Deuce-and-a-Half to Scottish Kilts, 21: Medieval Weapons to Ejection Seats, 26: Unmanned Aircraft to the Fairbairn-Sykes Commando Knife.

Mail Call Series

You can find a full index and overview of Mail Call here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 05 July 2007.
  • Rating: TV-PG.
  • Running Time:
    • 30 or 60 minutes (per episode with adverts).
    • 25 or 45 minutes (per episode without adverts).
    • 98 episodes at 30/25 minutes.
    • 18 episodes at 60/45 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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