CPO Sharkey (1977): S01E07 – Kowalski, the Somnambulist


CPO Sharkey, sometimes styled C.P.O. Sharkey, is an American sitcom television series created by Aaron Ruben that aired on NBC from 01 December 1976 to 28 April 1978. The series starred Don Rickles in the title role, with Peter Isacksen, Elizabeth Allen, Harrison Page, and Richard X. Slattery featured in the cast.

Comic exploits of an acid-tongued chief petty officer in the US Navy.


Recruit Kowalski experiences repeated bouts of sleepwalking, which Sharkey desperately tries to find a cure for, or the young man may face a medical discharge.

CPO Sharkey Series

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Production & Filming Detail

  • Release Date: 26 January 1977.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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