Black Sheep Squadron (1976): S01E03 – Small War


Introduction

Baa Baa Black Sheep (renamed Black Sheep Squadron for the second season) is an American television series that aired on NBC from 23 September 1976 until 06 April 1978. It was part period military drama, part comedy.

Its original premise was based on the experiences of United States Marine Corps aviator Greg Boyington and his World War II “Black Sheep Squadron”.

Outline

After Pappy is accidentally shot down by Wiley and parachutes to a Japanese-occupied island, he is rescued by an Australian Navy man who has been hiding there for two months. Meanwhile, Gutterman has serious doubts about his ability to command with Pappy gone, prompting a visit from General Moore.

Black Sheep Squadron Series

You can find a full index and overview of Black Sheep Squadron here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 28 September 1976.
  • Running time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: NR/PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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