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”.
A compass malfunction causes Pappy, Boyle and Anderson to parachute to an unknown island, where they find a Catholic orphanage coexisting with Japanese occupiers. When a nun tells Pappy where they are, he realises the island is targeted for a US invasion in 36 hours.
Black Sheep Squadron Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 22 February 1977.
- Running time: 60 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: NR/PG.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.