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Ensign O'Toole (1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by
Tom Alger , Rina Fox
Howard Sine  (episodes #2 #6 #12 #20) ,  Birdie Indraruna.
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Four Star-Lederer production
for
NBC (Sundays 7:00 pm EST)
Based on the book "Ensign O'Toole and Me"
Produced by Hy Averback
US service comedy 1962-63 32 episodes x 30 min bw
release date 23Sep62
starring
Dean Jones as Ensign O'Toole
Jay C. Flippen as Chief Petty Officer Homer Nelson
Jack Mullaney as Lt. (jg) Rex St. John
Harvey Lembeck as Seaman Gabby Di Julio
Jack Albertson as Lt. Cdr. Virgil Stoner
Beau Bridges as Seaman Howard Spicer
Bob Sorrells as Seaman Claude White

Premise
Predicaments of a young naval officer and his shipmates on board
the navy destroyer the 'Appleby'.


############## Ensign O'Toole ################
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NBC Sundays 7:00 pm

 1.01 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: KOWANA [Debut] (verified)
23Sep62 NBC Sun (ABC rerun 26Mar64)
Produced by Hy Averback
Written by Bill Davenport
Directed by Hy Averback
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Cast:
Skip Ward ............ Lt Ferguson
Stuart Margolin ...... Lt. Miller
Victor Sen Yung ...... Proprietor
And:
Mako ................. Kumagae
TV Guide:
[Debut] This half-hour comedy series involves the zany crew of the destroyer
USS Appleby. Dean Jones stars as Ensign O'Toole, an expert on almost every
subject but a hard man to find when there's work to be done. Jack Mullaney is
featured regularly as Lt. (j.g.) Rex St. John; Jay C. Flipperton as Chief
Petty Officer Nelson; and Jack Albertson as Lt. Cdr. Virgil Stoner. Other
regulars include Harvey Lembeck as Seaman Gabby Di Julio, Beau Bridges
and Bob Sorrells as Seaman Spicer
and White.
Synopsis:
The Appleby puts into the Japanese port of Kowana. The sailors are given
shore leave with a stern warning to mind their manners - the last Navy crew
flooded the town with play money. [TA]

1.02 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: MODEL `T' (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
30Sep62 NBC Sun
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Jim Fritzell and Everett Greenbaum
Directed by Hy Averback
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Cast:
Don Beddoe ........... Admiral
Susan Silo ........... Girl
Emil Genest .......... Father
Alberto Morin ........ French Policeman
Synopsis:
O'Toole buys a Model T on a South Pacific French Island then has
the crew camouflage it in pieces on the USS Appleby. After reaching
the California port he has it resembled to sell. The planned buyer
gets beat to the sale by an Admiral who is a antique car collector
and sees it on the dock. [HS]

1.03 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: DADDY (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
07Oct62 NBC Sun
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by James Allardice and Tom Adair
Directed by Hy Averback
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Cast:
Molly Dodd ........... Bea
Merle Pertile ........ Rosemary
Davis Roberts ........ Radio Man
Synopsis:
In Omaha, Seaman White's wife is about to give birth, but White's stuck
aboard ship in San Diego. O'Toole is sure he can have leave papers
issued for White immediately - since Commander Stoner is ashore, and can't
get in the way. [RF]

1.04 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: BENEFIT (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
14Oct62 NBC Sun (rebroadcast 11Apr64 ABC Sat WKBW-TV Buffalo, NY)
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Sheldon Keller and Howard Merrill
Directed by Hy Averback
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Stars:
The Kim Sisters (Singers)
Guest Cast:
Cherylene Lee ........ Kim Yo
Grace Lee Whitney .... Rita Shaw
James Hong ........... Stage Manager
And:
Dick Powell .......... Chief Richard E. Powell
Synopsis:
O'Toole plans to use the money raised by the "Foster Father's Follies"
to adopt Korean orphans. [RF]
*Note: Dick Powell was head honcho at Four Star

1.05 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: JINX (verified)
21Oct62 NBC Sun (NBC rerun 1Sep63) (ABC rerun 16Apr64)
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Sheldon Keller and Howard Merrill
Directed by Hy Averback
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Star:
Soupy Sales ........ Johnson
Guest Cast:
Sandra Gould ......... Waitress
Sid Gould ............ Toothpick
Clyde Adler .......... Storekeeper
Harvey Perry ......... Mess Stewart(d?)
Michael Adair ........ 1st Sailor
Ed Craig ............. 2nd Sailor
Synopsis:
Chief Nelson informs that there's trouble ahead: Seaman Jerome J. Johnson
has been assigned to the Appleby - and he's the most renowned bad-luck omen in the Navy. [TA]

1.06 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: HOLDOUT (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
28Oct62 NBC Sun
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Sheldon Keller and Howard Merrill
Directed by Hy Averback
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Cast:
Mako ................. Sgt. Harada
James Hong ........... Pvt. Osano
Davis Roberts ........ Swain
Also:
Tige Andrews ......... Soilman
Eddie Ryder .......... Benkel
Synopsis:
The "USS Appleby" receives an SOS from two U.S. soldiers on a small
island under fire by Japanese. It turns out to be two U.S. and two
Japanese soldiers who think WWII is still active and have waged and
are still fighting a 4 man war 17 years after it ended. [HS]
(This is my favorite, Howard Sine)

1.07 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: BIRTHDAY
4Nov62 NBC Sun
Synopsis:
"Operation: Birthday" is underway on the USS Appleby but it appears destined
for failure. O'Toole and the crew - broke as usual - want to get Chief Nelson
a present - But the Chief is the only man on board with a bankroll. [TA]

1.08 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: DINNER PARTY (verified)
11Nov62 NBC Sun
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Sheldon Keller and Howard Merrill
Directed by Robert Gordon
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Cast:
Jay Novello .......... Fournot
Jan Arvan ............ Pierre
Veola Vonn ........... Paulette
Norma Varden ......... Lady Wellington
Ramsey Hill .......... Lord Wellington
Irwin Ashkenazy ...... Louis
George Baxter ........ Admiral
Synopsis:
St. John has lost the money that commander Stoner gave him to pay for a
diplomatic party. O'Toole agrees toarrange the party for free - and his plan .
includes borrowing food from other ships in the fleet and asking Chief Nelson
to prepare the "wine." [TA]

1.09 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: MESS (verified)
18Nov62 NBC Sun
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by James Allardice and Tom Adair
Directed by James Komack
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, (NOT- Harvey Lembeck)
(NOT- Beau Bridges, NOT - Robert Sorrells)
Special Guest Star:
Harry Morgan ......... Charlie
Guest Cast:
Skip Ward ............ Ferguson
Stuart Margolin ...... Miller (recurring)
Ken Berry ............ Calucci
Les Brown, Jr. ....... Cobby
Stafford Repp ........ Commodore
Herbie Faye .......... Smitty
Joe Higgins .......... Louie
Larry Perron ......... Hugo
John Kahn ............ Stewart
Synopsis:
Grumbling stomachs lead to a grumbling crew on the USS Appleby as the chow
from Charlie the cook gets worse and worse. O'Toole is puzzled, for Charlie
was once known as a superior sea going chef. [TA]

1.10 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: IMPERSONATION (verified)
25Nov62 NBC Sun (NBC rerun 30Jun63) (ABC rerun 08Sep63)
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Bill Davenport and Charles Tannen
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, (NOT- Harvey Lembeck)
(NOT- Beau Bridges, NOT - Robert Sorrells)
Guest cast:
Edgar Barrier ....... General Tong Ho
Pamela Searle ....... Pamaela Watson
Ben H. Wright ....... British Lieutenant
Alan Caillou ........ British Captain
Stuart Margolin ..... Lt. Miller (recurring)
Synopsis:
After consuming one too many cups of Malayan punch, Commander Stoner drives
a truck through the prized garden of a Malayan general. Furious, the general
is set to have Stoner arrested, until a high-ranking American officer - who
looks very much like O'Toole - makes a plea for mercy. [TA]

1.11 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: HYPNOSIS (verified)
2Dec62 NBC Sun (ABC rerun 21May64)
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Bill Davenport and Charles Tannen
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest cast:
Stuart Margolin ..... Lt. Miller (recurring)
Gerald Trump ........ Crump
Eddie Peterson ...... Seaman No. 1
Michael Adair ....... Seaman No. 2
Synopsis (from rerun):
O'Toole uses hypnosis to persuade Chief Nelson to stop gambling, and then he
saturates St. John with the suggestion that he's the finest lieutenant in the Navy. [TA]

1.12 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: POTOMAC (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
9Dec62 NBC Sun
Produced and Directed by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Sheldon Keller and Howard Merrill
director of photography Chas. E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Special Guest:
Carolyn Kearney
With:
Norm Alden .......... Clerk
Dee Carroll ......... Wave
John Newton ......... Messenger
Tyler McVey ......... Admiral
Mike Mason .......... Lt. j.g.
And:
Richard Eastham ..... Chief Petty Officer O'Toole.
Synopsis:
While in port at Wash. D.C. O'Toole keeps receiving giftsfrom a secret
admirer. When a dress comes the ribbing from the crew motivates him to
track down where they should have gone. He finds another Ensign O'Toole
assigned to the installation who is female. [HS]

1.13 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: GASLIGHT (verified)
16Dec62 NBC Sun (ABC rerun: 28May64)
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by James Allardice and Tom Adair
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With:(NOT - Beau Bridges as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest cast:
Ken Berry ............ Lt. Melton (recurring)
Jamie Farr ........... Penski
And:
Steve Franken ........ Ensign Clifford Bender
Synopsis 1:
The crew of the Appleby is ordered to "shape up" for the arrival of a new
officer - Ensign Bender, a book-sailor from Annapolis. O'Toole thinks that
Bender needs a "Navy style" initiation, so he sets out to convince the young
ensign that he has contracted a strange nautical disease. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
An eager-beaver Annapolis ensign joins the Appleby, and O'Toole decides to
give him a Navy-style initiation. [TA]

1.14 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: BROOKLYN (verified)
23Dec62 NBC Sun
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Jack Raymond
Directed by Jackie Cooper
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest cast:
Penny Santon ......... Mama Di Julio
Ken Berry ............ Lt. Melton (recurring)
Joe Higgens .......... Chief Henly
Les Brown, Jr. ....... Lt. Cobby
Bob Hull ............. Cook's Assistant
And:
Romo Vincent ......... Papa Di Julio
Synopsis:
Gabby Di Julio (Harvey Lembeck) says he can't re-enlist - he promised his folks
that he'd take over their restaurant and let them retire. But O'Toole soon
learns that none of the Di Julios really want it that way - Gabby doesn't want
to leave the navy, and his folks don't want to leave the restaurant. [TA]

1.15 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: SWINDLE
30Dec62 NBC Sun (NBC rerun 14Jul63) (ABC rerun 4Jun64)
Guest cast:
Rosemary De Camp ........ Leona
Charles Watts ........... Leslie
Dub Taylor .............. Clerk
Synopsis:
Chief Nelson has lost his heart to a sugary Southern lady, but this belle
has taken her toll. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Chief Nelson loses his heart - and his bankbook - to a sugary Southern belle,
and O'Toole intends to do something about it. [TA]

1.16 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: TREASURE (verified)
6Jan63 NBC Sun (ABC rerun: 11Jun64 Thursday 9:00pm)
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Bill Davenport and Charles Tannen
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest cast:
Ken Berry ............ Lt. Melton (recurring)
Shary Marshall ....... Nurse
Michael Ross ......... Gurney
Synopsis:
Seaman White recovers a floating bottle that contains a mysterious map,
and O'Toole thinks that the map contains a clue to a hidden treasure. [TA]

1.17 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: INTRIGUE (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
13Jan63 NBC Sun (rebroadcast 20Jul63)
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Sheldon Keller and Howard Merrill
Directed by Don Taylor
director of photography Chas. E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: ( NOT Jay C. Flippen), Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, (NOT Harvey Lembeck)
With: NOT Beau Bridges, NOT Robert Sorrells
Special Guests:
Robert Emhardt ....... Rodney Frazer
Howard Morris ........ Delacroix
with:
Bernard Fox .......... Inspector Hastings
Chana Eden ........... Illona
Phil Ahn ............. Low Kong
James Hong ........... Headwaiter
Harold Fong .......... Chinese
Synopsis:
Scotland Yard is looking for jewel thieves in Hong Kong, and O'Toole
thinks that it would be fun to help them out as an undercover man
disquised as a courier for the crooks. [RF/TA]

1.18 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: PSYCHOLOGY (verified)
20Jan63 NBC Sun
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Bill Davenport and Charles Tannen
Directed by Don Taylor
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, (NOT-Jack Mullaney), Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Special Guest:
John McGiver ........ Arthur Ainsley
Synopsis:
Commander Stoner's psychologist brother-in-law, Arthur Ainsley, visits
the Appleby and comes to the conclusion that the crewmen aren't really
happy -they're just hiding a deep-seated depression. [RF]

1.19 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION ROYALTY
27Jan63 NBC Sun
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Guest cast:
Michael Davis ....... Prince Pussik
Lou Krugman ......... King Pussik
Synopsis:
O'Toole invites Prince Pussik of Tiboria, who is also his country's
Grand Admiral of the Navy, aboard the Appleby but he soon regrets it
- the visitor loves to give orders, he's only 12 years old. [RF]

1.20 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: WHODUNIT (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
3Feb63 NBC Sun
Written by Sheldon Keller and Howard Merrill
Directed by Richard Kinon
*
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer) Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Cast:
Alan Caillou .......... Monte Cartwright
Davis Roberts ......... Swain
Gerald Trump .......... Crump
John Tarangelo ........ Whittaker
Kelly Gordon .......... Harper
Eddie Peterson ........ Selby
Synopsis:
When the last film reel to the mystery movie the crew is watching
is missing they do all possible to find the ending. Extra motivation
to find out who the murderer is results because of the bets which
have occurred while waiting to solve the mystery. [HS]

1.21 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: CASANOVA (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
10Feb63 NBC Sun (NBC rerun 05Aug63) (ABC rerun 02Jul64)
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Howard Leeds
Directed by Richard Kinon
director of photography Chas. E. Burke
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: ( NOT Jay C. Flippen), Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, (NOT Harvey Lembeck)
With: NOT Beau Bridges, NOT Robert Sorrells
Guest Cast:
Nancy Rennick ............ Patricia
Ken Berry ................ Lt. Melton (recurring)
Carol Christensen ........ Nancy
Cindy Robbons ............ Janie
Jacqeline Loughery ....... Arlene
Ransom Sherman ........... Congressman
Jackie Joseph ............ Mary Lou
Synopsis:
O'Toole's efforts to boost St. John's deflated ego with some attractive
Waves goes along swimmingly - until St. John is caught kissing the
daughter of a congressman. [TA]

1.22 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: SOUVENIR (verified)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
17Feb63 NBC Sun
Produced by Hy Averback / Associate Producer Bob Claver
Written by Bill Davenport and Charles Tannen
Directed by Richard Kinon
Director of Photography, Keith C. Smith
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Co-Starring: Jay C. Flippen, Jack Mullaney, Jack Albertson, Harvey Lembeck
With: Beau Bridges (as Spicer), Robert Sorrells (as White)
Guest Cast:
Don Beddoe ............ Admiral Hornsby
Alan Reed, Jr. ........ Malloy
Synopsis:
Commander Stoner issues strict orders when the crew takes shore leave
in Japan: no souvenirs except those small enough to fit in a footlocker -
but St. John has promised his girl an antique Japanese cannon. [RF]

1.23 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: ARRIVEDERCI
3Mar63 NBC Sun (NBC rerun 12Aug63)
Guest cast:
Sharon Hugveny ........ Juliet Scarlatti
Doris Packer .......... Mrs. Atherton
Emile Genest .......... Monti
Synopsis:
O'Toole lets a struggling artist named Juliet Scarlatti use the Appleby for
her exhibit - but society leader Mrs. Atherton, the most important guest, refused to attend. [TA]

1.24 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: RE-ENLIST
10Mar63 NBC Sun
Synopsis 1:
"Operation: Re-Enlist" is under way aboard the Appleby, and O'Toole's been
handed a tough assignment - improve Commander Stoner's image with the crew. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Commander Stoner holds a party and invites his crew to his place, but
DiJulio pulls a brick out of the fireplace making the whole house collapse. [BI]
As a result they have to rebuild it for him.

1.25 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: BOXER
17Mar63 NBC Sun (ABC rerun 30Jul64)
Guest cast:
Gary Crosby .......... Ensign Baxter
Roger Torrey ......... Goliath Jones
Cal Bolder ........... Neanderthal Nathan
Synopsis:
O'Toole is certain that at last he can win a bet with Ensign Baxter.
He's found a huge sailor to box Baxter's favorite fighter. [TA]

1.26 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: STOWAWAY
24Mar63 NBC Sun
Guest cast 1:
Nita Talbot ......... Grapunia
Synopsis:
The crew of the Appleby is certain that O'Toole is pulling a phony battle-fatigue
act - he says that hehas just seen a beautiful girl peeking through one of
the ship's portholes. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A young girl called Anna stows away on board the Appleby, and the crew
is more than willing to lend her their helping hands, including making
for her a new party dress using whatever they can find on board such as
flags, tablecloths etc. [BI]

1.27 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION ARCTIC
Four Star-Lederer prod.
31Mar63 NBC Sun
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Guest cast:
Andrew Colmar ........... Naismith
Synopsis:
The men of the Appleby discover how dull life in a refrigerator can be
when they're sent on a voyage to the Arctic. [RF]

1.28 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION PHYSICAL
7Apr63 NBC Sun
Synopsis (from 6Aug64 ABC rerun):
Commander Stoner is bemoaning the loss of his youth, so O'Toole invites some of
the commander's old classmates for a visit - hoping they look more "decrepit" than Stoner. [TA]

1.29 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION TUBBY
Four Star-Lederer prod.
14Apr63 NBC Sun (NBC rerun 25Aug63) (ABC rerun 13Aug64)
Starring: Dean Jones (O'Toole)
Guest star:
Stubby Kaye ......... Tubby Mason
Synopsis 1:
Seaman Tubby Mason's nickname fits his girth, and O'Toole knows that unless
he can halt Tubby's compulsive eating, Commander Stoner will wash him out of the Navy. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Seaman Tubby Mason was ordered to go on a crash diet or be kicked out of the
Navy, but O'Toole finds that Tubby's letters contain luncheon meat - and his
toothpaste tube is filled with liverwurst. [TA]

1.30 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION: SABOTAGE
21Apr63 NBC Sun
Synopsis 1:
During maneuvers, the USS Appleby is to be the target of mock sabotage by a
crew member secretly assigned to "blow up" the ship. Comander Stoner brags
that the plot will never succeed - and backs up his boast with a large bet. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Commander Stoner fakes sabotage and makes the crew find out who the saboteur really is. [BI]

1.31 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION CONTEST
Four Star-Lederer prod.
28Apr63 NBC Sun
Starring: Dean Jones (as O'Toole)
Guest cast:
Gerald Trump ......... Crump
Andrew Colmar ........ Naismith
Irene Tedrow ......... Mrs. Barnes
Synopsis:
When DiJulio gets the measles, the rest of the crew is quarantined, and
to pass the time profitably they try writing jingles for some contest
prize money. They are called to a cooking contest thanks to St. Johnís
motherís cookies, but their opponent pleads she is poor and needs money,
so they give up. Later they discover that the lady enters another contest
and cheats again. [RF/BI]

1.32 [--] Ensign O'Toole: OPERATION GEISHA (final episode)
Four Star-Lederer prod.
5May63 NBC Sun
Starring: Dean Jones (as O'Toole)
with: Jack Mullaney (as St. John)
Guest Cast:
Jack Carter ......... Steve Turner
Eddie Ryder ......... Al Shrieber
Ransom Sherman ...... Ambassador Cobb
Linda Bennett ....... Judy Cobb
Synopsis:
Con men Steve Turner and Al Shrieber must return money to an irate
victim so they open a reverse geisha house. [TA]

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Summer Reruns
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20Jul63 Sat - rerun of "Operation Intrigue" (first aired 13Jan63)

05Aug63 Monday - rerun of "Operation: Casanova" (first aired 10Feb63)

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From : <JLucasILS@aol.com>
Sent : Friday, July 9, 2004 11:38 PM
"I was the LTjg on board the USS Frank E Evans (DD754) which was
used at the "Applebee." We took the crew and production team to
sea for a day of shooting for the pilot. I went to the studio to
check the validity of what the set designers had put together....
very exact except for one porthole that went the wrong direction.
I would love to find the first program (or any). I was listed
as technical advisor on the trailer but I am sure that was cut
out for the actual viewing.
It was a fun show and should have lasted more than one season
...but I was a little biased."
John Lucas LTjg, USS Frank E Evans DD754


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