CTVA US Comedy - "F Troop" (WB/ABC)(1965-67) Ken Berry, Forrest Tucker

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Mayberry, R.F.D. (Andy Griffith/CBS) (1968-71) starring Ken Berry
F Troop (1965-67)
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F TROOP
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Warner Brothers Television production
for
ABC
Executive Producer William T. Orr (episodes 1-17)
Produced by Hy Averback (season 1) / Executive Producer Hy Averback (season 2)
Associate Producers Herman S. Saunders, Phil Rawlins
Created by Richard M. Bluel

US Comedy Western series 1965-67 65 episodes x 30 min (34 bw 31 color) (2 seasons)

Ken Berry as Capt. Wilton Parmenter
Forrest Tucker as Sgt. Morgan O'Rourke
Larry Storch as Cpl. Randolph Agarn
Melody Patterson as Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift
Frank deKova as Chief Wild Eagle
*
Edward Everett Horton as Roaring Chicken
Donald Diamond as Crazy Cat
Bob Steele as Trooper Duffy
Joe Brooks as Trooper Vanderbilt
Ivan Bellas as Trooper Duddleson
John Mitchum as Trooper Hoffenmueller
James Hampton as Bugler Hannibal Dobbs
Ben Frommer as Happy Bear

Premise:
Wacky goings-on at a fort in the old west.

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ABC Tuesday 9:00-9:30pm Eastern
34 episodes black-and-white

1.1 [--] F Troop: SCOURGE OF THE WEST (b-w)
14 September 1965 ABC Tue
Teleplay by Ed James and Seaman Jacobs; Story by Jim Barnett, Ed James, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Alan Hewitt ........... Colonel Malcolm
Jay Sheffield ......... Lt. Jefferson Hawkes
Barry Kelley .......... The General
Henry Brandon ......... Indian Chief (Shug)
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William Conrad ........ Announcer (voice)

1.2 [--] F Troop: DON'T LOOK NOW, ONE OF OUR CANNON IS MISSING (b-w)
21 September 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Stan Dreben, Howard Merrill
Directed by Charles R. Rondaau
Guest Cast:
Donald Barry .......... Colonel Donnely

1.3 [--] F Troop: THE PHANTOM MAJOR (b-w)
28 September 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
Guest Cast:
Bernard Fox ........... Maj. Bentley-Royce
Willis Bouchey ........ Col. Herman Saunders
John Holland .......... Col. Leslie Willoughby
Bella Bruck ........... Old Squaw - Wild Turkey

1.4 [--] F Troop: CORPORAL AGARN'S FAREWELL TO THE TROOPS (b-w)
5 October 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Stan Dreben, Howard Merrill
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Forrest Lewis ......... Doc Emmett
Vic Tayback ........... Bill Colton
Robert G. Anderson .... Bob Colton
Georgia Simmons ....... Granny
Buff Brady ............ Stagecoach Driver
Georgia Simmons ....... Granny

1.5 [--] F Troop: THE RETURN OF BALD EAGLE (b-w)
12 October 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
Guest Cast:
Don Rickles ........... Bald Eagle

1.6 [--] F Troop: DIRGE FOR THE SCOURGE (b-w)
19 October 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Ed James, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
Guest Cast:
Jack Elam ............. Sam Urp
Harvey Perry .......... Charley
Benny Baker ........... Pete (Bartender)

1.7 [--] F Troop: THE GIRL FROM PHILADELPHIA (b-w)
26 October 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Linda Marshall ........ Lucy Landfield
Laurie Sibbald ........ Flying Sparrow
Harvey Parry .......... Charlie (Drunk)

1.8 [--] F Troop: OLD IRON PANTS (b-w)
2 November 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
John Stephenson ....... General Custer
Harvey Parry .......... Charlie

1.9 [--] F Troop: ME HEAP BIG INJUN (b-w)
9 November 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
(no guest cast details)

1.10 [--] F Troop: SHE'S ONLY A BUILD IN A GIRDLED CAGE (b-w)
16 November 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Larry Markes, Michael Morris
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
Guest Cast:
Patrice Wymore ........ Laura Lee
Bartlett Robinson ..... Colonel Griswald
Nydia Westman ......... Mama Dobbs
Charles Seel .......... Abijah Mimms

1.11 [--] F Troop: A GIFT FROM THE CHIEF (b-w)
23 November 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Al Gordon, Hal Goldman
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Mae Clarke ............ Woman

1.12 [--] F Troop: HONEST INJUN (b-w)
30 November 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Ed James, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ........... Prof. Cornelius Clyde
Lou Wills ............. Running Bull

1.13 [--] F Troop: O'ROURKE vs. O'REILLY (b-w)
7 December 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
Guest Cast:
Lee Meriwether ........ Lilly O'Reilly
Benny Baker............ Pete (Bartender)

1.14 [--] F Troop: THE 86 PROOF SPRING (b-w)
14 December 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Fred S. Fox, Irving Elinson
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Parley Baer ........... Colonel Watkins
J. Pat O'Malley ....... Medicine Man

1.15 [--] F Troop: HERE COMES THE TRIBE (b-w)
21 December 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Ed James, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Charles R. Roneau
Guest Cast:
Laurie Sibbald ........ Silver Dove
J. Pat O'Malley ....... Medicine Man
Blaisdell MaKee ....... War Cloud
Jeff Lerner ........... Brave #1

1.16 [--] F Troop: IRON HORSE GO HOME (b-w)
28 December 1965 ABC Tue
Written by Ed James, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Allyn Joslyn .......... Colonel Parmenter

1.17 [--] F Troop: OUR HERO, WHAT'S HIS NAME? (b-w)
4 January 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Howard Merrill, Stan Dreben
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Mike Mazurki .......... Geronimo
Jackie Joseph ......... Betty Lou MacDonald
William Woodson ....... Secretary of War
Robert Lieb ........... Attaché
Robert Sorrells ....... Clarence

1.18 [--] F Troop: WRONGO STARR AND THE LADY IN BLACK (b-w)
11 January 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Stan Dreben, Howard Merrill
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Henry Gibson .......... Wrongo Starr
Sarah Marshall ........ Hermione Gooderly
Clyde Howdy ........... Man

1.19 [--] F Troop: EL DIABLO (b-w)
18 January 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Hal England ........... Lt. George Anderson
Larry Storch .......... El Diablo/Grandma Agarn/ Gaylord Agarn/Carmen Agarnado
Tony Martinez ......... Felipe
Benny Baker ........... Pete

1.20 [--] F Troop: GO FOR BROKE (b-w)
25 January 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Howard Merrill, Stan Dreben
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
George Gobel .......... Henry Terkel
Del Moore ............. Dapper Dan Fulbright
James Drake ........... Dan's Confederate

1.21 [--] F Troop: THE NEW I.G. (b-w)
8 February 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Andrew Duggan ......... Major Chester Winster
Ed Prentiss ........... General Morgan

1.22 [--] F Troop: SPY, COUNTERSPY, COUNTER COUNTERSPY (b-w)
15 February 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Stan Dreben, Howard Merrill
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Abbe Lane ............. Lorelei Duval
Pat Harrington, Jr. ... Wise
William Woodson ....... Secretary of War
Robert E Lieb ......... Assistant

1.23 [--] F Troop: THE COURTSHIP OF WRANGLER JANE (b-w)
22 February 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Gene Reynolds
Guest Cast:
Rachel Romen .......... Barmaid

1.24 [--] F Troop: PLAY, GYPSEY PLAY (b-w)
1 March 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Gene Reynolds
Guest Cast:
Zsa Zsa Gabor ......... Marika
Jackie Loughery ....... Tanya
Angela Korens ......... Sonya

1.25 [--] F Troop: REUNION FOR O'ROURKE (b-w)
8 March 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Ed James, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Ben Gage .............. Mike O'Hanlon
Eve McVeagh ........... Wilma McGee
Marjorie Bennett ...... Ella Vorhees
Richard Reeves ........ Jim Sweeney

1.26 [--] F Troop: CAPTAIN PARMENTER, ONE MAN ARMY (b-w)
15 March 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Howard Merrill, Stan Dreben
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Willard Waterman ...... Bill McCormick
Herman Rudin .......... Shug Chief
William Phipps ........ Scout

1.27 [--] F Troop: DON'T EVER SPEAK TO ME AGAIN (b-w)
22 March 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Al Shelly ............. Little Fox
George Tyne ........... Colonel
William Woodson ....... Secretary of War
Robert Lieb ........... Jenkins

1.28 [--] F Troop: TOO MANY COOKS SPOIL THE TROOP (b-w)
29 March 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Stan Burns, Mike Marmer
Directed by Gene Reynolds
Guest Cast:
James Gregory ......... Major Duncan
Jamie Farr ............ Standup Bull

1.29 [--] F Troop: INDIAN FEVER (b-w)
5 April 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Gene Reynolds
Guest Cast:
Victor Jory ........... Chief Mean Buffalo
Lou Wills ............. Beware of Dog

1.30 [--] F Troop: JOHNNY EAGLE EYE (b-w)
12 April 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Stan Dreben, Howard Merrill
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Paul Peterson ......... Johnny Eagle Eye
Cathy Lewis ........... Whispering Breeze
James Griffith ........ Sergeant Crawford
John Nolan ............ Soldier

1.31 [--] F Troop: A FORT'S BEST FRIEND IS NOT A MOTHER (b-w)
19 April 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Ed James, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Jeanette Nolan ........ Mrs. Parmenter

1.32 [--] F Troop: LIEUTENANT O'ROURKE, FRONT AND CENTER (b-w)
26 April 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
James Gregory ......... Major Duncan
Marilyn Fisk .......... Squirrel Girl

1.33 [--] F Troop: THE DAY THE INDIANS WON (b-w)
3 May 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Ed James, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
Lou Krugman ........... Snake Eyes

1.34 [--] F Troop: WILL THE REAL CAPTAIN TRY TO STAND UP (b-w)
10 May 1966 ABC Tue
Written by Fred S. Fox, Irving Elinson
Directed by Chharles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Frank McHugh .......... Charlie Charles
Linda Foster .......... Cindy Charles
Benny Baker ........... Pete

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ABC Thursdays 8:00-8:30pm Eastern
31 episodes In Color

2.1 [--] F Troop: THE SINGING MOUNTIE (color)
8 September 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
Paul Lynde ............ Sgt. Ramsden (imposter)
Don Kent .............. Sgt. Ramsden (genuine)
Larry Storch .......... Lucky Pierre Agarniere

2.2 [--] F Troop: HOW TO BE F TROOP WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (color)
15 September 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
George Tyne ........... Major Bradley
Les Brown, Jr. ........ Lt. Mark Harrison

2.3 [--] F Troop: BYE, BYE BALLOON (color)
22 September 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Austin Kalish, Irmia Kalish,
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Harvey Korman ......... Col. Heindreich von Zeppel

2.4 [--] F Troop: REACH FOR THE SKY, PARDNER (color)
29 September 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Charles Lane .......... Mr. S. A. MacGuire
Paul Sorensen ......... Tombstone
Mary Young ............ Widow O'Brien
George Barrows ........ Pecos

2.5 [--] F Troop: THE GREAT TROOP ROBBERY (color)
6 October 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Stan Burns, Mike Marmer
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Milton Berle .......... Wise Owl

2.6 [--] F Troop: THE WEST GOES GHOST (color)
13 October 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Don Beddoe ............ The Hermit

2.7 [--] F Troop: YELLOW BIRD (color)
20 October 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Stan Dreben, Howard Merrill
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
Julie Newmar .......... Yellow Bird
Jacques Aubuchon ...... Gideon D. Jeffries

2.8 [--] F Troop: THE BALLOT OF CORPORAL AGARN (color)
27 October 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Austin Kalish, Irma Kalish
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Tol Avery ............. Derby Dan McGurney
Luana Patten .......... Mindy McGurney
Lew Parker ............ George C. Bragan
James Horan ........... Soldier

2.9 [--] F Troop: DID YOUR FATHER COME FROM IRELAND? (color)
3 November 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
Rudy Doucette ......... Stage Driver

2.10 [--] F Troop: FOR WHO THE BUGLE TOLLS (color)
10 November 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Hal Goldman, Al Gordon
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
Richard X. Slattery ... Colonel William Bartlett
Tommy Farrell ......... Jenks

2.11 [--] F Troop: MISS PARMENTER (color)
17 November 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Richard Baer
Directed by Semour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Patty Regan ........... Daphne Parmenter
Dennis Troy ........... Medicine Man

2.12 [--] F Troop: LA DOLCE COURAGE (color)
24 November 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Austin Kalish, Irma Kalish
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
Jay Novello ........... Emilio Barberini
Joby Baker ............ Mario Maracucci
Letícia Román ......... Gina Barberini

2.13 [--] F Troop: WILTON, THE KID (color)
1 December 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Richard Baer
Directed by Phil Rawlins
Guest Cast:
Sterling Holloway ..... Sheriff Pat Lawton
Tom Williams .......... Bank Teller

2.14 [--] F Troop: THE RETURN OF WRONGO STARR (color)
8 December 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Jim Barnett, Stan Dreben, Howard Merrill
Directed by Gary Neslon
Guest Cast:
Henry Gibson ......... Pvt. Wrongo Starr
David Roya ........... Apache Warrior

2.15 [--] F Troop: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST (color)
15 December 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Gene Nelson
Guest Cast:
I. Stanford Jolley .... Colonel Ferguson
George Furth .......... Captain Jonathan W. Blair
Arthur Julian ......... Undertaker

2.16 [--] F Troop: BRING ON THE DANCING GIRLS (color)
22 December 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by David Alexander
Guest Cast:
Pepper Curtis ......... Lily
Peter Leeds ........... Mr. Larson

2.17 [--] F Troop: THE LOCO BROTHERS (color)
29 December 1966 ABC Thur
Written by Richard Baer
Directed by Hollingsworth Morse
Guest Cast:
James Daris .......... Loco Brother #1
Med Flory ............ Loco Brother #2

2.18 [--] F Troop: FROM KARATE WITH LOVE (color)
5 January 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Hollingsworth Morse
Guest Cast:
Miko Mayama ......... Miko Tanahara
Mako ................ Samurai Warrior

2.19 [--] F Troop: THE SERGEANT AND THE KID (color)
12 January 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Pippa Scott .......... Mrs. Molly Walker
Peter Robbins ........ Joey Walker

2.20 [--] F Troop: WHAT ARE YOU DOING AFTER THE MASSACRE? (color)
19 January 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Austin Kalish, Irma Kalish
Directed by Phil Rawlins
Guest Cast:
Phil Harris ........... Flaming Arrow
Marilyn Tucker ........ Kissing Squaw
Dorothy Neumann ....... Old Indian Woman

2.21 [--] F Troop: A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOR (color)
26 January 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Phil Rawlins
Guest Cast:
(no guest cast details)

2.22 [--] F Troop: V IS FOR VAMPIRE (color)
2 February 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Austin Kalish, Irma Kalish
Directed by Hollingsworth Morse
Guest Cast:
Vincent Price ......... Count Sforza

2.23 [--] F Troop: THAT'S SHOW BIZ (color)
9 February 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Hollingsworth Morse
Guest Cast:
The Factory Rock Quartet as The Bedbugs
(Lowell T. George, Warren S. Klein, Richie T. Hayward, Martin F. Kibbee)

2.24 [--] F Troop: THE DAY THEY SHOT AGARN (color)
16 February 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Austin Kalish, Irma Kalish
Directed by Hollingsworth Morse
Guest Cast:
Victor French ......... Cpl. Matt Delaney
Fred Clark ............ Major Hewitt
Charles Seel .......... Clem Hackett - Prospector
John Mitchum .......... Balladeer

2.25 [--] F Troop: ONLY ONE RUSSIAN IS COMING! ONLY ONE RUSSIAN IS COMING! (color)
23 February 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Hollingsworth Morse
Guest Cast:
Rudy Doucette .......... Slim

2.26 [--] F Troop: GUNS, GUNS, WHO'S GOT THE GUNS? (color)
2 March 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Phil Rawlins
Guest Cast:
Arch Johnson .......... Colonel Adams

2.27 [--] F Troop: MARRIAGE, FORT COURAGE STYLE (color)
9 March 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Phil Rawlins
Guest Cast:
Mary Wickes ........... Samantha Oglesby
Joyce Jameson ......... Sally Tyler
Rudy Doucette ......... Stage Driver

2.28 [--] F Troop: CARPETBAGGING, ANYONE? (color)
16 March 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Phil Rawlins
Guest Cast:
James Gregory ......... Big Jim Parker
Jack De Mave .......... First Trooper Stanley

2.29 [--] F Troop: THE MAJORITY OF WILTON (color)
23 March 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Arthur Julian
Directed by Phil Rawlins
Guest Cast:
(no guest details)

2.30 [--] F Troop: OUR BRAVE IN F TROOP  (color)
30 March 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Austin Kalish, Irma Kalish
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Cast:
Cliff Arquette ....... General Sam Courage
Hal England .......... Lt. Goodbody

2.31 [--] F Troop: IS THIS FORT REALLY NECESSARY? (color) (final episode)
6 April 1967 ABC Thur
Written by Aistin Kalish, Irma Kalish
Directed by Hal March
Guest Cast:
Charles Drake ......... Major Terence McConnell
Patrice Wymore ........ Peggy Gray
Amzie Strickland ...... Emily Barker

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