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Starring Ernest Borgnine as Lt. Commander Quinton McHale
Season 1 (ABC) (1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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ABC Thursdays 9:30pm EST
premier air date 11Oct62

1.01 McHale's Navy: AN ENSIGN FOR McHALE (2nd pilot or rerun of 1st pilot?)
11Oct62 ABC Thur
Syl Lamont .... Yeoman Tate
Andy Romano .... Marine Sentry
Hoping to shape up the shoddy outfit, Captain Binghamton assigns
Charles Parker to McHale's PT crew as executive officer.

1.02 McHale's Navy: A PURPLE HEART FOR GRUBER
18Oct62 ABC Thur
Dale Ishimoto .... Japanese Commander
During a Japanese attack, Gruber scratches a finger and puts
in for a Purple Heart. Dale Ishimoto guest stars.

1.03 McHale's Navy: McHALE AND HIS SEVEN CUPIDS
25Oct62 ABC Tur
Betsy Jones-Moreland .... Lt. Casey Brown
McHale tries his hand at matchmaking, using Parker and Nurse
Brown as guinea pigs.

1.04 McHale's Navy: PT 73 WHERE ARE YOU?
01Nov62 ABC Thur
Bob Kline .... Ensign Byrnes
Syl Lamont .... Yeoman Tate
During a mission in New Caledonia, McHale and his crew lose
PT-73, but end up with not one new ship, but two.

1.05 McHale's Navy: MOVIES ARE YOUR BEST DIVERSION
08Nov62 ABC Thur
John Mamo (aka John Fujioka) .... The Japanese Aide
Lloyd Kino .... The Japanese Major
Lee Krieger .... The Supply Lt.
Leon Lontok .... Chief Maku-Maku
Mako .... The Japanese Sentry
Lt. Commander Quinton McHale and the motley crew of PT boat 73 are assigned the mission of saving a convoy.
Although they discover a valuable weapon in motion picture soundtracks, pandemonium still reigns. .

1.06 McHale's Navy: OPERATION WEDDING DAY
15Nov62 ABC Thur
Guest Cast:
Don Matheson .... Lt. Harris
Jane Dulo
Cindy Robbins .... Gloria
Kendrick Huxham .... The Padre
Bob Okazaki .... Japanese Officer No. 1
Synopsis:
McHale tries to arrange a wedding for Christy and Lt. Winters while keeping Binghamton in the dark.

1.07 McHale's Navy: WHO DO THE VOODOO
22Nov62 ABC Thur
Willis Bouchey .... Admiral Hawkins
Jacques Aubuchon .... Pali Urulu
Syl Lamont .... Yeoman Tate
McHale has Torpedoman Lester Gruber dress up as a witch doctor to counter a hex placed on Binghamton.

1.08 McHale's Navy: THREE GIRLS ON AN ISLAND
29Nov62 ABC Thur
Herbert Lytton .... Admiral Reynolds
Marian Collier .... Peggy Tyler
Asa Maynor .... Rita Tyler
Jackie Russell .... Lil Tyler
Vince Williams .... Lt. Harkness
Jeff Parker .... Pilot No. 1
Gene Tyburn .... Pilot No. 2
Captain Binghamton plans an intimate dinner for three USO girls, but McHale and his crew have a better idea.

1.09 McHale's Navy: McHALE'S PARADISE HOTEL
06Dec62 ABC Thur
Guest Cast:
Jane Dulo
Syl Lamont .... Yeoman Tate
Barbara Lyon .... The 1st Nurse
Rollin Moriyama .... The Japanese Officer
McHale opens a profitable resort hotel for tired naval personnel, then Binghamton shows up.

[--] 13Dec62 - no details

1.10 McHale's Navy: THE BATTLE OF McHALE'S ISLAND
20Dec62 ABC Thur
Herbert Lytton .... Admiral Reynolds
Syl Lamont .... Yeoman Tate
Binghamton decides to throw McHale and his men off Taratupa to make room for an officer's club.

1.11 McHale's Navy: THE DAY THEY CAPTURED SANTA (Christmas Episode)
27Dec62 ABC Thur
Noel Drayton .... The Commander
Joe Finnegan .... Barney Skyler
Anna Lee .... Pamela Parfrey
Cherylene Lee .... Tani
Yuki Shimoda .... Major Simuru
Thomas Bellin .... Co-pilot
Tom Cound .... Aide
Bill Saito .... Japanese Soldier
Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale and his crew run into a Japanese ambush
Christmas Day while playing Santa Claus to a group of native children.

1.12 McHale's Navy: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
03Jan63 ABC Thur
Daria Massey .... Lalanai
Ann McCrea .... Carol Kimberly
Sherry O'Neil .... Patricia Brent
Bob Kline .... Ensign Byrnes
Binghamton tells McHale that whichever PT boat passes inspection
will have the honor of escorting a female correspondent on a pacific tour.

1.13 McHale's Navy: THE CAPTAIN'S MISSION
10Jan63 ABC Thur
Walter Brooke .... Captain Burns
Frank Gerstle .... Captain Dawson
Mark Tapscott .... Captain Adams
Mako .... First Japanese
Clifford Kawada .... Second Japanese
Tired of being tied to a desk, Binghamton borrows McHale's PT boat
and crew and sails in search of the enemy.

1.14 McHale's Navy: SEND US A HERO
17Jan63 ABC Thur
Jean Willes .... Congresswoman Clara Carter Clarke
A Congresswoman is looking for a hero to spearhead a war bond tour
in the United States. She decides McHale is her man.

1.15 McHale's Navy: CAPTAIN STEALS A COOK
24Jan63 ABC Thur
Frank Ferguson .... Admiral Striker
Paul Smith .... The Commander
Jimmy Cross .... The Steward
Jerry Dexter .... The Ensign
Eddie Hanley .... The Cook
Clay Tanner .... The Marine
Captain Binghamton decides to commandeer the best cook in the
Pacific to impress a visiting admiral. McHale's cook, Fuji, is
widely regarded as the best cook around, but what's not so widely
known is that Fuji is also PT-73's private POW.

1.16 McHale's Navy: THE ENSIGN GETS A ZERO
31Jan63 ABC Thur
Don 'Red' Barry .... Capt. Kittridge
Edward Mallory .... Ensign Dennison
Patrick Waltz .... 1st Sailor
Don Kennedy .... 2nd Sailor
Binghamton wagers his ship's clock that Parker can outshoot another
ensign but, after Parker loses, Binghamton plans a "trip" for him to the Aleutian Islands.

1.17 McHale's Navy: THE BIG RAFFLE
07Feb63 ABC Thur
Herbert Lytton .... Admiral Reynolds
Marcel Hillaire .... Gerard
Claudine Longet .... Yvette Gerard
Sally Mansfield .... The Nurse
Read Morgan .... Marine Sergeant
Edwin Chandler .... 1st Sailor
John Nolan .... 2nd Sailor
To raise money for a party to celebrate the birth of Quartermaster
"Christy" Christopher's child, Lt. Cdr. McHale's PT-73 crew raffles
off a date with French beauty Yvette Gerard.

1.18 McHale's Navy: ONE OF OUR ENGINES IS MISSING
14Feb63 ABC Thur
Ted Knight .... Captain Evans
Gordon Gilbert .... Marine Corporal
Eddie Quillan .... Sailor
McHale's boat breaks down, giving Capt. Binghamton an excuse to ask
headquarters to transfer the skipper and crew of PT-73 to another command.

1.19 McHale's Navy: THE NATIVES GET RESTLESS
21Feb63 ABC Thur
Pitt Herbert .... Pettibone
Leon Lontok .... Watara
Peggy Mondo .... Little Flower
Capt. Binghamton infuriates a native chieftain after prohibiting Navy visits to his village.

1.20 McHale's Navy: THE CONFIDENCE GAME
28Feb63 ABC Thur
Dale Ishimoto .... The Japanese Lieutenant
Jeff Brown .... The Sailor
Ensign Charles Parker thinks the crew has no respect for him
before he's given an opportunity to demonstrate his prowess as a leader.

1.21 McHale's Navy: SIX POUNDS FROM PARADISE
07Mar63 ABC Thur
Tom Brown .... The Medical Officer
Capt. Binghamton plots to fatten up McHale and get the overweight commander shipped out of his command.

1.22 McHale's Navy: WASHING MACHINE CHARLIE
14Mar63 ABC Thur
Herbert Lytton .... Admiral Reynolds
Mike Farrell .... Gunner
Paul Potash .... First Sailor
Syl Lamont .... Second Sailor
George Zaima .... First Mechanic
Clifford Kawada .... Second Mechanic
Paul Togawa .... Third Mechanic
Capt. Binghamton cancels the leave to planned by McHale and his
crew, refusing to let them go until they get rid of the Japanese plane harassing the base.

1.23 McHale's Navy: NIPPON NANCY CALLING
21Mar63 ABC Thur
Herbert Lytton .... Admiral Reynolds
Julie Bennett .... Nippon Nancy (voice)
Binghamton assigns Parker to spy on McHale after Nippon Nancy
broadcasts confidential information about him.

1.24 McHale's Navy: ONE ENCHANTED WEEKEND
28Mar63 ABC Thur
Marcel Hillaire .... Emile Gerard
Claudine Longet .... Yvette Gerard
Mako .... Captain Uzaki
Syl Lamont .... Yeoman Tate
Lloyd Kino .... Japanese Sailor
Capt. Binghamton denies Parker's request to spend leave with
Emile Gerard and his pretty daughter, Yvette, on their plantation.

1.25 McHale's Navy: THE MOTHERS OF PT-73
04Apr63 ABC Thur
Dan Frazer .... Capt. Bryce
Tita Marsell .... Luana
Cheerio Meredith .... Mrs. Bell
Naomi Stevens .... Mrs. Gruber
Carol Veazie .... Mrs. Parker
Jimmy Cross .... The Yeoman
Don Edwards .... The Marine
Tony Franke .... The Sailor
McHale's PT-73 crew plans a festival for the fleet, and the date
accidentally falls on Mother's Day.

1.26 McHale's Navy: H.M.S. 73
11Apr63 ABC Thur
Herbert Lytton .... Admiral Reynolds
Noel Drayton .... Lt. Commander Forbes
James Forrest .... Lt. Crandall
Ben Wright .... Sir Percy
Diana Darrin .... Sally
Capt. Binghamton plans to get rid of McHale permanently by
stationing him as liason officer to the British Navy in Sydney, Australia.

1.27 McHale's Navy: A WREATH FOR McHALE
18Apr63 ABC Thur
John Mamo (aka John Fujioka) .... Japanese Officer
Allan Melvin .... Brad Devery
Warren Hsieh .... Native Boy
Tita Marsell .... Hula Girl
Tiki Santos .... Native Chief
Capt. Binghamton conducts memorial services for McHale and the
crew of PT-73, presumed killed in action at the island of Kalakai.

1.28 McHale's Navy: PORTRAIT OF A FEARLESS LEADER
25Apr63 ABC Thur
Herb Vigran .... Captain Wilson
Tita Marsell .... Kamina
Sally Mills .... Nurse
Capt. Binghamton sees a chance to get McHale out of his command
by having him transferred to teach at an PT-boat school.

1.29 McHale's Navy: INSTANT DEMOCRACY
02May63 ABC Thur
Herbert Lytton .... Admiral Reynolds
Olan Soule .... Maloko
Binghamton is forced to enlist McHale's aid in soliciting Chief
Urulu's tribe to help enlarge the Taratupa airstrip.

1.30 McHale's Navy: CAMERA, ACTION, PANIC
09May63 ABC Thur
Arte Johnson .... Sweeney, the Photographer
Herbert Lytton .... Admiral Reynolds
Tita Marsell .... Hula Girl
George Zaima .... First Japanese
Lloyd Kino .... Second Japanese
****** no synopsis ******8

1.31 McHale's Navy: ALIAS CAPTAIN BINGHAMTON
16May63 ABC Thur
Tony Franke .... Yeoman Lang
Sally Mansfield .... Lieutenant Lovett
John Rodney .... Taggart
Barbara Brent .... Nurse
When a Binghamton look-alike is assigned to McHale's crew, McHale's
men are convinced he is a spy for the captain.

1.32 McHale's Navy: PARENTS ANONYMOUS
23May63 ABC Thur
Cherylene Lee .... Kim Su
Irwin Charone .... Commander Carmichael
Richard Jury .... Lieutenant Plowright
Pat Li .... Mrs. Halakai
McHale and his crew decide to adopt little Kim Su after a
departing hospital ship strands her on McHale's Island.

1.33 McHale's Navy: McHALE'S MILLIONS
30May63 ABC Thur
Carleton Carpenter .... Witch Doctor
Tyler McVey .... Admiral Druton
McHale and his PT-73 crew find $4 million, which they presume was
counterfeited by the Japanese.

1.34 McHale's Navy: THE HILLBILLIES OF PT-73
06Jun63 ABC Thur
Don C. Harvey .... Congressman Joyner
Henry Hunter .... Captain Dryden
Captain Binghamton, on an inspection tour of McHale's Island with
visiting Congressman Joyner, takes a dim view of the proceedings
until he learns that the atmosphere reminds the Congressman of home.

1.35 McHale's Navy: MONSTER OF McHALE'S ISLAND
13Jun63 ABC Thur
Jack Davis .... Admiral Hanson
Teddy Rooney .... Bruce Hanson
Jimmy Cross .... Sailor
A Navy transport plane carrying Bruce Hanson, the 10-year old son
of an admiral, makes an emergency landing at Taratupa.

[--] 20Jun63 - no details

1.36 McHale's Navy: UNCLE ADMIRAL
27Jun63 ABC Thur
Harry von Zell .... Vice Admiral Parker
Harlan Warde .... Commander McIntyre
Tony Franke .... First Sailor
When Capt. Binghamton learns that Ensign Parker is related to Vice
Admiral Parker, he has the young officer reassigned as his aide.

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