CTVA US Comedy - "The Soldiers" (Bud Yorkin/NBC)(1955) Tom D'Andrea, Hal March

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The Soldiers (1955)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Robert Leszczak
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Writers Guild of America (wga)

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THE SOLDIERS
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NBC
Produced and Directed by Bud Yorkin

US Situation Comedy series 1955 11 episodes x 30 minutes (25Jun55-3Sep55)

Starring:
Hal March as Hall
Tom D'Andrea as Tom
John Dehner as Captain
Red Pearson as Segeant

Premise:
Live sitcom featuring the misadventures of two reluctant privates (Hal and Tom) who find nothing but
trouble while attempting to complete their hitch with the army. Hal March and Tom D'Andrea had previously played
the characters on several variety shows including "Colgate Comedy Hour"

Background:
Tom D'Andrea later featured in "The Life Of Riley " as Jim Gillis (1953-58) and "Dante" as Biff (1960-61)

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 [--] The Soldiers: [verified -RL]
A live sitcom.
Written by Hal March & Tom D'Andrea.
Hal and Tom help a GI who is depressed because he can't be with his wife on their anniversary. He sent her his
entire salary for a round trip bus ticket so that they could be together on his 3 day pass, but now he has no money
left to wine and dine her. Hal and Tom step in to raise money for the GI, and their efforts get them thrown in jail. [RL]

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