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Black Sheep Squadron

Season 1 Episode 5

High Jinx (1)

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Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Oct 05, 1976 on NBC
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High Jinx (1)
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Pappy snares himself an ace who just happens to an Admiral's son. Gutterman flew with the pilot before and tells Pappy the man is a jinx. Pappy tells Gutterman to keep it to himself, there's no such thing as jinxes, however the rest of the squadron finds out anyway from other sources. When things start to go wrong they blame the new ace. Gutterman who begins to see how wrong their thinking has been tries to befriend the pilot...but its too late. He informs Gutterman that he can't take that kind of hatred again and he's getting out one way or another. When the squadron is attacked by zeroes he disobeys orders and engages. He's shot down and dies. Upon return to Vella la Cava the now sober squadron finds gifts awaiting for them - their newest pilot had contacted his father and had new flight jackets made for all of them. Their remorse at they way they treated him comes too late...moreless

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    Joey Aresco

    Joey Aresco

    John David "Hutch" Hutchinson

    James Whitmore Jr.

    James Whitmore Jr.

    Capt. James "Jim" W. Gutterman

    Robert Conrad

    Robert Conrad

    Maj. Gregory "Pappy" Boyington

    Simon Oakland

    Simon Oakland

    Gen. Thomas Moore

    Dana Elcar

    Dana Elcar

    Col. Thomas Lard

    W.K. Stratton

    W.K. Stratton

    Lt. Larwence "Larry" Casey

    Donald Petrie

    Donald Petrie

    Lt. Doug Rafferty

    Guest Star

    Richard Rasof

    Richard Rasof

    Lt. Deke Stubbins

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    Phil Simms (II)

    Phil Simms (II)

    Squimm

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