Combat!

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Combat!

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This WWII show centered on the lives of the men from King Company. For 5 1/2 years the men of King Co. faced the enemy starting with the landing on Omaha Beach-D Day June 6, 1944. You see how they evolved from a squad of men to a family.
Vic Morrow

Vic Morrow

Sgt. Saunders

John Considine

John Considine

Wayne Temple 1962-1963

Pierre Jalbert

Pierre Jalbert

PFC Paul "Caje" LeMay

Robert Fortier

Robert Fortier

Captain Jampel 1963-1965

Dick Peabody

Dick Peabody

PFC Littlejohn

Jack Hogan

Jack Hogan

Kirby (William G)

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  • Flagship Series Of A Bygone Era

    10
    The Untouchables, The Man From UNCLE, I Spy, Garrison's Gorillas, The Rat Patrol, and of course-Combat! The early-mid 1960's were a television dreamland for ten year old boys. Political correctness had yet to rear its prissy head (there were parental protests over the violence, but eh-who cared?). The only vampires were on The Munsters or Dark Shadows.

    I remember Vic Morrow playing Sgt. Saunders as a very low-key character. He always seemed on the edge of exhaustion (fair enough). Each episode would highlight a different squad member, and there were even sympathetic war-weary Germans. I was almost afraid to watch this again, fearing it wouldn't hold up-WRONG.

    Keep in mind this was only twenty years after WWII, so a lot of the equipment/personnel were authentic; and looking back now, I imagine the series was aimed at veterans, so they had to keep it realistic. Just the best.moreless
  • COMBAT! The Best of the Best!!!!!!!!

    10
    This show is one of the greatest shows of all time. It should be on everyday at a normal time so all can watch and get to know Saunders and squad. I would rather watch Combat! 10 times a day than watch some of the crap, yes I said crap, they have on now.
  • Awesome

    10
    What can I say that everyone here,hasn't?Stands alone with all-time best productionsit is for history what comedy was for M*AS*H,and fanatsy for Star Trek.
  • Combat

    10
    As a little kid in 1962, I was only allowed to watch TV till 8 O'clock, so

    I couldn't watch long but we did get a little extra time during the summer!
  • Combat! Following the King Company across Europe the Second Platoon, known as King Two and led by Lt. Hanley and his squad of misfits. This series brought out the best in stories and drama, mixed with humor and always pulling you in for their journey. A gmoreless

    9.5
    If you haven't had a chance to see one of the greatest series of all time, then don't miss your chance to get caught up in King's Company Two. All the characters will endear you to their everyday struggles on the war front. Vic Morrow was brilliant as Sergeant Saunders as was the rest of the crew from Hanley on down the ranks to Kirby, Caje, Littlejohn, Doc and all the rest. From campaign to campaign, the highs and the lows, you were always rooting for them. Great series!moreless
  • THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK IS THE RELEASE OF TWO FAN FAVES: THE SHIVER-INDUCING FIRST SEASON OF SUPERNATURAL AND THE LONG-AWAITED SECOND SEASON OF LOST. BUT WE ALSO HAVE A LITTLE BRITISH FLAVOR IN THE MIX THIS WEEK WITH TWO COLLECTIONS OF THE CLASSIC SCI-FI SERIES DOCTOR WHO AND THE OFF-BEAT HUMOR OF RED DWARF. THE HITS KEEP COMING WITH THE INAUGURAL SEASON'S PART TWO OF COMMANDER IN CHIEF, SEASON SIX OF OZ, AND THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW: 100TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, WHILE OUR YOUNGER USERS WILL APPRECIATE THE RELEASE OF SEASON TWO OF FRAGGLE ROCK, GOOSEBUMPS AND THE COMPLETE SIXTH SEASON OF THE FLINTSTONES.

    September 5, 2006 DVD Releases

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