F Troop

Season 2 Episode 8

The Ballot of Corporal Agarn

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Oct 27, 1966 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Agarn: (announcing mail call) Randolph Agarn!
      O'Rourke: That's you.
      Agarn: Sorry, Sarge. You know it's so long since I heard the "Randolph," I thought my first name was "Corporal."

    • Capt. Parmenter: (opening package) Oh! Mother's been baking again.
      O'Rourke: Aw, Captain. That's too bad. All the cookies got broken in the mail.
      Capt. Parmenter: No, no, no. Mother breaks them herself. She doesn't want the post office to go to the trouble.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Agarn: I only regret that I have but one vote to give to my city.
      Paraphrased from what are believed to be final words of Nathan Hale, executed by the British as an American spy during the Revolutionary War. Hale said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

    • The episode title is a pun on "The Ballad of Corporal Agarn," which would have been a common way for a western storyteller to recount Agarn's exploits.