General Electric Theater

Season 8 Episode 21

The Patsy

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Aired Unknown Feb 21, 1960 on CBS
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An incredibly naive recruit becomes the patsy of his platoon.

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  • incredible tale

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    I saw this when I was ten years old. I have only seen this episode once and yet it will forever be embedded in my memory. Sammy Davis, Jr, portrays a recruit who is harrassed, teased and insulted by his white comrades. Despite their treatment of him, when they toss a fake hand grenade to see if he is a chicken, he instantly falls on it and yells "run This is perhaps the finest example of self sacrifice short of the New Testament.moreless
Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr.

Jacob Johnson

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Robert Culp

Robert Culp

Captain Masters

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Ernest Anderson

Ernest Anderson

Sergeant Cullen

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