Twelve O'Clock High

Season 2 Episode 24

Angel Babe

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Aired Friday 9:30 PM Feb 28, 1966 on ABC
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Angel Babe
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B-17 "Angel Babe" is returning from a perfect mission to Willemshaven as the Group Lead. Flight Engineer Willets explains that when "Angel Babe" leads they always come home safe. On the ground Major Stovall waits with a team from the Public Relations Office (PRO) who are filming & photographing the plane which has completed its 49th mission. They want to take the plane back to the US for a promotional tour as it will be the first in the Eight AF to complete 50 missions. The Flight Engineer, Technical Sergeant Willets thinks that "Angel Babe" is a fighter and she won't want to go home this way. The PRO team will fly on the next mission, her last and some of her crew including Willets, Harkness and the two pilots think that "Angel Babe" is their lucky charm. The plane blows a tire and aborts the mission. When they land Willets hits Cameraman Staff Sergeant Ben Prinzi to keep him from going back in the plane, because of the live bombs. Major Budd the PRO feels that the crew is trying to sabotage the plane so the PRO will not take her back to US. The crew is tense, a gunner Harker wants to pop Prinzi. On the next mission to Willemshaven, "Angel Babe" starts buffeting and looses number 3 engine. They abort and return to base, the crew is now convinced that the plane has used up her luck. The next mission is to Emden and as the crew arrives, Prinzi refuses to board, then so does the whole crew. Gallagher arrives and decides that he will pilot "Angel Babe" while Drennan will act as co-pilot of "Piccadilly Lilly" under Captain Fowler.moreless

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Bert Remsen

Bert Remsen

Sergeant Nero

Lew Gallo

Lew Gallo

Major Joseph Cobb (1964-65)

Barney Phillips

Barney Phillips

Major "Doc" Kaiser

Frank Overton

Frank Overton

Major Harvey Stovall

Hazel Court

Hazel Court

Liz

Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson

Technical Sergeant Alexander "Sandy" Komanski

Roddy MacDowell

Roddy MacDowell

Technical Sergeant Willets

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Les Brown, Jr.

Les Brown, Jr.

Sergeant Harker

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Lee Patterson

Lee Patterson

Major Budd

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