Twelve O'Clock High

Season 1 Episode 26

Mutiny at Ten Thousand Feet

Aired Friday 9:30 PM Mar 26, 1965 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • This episode marked a coincidental pairing of two future series regulars on the ABC series, THE TIME TUNNEL. Both John Zaremba (General Stoneman) and Lee Meriwether (Lt. Patterson) would go on to man the controls, side by side, in the Time Tunnel complex a year later.

    • This is the last appearance of Hazel Court as Liz.

    • This is the first appearance of Major General Stoneman, who takes over with the transfer of Major General Wiley Crowe state side to Washington, DC.

    • The aircraft when taking off have triangle A's but triangle C's on the tail when landing.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Savages crew has rotated home so his new crew (Towson's) includes Kemp-co-pilot, Epstein-Navigator, Thatcher-Bombardier, Resse-Radio Operator, Coleridge-Flight Engineer, "Danny" - Waist Gunner.

    • The date of the mutiny is February 24, 1943 according to Savage. Lieutenant Amy Patterson is Phil Reese's girl friend.

    • Towson's crew has flown 15 missions as a crew.

    • Major Towson & Savage are "about the same age" according to Kaiser. They have both flown over 25 missions. Major Towson's plane is "Girl Friend".

    • The legend on Dr Kaiser's office is "Major Donald Kaiser".

    • General Crowe has been "transferred" to Washington and General Stoneman is "down from SHAEF" according to Lieutenant Patterson.

  • Allusions