Twelve O'Clock High

Season 1 Episode 25

The Threat

Aired Friday 9:30 PM Mar 19, 1965 on ABC



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    • This is the last appearance of General Crowe as the actor portaying him, John Larkin, passed away of a heart attack January 29, 1965.

    • On the mission, Savage leads as the 918th has 22 available aircraft and the 927th only has 18.

    • The 2 others arrested with Dietrich are Corporal Warner Alvin Klein - Supply Clerk & Private John Howard Willard - Motor Pool. Major Cobb, Major Rosen & General Pritchard are all mentioned but not seen.

    • Savage tells her that her brother was killed disobeying orders to remain with the formation and was flying interference for a damaged plane - his.

    • Dietrich parents were of German extraction and became naturalized citizens in 1910. She has been at the 918th for 1 month and blames Savage for her brother's death; She enlisted the day after he was killed.

    • Lieutenant Adrian Dietrich's brother, Captain Raymond Lowell Dietrich was a pilot in the 918th and was killed down 6 months ago.

    • We don't see the date but the only Friday the 13th that would make sense is November 13th, 1942. Savage is killed sometime between February 24th(date of the "Mutiny") and June 10th, 1943 (date of Komansky's Silver Star).

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