Twelve O'Clock High

Season 2 Episode 19

Which Way the Wind Blows

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Aired Friday 9:30 PM Jan 24, 1966 on ABC
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Which Way the Wind Blows
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Due to cloud cover over the target, the 918th led by Major Fitzsimmons is unable to bomb Kiel. They abort loosing 7 planes. Back at base Gallagher makes an angry complaint to General Britt who has a solution, a new Group Weather Officer. The new officer is a woman, Captain Patricia Bates. She is a former Meteorology Professor from UIT who has a new approach to Weather Forecasting. They have dinner with her and her assistant Lieutenant Rogers. The next day Gallagher flies with her in Weather 1, a modified B-17 with only a top turret gun, built for speed. On the mission, the B-17 takes off with Rogers as Meteorologist, gets shot up and Rogers is wounded. The plane comes in on its belly, Bates is upset and wants to quit. Britt orders Gallagher to order her to fly the next mission. Gallagher tells her they need her so she flies with Captain Blodget and finds a path through the storm but the plane is iced up and has to ditch in the channel. Gallagher goes to find her, which he does. The Rescue 20 plane finds the first raft with Bates on it, then goes to find the next raft which drifted west. Bates speaks with Gallagher and is angry that all he wants is her weather report, but he gets the information. Back at base they fly the mission.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

Dina Merrill

Dina Merrill

Captain Patricia Bates

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Med Flory

Med Flory

Captain Bright

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Michael Macready

Michael Macready

Lieutenant Rogers

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