The Wackiest Ship in the Army

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The Wackiest Ship in the Army
Premiere September 19, 1965
Finale April 17, 1966
Creator created for television by:
Danny Arnold
Herbert Margolis
based upon a story by:
Herbert Carlson
Network NBC
Style 60-minute military comedy
Company Herbert Margolis Productions
Joseph M. Schenck Productions
Screen Gems Television
Seasons 1
Episodes 29
(List of episodes)
Origin USA

The Wackiest Ship in the Army is a military comedy that aired on NBC. Based on the movie of the same name.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Jack Warden Major Simon Butcher 1
Gary Collins Lt. Richard P. "Rip" Riddle 1
Mike Kellin C.P.O. William "Willie" Miller 1
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Rudy Solari Gunner's Mate Sherman Nagurski 1
Don Penny Pharmacist's Mate Charles Tyler 1
Mark Slade Radioman Patrick Hollis 1
Fred Smoot Machinist's Mate Seymour Trivers 1


Season Premiere Finale #
Season One September 19, 1965 April 17, 1966 29


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