McHale's Navy (1962)

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An experienced South Pacific Sea Dog by the name of Quinton McHale, was commissioned as a Lieutenant Commander into the U.S. Navy Reserve at the start of World War II.

McHale was made the Skipper of the Torpedo Patrol (PT) Boat #73 stationed at the U.S. Naval Installation on the island of Taratupa in the Southwest Pacific.

The 73 'Family' included, among others, a con man and amateur Magician, a womanizing hunk, a dedicated Family man, a guitar-playing, moonshine-making Tennessee good ol' boy, and even a deserter from the Japanese Navy, who was an excellent cook.

Series Cast

  1. Bob Hastings as Lt. Elroy Carpenter

    Bob Hastings

    Lt. Elroy Carpenter

    141 Episodes

  2. Ernest Borgnine as Quinton McHale

    Ernest Borgnine

    Quinton McHale

    138 Episodes

  3. Joe Flynn as Captain Wallace B. Binghamton

    Joe Flynn

    Captain Wallace B. Binghamton

    138 Episodes

  4. Tim Conway as Ensign Charles Parker

    Tim Conway

    Ensign Charles Parker

    138 Episodes

  5. Carl Ballantine as Lester Gruber

    Carl Ballantine

    Lester Gruber

    138 Episodes

  6. Gary Vinson as George Christopher

    Gary Vinson

    George Christopher

    138 Episodes

  7. Billy Sands as 'Tinker' Bell

    Billy Sands

    'Tinker' Bell

    138 Episodes

  8. Edson Stroll

    Virgil Edwards

    138 Episodes

  9. John Wright

    Willy Moss

    138 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 4

1965 • 30 Episodes

Season 4 of McHale's Navy premiered on September 14, 1965.

Wally for Congress

(4x30, April 12, 1966) Season Finale

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McHale's Navy
McHale's Navy


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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