Based on the 1958 movie of the same name that starred Andy Griffith as Airman Will Stockdale, the rawest of Air Force recruits. Since Griffith had his own hit series at the time, he was unable to appear and Sammy Jackson was cast as Stockdale. Harry Hickox co-starred as his nemesis, Sgt. King.
Series Fun Facts
- Andrew Prine was initially named as series star, a role that ultimately went to Sammy Jackson.