Twelve O'Clock High or 12 O'Clock High is an American drama series set in World War II. This TV series originally broadcasted on ABC-TV for two-and-one-half TV seasons from September 18, 1964, through January 13, 1967; was based on the motion picture Twelve O'Clock High
Last Episode03x17 The Hunters and the Killers Aired: Jan. 13, 1967
Army vs. Navy - 1944. The 918th is picked to assist the Navy in an operation to find and destroy a German U-boat wolfpack operating in the Atlantic. …
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (anachronisms): Throughout the series, actors regularly smoked king-sized filter cigarettes, which didn't exist in WWII.
- B-17s were designed to fly at high altitudes. Flying above 10,000 feet required the crews to wear heated flight suits, gloves, and oxygen. At 20,000 feet it is -70 degrees below zero…
[show]B-17s were designed to fly at high altitudes. Flying above 10,000 feet required the crews to wear heated flight suits, gloves, and oxygen. At 20,000 feet it is -70 degrees below zero Fahrenheit. Without the protective clothing frostbite was a certainty. Without oxygen, unconsciousness followed by death was the outcome. Throughout the series, no one is using theirs oxygen mask when on a mission. Some aren't wearing gloves.
- George Nader was originally set to play Gen. Frank Savage, played by Gregory Peck in the film version (Twelve O'Clock High), but Robert Lansing was eventually given the role.