McHale's Navy (1962) This classic 1960s sitcom follows Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale (Ernest Borgnine) and the rebellious crew of eccentrics aboard PT-73 during World War II as they sail the South Pacific and fight both the enemy and the strict naval regulations that they constantly flout. McHale's bumbling ensign, Parker (Tim Conway), tries to enforce the rules, but the sailors genially ignore him as they concoct plots to torment pompous Capt. Binghamton (Joe Flynn).
McHale's Navy is an American sitcom starring Ernest Borgnine that aired 138 half-hour episodes over four seasons, from October 11, 1962, to April 12, 1966, on the ABC network. The series was filmed in black and white. (front row: Tim Conway, Ernest Borgnine, Joe Flynn) (middle row: Billy Sands, Gavin MacLeod - MAYBE, Yoshio Yoda) (back row: Edson Stroll, Gary Vinson, Carl Ballantine, John Wright)