The adventures of a group of convicts recruited into the U.S. Army by the offer of a post-war parole. Commanded by West Point graduate, Lt. Garrison, the "Gorillas" function as commandos ... See full summary »

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Mort Green, David Karp
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Series cast summary:
Ron Harper ...  Lt. Craig Garrison 26 episodes, 1967-1968
Cesare Danova ...  Actor 26 episodes, 1967-1968
Brendon Boone ...  Chief 26 episodes, 1967-1968
Christopher Cary ...  Goniff / ... 26 episodes, 1967-1968
Rudy Solari Rudy Solari ...  Casino 26 episodes, 1967-1968
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The adventures of a group of convicts recruited into the U.S. Army by the offer of a post-war parole. Commanded by West Point graduate, Lt. Garrison, the "Gorillas" function as commandos behind Nazi lines. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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English

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5 September 1967 (USA) See more »

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Comandos de Garrison See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The character named Goniff was a thief. In Yiddish, the word "goniff" means thief. See more »

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In "24 Hours to Doomsday", there is a close-up of an Interflora sign - this episode is set in 1943, and Interflora was not formed until the second half of 1946. See more »

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Garrison's Gorillas
8 March 2005 | by SavhCaroSee all my reviews

I watched the show when it was first on TV when I was 12 & fell in love with the characters. My favorite was Chief & he became a teen idol during that time. The stories were good, the humor I loved! Even my parents enjoyed it. The TV show was shown on GoodTime TV about 4 years ago and I tried to tape all the episodes. For the time period that the show was made the sets were OK. The costumes/uniforms were great. Loved the give and take between the characters. I would recommend this to anybody! It was a take-off from the movies but it was still well done. Comparing it to today's TV shows is not fair. Acting, special effects and such have come along way in 40 plus years. The main story was that people could change and improve themselves especially when working for the greater good. Many times the guys could have escaped but chose to do their job and honor their commitment and the Warden. It had a great theme running through the entire show.


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