The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
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Bilko's Pigeons 

Bilko has been using Fort Baxter's carrier pigeons as racing birds. The Pentagon orders that the birds are no longer to be used to send messages & Bilko tries to make money by selling the birds. Has his fortune finally come home to roost?

Director:

Al De Caprio

Writers:

Nat Hiken (created by), Phil Sharp | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Phil Silvers ... MSgt. Ernest G. Bilko
Harvey Lembeck ... Cpl. Rocco Barbella
Paul Ford ... Col. John T. Hall
Maurice Gosfield Maurice Gosfield ... Pvt. Duane Doberman
Allan Melvin ... Cpl. Steve Henshaw (as Allen Melvin)
Bernard Fein Bernard Fein ... Pvt. Gomez (as Bernie Fein)
Herbie Faye ... Cpl. Sam Fender (as Herby Faye)
Karl Lukas Karl Lukas ... Pvt. Stash Kadowski
Mickey Freeman ... Pvt. Fielding Zimmerman
Maurice Brenner Maurice Brenner ... Pvt. Irving Fleischman
Jack Healy Jack Healy ... Pvt. Mullen
Terry Carter ... Pvt. Sugie Sugarman
Billy Sands ... Pvt. Dino Papparelli
Joe E. Ross ... MSgt. Rupert Ritzik
Jimmy Little Jimmy Little ... MSgt. Francis Grover
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Storyline

Bilko has been using Fort Baxter's carrier pigeons as racing birds. The Pentagon orders that the birds are no longer to be used to send messages & Bilko tries to make money by selling the birds. Has his fortune finally come home to roost?

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1958 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS Television Network See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

You're in the Army Now
(uncredited)
Music by Isham Jones and lyrics by Tell Taylor and Ole Olsen
Arranged by John Strauss
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