Black Sheep Squadron

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Best Three Out of Five - Colonel Lard tries to shut down the squadron by cutting off their supplies.
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Commanding a band of misfits on bombing raids in the South Pacific, Greg "Pappy" Boyington (Robert Conrad) leads the VMF-214 fighter pilots in this World War II drama. The men of 'Black Sheep Squadron' may be brawling screwballs, but they always pull together when out on a mission.
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S1/EP 1 - Flying Misfits: Part 1

Maverick Marine aviator Greg "Pappy" Boyington forms his own fighter squadron.

S1/EP 2 - Flying Misfits: Part 2

Maverick Marine aviator Greg "Pappy" Boyington forms his own fighter squadron.

S1/EP 3 - Best Three Out of Five

Colonel Lard tries to shut down the squadron by cutting off their supplies.

S1/EP 4 - Small War

Major Boyington is shot down and lands on a Japanese-held island where he meets up with an Australian sailor.

S1/EP 6 - Prisoners of War

When the Black Sheep shoot down and capture a Japanese Zero pilot they discover he was raised in the United States. Torn between the two cultures, the pilot is no longer sure where his loyalties should lie.

S1/EP 7 - Presumed Dead

The Japanese brainwash a Navy pilot and then set him adrift to be rescued. When he is returned, their brainwashing takes over and he is compelled to perform a secret mission for them.

S1/EP 8 - The Meatball Circus

Pappy leads the Black Sheep on a mission to destroy a Japanese aircraft carrier in a squadron comprised entirely of captured Japanese planes.

S1/EP 9 - Up for Grabs

The Black Sheep's survival depends on two pilots—who are off fishing—when the Japanese launch a commando raid against Vella La Cava.

S1/EP 10 - Anyone for Suicide?

After proposing a suicide mission starting with a dead-stick landing on a Japanese-held island, everyone thinks that Pappy's bout with malaria has caused him to go insane.

S1/EP 11 - New Georgia On My Mind

A Marine colonel arrives on the island and informs Boyington that he and his squad are going to join him on a raid. Boyington is not pleased when he learns that the colonel is taking command of his squad.

S1/EP 12 - The Cat's Whiskers

Pappy decides to make an unauthorized attack against a seemingly impregnable Japanese radar station in order to generate good PR, which can be used to avoid his impending court martial.

S1/EP 14 - The War Biz Warrior

When he is sent on a combat mission to improve morale, a movie hero discovers war is different than the way it is portrayed on film.

S1/EP 15 - The Deadliest Enemy of All: Part 1

When French gets flamed in a hailstorm of flak, Pappy guides the pilot to safety but is injured in the process.

S1/EP 16 - Deadliest Enemy of All: Part 2

Pappy receives an entirely new kind of wound when a nurse that he's fallen for reveals that she's married.

S1/EP 17 - Devil in the Slot

Gutterman suffers battle shock after he is shot down by a Japanese ace pilot. Sgt. Micklin becomes the Black Sheep's new mechanic, making Pappy's life as difficult on the ground as the Japanese ace is making it in the sky.

S1/EP 18 - Five the Hard Way

Squadron member Don French is surprised at all the press coverage he receives after he chalks up his fourth air victory, making him one shy of the five it takes to become an ace. The pressure is turned up higher when his father arrives.

S1/EP 19 - The Last Mission Over Sengai

Friendly fire or fatal strafing? That's the question facing a military court when Pappy is accused by a new Black Sheep pilot.

S1/EP 20 - Trouble at Fort Apache

Gen. Moore orders the Black Sheep to escort a squadron of experimental bombers—but the bomber squadron's commander has other plans.

S1/EP 21 - Poor Little Lambs

Lost and out of fuel, Pappy and two other Black Sheep parachute to an island and stumble across a Catholic orphanage directly in the path of a planned Marine assault.

S1/EP 22 - W*A*S*P*S

Women's Airforce Service Pilots who arrive on the island to ferry bombers aren't supposed to fraternize with the Black Sheep, but a battle of the sexes ensues anyway.

S1/EP 23 - Last One for Hutch

After an enemy attack destroys their base and kills their mechanic, the Black Sheep Squadron is broken up and the men assigned to desk jobs in other units.

S1/EP 24 - The Fastest Gun

Pappy faces attack on three fronts: a Pentagon efficiency expert who is poking his nose into everything, a maintenance chief who's angry enough to kill him and a Japanese ace who challenges him to a one-to-one dogfight.

S2/EP 1 - Divine Wind

A padre fresh from Guadalcanal arrives to visit the Black Sheep squadron. Rather than a man of courage and faith, they see a man in the middle of a crisis of faith. Meanwhile local Japanese bombers seem to be taking a lot of interest in activity around th

S2/EP 2 - The 200 Pound Gorilla

The promotion list arrives, giving Gen. Moore another star and making Sgt. Micklin a warrant officer, which causes him to become even more hostile towards the "college boy" pilots.

S2/EP 4 - Wolves in the Sheep Pen

A Navy squadron, composed of cocky pilots fresh out of flight school, falsely claims to have sunk a Japanese radar ship in the Solomon slot.

S2/EP 5 - Operation Stand-Down

The Black Sheep are pulled out of action and given a series of tests to reevaluate their physical fitness, combat tactics and flight proficiency.

S2/EP 7 - Forbidden Fruit

As the Black Sheep are preparing for a dangerous night strike against Japanese bombers, things are disrupted by two new arrivals: an underage pilot and a nurse who happens to be Pappy's old flame—and General Moore's daughter.

S2/EP 8 - Fighting Angels

Vella La Cava is overrun with Japanese commandos. Col. Lard and Pappy must work together to keep the island out of enemy hands.

S2/EP 9 - The Iceman

Pappy gets transferred back to the states to boost morale, denying him a rematch with a top Japanese air ace and placing the Black Sheep under the command of a no-nonsense, by-the-book commander.

S2/EP 10 - Hotshot

The Black Sheep play uneasy hosts to a hotshot army pilot whose amiability masks his ambition to become the war's best fighter pilot.

S2/EP 11 - The Show Must Go On... Sometimes

After Japanese bombing damages the LaCava runway, Boyington runs into difficulty getting the repairs done.

S2/EP 12 - Sheep in the Limelight

The squadron save a transport plane under attack from the Japanese, finding it occupied by the First Lady. The subsequent publicity becomes overwhelming.

S2/EP 13 - A Little Bit of England

When Boyle is shot down, a British Coast Watcher helps rescue him.
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