McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force

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McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force ★★½ 1965

McHale is conspicuously missing from this sequel (Borgnine had a contract dispute) so second banana Conway, as Ensign Charles Parker, gets to shine in slapstick gags. A drunken Parker winds up in an Air Force uniform and is mistaken for a hot-shot flier, gets involved with some Russians, and is even cited for bravery by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. 91m/C VHS . Tim Conway, Joe Flynn, Tom Tully, Ted Bessell, Bob Hastings, Gavin MacLeod, Billy (Billie) Sands; D: Edward Montagne; W: John Fenton Murray; C: Lionel Lindon.