History Film / TheWackiestShipInTheArmy

15th Apr '16 3:33:43 AM morenohijazo
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* SpyShip

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* SpyShipSpyShip: The film (and the subsequent RecycledTheSeries) was set in the Pacific theater of World War II and centered about the crew of the a leaky wooden twin-masted schooner (the USS ''Echo'' in the movie and the USS ''Kiwi'' in the series) whose mission was to place spies behind Japanese lines. The ship's cover was an itinerant trading vessel sailing under a neutral flag.
23rd Mar '16 8:13:17 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Wackiest Ship in the Army'' is a 1960 film starring Jack Lemmon and Ricky Nelson as two men manning the USS ''Echo'' alongside a fairly (at first) incompetent crew as they sail to Japan in hopes of studying enemy tactics.

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''The Wackiest Ship in the Army'' is a 1960 comedy film starring Jack Lemmon Creator/JackLemmon and Ricky Nelson as two men manning the USS ''Echo'' alongside a fairly (at first) incompetent crew as they sail to Japan in hopes of studying enemy tactics.
tactics.

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30th Jun '14 5:59:05 PM arisboch
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* NamesTheSame: There was also a Lt. Crandall in ''Operation Petticoat'', which starred Jack Lemmon's close friend Tony Curtis.
13th Sep '13 11:31:19 AM CynicalBastardo
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* ArtisticLicenseMilitary: [[CriticalResearchFailure Right in the title!]]
13th Aug '13 9:01:02 PM LandoftheTunnel
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* TheCaptain: Poor Lt. Rip Crandall.



* HisNameReallyIsBarkeep: A.J. Sparks, radioman.
* NamesTheSame: There was also a Lt. Crandall in ''Operation Petticoat''.

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* HisNameReallyIsBarkeep: A.J. Sparks, radioman.Radioman.
* NamesTheSame: There was also a Lt. Crandall in ''Operation Petticoat''.Petticoat'', which starred Jack Lemmon's close friend Tony Curtis.
13th Aug '13 8:56:47 PM LandoftheTunnel
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13th Aug '13 8:56:46 PM LandoftheTunnel
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* RecycledTheSeries: There was one made in 1965.
13th Aug '13 8:48:44 PM LandoftheTunnel
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''The Wackiest Ship in the Army'' is a 1960 film starring Jack Lemmon and Ricky Nelson as two men manning the USS ''Echo'' alongside a fairly (at first) incompetent crew as they sail to Japan in hopes of studying enemy tactics.

!!This movie contains examples of:

* GotVolunteered: One guy early on.
* HisNameReallyIsBarkeep: A.J. Sparks, radioman.
* NamesTheSame: There was also a Lt. Crandall in ''Operation Petticoat''.
* NonIndicativeName: Not quite the laugh out loud comedy we were promised; technically it's a comedy-''drama''.
* SpyShip
* VehicleTitle
* WorldWarTwo
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