Trivia: The Phil Silvers Show
- Fountain of Expies: Sgt. Ernie Bilko would be the inspiration for numerous military con-men and fast-talkers, including CPO Jon Pertwee, Torpedoman's Mate Lester Gruber, and perhaps even Cpl., later Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger.
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Alan Alda as a young artist, Fred Gwynne as a bird expert, Dick Van Dyke as a baseball phenom.
- I Am Not Spock: Sgt. Bilko is far more famous than Phil Silvers.