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Mister Roberts (1984)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 19 March 1984
Set aboard a navy cargo ship during World War II, this comedic drama follows Lt. Doug Roberts (Robert Hays, Airplane!), who battles boredom and a tyrannical captain to the admiration of Ensign Pulver, Doc, and the crew.

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Lt. JG Doug Roberts
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Ens. Frank Pulver
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Dowdy
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The Captain
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Nurse Girard
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Doc
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Chief Johnson
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Dolan
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Shore Patrolman
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Insigna
Tyler Tyhurst ...
Mannion
John Walcutt ...
Lindstrom
Bruce Wright ...
Wiley
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Set aboard a navy cargo ship during World War II, this comedic drama follows Lt. Doug Roberts (Robert Hays, Airplane!), who battles boredom and a tyrannical captain to the admiration of Ensign Pulver, Doc, and the crew.

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Version of Mister Roberts (1965) See more »

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The last live theatrical production on TV.
9 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

I am a theater buff and a "Golden Age" TV fan.

This was LIVE theater. One shot, that was it, right or wrong. It was spectacular to say the least, and as far as I know, the last truly live theatrical production on TV.

If you have an opportunity to see a video of this production I urge you to do so. It has a lot to offer.


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