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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Kenneth Tobey ...  Chuck Martin 111 episodes, 1957-1960
Craig Hill ...  P.T. Moore / ... 111 episodes, 1957-1960
Nancy Hale Nancy Hale ...  Helen Carter 70 episodes, 1957-1960
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform all types of jobs. Janet Culver was the original secretary being replaced by Helen Carter in the second season. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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English

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3 January 1957 (USA) See more »

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Copter Patrol See more »

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Desilu Productions See more »
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(111 episodes)

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Mono
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The Whirlybirds headquarters was in Longwood Field, California. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Desi Arnaz/Desi Arnaz, Jr. (1976) See more »

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The Whirlybirds
18 January 2006 | by misterbill93001See all my reviews

I am totally a loyal fan of this particular TV series. Like one other person expressed on this website, I wish there was a DVD collection of every episode ever produced. As an aviation buff, I can appreciate the use of the two Bell helicopters used in the series. Any other series that followed including Chopper One and Airwolf came in second and third as far as I am concerned. One contributor noted that Craig Hill had moved to Spain to pursue his acting career. I had not known that and makes a lot of sense considering his roles he has undertaken since the demise of the Whirlybirds. Kenneth Tobey was a gifted actor and could play anything from drama to comedies. He is truly missed. I hope one to find a complete collection of this memorable series.


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