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McKeever and the Colonel 

A young cadet at a boys' military academy is always getting into trouble and driving his superior officer crazy.
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Series cast summary:
Allyn Joslyn ...  Col. Harvey T. Blackwell 26 episodes, 1962-1963
Scott Lane Scott Lane ...  Cadet Gary McKeever 26 episodes, 1962-1963
Jackie Coogan ...  Sgt. Barnes 26 episodes, 1962-1963
Johnny Eimen Johnny Eimen ...  Monk 11 episodes, 1962-1963
Keith Taylor Keith Taylor ...  Tubby 11 episodes, 1962-1963
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A young cadet at a boys' military academy is always getting into trouble and driving his superior officer crazy.

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23 September 1962 (USA) See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Memorable
20 January 2006 | by Carl-70See all my reviews

For some reason, this short-lived show really imprinted on my psyche. I was only seven when it premiered, but I have always remembered it fondly. I don't remember many specifics, but the whole ambiance remains clear to me.

The one plot I do remember is one where the Colonel decides to keep McKeever out of trouble by making him a Military Policeman. The MP gig does not work out the way the Colonel expected, of course.

Jackie Coogan was great as the sympathetic sarge.

I think the show influenced my whole life; I went to a military school, became an army officer, and am now retired from the service.

Thanks, Scott.


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