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Lt. Hobson, U.S.N. 

After saving several enlistees from an explosion, Gary is mistaken for a Lieutenant and forced to serve in the Navy, which puts his future heroic acts in jeopardy.


Mel Damski


Bob Brush (developer), Patrick Q. Page (creator) | 3 more credits »


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Episode credited cast:
Kyle Chandler ... Gary Hobson
Shanesia Davis Shanesia Davis ... Marissa Clark (as Shanesia Davis-Williams)
Kristy Swanson ... Erica Paget
Billie Worley Billie Worley ... Patrick Quinn
Myles Jeffrey ... Henry Paget
Leslie Bibb ... Emily Harrigan
Christopher Wiehl ... Eric Van Owen
David Packer David Packer ... Jenson
Ronny Cox ... Admiral Edward Harrigan
Peter J. Reineman Peter J. Reineman ... Tanner (as Peter Reinemann)
Morocco Omari ... Johnson
Joe Dempsey Joe Dempsey ... Lavotnian
Don Forston Don Forston ... Chesnian
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shane Hendrix ... Tattoo Artist


When the paper alerts Gary to an explosion at a Naval Base Gary impersonates a Lieutenant to get on the base. Along the way he learns that an Admiral's daughter is seeing an enlisted man which her father doesn't like. And the Admiral tries to set her up with Gary. At the same time, Henry upon seeing in the paper that peace negotiations between two countries is in jeopardy tries to help by calling the ones handling it. Eventually they hold the talks at McGinty's. And some terrorists trying to stop the talks plan to attack. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Release Date:

17 October 1998 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Marissa Clark: You never know where tomorrow's going to take you. From the seats of power to a seat in the tattoo parlor. It's all part of the package when you get tomorrow's newspaper today.
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