Sgt. Bilko - the Phil Silvers Show: the First Season

Overview

As one of the biggest hits of the late 1950s, CBS's Phil Silvers Show starred the titular bespectacled comedian as Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko, a military man stationed at apocryphal Fort Baxter, Kansas, and devoted to nearly endless hijinks; Bilko's favorite activities included gambling; outwitting his superior, Colonel Hall (Paul Ford); and cooking up various get-rich-quick schemes. This set presents the entire first season of Silvers, with all 33 episodes as they originally aired between September of 1955 and ...
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Overview

As one of the biggest hits of the late 1950s, CBS's Phil Silvers Show starred the titular bespectacled comedian as Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko, a military man stationed at apocryphal Fort Baxter, Kansas, and devoted to nearly endless hijinks; Bilko's favorite activities included gambling; outwitting his superior, Colonel Hall (Paul Ford); and cooking up various get-rich-quick schemes. This set presents the entire first season of Silvers, with all 33 episodes as they originally aired between September of 1955 and May of 1956. Special features include The Lost Audition Show, the original network opening, audio commentaries and more.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2010
  • UPC: 097360744149
  • Rating:

  • Source: Paramount
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 14:42:00
  • Format: DVD

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Disc #1 -- Sgt. Bilko - The Phil Silvers Show: The First Season
   Episode 1: New Recruits
      With Audio Commentary By Allan Melvin: On
      With Audio Commentary By Allan Melvin: Off
   Episode 2: The Empty Store
   Episode 3: The WAC
   Episode 4: The Horae
   Episode 5: AWOL
   Episode 6: The Boxer
   Special Features
      The Lost Audition Show
      New Recruits With Audio Commentary By Allan Melvin
   Subtitles
      Subtitles: On
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #2 -- Sgt. Bilko - The Phil Silvers Show: The First Season
   Episode 7: The Hoodlum
   Episode 8: Mardi Gras
   Episode 9: The Eating Contest
   Episode 10: The Centennial
   Episode 11: Bivouac
   Episode 12: The Singing Contest
   Episode 13: The Twitch
   Special Features
      Original Network Opening
      Original Cast Commercials
   Subtitles
      Subtitles: On
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #3 -- Sgt. Bilko - The Phil Silvers Show: The First Season
   Episode 14: The Reunion
   Episode 15: The Rich Kid
   Episode 16: Hollywood
   Episode 17: The Investigation
   Episode 18: Kids In the Trailer
   Episode 19: The Revolutionary War
   Episode 20: The Transfer
   Subtitles
      Subtitles: On
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #4 -- Sgt. Bilko - The Phil Silvers Show: The First Season
   Episode 21: The Rest Cure
   Episode 22: Dinner at Sowici's
   Episode 23: Army Memoirs
   Episode 24: Miss America
   Episode 25: The Court Martial
      The Court Martial With Audio Commentary By George Kennedy: On
      The Court Martial With Audio Commentary By George Kennedy: Off
   Episode 26: Furlough In New York
   Episode 27: The Big Uranium Strike
   Special Feature
      The Court Martial With Audio Commentary By George Kennedy
   Subtitles
      Subtitles: On
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #5 -- Sgt. Bilko - The Phil Silvers Show: The First Season
   Episode 28: Bilko and the Beast
   Episode 29: The Physical Check-Up
   Episode 30: The Recruiting Sergeant
   Episode 31: Hair
   Episode 32: The Con Men
   Episode 33: War Games
   Episode 34: Bilko On Wall Street
   Special Features
      The Lucy Show: Lucy and the Efficiency Expert (Original Airdate 12/1/66)
   Subtitles
      Subtitles: on
      Subtitles: Off
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