A padre fresh from Guadalcanal arrives to visit the Black Sheep squadron. Rather than man of courage and faith, they see a man in the middle of a crisis of faith. Meanwhile local Japanese ... See full summary »

Director:

Lawrence Doheny

Writers:

Stephen J. Cannell (created for television by), Donald P. Bellisario (as Donald Bellisario)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Conrad ... Maj. Greg 'Pappy' Boyington
Simon Oakland ... Brig. Gen. Thomas Moore
Dana Elcar ... Col. Thomas A. Lard
W.K. Stratton W.K. Stratton ... 2nd Lt. Lawrence 'Larry' Casey
Robert Ginty ... 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley
Dirk Blocker ... 1st Lt. Jerome 'Jerry' Bragg
John Larroquette ... 2nd Lt. Robert 'Bob' Anderson
Larry Manetti ... Lt. Bob Boyle
Jeff MacKay ... 1st Lt. Donald French
Red West ... Sgt. Micklin
Scott Hylands ... Father John O'Reilly
Katherine Cannon ... Dottie Dixon
Soon-Tek Oh ... Lieutenant Miragochi (as Soon-Teck Oh)
J. Kenneth Campbell ... Commander Billings
Lloyd Kino Lloyd Kino ... Japanese Admiral
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Storyline

A padre fresh from Guadalcanal arrives to visit the Black Sheep squadron. Rather than man of courage and faith, they see a man in the middle of a crisis of faith. Meanwhile local Japanese bombers seem to be taking a lot interest in activity around the islands. Written by glenchapman@ruraltel.net

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Genres:

Action | Adventure | Drama | War

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 1977 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is the Japanese translation for Kamikaze, the suicide pilots. See more »

Goofs

Lt. Miragochi is shown organizing a Kamikaze attack squadron. The Kamikazes did not make an appearance until the later stages of the war, approximately two years after the time of this show, when the Japanese were becoming especially desperate. See more »

Quotes

Japanese Admiral: The deed of the Asahi Squadron will be reported directly to the throne.
Ensign Kira: Thank you. If I may?
Japanese Admiral: Yes, Kira.
Ensign Kira: I would like to humbly suggest that we rename the squadron in all the dispatches.
Japanese Admiral: What name do you suggest?
Ensign Kira: Divine Wind - Kamikaze!
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