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Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV Series)

Original title
Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV Series)aka
  • Black Sheep Squadron
Running time
60 min.
United States United States
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Stephen J. Cannell, Philip DeGuere, Donald P. Bellisario, Ken Pettus (Novel: Gregory Boyington)
Pete Carpenter, Mike Post
Edward R. Plante, John Elsenbach, H. John Penner
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Broadcasting by National Broadcasting Company (NBC); Stephen J. Cannell / Universal Pictures Television
TV Series. Action. Drama | II World War. Based On A True Story
Synopsis / Plot
A 2 season TV show (1976-1978) -37 episodes- based on the experiences of United States Marine Corps aviator Greg Boyington and his World War II "Black Sheep Squadron". The series was created and produced by Stephen J. Cannell. The opening credits read: "In World War II, Marine Corps Major Greg 'Pappy' Boyington commanded a squadron of fighter pilots. They were a collection of misfits and screwballs who became the terrors of the South Pacific. They were known as the Black Sheep."
1977: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best TV Actor - Drama (Robert Conrad)
1977: Emmy Awards: Nominated for Film Sound Editing for a Series
1977: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Episodic Drama
1976: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Screenplay in Episodic Drama
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