R | | Comedy, War
A sheltered young high society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Goldie Hawn once said of the basic training preparation she went through in preparation for this film in the biography 'Pure Goldie: The Life and Times of Goldie Hawn' by Marc Shapiro: "After going through basic training, I would not resist the draft. Provided... ...
Sgt. L.C. Ross:
Everybody up! Everybody, Benjamin!
Judy Benjamin: Oh God, you can't mean me. I worked the night shift! Go check out the bathroom, it's FABULOUS.
Col. Clay Thornbush (Robert Webber) says that, during the Korean War, he took orders from Douglas MacArthur in 1952. He could not have done this, as MacArthur was relieved of command by President Truman on 10 April 1951.
Opening credits prologue:
When Judy Benjamin was eight years old, she confessed her life's desire to her best friend.
"All I want," Judy whispered, "is a big house... nice clothes, two closets, a live-in maid, and a professional man for a husband."
Today, all of Judy's dreams come true.
$4,739,769 (USA) (12 October 1980)