PG | | Comedy
Sgt. Bilko is in charge of the Motor Pool at an Army base. He's also a good-natured con man, providing gambling facilities for the soldiers on base. When an old enemy from his past shows up... See full summary »
The nick-name of Pfc. Walter T. Holbrook (Daryl Mitchell) was "Wally".
Twenty bucks says I can hit the parking lot.
Wally: I don't gamble.
Bilko: Well, what is it you *do* do?
Wally: Permission to speak freely...
Bilko: Yeah, yeah, yeah, go ahead!
Wally: I get up every morning and I get dressed to protect the American way of life.
Bilko: Would you tell me that...
The Fort Baxter radio station's call sign is allowed to start with a W, even though Kansas is west of the Mississippi, because the boundary line was once farther west and stations did not have to be renamed when it was moved. WIBW and WREN are real-life stations in Topeka, Kansas.
"The filmmakers gratefully acknowledge the total lack of cooperation from the United States Army."
$8,110,080 (USA) (31 March 1996)
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