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Combat!: The Long Wait

Saunders and a truck carrying wounded men are pinned down by machine gun fire. Then they must wait for a tank to come to their rescue.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x25
Production Number: 089
Airdate: Tuesday March 09th, 1965

Director: John Peyser
Writer: Edward J. Lakso


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Special Guest Stars
Terry Carter (1)Terry Carter (1)
As Archie Masters

Guest Stars
David Adams (2)David Adams (2)
As Peter
Recurring
Edward TierneyEdward Tierney
As Klaus
Recurring
Fletcher FistFletcher Fist
As Carson
Recurring
William Wellman, Jr.William Wellman, Jr.
As Sgt. Brice
Recurring
Main Cast
Vic MorrowVic Morrow
As Sgt. Charles "Chip" Saunders
Rick JasonRick Jason
As Lt. Gil Hanley
Pierre JalbertPierre Jalbert
As PFC Paul "Caje" LeMay
Jack Hogan (1)Jack Hogan (1)
As Pvt. William G. Kirby
Conlan CarterConlan Carter
As PFC "Doc" (Platoon Medic)
Dick PeabodyDick Peabody
As Pvt. Littlejohn
Episode Notes
This marks the only episode of the series in which an Afro-American character (played by Terry Carter) appears.



Episode Quotes
Archie: What are you gonna do?
Saunders: Figure out a way to move around those Krauts without committing suicide.

Archie: As soon as possible. What does that mean?
Saunders: It means we wait.

Archie: It's been twenty minutes, Sarge.
Saunders: I got a watch, Masters.

Kirby: (to Saunders) We draw fire pretty good.

Saunders: What are you doing up here?
Archie: Sarge, if the tank opens up it'll take you with them.
Saunders What are you gonna do--die with me?



Episode References
This episode opens with scenes from Bridgehead, a Season Two episode.



Other Episode Crew

DeveloperRobert Pirosh
Executive ProducerSelig J. Seligman
ProducerGene Levitt
MusicLeonard Rosenman
 
Warning: Combat! season 3 episode 25 guide may contain spoilers
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