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Andy Griffith ("Matlock," "The Andy Griffith Show") and Myron McCormick repeat their roles from Ira Levin's hit Broadway play. It's peacetime in the Army, but laughter abounds as a hayseed private and his harried sergeant stage their own private war. One of the top-grossing films of its release year, which went on to spawn a TV series. Co-starring five-time Emmy Award-winner Don Knotts ("Matlock," "Three's Company").
Let's correct a few things...
The TV series that came from No Time for Sergants was No Time for Sergeants.
The Phil Silvers Show (Bilko) had been on TV for a few years already, when this film was released and was already on TV when the play was on Broadway.
It does NOT co-star Don Knotts. Knotts has a 4 minute cameo (out of a two hour movie) as an aptitude tester who is confounded by Griffith's character.
Gomer Pyle is a spin-off from The Andy Griffith Show. He was a Mayberry resident who worked at the "filling station" and was drafted. The character of Will Stockdale is very different from Pyle.
If u want to bust a gut laughing this is it! I saw it the first time as a kid and even them I laughed until I almost peed. It's still makes me laugh out loud. Just buy it or at least rent it. U won't be sorry!
No time for (Air Force ) Sergeants
One of the all-time great military comedies. Just for your info, despite what the plot summary says, this movie deals with Air Force personnel, not Army. I could be wrong, but I believe the show that was spawned from "Sergeants" was The Sgt. Bilko Show, starring Phil Silvers. The show took place in the Army, and was made into a movie with the same name a few years ago starring Steve Martin.
- Genre: Comedy
- Released: 1958
- © 1958 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.