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Season 03, Episode 01 Bilko's Merry Widow

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Sep 17, 1957
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Bilko's Merry Widow Sep 17, 1957 Bilko borrows the Platoon Welfare Fund to bet on a horse that loses. When he reads about a $500 bonus to anyone who can stage a professional musical in Roseville Bilko decides to take on the challenge.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Bilko's Boy's Town

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Sep 24, 1957
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Bilko's Boy's Town Sep 24, 1957 When the army go on maneuvers the Colonel orders Bilko to stay in camp, so with Fort Baxter empty he uses the time to form a boy's camp.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Hillbilly Whiz

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Oct 1, 1957
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Hillbilly Whiz Oct 1, 1957 When the platoon lose again in a baseball game Bilko is desperate to find new players. Then a recruit from the south Hank Lumpkin turns up and Bilko can hardly believe his luck, as Lumpkin is a baseball star in the making. Bilko then contrives to have a New York Yankee's scout to 'accidentally' find Lumpkin so he can traded, but as a Southerner Lumpkin doesn't want to play for the Yankee's

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Season 03, Episode 04 Bilko's Valentine

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Oct 8, 1957
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Bilko's Valentine Oct 8, 1957 When Bilko forgets valentines day, Joan Hogan leaves the army, When Bilko realises what he has done, he follows her and tries to get her to reenlist

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Season 03, Episode 05 The Big Man Hunt

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Oct 15, 1957
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The Big Man Hunt Oct 15, 1957 When two men (who have been employed by a soldier who is looking for the man who saved his life during the war ) come looking for Bilko, he comes to the wrong conclusion, why they want him, until he recognises the name of the soldier, but when the two of them finally meet, Bilko has changed so much, that the soldier fails to recognise him.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Bilko's Double Life

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Oct 22, 1957
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Bilko's Double Life Oct 22, 1957 When his money problems start to close in on him, Bilko departs for New York, but while there he is mistaken for a millionaire. Meanwhile the real millionaire is in Roseville sorting out Bilko's problems.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Sergeant Bilko Presents

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Oct 29, 1957
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Sergeant Bilko Presents Oct 29, 1957 Unable to raise the necessary funds to back Pt Hugo Lockman's play 'Sharecropper's Summer', Bilko persuades the army to run a playwriting competition.

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Season 03, Episode 08 Bilko Talks in His Sleep

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Nov 5, 1957
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Bilko Talks in His Sleep Nov 5, 1957 Sgt's Grover,and Ritzik overhear Bilko talking in his sleep and he gives away all his betting secrets. Bilko soon realises what is happening and gets his own back.

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Season 03, Episode 09 Cherokee Ernie

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Nov 19, 1957
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Cherokee Ernie Nov 19, 1957 Bilko goes on leave with Cpl Charlie Whiteagle, a Cherokee Indian, to Tulsa for a poker game, but he gets caught up in a legal fight when a document is found stating that the Indians still own most of Oklahoma.

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Season 03, Episode 10 Bilko Buys A Club

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Nov 26, 1957
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Bilko Buys A Club Nov 26, 1957 When Bilko learns that a new member of the platoon is a merchant banker, he tries to get him to invest in a club that Bilko wants to set up.but he asks the wrong man of advice.

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Season 03, Episode 11 Lieutenant Bilko

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Dec 3, 1957
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Lieutenant Bilko Dec 3, 1957 Bilko decides to leave the army until he learns that during the war he was promoted to Lt . and due to a foul up he is still a Lt, and he is owed over $14,000 in back pay.

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Season 03, Episode 12 Bilko At Bay

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Dec 10, 1957
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Bilko At Bay Dec 10, 1957 Trying to get to New York, and to save money Bilko and the corporals arrange to stop off at the homes of members of the platoon for free meals.

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Season 03, Episode 13 Bilko F.O.B. Detroit

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Dec 17, 1957
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Bilko F.O.B. Detroit Dec 17, 1957 Bilko and the platoon go to Detroit to get the new trucks, the Colonel orders him back in two days, but he has other plans to stay on.

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Season 03, Episode 14 Bilko and the Flying saucers

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Dec 24, 1957
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Bilko and the Flying saucers Dec 24, 1957 In order to go Washington for a date with a young singer, Bilko has to report to the Colonel that he has seen a U.F.O. and has to go to Washington to be debriefed.

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Season 03, Episode 15 Bilko and the Colonel's Secretary

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Dec 31, 1957
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Bilko and the Colonel's Secretary Dec 31, 1957 When the Colonel's secretary gets posted, Bilko make sure that the right WAC is posted in, but this posting takes her away from her fiance, When she learns that Bilko was responsible she makes his and the platoon's life hell, until Bilko gets rid of her and brings in another secretary only to find that he is her boyfriend and the same thing happens all over again.

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Season 03, Episode 16 Doberman the Crooner

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Jan 1, 1958
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Doberman the Crooner Jan 1, 1958 Bilko discovers that Doberman has a beautiful singing voice but only when he has a cold. So Bilko gets him to make a record, but by then the doctors have cured his cold and his real voice returns.

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Season 03, Episode 17 Bilko Presents Kay Kendall

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Jan 10, 1958
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Bilko Presents Kay Kendall Jan 10, 1958 Bilko discovers that Doberman has a beautiful singing voice but only when he has a cold. So Bilko gets him to make a record, but by then the doctors have cured his cold and his real voice returns.

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Season 03, Episode 18 Bilko's Cousin

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Jan 17, 1958
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Bilko's Cousin Jan 17, 1958 When the Colonel hears that another Bilko is about to arrive he hopes that he is no relation to Ernie because with two Bilko's at the camp life is going to be worse that ever but he turns out to be Ernie's cousin Swifty, but there is a surprise in store for everybody.

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Season 03, Episode 19 Bilko's Pigeons

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Jan 24, 1958
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Bilko's Pigeons Jan 24, 1958 When an order banning the use of pigeons comes through from Washington, Bilko's source of income dries up.

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Season 03, Episode 20 Cyrano De Bilko

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Jan 31, 1958
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Cyrano De Bilko Jan 31, 1958 Bilko helps out one the platoon when he is to shy to ask for a date with a local girl called Natalie. But complications arise when it turns out that there are two girls called Natalie.

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Season 03, Episode 21 The Colonel's Reunion

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Feb 11, 1958
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The Colonel's Reunion Feb 11, 1958 The Colonel goes all out in his fight against the gambling, so Bilko gets the Colonel to leave the camp to go to a class reunion, but just when he thinks he has a free hand to carry on the Colonel decides it would crazy to leave him at the camp, so Bilko has to drive the Colonel to the reunion.

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Season 03, Episode 22 Bilko Saves Ritzik's Marriage

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Feb 17, 1958
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Bilko Saves Ritzik's Marriage Feb 17, 1958 When Sgt Ritzik plays one too many poker games with Bilko, his wife leaves him, so Ernie has to find a way of bringing them back together.

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Season 03, Episode 23 Bilko The Art Lover

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Feb 22, 1958
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Bilko The Art Lover Feb 22, 1958 In New York, Bilko stays with an old buddy who is a prospective artist, but he falls out with his father, until the father realises how good his son is.

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Season 03, Episode 24 Bilko The Genius

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Mar 5, 1958
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Bilko The Genius Mar 5, 1958 In a mix up over test results, Bilko is told that he has a genius rating and he goes on a course with other test winners. They try and come up with a foolproof method of predicting the result of any horse race.

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Season 03, Episode 25 Bilko the Male Model

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Mar 12, 1958
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Bilko the Male Model Mar 12, 1958 When Bilko is caught in a photograph taken in a night club when he should be elsewhere, an advertising agency spots his potential and tries to sign him as a male model.

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Season 03, Episode 26 The Colonel's Inheritance

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Mar 19, 1958
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The Colonel's Inheritance Mar 19, 1958 When the Colonel is left $5000 Bilko gets hold of it and invests it on the stock market. When he gets wiped out, he is desperate to replace the money before the Colonel hears about it

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Season 03, Episode 27 Bilko's Honeymoon

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Apr 4, 1958
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Bilko's Honeymoon Apr 4, 1958 When Paparelli wins a competition for a holiday to Florida, he is overjoyed, until he learns that it is for newlyweds, then Bilko has an idea.

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Season 03, Episode 28 Bilko's Chinese Restaurant

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Apr 9, 1958
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Bilko's Chinese Restaurant Apr 9, 1958 When they learn that one of the new recruit's father started a chain of Chinese restaurants with very little money he decides to get in on the food business.

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Season 03, Episode 29 Operation Love

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Apr 25, 1958
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Operation Love Apr 25, 1958 Fort Baxter's WAC's are fed up with their boyfriends gambling with Bilko, instead of taking them out, so they get themselves transferred.

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Season 03, Episode 30 Bilko's TV Pilot

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Apr 30, 1958
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Bilko's TV Pilot Apr 30, 1958 A cowboy joins the platoon, and Bilko gets the idea of building a TV show around him

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Season 03, Episode 31 Bilko Retires From Gambling

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May 6, 1958
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Bilko Retires From Gambling May 6, 1958 Colonel hall hires a professional card player, to beat Bilko at cards. He is so upset at losing that he gives up gambling

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Season 03, Episode 32 Bilko's Vacation

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May 13, 1958
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Bilko's Vacation May 13, 1958 When he wants a free holiday at Dimmeldorf lodge, Bilko convinces the platoon, and the Colonel to go as well. But after they realise what has happened, the Colonel gets his own back.

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Season 03, Episode 33 Bilko's Insurance Company

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May 23, 1958
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Bilko's Insurance Company May 23, 1958 A car accident near the camp gives Bilko the idea of starting an insurance company.

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Season 03, Episode 34 Bilko's Prize Poodle

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May 30, 1958
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Bilko's Prize Poodle May 30, 1958 Doberman gets attached to a poodle, and Bilko sees a chance of winning $10,000 in a dog show.

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Season 03, Episode 35 Bilko's School Days

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Jun 3, 1958
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Bilko's School Days Jun 3, 1958 Bilko learns that a new training camp is to be opened at Fort Baxter, Just when it looks like a new source of cash has presented itself, he finds that it is for M.P.'s not trainees.

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Season 03, Episode 36 Joan's Big Romance

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Jun 10, 1958
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Joan's Big Romance Jun 10, 1958 Joan Hogan is fed up waiting for Bilko, so she takes off for Chicago, and meets up with a wealthy playboy on the train. When her picture appears in the paper, she sees a way of making Bilko jealous.

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Season 03, Episode 37 Papa Bilko

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Jun 24, 1958
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Papa Bilko Jun 24, 1958 During the war Bilko befriends a French family. Years later, the daughter of the family calls to see ‘ Papa Bilko ‘ as she calls him. Meanwhile the platoon's lady killer Pearly trying to find dates for the platoon falls for her.

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