For Love And Honor TV Show
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Television Show Summary
The 80's TV show For Love and Honor made its debut as a two-hour movie on on NBC in September of 1983, and was meant to be a realistic depiction of the U.S. Army in peacetime.
TV Show Plot For For Love And Honor
For Love and Honor was based loosely on the 80's movie An Officer and a Gentleman. The series featured two men in charge who were at odds with each other; Captain Wiecek (Gary Grubbs,) who is tough on the 88th airborne, and the fair but tough Sergeant Allard (Cliff Potts.)
Other characters on the series included: Master Sergeant Bell (Yaphet Kotto), a combat tested Vietnam vet; Captain Engel (Shelley Smith), the division's medic and love interest to Sergeant Allard; Corporal Pavlik (Rachel Ticotin), who lives in a barracks full of male soldiers; the womanizer named Scammer (Pete Kowanko); aspiring boxer Duke (played by Keenan Ivory Wayans); mid-western farm boy Utah (Tony Becker); and Lucas (Eddie Velez), the hot-blooded Hispanic soldier.
The TV show For Love and Honor aired only eleven episodes on NBC from 1983 to 1984. The series was quickly cancelled by the network after failing to compete against the likes of Falcon Crest.
Cast of For Love And Honor TV Show
Cliff Potts - First Sgt. Eugene Allard
John Mengatti - Pvt. Dominick Petrizzo
Gary Grubbs - Captain Steven Wiecek
Shelley Smith - Capt. Carolyn Engel
Keenen Ivory Wayans - Pvt. Duke Johnson
Yaphet Kotto - James "China" Bell
Amy Steel - Sharon
Shanna Reed - Phyllis Wieck
Rachel Ticotin - Cpl. Grace Pavlik
Tony Becker - Pvt. Utah Wilson
Trivia for the TV Show For Love And HonorFor Love and Honor featured future stars Kelly Preston and Keenan Ivory Wayans.
80's TV Show Facts:
The TV Show For Love And Honor was televised from 09/23/1983 to 01/15/1984, on the NBC network.
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