No Time For Sergeants

No Time For Sergeants (1958)

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Continuity mistake: When Will Stockdale is at the Purple Grotto, at one point the cup full of liquor is at different levels.

Factual error: There are no privates in the Air Force. They are called Airmen.

Factual error: The sergeant in the opening credits is not Air Force as the badge is reversed. Air Force are point down and army is point up.

Factual error: An Air Force pilot ends a radio conversation with Will Stockdale by saying "Over and out." He should have simply said "Out," which means "I am done speaking and I am ending this communication." "Over" means "I am done speaking. Please respond." No real pilot would say "Over and out."

Factual error: While a car radio is playing, the announcer identifies the station as WQUID. United States radio stations are identified by three letters or four letters, never five.

Benjamin B. Whitledge: Our post was the tail of the plane and nobody told us to quit it.
Will Stockdale: But the tail was on fire, Ben! Our post was a-quittin' us.

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