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  Combat!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Trivia questions about "Combat!". TV's longest running war drama, that ran from 1962 to 1967 on ABC.
Average, 10 Qns, SusanPip, Sep 28 23
Sep 28 23
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  "Combat!" Part Three    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Even more quizzes about ABC's longest running war series, "Combat!".
Average, 10 Qns, SusanPip, Jun 22 06
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  "Combat!" Friend or Foe?    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
An all-multiple choice quiz. Many Hollywood stars appeared during the five-year run of "Combat!". This quiz simply asks were they ally or enemy. Considering the actors chosen, it shouldn't be too difficult.
Tough, 20 Qns, SusanPip, Mar 25 03
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  "Combat!" Season Two    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Here are more "Combat!" questions from season two episodes.
Tough, 20 Qns, SusanPip, Apr 02 03
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  "Combat!" Season One    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a quiz concerning episodes from season one of "Combat!"
Difficult, 15 Qns, SusanPip, Apr 01 03
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  "Combat!" Part Two    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
More trivia questions about ABC's longest running war drama. All questions do not come from the show.
Tough, 10 Qns, SusanPip, Sep 19 09
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Sal Mineo appeared in three separate episodes playing two nationalities in "The Hard Way Back", "Nothing to Lose" and "The Brothers.

From Quiz ""Combat!" Friend or Foe?"

Combat! Trivia Questions

1. In the episode "The Bridge At Chalons," who plays demolition expert Sergeant Turk?

From Quiz
"Combat!" Season Two

Answer: Lee Marvin

Sergeant Turk was a hard-nosed sergeant who accuses Saunders of being a 'mother hen' to his squad.

2. In the episode "A Day In June", how much money was in the D-Day Pool?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season One

Answer: $800

Braddock (Shecky Greene) won the pool.

3. Gary Merrill in "The Walking Wounded".

From Quiz "Combat!" Friend or Foe?

Answer: American

Gary Merrill portrayed an American doctor who has doubts about his chosen profession. Merrill was the one-time husband of Bette Davis.

4. During its entire five-year run on ABC, "Combat!" came on what night?

From Quiz "Combat!" Part Two

Answer: Tuesday

The competetion was "Marshall Dillon" and "The Lloyd Bridges Show" during its first season.

5. During what war was the series "Combat!" set?

From Quiz Combat!

Answer: World War II

The series concentrated on the campaign in France from D Day on. It lasted longer than the actual campaign.

6. In the episode "Dough-boy," who played the main character "Phil"?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season Two

Answer: Eddie Albert

'Phil' was a dough-boy whose confusion lead him to believe that he's still fighting World War I.

7. Caje was known by a different name in the episode "A Day In June". What was it?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season One

Answer: Caddy

This episode was originally filmed as the pilot, but aired later in the first season as a flashback with additional footage at the beginning. They never explained why Caje had a different name.

8. John Cassavetes in "S.I.W."

From Quiz "Combat!" Friend or Foe?

Answer: American

Cassavetes played a G.I. who everyone suspects of a self-inflicted wound.

9. What kind of weapon did Kirby carry?

From Quiz "Combat!" Part Two

Answer: B.A.R.

B.A.R. stood for Browning Automatic Rifle.

10. Vic Morrow played which character?

From Quiz Combat!

Answer: Sgt. Saunders

Vic Morrow was killed July 23, 1982 while filming a segment of "Twilight Zone, The Movie".

11. In the 2-part episode "The Long Way Home", what was the former profession of Private Gates?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season Two

Answer: grocery clerk

Woodrow Parfrey played Pvt. Gates who is tortured and mocked by the SS Captain Steiner, played by Richard Basehart.

12. What was the name of the Georgia boy replacement in the episode "The Squad"?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season One

Answer: Moseby Lovelace

He had his own southern ideas on how to fight the enemy.

13. Richard Jaeckel in "Gideon's Army."

From Quiz "Combat!" Friend or Foe?

Answer: German

Jaeckel portrayed a German Sergeant captured by the squad in a liberated concentration camp.

14. How many seasons of "Combat!" were filmed in color?

From Quiz "Combat!" Part Three

Answer: one & 1

The last season was filmed in color.

15. What famous heavyweight champion made a cameo appearance in the episode "Masquerade"?

From Quiz "Combat!" Part Two

Answer: Rocky Marciano

Marciano spoke one line while standing among other soldiers, commenting on a wreckless ambulance driver.

16. Who co-starred as Lt. Hanley?

From Quiz Combat!

Answer: Rick Jason

Jason took his own life in October of 2000.

17. In "Long Way Home, part II", how did they kill the German sentry at the gate?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season Two

Answer: electrocuted him

Saunders and the rest of the prisoners ran a wire, disguised as a clothes line, from a shorted-out light socket to the main gate of the compound.

18. In the episode "Lost Sheep, Lost Shepherd", what was Sergeant Dane's former vocation?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season One

Answer: Priest

Sergeant Dane was portrayed by Jeffrey Hunter.

19. Sal Mineo appeared in three separate episodes playing two nationalities in "The Hard Way Back", "Nothing to Lose" and "The Brothers.

From Quiz "Combat!" Friend or Foe?

Answer: American, American, French

Mineo portrayed a frightened G.I. in "The Hard Way Back", a wanted man back in the states in "Nothing to Lose" and a French Resistance fighter in "The Brothers".

20. Which three characters appeared regularly in all five seasons?

From Quiz "Combat!" Part Two

Answer: Saunders, Hanley and Caje

All three appeared in the very first through the very last episode.

21. Who were the squad members?

From Quiz Combat!

Answer: Caje, Kirby, Little John, Doc and Nelson

Jalbert, Hogan, Peabody, Lowell and Carter were the actors' names.

22. In the episode "Bridgehead," who portrays Private Hellar?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season Two

Answer: Nick Adams

Unlike other episodes, this episode appears in real time.

23. What American song did the captured German Dorffman sing for Doc, in the episode "The Forgotten Front"?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season One

Answer: "Show Me the Way to Go Home"

Albert Paulsen appears as Karl Dorffman; one of his many appearances on "Combat!"

24. Ted Knight portrayed this nationality in all four of his "Combat!" appearances.

From Quiz "Combat!" Friend or Foe?

Answer: German

Knight appeared in "The Volunteer", "Weep No More", "The Volunteer" and "Cat and Mouse".

25. What was Lieutenant Hanley's first name?

From Quiz "Combat!" Part Three

Answer: Gil

It was mentioned in the episode "The Quiet Warrior", by the sister of an old college chum.

26. What made Saunders' appearance unique?

From Quiz "Combat!" Part Two

Answer: He wore a camouflaged helmet.

Although this type of helmet was more prevalent in the Pacific campaign, it was also used on the European front.

27. How many actors played Doc?

From Quiz Combat!

Answer: Two & 2

Doc number one, Steven Rogers, only lasted the first season.

28. In the episode "Masquerade," who portrays Corporal Kanger?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season Two

Answer: James Coburn

Kanger is a German trying to infiltrate the American headquarters.

29. In "The Forgotten Front", what squad member was supposed to kill Dorffman?

From Quiz "Combat!" Season One

Answer: Caje

Caje couldn't bring himself to kill the old German, as ordered.

30. Fernando Lamas appeared in two episodes portraying the same nationality.

From Quiz "Combat!" Friend or Foe?

Answer: French

He portrayed a heavy-equipment owner/operator in "Breakout" and a Resistance fighter in "The Brothers".

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