- Notes, Oddities & Bloopers by Jo Davidsmeyer
- Documentary featuring cast members, guest stars and directors
- Photo Gallery
- Audio Commentary by episode directors Tom Lowell, Michael Caffey and Robert Altman
- Number of Discs: 4
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 12 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: July 20, 2004
- Originally Released: 1962
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Box Set
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital Mono - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Bloopers: Blooper Reel
- Bonus Footage: Memories of COMBAT!
- Audio Commentary: Robert Altman, Michael Caffey, Tom Lowell
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Production Notes
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Keenan Wynn &
Harry Dean Stanton,
Albert Salmi &
Description by OLDIES.com:
One of the television's most popular series, the groundbreaking "COMBAT!" offers a gritty, unflinching look at American soldiers battling in Europe during World War II, confronting imposing odds and demonstrating remarkable levels of ingenuity and courage. Vic Morrow and Rick Jason head a stellar cast in this long-running war drama featuring an incomparable list of guest stars as well as top directorial talent including Richard Donner and Robert Altman.
The trenches of World War II form the basis for this action packed drama which debuted on American television in the early 1960s. Vic Morrow (as Sgt. Chip Saunders) and Rick Jason (as Lt. Gil Hanley) starred throughout the show, alongside a variety of guest stars (Tom Skerritt, Tab Hunter, and Harry Dean Stanton among many others in Season 1), and revered directors (Robert Altman, Burt Kennedy). The theme behind the show was one of companionship against seemingly insurmountable odds, with weekly episodes confronting the brutality of war, and the coping strategies needed to get through it. This release features the first 16 episodes, including "A Day In June," "Any Second Now," "Just For The Record," "The Squad," "Lost Sheep, Lost Shepherd," "Forgotten Front," "Missing In Action," "Rear Echelon Commandos," "The Chateau," "The Prisoner," "Escape To Nowhere," "The Celebrity," "Far From The Brave," "The Quiet Warrior," "Cat and Mouse," and "Reunion."
Description by Image Entertainment:
One of the television's most popular series, the groundbreaking Combat!! offers a gritty, unflinching look at American soldiers battling in Europe during World War II, confronting imposing odds and demonstrating remarkable levels of ingenuity and courage. Vic Morrow and Rick Jason head a stellar cast in the longest-running war series in history, featuring an incomparable list of guest stars from Hollywood's Golden Age as well as top directorial talent including Richard Donner and Robert Altman. Campaign 1 guest stars: Tom Skerritt, Tab Hunter, Jeffrey Hunter, Walter Koenig, Ted Knight, Harry Dean Stanton, Ned Wynn, Albert Salmi, Henry Daniell, Keenan Wynn, Frank Gorshin. Episodes include: Forgotten Front / Rear Echelon Commandos / Lost Sheep, Lost Shepherd / Any Second Now / Far from the Brave / Missing in Action / Escape to Nowhere / The Celebrity / Cat and Mouse / I Swear by Apollo / A Day in June / The Prisoner / Reunion / The Medal / Just for the Record / The Volunteer.