Premise

The classic 1950s Nat Hiken service sitcom about unrivaled Army con artist Sgt. Ernie Bilko, head of the motor pool at Fort Baxter in Kansas. Originally titled `You'll Never Get Rich,' and later `Sergeant Bilko' in syndication, it won three consecutive Emmys for Best Comedy Series and two Emmys for Silvers, and had early appearances by Dick Van Dyke, Alan Alda and Fred Gwynne. Top writers who worked on the show included Neil Simon, Arnie Rosen, Coleman Jacoby, Tony Webster and Leonard Stern.

Active Cast

Phil Silvers Master Sgt. Ernie Bilko
Harvey Lembeck Cpl. Rocco Barbella
Herbie Faye Cpl. Sam Fender
Paul Ford Col. John Hall
Joe E. Ross Sgt. Rupert Ritzik
Billy Sands Pvt. Dino Paparelli
Jimmy Little Sgt. Francis Grover
Mickey Freeman Pvt. Fielding Zimmerman

Former Cast