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Short summary

Bilko is inducted into the Cherokee Indian tribe & discovers a document that indicates that Oklahoma belongs to the Indians. Using his skills and his new-found Indian heritage he sets out once again to make his fortune.

The name given to Sgt. Bilko by the Cherokee tribe was Bald Eagle.

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Phil Silvers Phil Silvers - MSgt. Ernest G. Bilko
Harvey Lembeck Harvey Lembeck - Cpl. Rocco Barbella
Paul Ford Paul Ford - Col. John T. Hall (credit only)
Maurice Gosfield Maurice Gosfield - Pvt. Duane Doberman
Allan Melvin Allan Melvin - Cpl. Steve Henshaw (as Allen Melvin)
Bernard Fein Bernard Fein - Pvt. Gomez (as Bernie Fein)
Herbie Faye Herbie Faye - Cpl. Sam Fender (as Herby Faye)
Karl Lukas Karl Lukas - Pvt. Stash Kadowski (credit only)
Mickey Freeman Mickey Freeman - Pvt. Fielding Zimmerman
Maurice Brenner Maurice Brenner - Pvt. Irving Fleischman
Jack Healy Jack Healy - Pvt. Mullen
Terry Carter Terry Carter - Pvt. 'Sugie' Sugerman
Billy Sands Billy Sands - Pvt. Dino Papparelli
Ira Lewis Ira Lewis - Charlie White Eagle
Wyley Hancock Wyley Hancock - The Indian Father
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