Pensacola: Wings of Gold

The BEST episodes of Pensacola: Wings of Gold

Every episode of Pensacola: Wings of Gold ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Pensacola: Wings of Gold!

Set at Pensacola's famed Naval Air Station. Col. Bill Kelly is the newly appointed leader of four young officers selected to form an elite military task force. They are a multi skilled group that includes a fighter pilot, an helicopter pilot, a demolitions expert and an infantry reconnaissance specialist. Complicating the Colonel's task is his strained relationship with his 19 year old daughter and Bobby Griffen's romantic interest in her. The colonel himself must also cope with his own interest in Dr Valerie West, a civilian doctor working at the base hospital.

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It's the Real Thing, Baby
star
8.67
3 votes

#1 - It's the Real Thing, Baby

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/6/1997

A redhead, who made a pass at Bobby, drugs and murders a Strike Team Cobra for his security pass. She is part of a group of robbers impersonating Cobras who are stealing guidance plans. The Sea Dragons, who are unarmed, discover that their exercise has turned real when the robbers murder a guard. Also Linstrom has a date, Craig, and Janine goes out with Randy after seeing the redhead kiss Bobby.

Directors: Jim Johnston
Writer: Nan Hagan
Yesterday, Upon the Stair... (1)
star
8.50
2 votes

#2 - Yesterday, Upon the Stair... (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/15/1997

After Col. Ballinger is injured during a traing exercise, Lt. Colonel Bill Kelly, a pilot, asked to take command of the Sea Dragons by Col. Rebecca Hodges. It is a four person team including First Lt. Robert/Bobby Griffin, a jet pilot; First Lt. Annalisa/ Analise Linstrom, a helicopter Huey pilot, First Lt. Wendell McCrae/McCray, a computer and electronics specialist and First Lt. A.J. Conoway/ Conaway an explosives expert.''''Their first mission is to save a DEA plane whose pilot has been injured in Central/South America. Meanwhile Bobby has started romancing Jeanine/Janine who is Kelly's daughter.

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Yesterday, Upon the Stair... (2)
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8.25
4 votes

#3 - Yesterday, Upon the Stair... (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/22/1997

The druglord, Ramon Toledo, captured in the previous episode has a deal. He will receive an operation and a kidney from his brother, Miguel in return for information. This upsets Kelly, whose complaints, in turn, upset Dr. Valerie West. But the druglord has a hidden agenda. He has his brother's wife and children kidnapped so he can force his brother to help him escape. Bobby, who is in the hospital, from a minor volleyball injury, suspects something but has nothing concrete. Kelly goes with the team to a bar, the Tailwind, and discovers Janine is working there and sees that she is dating Bobby who is brawling with a guy who harassed Janine. Bobby learns who Janine's father is. The druglord sends Kelly and his team on a one way mission to rescue two DEA agents while he escapes with his brother and Valerie as hostages. It is up to Kelly and the Sea Dragons to survive and set things right.

Directors: Ray Austin
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Boom
star
8.00
2 votes

#4 - Boom

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/19/1998

Burner may lose his wings for causing a sonic boom while showing off for two women. Also Kate may lose her bar when an underage woman is found with a drink.

Directors: Jeff Woolnough
Writer: Robert Gandt
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True Stories
star
8.00
1 votes

#5 - True Stories

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/6/1999

Johnny Terelli (Capone's brother) comes to visit but doesn't tell Eddie that he is being pursued by both an FBI agent and a murderous Russian mobster. (Endangering his room mates, Spoon and Ice.) Country musician Gary Allan gives Kate and Mad Dog backstage passes and sings Smoke Rings in the Dark. And the saga of the toy animal mascot continues.

Directors: Stewart Raffill
Writer: Elliot Stern
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A Wing and a Prayer
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8.00
2 votes

#6 - A Wing and a Prayer

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/25/1999

Burner, Hammer and Kelly are on a carrier. Burner's plane loses radio reception and navigation after possibly being struck by lightning during a storm. Because of heavy rain he cannot see the carrier and he may run out of fuel and crash. Back on shore Spoon and Ice nearly become romantic before Capone alerts them about the danger Burner is in, whereupon they rush to base.

Directors: Stewart Raffill
Writer: Elliot Stern
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Fox Two
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8.00
2 votes

#7 - Fox Two

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/21/1999

Swamp has a loss of confidence both in his flying and when he tries to romance Holly ""of Hollywood."" Burner competes against a new instructor from Top Gun who can't accept losing even though instructors are supposed to be able hold back. Pearly, who was one of Hammer's trainers, is trying to requalify in order to take a fleet assignment, but he seems to have lost his skills.

Directors: Peter Ellis
Writer: Jim Macak
Lost
star
8.00
2 votes

#8 - Lost

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/7/1999

During a community relations day, a orphaned boy living with his aunt is kidnapped for ransom.

Directors: Michael Levine
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Raid on Osirak
star
8.00
2 votes

#9 - Raid on Osirak

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/12/1998

While Hammer and Kelly go on a top secret mission, Burner and Spoon find they have their hands full when they try to look after Kelly's ostensibly prim and proper niece. (It is revealed that Hammer was briefly a P.O.W. during the Gulf War.)

Directors: Peter Ellis
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Stand Down
star
8.00
2 votes

#10 - Stand Down

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/5/1998

Breaker's plane suffers a hydraulic failure and she dies trying to land the plane.

Directors: Bill Corcoran
Writer: Kris Dobkin
S.O.D.
star
8.00
2 votes

#11 - S.O.D.

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/28/1998

Spoon and Teri start an affair. Breaker does not get a S.O.D. for extremely bad flying and then Spoon, thinking about Teri, gets a S.O.D. for approaching the wrong runway, causing friction. A reporter does a negative story about the treatment of female pilots. Burner talks Teri into staying away from Spoon while she thinks things over instead of staying with him.

Directors: Sidney J. Furie
Writer: Jim Macak
Solo Flight
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8.00
2 votes

#12 - Solo Flight

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/21/1998

Ice's plane has a major mechanical problem during her first solo flight and her confidence is shaken, Burner is covers up a water jet ski injury so he won't be grounded until he is 100% healthy and Spoon and his father's girlfriend, Teri, start falling for each other when they spend time together.

Directors: Charles Siebert
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Burn Out
star
8.00
2 votes

#13 - Burn Out

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/14/1998

Ice takes her first flight with Kelly/Raider as her I.P. (Instructor Pilot) in the backseat. Burner is grounded by Hammer for losing his temper when a snob hits his motorcycle but ultimately proves himself and takes his first flight with Hammer as his I.P. Spoon's father, T.H., visits. He surprises Spoon with a girlfriend who is about 2 years younger than Spoon. Spoon is very rude to her. However the sparks fly when T.H. takes business meetings and the two spend the day together.

Directors: Peter Ellis
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Nuggets
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8.00
2 votes

#14 - Nuggets

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/7/1998

Kelly is assigned to train neophyte jet pilots (Nuggets). Hammer, his second in command; Kate, a bar owner; and three nuggets, Burner, Ice and Spoon are introduced.

Directors: Vern Gillum
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Freebird
star
8.00
3 votes

#15 - Freebird

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/29/1997

When a pilot and his plane disappear with an experimental stealth device, he is suspected of being involved with a militia group.

Directors: Anthony Hickox
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Fallout
star
7.75
4 votes

#16 - Fallout

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/1997

The Sea Dragons are called upon when an African ambassador is suspected of stealing plutonium.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Writer: Jodie Lewis
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Grey Ghost
star
7.50
4 votes

#17 - Grey Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/3/1997

The Sea Dragons try to stop a biological weapon, a virus called the Grey Ghost, from being sold by arms dealers. Janine starts seeing an old boyfriend, Zach, because Bobby keeps breaking their dates for work reasons.

Directors: Peter Ellis
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Birds of Prey
star
7.40
5 votes

#18 - Birds of Prey

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/20/1997

Conaway, Lindstrom and a third marine are hijacked by two men who have gambling debts. Conaway is shot and falls out of the helicopter and the others land on a small island. The third Marine is badly wounded but Conaway's wound is minor and he swims to the island and gets one of the hijacker's guns. However the criminal whom the hijackers owe arrives. Meanwhile Kelly, Griffin and McCrae are evaluating equipment from a sales representative whom Griffin romances. Griffin turns down her pass, however. The equipment may prove useful when they discover the others are missing and try to go on rescue mission.

Directors: Jack Sholder
Writer: Eric Estrin
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Road Warriors
star
7.33
3 votes

#19 - Road Warriors

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/27/1997

The Sea Dragons try to protect two foreign dignitaries from assassination on their way to peace talks.

Directors: James A. Contner
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Company Town
star
6.50
2 votes

#20 - Company Town

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/5/1998

The SeaDragons are sent in civilian clothing to investigate who hacked into a military computer. The ""company town"" they are sent to employs computer programmers and is developing software for the government. A.J. and AnnaLise kiss, albeit undercover. (As part of a cover story when they are discovered where they shouldn't be.)

Directors: Ron Garcia
Writer: Joe Gannon
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Soldiers of Misfortune
star
6.50
2 votes

#21 - Soldiers of Misfortune

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/19/1998

The Sea Dragons are sent to rescue hostages in a Carribean nation but their efforts are endangered when a billionaire, whose daughter is one of the hostages, sends in a team of mercenaries to launch a frontal assault.

Directors: Peter Ellis
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Past Sins
star
6.50
2 votes

#22 - Past Sins

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/10/1997

A man in Kelly's Vietnam unit is burned. It seems to have something to do with the accidental bombing of a village in which 30 or 40 civilians were killed. Kelly was in the hospital during the day of the raid. The operations officer, Joe Damian, got the coordinates wrong, and was tried, but considers himself a scapegoat. Kelly talks to another man from the unit, ""Jer"" Jeremy Britt who winds up dead from a car bomb. Kelly gets a photo of the bombing which is a threat that he is next. Janine's romance with Zach is interupted when Bobby happily horns in using the excuse that he is her bodyguard.

Directors: Charles Siebert
Writer: Jim Macak
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Article 32
star
6.00
1 votes

#23 - Article 32

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/29/2000

After a helo pilot fails a training test, he gets himself killed, and Kelly is accused in an Article 32 hearing. The deceased marine wrote letters to his mother, a congresswoman, which contradict the truth and seemingly prove Kelly's guilt. Spoon, Mad Dog and Capone testify. Hammer and Col. Drayton offer moral support.

Directors: Gus Trikonis
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Call to Glory
star
6.00
1 votes

#24 - Call to Glory

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/2/1999

Burner returns to shore and Spoon, Ice and Kate exult in his return from near death, but Burner is joyless. Ice is injured by an explosion and is medically grounded by Lt. Lawrence Brandon, her doctor, until her arm is strong enough to work the ejector lever. Spoon is jealous of the doctor and is having trouble getting over his near romance with Ice. Kelly investigates to try and find where the unexploded ordinance came from.

Directors: James Brolin
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Officers and Gentlemen
star
6.00
1 votes

#25 - Officers and Gentlemen

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/9/1999

Spoon and Ice look for a new roommate who can serve as a buffer between them. They and Capone undergo survival training. Kate goes out with their training officer, Capt. Ray Hartley, and becomes a victim of date rape.

Directors: Sidney Furie
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