DirectorMelvin Bernhardt First episode dateMarch 19, 1984 Duration LanguageEnglish
CreatorThomas Heggen Release dateMarch 19, 1984 (1984-03-19) CastRobert Hays (Lt. JG Doug Roberts), Kevin Bacon (Ens. Frank Pulver), Raye Birk (Dowdy), Charles Durning (The Captain), Marilu Henner (Nurse Girard), Howard Hesseman (Doc) Similar moviesDown Periscope, You're in the Navy Now, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Saving Private Ryan, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Band of Brothers
Mister Roberts is a 1984 television film that was originally broadcast live and adapted from the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan, based on Heggens novel, and starring Robert Hays as Doug Roberts and Charles Durning as the captain.
Set aboard a navy cargo ship during World War II, this comedic drama follows Lt. Doug Roberts (Robert Hays, Airplane!), who battles boredom and a tyrannical captain to the admiration of Ensign Pulver, Doc, and the crew.