Amazing Stories

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Amazing Stories (1985-1987)

Amazing Stories was a television anthology series created by Steven Spielberg that aired on NBC from 1985 to 1987. The ambitious series premiered with great fanfare due to its high profile director and the series attracted several A-list directors to helm various episodes including Clint Eastwood, Joe Dante, Danny DeVito, Peter Hyams, Robert Zemeckis, and Martin Scorsese in addition to Spielberg himself.

The following weapons were used in the television series Amazing Stories:

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Machine Guns

Browning M2 Aircraft Heavy Machine Gun

Browning M2 Aircraft heavy machine guns are the primary armament of the B-17 Flying Fortress in Season 1's "The Mission" (S1E05), which was directed by Steven Spielberg and featured Kevin Costner and Kiefer Sutherland as part of a B-17 bomber crew who struggle to find a way to get their young gunner out of his ball turret before they crash land.

Browning M2 aircraft heavy machine gun .50 BMG
In Season 1's "The Mission" (S1E05), belly gunners fire their M2 Aircraft BMG's.
Jonathan (Casey Siemaszko) fires the Browning M2's while in the ball turret in Season 1's "The Mission" (S1E05).
In Season 1's "The Mission" (S1E05), the Browning is seen in the nose.

MG42

The MG42 is seen used by enemy forces as the men storm the beach in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14), which starred Charlie Sheen as a young US infantryman who are about to get their first taste of battle as they storm a beach in Italy.

MG42 with sling and bipod collapsed - 7.92mm Mauser
The MG42 is seen used by enemy forces as the men storm the beach in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14).

Browning Automatic Rifle

The Browning Automatic Rifle is seen carried by Tiny (Tom Hodges) in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14).

Browning Automatic Rifle
The Browning Automatic Rifle is seen carried by Tiny (Tom Hodges) in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14).
The Browning Automatic Rifle is seen fired by Tiny (Tom Hodges) in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14).

Handguns

M1911A1

Static (Kiefer Sutherland) is seen chambering an M1911A1 when he struggles with a difficult decision in Season 1's "The Mission" (S1E05).

M1911A1 .45 ACP
Static (Kiefer Sutherland) is seen chambering his M1911A1 in Season 1's "The Mission" (S1E05).
Closeup of the M1911A1 in Season 1's "The Mission" (S1E05).

Flintlock Pistol

Davy Crockett (Richard Young) also uses a Flintlock Pistol while defending the Alamo. Several flintlocks are also seen in a modern day display later in the episode.

Flintlock Pistol
Davy Crockett (Richard Young) also uses a Flintlock Pistol while defending the Alamo in "Alamo Jobe" (S1E03).
Several Flintlock pistols are seen in a modern day display in "Alamo Jobe" (S1E03).

Single Action Army

Several models of the Colt Single Action Army are seen in a modern day display in "Alamo Jobe" (S1E03).

2nd Generation Colt Single Action Army w/ 7.5" barrel known as the "Cavalry" model - Nickel plated model - .45 LC
Several models of the Colt Single Action Army are seen in a modern day display in "Alamo Jobe" (S1E03).

Rifles and Muskets

Kentucky Flintlock Rifle

Alamo Jobe (Kelly Reno) carries a Kentucky/Pennsylvania long rifle throughout "Alamo Jobe" (S1E03), a Season 1 episode based on story by Steven Spielberg that follows a young Texan fighting at the Battle of the Alamo who finds himself transported through time to modern day Texas.

Kentucky Rifle - .50, .45, or .36 caliber.
Alamo Jobe (Kelly Reno) carries a Kentucky/Pennsylvania long rifle throughout "Alamo Jobe" (S1E03).

Model 1766 French Charleville Infantry Musket

In "Alamo Jobe" (S1E03), the Charleville Musket is one of the firearms used by the defenders of the Alamo.

Charleville Musket - 69 caliber
In "Alamo Jobe" (S1E03), the Charleville musket is seen used by the defenders of the Alamo.

M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is carried by most of the men in the unit including Casey (Charlie Sheen) in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14).

M1 Garand .30-06
On the left, Casey (Charlie Sheen) armed with the M1 Garand in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14).
Casey on the right holds his M1 Garand in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14).

M1 Carbine

In Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14), the M1 Carbine is mainly seen carried by the 1st Sergeant as well as Pvt. Arnold Skamp (Larry Spinak).

Korean War Era M1 Carbine, with Birch Stock, Adjustable sight, bayonet lug, and twin magazine pouch - .30 Carbine. Most of the World War II variations of the M1 Carbine were sent back to the Military Arsenals and retrofitted with the Bayonet Lug and adjustable rear sight. This is the version seen after late 1945 and all the way until the 1960s. This version is seen most often in World War II movies, despite being anachronistic for most World War II battles
The 1st Sgt. carries his M1 Carbine in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14).
The First Sergeant in the middle with his M1 Carbine in Season 1's "No Day At The Beach" (S1E14). Note that his carbine has the anachronistic post WWII bayonet lug.

M1A1 Thompson

The M1A1 Thompson is mainly seen used by Irish (Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini).

M1A1 Thompson .45 Caliber ACP
Irish (Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini) fires the M1A1 Thompson



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