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Sgt. Bilko

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Sgt. Bilko (1996)

Sgt. Bilko is a 1996 military comedy directed by Jonathan Lynn and starring Steve Martin as Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko, head of the Motor Pool at the Fort Baxter US Army base and the leader of a band of misfit soldiers. The movie is based on The Phil Silvers Show, from which it takes its setting, back plot and characters.

The following weapons were used in the film Sgt. Bilko:

Colt M1911

A M1911 can be seen briefly on a drawing in the motorpool office.

Original Colt M1911 (dated 1913) - .45 ACP
The M1911 in a drawing on the office wall.

Beretta 92

The Beretta 92, identifiable by the rounded trigger guard, can be seen briefly right below the M1911.

Beretta 92 - 9x19mm
The Beretta 92, below the M1911, in a drawing on the office wall.


Used by all United States Army soldiers in the film. In a memorable scene, Pfc. Sam Fender (Brian Leckner) accidentally fires off an already chambered round from his M16A2 during inspection in front of Major Thorn (Phil Hartman).

M16A2 Rifle - 5.56x45mm. Select Fire rifle (Safe/Semi/3 round Burst Only).
Private First Class Holbrook (Daryl Mitchell) walks past a group of soldiers carrying M16A2s.
In a flashback, Sgt. Bilkos (Steve Martin) right-hand man looks right down the barrel of his M16A2. Not very bright.
Shortly before Fenders little mishap with his M16A2, Pfc. Holbrook (Daryl Mitchell) watches as Bilko attempts to make his men look like actual soldiers.


An M60 can be seen mounted on top of the turret of the hover tank.

M60 machine gun with bipod folded - 7.62x51mm NATO
The M60 wobbles around wildly as the hover tank is firing up its engines.
Bilko (Steve Martin) looks in surprise as Sgt. Henshaw (John Marshall Jones) blows up the wrong target during the presentation at the end of the film.

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