Mail Call

Mail Call Series
Genre: Documentary
Premiere: 2002
Network: History Channel
IMDB Rating: 8.4/10
Sessons: 8
Full Episodes: 99
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Full Show Summary

Retired Marine Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey takes viewers' questions concerning military hardware and technology, then consults with experts to answer them. Topics covered to date include gas masks, Gatling guns, night vision equipment, and samurai swords.
Mail Call S08E07
Last Episode, 25 May 2007: Season 8, Episode 7: Episode 12
A trip to the Tennessee Museum of Aviation to see the P-51s and P-47s.
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Date Aired Mail Call Episodes
Season 1
04 August 2002 Season 1, Episode 1: Tank; Gatling Gun; Samurai Sword
11 August 2002 Season 1, Episode 2: Knight's Armor; WWI Backpack; Landmine
18 August 2002 Season 1, Episode 3: Flak Vest; Medieval Crossbow; WWI Pilots
25 August 2002 Season 1, Episode 4: Civil War Cannoneers; Night Vision; Clearing a Minefield
01 September 2002 Season 1, Episode 5: Landing Craft, Air Cushion Hovercraft (LCAC); U.S. Cavalry Saddles; Gas Masks
08 September 2002 Season 1, Episode 6: Mortar; WWII GIs' Personal Items; Native-American Arrows
15 September 2002 Season 1, Episode 7: Re-Fueling a Fighter Jet; Naval Signal Flags; GI Chow
22 September 2002 Season 1, Episode 8: Revolutionary WarMusket; Jousting; Foxholes
29 September 2002 Season 1, Episode 9: The Pilum; WWII Radios; First Rockets
05 October 2002 Season 1, Episode 10: Ninja Weapons; Flamethrower; Military Dogs
07 October 2002 Season 1, Episode 11: Grenades; Dog Tags; Dinner in a Pouch
21 October 2002 Season 1, Episode 12: The Jeep; HIMARS; Hurricanes
28 October 2002 Season 1, Episode 13: Future Gear; Marine Camouflage; Army's New Armored Vehicle
Season 2
15 December 2002 Season 2, Episode 1: Grenade Launchers; Grape Shot; Shrapnel; D-Day Paratrooper Gear; Jet Packs
22 December 2002 Season 2, Episode 2: Civil War Rifles; 1st Missile Sub; Navy Divers' Gear; Field Strip; Bowie Knife;
29 December 2002 Season 2, Episode 3: AVLB; Fulton Recovery System; Pilot Survival Kit; Trireme; Battleship Guns; Gra
19 January 2003 Season 2, Episode 4: Marine Weapons Training; Greek Phalanx; MiG-29; Hellcat Tank Destroyer;
26 January 2003 Season 2, Episode 5: Trebuchet; Troop Headcounts; BAR; Smart Bombs; Modern Parachutes; Boomerangs
02 February 2003 Season 2, Episode 6: LAV; Landing Craft; Doughboy; OPFOR; Chain Mail; Military Salute
09 February 2003 Season 2, Episode 7: Deuce and a Half; Vietnam Gun Truck; World War II Household Fat; Missile Silos;
02 March 2003 Season 2, Episode 8: Self-Propelled Artillery; Matchlock Musket; Airships; Blue Angels;Pirate Weapon
09 March 2003 Season 2, Episode 9: Anti-Tank Rocket; Bazooka; HQ Tour; Tactical Operations Center; Downed Pilots
15 March 2003 Season 2, Episode 10: Medieval Weapons; Lewis Gun; Carrier Pigeons; Gliders in Combat; Anti-Tank
23 March 2003 Season 2, Episode 11: Amphibious Assault Vehicle; Jeep; Medieval Battering Ram; Urban Warfare; Ball
06 April 2003 Season 2, Episode 12: Unmanned Aircraft; Bogey; 1st Combat Helicopter; Forward Observers;
12 April 2003 Season 2, Episode 13: Newest Coast Guard Ship; Carrier Battle Group; Tanks; Sherman Tank; XM-29 Rifl
Season 3
13 July 2003 Season 3, Episode 2: Super Stallion Helicopter; Flying Banana; Navy Hazing; Seabees; GI Jargon; Tank
20 July 2003 Season 3, Episode 3: M-1 Garand Rifle; First Assault Rifle; JATO; Golden Knights Parachute Team; Bar
27 July 2003 Season 3, Episode 4: Rocket-Assisted Projectile; WWII German Gustav; Tent Tech; Pup Tent; Tomahawk;
10 August 2003 Season 3, Episode 5: M-16; Viet Cong Booby Traps; Super-Secret Ravens; Wild Weasels; Vietnam River P
17 August 2003 Season 3, Episode 6: Marine Sniper Rifle; BlowGun; Mulberry Harbor; French Resistance; Frontline Med
31 August 2003 Season 3, Episode 7: Marine Sniper School; Hand Signals; Ho Chi Minh Trail; Motorcycles; Loading Pal
07 September 2003 Season 3, Episode 8: Armored Scout Car; Water-Cooled Machine Gun; Fart Sack; Shuteye; Nazi U-Boats;
14 September 2003 Season 3, Episode 9: Claymore Mine; 1st U.S. Nuclear Sub; Resupply at Sea; Patriot Air Defense Missi
05 October 2003 Season 3, Episode 10: WWII Half Track; Arctic Vehicles; Weird Weapons; Navy Hydrofoils; Combat Contr
12 October 2003 Season 3, Episode 11: Military Pilot Training; Flak; Doolittle Raid; One-Man Submarine; Military Rad
19 October 2003 Season 3, Episode 12: F-15 Eagle; Flying Platform; Atomic Annie; Army Missiles; Tommy Gun v. Burp Gu
26 October 2003 Season 3, Episode 13: Avenger; Stinger & Red-Eye Missiles; Military Firefighter & Smokejumpe
Season 4
11 January 2004 Season 4, Episode 1: Golden Knights; U.S. Air Force; Flying Tigers; Blood Chit; AC-130U Spooky Gunsh
18 January 2004 Season 4, Episode 2: Blimp; Miitary Shotguns; Navy Graveyard; Poop Deck
25 January 2004 Season 4, Episode 3: Guided Missile Destroyer; WWI Aircraft & Aces; Marine Corps FAST Teams
08 February 2004 Season 4, Episode 4: Grease Gun; Sten Gun; E-3 Sentry AWACS; J-Stars; Vietnam Fire Support Bases; Ch
15 February 2004 Season 4, Episode 5: Medieval Madness; National Technical Systems; Fabulous Flops; P-51 Mustang; A-2
22 February 2004 Season 4, Episode 6: Heavy Support Vehicles
07 March 2004 Season 4, Episode 7: Army Air Ambulance; 1st Special Service Force; Johnson Rifle; MiG-15 vs. F-86
28 March 2004 Season 4, Episode 8: Fastest Army Vehicle; Uncle Sam; Tank Destroyers; Anti-Tank Rifle; Dive Bomber
04 April 2004 Season 4, Episode 9: Navy SEALs; Frogmen; Kettering Bug; A-10 Warthog; Rommel's Afrika Korps Gear
11 April 2004 Season 4, Episode 10: Jump Gear; Weapons; Communications and Medical Gear
25 April 2004 Season 4, Episode 11: Nuclear-Attack Submarine: Diving, Steering and Sonar; Torpedoes and Tomahawk M
02 May 2004 Season 4, Episode 12: Mark V Special Ops Craft; U.S. Gunboat; German Paratroopers; German Junkers; M
16 May 2004 Season 4, Episode 13: Bren Gun & Carrier; Special Forces School Final Exam; Beasts of Burden; Pr
Season 5
11 July 2004 Season 5, Episode 1: Spanish-American War Rifle; Remembering the Maine; SR-71 Blackbird; U-2 Spy Pla
18 July 2004 Season 5, Episode 2: MP5; Three Types of Automatic Weapons; Marine Corps Paratroopers of World War I
25 July 2004 Season 5, Episode 3: The Navy Marine Mammals Program; The Chain of Evacuation in World War II; WC54
01 August 2004 Season 5, Episode 4: Gear of the French Musketeers; Fighter Planes of World War II; High Altitude Re
08 August 2004 Season 5, Episode 5: Episode 5
15 August 2004 Season 5, Episode 6: Episode 6
29 August 2004 Season 5, Episode 7: Episode 7
05 September 2004 Season 5, Episode 8: Episode 8
19 September 2004 Season 5, Episode 9: Episode 9
03 October 2004 Season 5, Episode 10: Episode 10
05 October 2004 Season 5, Episode 11: Episode 11
19 October 2004 Season 5, Episode 12: Afghanistan
Season 6
04 March 2005 Season 6, Episode 1: Episode 1
11 March 2005 Season 6, Episode 2: Episode 2
18 March 2005 Season 6, Episode 3: Episode 3
01 April 2005 Season 6, Episode 4: The Pentagon
01 April 2005 Season 6, Episode 5: SS Lane Victory
13 May 2005 Season 6, Episode 6: 29 Palms
20 May 2005 Season 6, Episode 7: Civil War Special
27 May 2005 Season 6, Episode 8: Iwo Jima Special
03 June 2005 Season 6, Episode 9: Gator Navy
10 June 2005 Season 6, Episode 10: B-2
17 June 2005 Season 6, Episode 11: Episode 11
24 June 2005 Season 6, Episode 12: Benelli M4 Shotgun/1st Air Cav in Vietnam/Germany's WWII ME-163 Komet & Kubelw
Season 7
16 September 2005 Season 7, Episode 1: MK-19 Grenade Launcher/PPSH-41/WWII Weasel/Vertijet
23 September 2005 Season 7, Episode 2: Beach Masters; DLI; Hooch; Eureka MPTGS Type 3 Tent; Cabanatuan Raid; Arisaka R
30 September 2005 Season 7, Episode 3: Episode 3
07 October 2005 Season 7, Episode 4: Hurricane Katrina
07 October 2005 Season 7, Episode 5: DOD Firefighter/USMC Martial Arts Training/Little David
21 October 2005 Season 7, Episode 6: Episode 6
28 October 2005 Season 7, Episode 7: Episode 7
04 November 2005 Season 7, Episode 8: Episode 8
11 November 2005 Season 7, Episode 9: Ermey's Vietnam
13 December 2005 Season 7, Episode 10: Minot AFB
29 December 2005 Season 7, Episode 11: Knob Creek Gun Range
07 March 2006 Season 7, Episode 12: War in the Pacific
08 October 2006 Season 7, Episode 13: Potato Digger; Smith; P-38; Wire Dawgs
19 January 2007 Season 7, Episode 14: Iwo Jima Special
02 March 2007 Season 7, Episode 15: Episode 3
02 March 2007 Season 7, Episode 16: Ermey's Biggest Bangs
09 March 2007 Season 7, Episode 17: Ermey's Hottest Rides
Season 8
16 March 2007 Season 8, Episode 1: Episode 6
23 March 2007 Season 8, Episode 2: Episode 7
13 April 2007 Season 8, Episode 3: Episode 8
05 May 2007 Season 8, Episode 4: Episode 9
09 May 2007 Season 8, Episode 5: Episode 10
18 May 2007 Season 8, Episode 6: Episode 11
25 May 2007 Season 8, Episode 7: Episode 12