Last weekend, we learned that Melody Patterson, the actress who played the young and spunky Wrangler Jane on F Troop
, passed away at age 66. If you have yet to read Larry Storch's loving farewell
to his costar, do so now.
was one of the wildest sitcoms of the 1960s
, and Patterson was just 16 when the series kicked off. See the California girl light up the screen in three memorable episodes of F Troop
this weekend — "Marriage, Fort Courage Style" (Saturday at 5:30AM | 4:30C), "The Courtship of Wrangler Jane" (Sunday at 6AM | 5C) and "That's Show Biz" (Sunday at 6:30AM | 5:30C). The latter episode is notable for featuring some famous rock & roll figures
Additionally, MeTV will air an episode of Hawaii Five-O featuring Patterson, "Nightmare in Blue," on Sunday at 6PM | 5C. Patterson was married to series star James MacArthur, a.k.a. "Danno," and spent some of her life in Hawaii.
Set some time to have this memorable Melody stuck in your head.