Comic exploits of an acid-tongued Chief  Petty Officer in The US Navy. The show starred Don Rickles.Don Rickles plays Chief Petty Officer Sharkey,based at a naval recruitment center in California. Since all the men in his command seemed to be from different racial and cultural backgrounds, Sharkey has plenty of ammunition for his insults and putdowns. You ll find that even with the insults he is actually fond of his men.