Unemployed Marine Corps killing machine Major Benson Winifred Payne (Damon Wayans), unable to cope with civilian life, is thrust back into the military regimen as commander of the Madison Academy Junior ROTC. How does military's most dangerous secret weapon discipline a few good men when none of them is even old enough to shave? Any way he wants! At least until school counselor Emily Walburn (Karyn Parsons) joins his tour of duty. Armed with the comic genius of Damon Wayne and stockpiled with humor, "Major Payne orders up the laughs." (Los Angeles Times)
Steve Martin stars with Dan Aykroyd and Phil Harman in an outrageous comedy from producer Brain Grazer. Martin is the inexplicable, incorrigible and invincible Sgt. Ernie Bilko, leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist for battle, he passes on this legacy of get tough, however, when the base is threatened with a shutdown, and a by-the-book adversary, Major Thorn (Hartman), is intent on taking Bilko's reputation down with it. Now all bets are on Bilko to drum up his biggest scheme yet to save Fort Baxter…and clear his name!