WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The roar of celebration at a viewing party for the season finale of NBC's Revolution droned out any sadness that the show is leaving Wilmington.
Extras from the show piled into The Cellar for a Monday night ritual that first began at the show's start. Many of them are members of the militia, and now they have their own militia too.
Sergeant Sam's militia is named after a production member who wrangled the extras on set for the past couple of months. As the season progressed, the size of Sgt. Sam's militia grew.
"They had become a band of brothers, and in the this case a militia brothers," David Schift said. Schift had an extra roll in Revolution where he acted as one of Monroe's Militia.
He says the bond the extras formed was almost instant calling it "an overnight friendship."
Although the show is coming to an end in Wilmington, members of Sergeant Sam's Militia said they feel a sense of accomplishment for the great beginning they helped create.
Revolution is not only moving towns, from Wilmington to Austin, Texas, but also the night the show airs. Next season the show will air on NBC on Wednesday nights at 8.