FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) -- The northern New Jersey town that experienced traffic jams when approach lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge were closed has called in the cavalry.

Cast of "F-Troop" (L-R) CW: Forrest Tucker, Larry Storch, Melody Patterson and Ken Jones (Warner Brothers Television/Getty Images)

Fort Lee named "F Troop" actor Larry Storch mayor for a day on Sunday.

The 91-year-old Manhattan resident played Cpl. Randolph Agarn in the 1960s TV comedy that was set at fictional Fort Courage.

Storch said he forged a special relationship with Fort Lee because he performed at a nightclub there that was open from 1931 to 1954.

In "F Troop," his character claimed he was from another New Jersey city, Passaic.

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