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(1988–1991)

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1991

4 Jun. 1991
I Could Have Danced All Night... But Didn't
Portland, Oregon, 1983. McMurphy meets Joe Arenburg, a band drummer and the best man at a wedding where she is the maid of honor, triggering a flashback to 1969 with Dr. Richard during his final days at China Beach where Lila supervised the production of "My Fair Lady" with Dr. Richard, Glory Dawn, Beckett and Sarge Pepper in the leads. McMurphy also helps K.C. with planning the wedding of Lila and Sarge Pepper while she deals with own uncertainty with Dr. Richard.
 
11 Jun. 1991
100 Klicks Out
April 25-30, 1975. K.C., now running a successful nightclub in Bangkok, Thailand, gets a call from Trieu Au, her daughter's nanny in Saigon, for help. K.C. flies out to Saigon to help get both of them out of the country before the city falls to the Communists. But she has to deal with an enormous amount of red tape to do so, as well as quash her maternal instincts for her eight-year-old daughter, Karen, whom she barely knows. Meanwhile, Dodger arrives at the deserted China Beach facility after making his way through enemy territory and befriends a scared peasant woman...
 
18 Jun. 1991
The Always Goodbye
Bangkok, Thailand, 1969. McMurphy shows up on K.C.'s doorstep of her newly opened nightclub for some R&R with a smitten G.I. and to make her goodbye as her second tour of duty comes to a close. K.C.'s life as a nightclub owner is going fine, but McMurphy's life as an alcoholic is getting worse. K.C. eventually decides that raising her two-year-old daughter in Bangkok is not the place for her and sends Trieu An back to Saigon to raise Karen on her own. In a flash forward to May 1975, K.C. has managed to get out of Saigon and returned to Bangkok, only to find the life ...
 
25 Jun. 1991
Quest
Santa Cruz, California, Christmas 1976. K.C. has made it back to the USA to start her life over and she asks McMurphy to help get her back on her feet financially. K.C. then glimpses a view of her daughter, Karen, now being raised by the crippled Boonie. Inspired by K.C. wanting to start a new life, McMurphy decides to do something with her own. A month later, McMurphy travels to Red Lodge, Montana to join Dodger, now living with his invalid father and Doger's Amerasian son, hoping that his growing ministry for Vietnam Veterans will help her find answers to the ...
 
9 Jul. 1991
Rewind
1985. Karen Lanier is traveling across the USA making a short documentary film about Vietnam for a high school project and meets all of the principal characters including Dr. Richard, Dodger, Lila and Sarge Pepper, McMurphy, and even Mac Miller and K.C.'s younger sister, Monica, in which Karen finds that her search for the answers to what Vietnam was all about mirrors her search for her own identity and her long-lost mother K.C.
 
16 Jul. 1991
Through and Through
Portland, Oregon, 1985. McMurphy, now married to Joe Arenburg and settled down, seeks therapy for her sudden relapse into alcoholism when she starts to experience nightmarish flashbacks to a time at China Beach in 1969 when she was under enemy fire with Jeff Hyers.
 
22 Jul. 1991
Hello Goodbye
Youngstown, Ohio, 1988. Boonie throws a reunion of all the China Beach veterans. Among the attendees are McMurphy and Joe Arenburg and their baby daughter, Beckett and his wife and teenage son, Lila and a terminally ill Sarge Pepper, Dr. Richard and his wife Colleen, Dodger with his Amerasian son; Frankie Bunsen and Wayloo Marie Holmes. McMurphy flashes back to her last frantic days at China Beach in late 1969 and dealing with a mortally wounded marine. Karen Lanier also films the events and interviews the vets while hoping to come to peace terms with her mother K.C. ...
 
22 Jul. 1991
Hello Goodbye: Part 2
Youngstown, Ohio, 1988. Boonie throws a reunion of all the China Beach veterans. Among the attendees are McMurphy and Joe Arenburg and their baby daughter, Beckett and his wife and teenage son, Lila and a terminally ill Sarge Pepper, Dr. Richard and his wife Colleen, Dodger with his Amerasian son; Frankie Bunsen and Wayloo Marie Holmes. McMurphy flashes back to her last frantic days at China Beach in late 1969 and dealing with a mortally wounded marine. Karen Lanier also films the events and interviews the vets while hoping to come to peace terms with her mother K.C. ...
 

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