China Beach: Season 1, Episode 5

Brothers (1 Jun. 1988)

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Tim Ryan ...
Capt. Natch Austin (credit only)
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Omar (as Glenn E. Plummer)
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Sammy Coy
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Beckett joins the company of two fellow black servicemen who preach brotherhood, only to deal with the pressure of their racial prejudice and financial coercion when he discovers his new friends using the body bags in his morgue for drug smuggling. Meanwhile, Dodger helps Cherry find her long-lost brother, Rick, who is a spaced-out black marketer working in the sordid underworld of Da Nang. Also, Laurette faces in important audition with laryngitis. Dr. Richard returns from his R&R in Hawaii disillusioned by the perceived changes with his wife. Written by Anonymous

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This episode takes place in December 1967. See more »

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Cherry White: [looking in a box of K.C.'s 'items'] I don't even know what most of this stuff does.
Nurse Colleen McMurphy: To boldly go...
K.C.: ...where no man has gone before.
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