China Beach: Season 1, Episode 5

Brothers (1 Jun. 1988)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Nan Woods ...
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Tim Ryan ...
Capt. Natch Austin (credit only)
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Brian Wimmer ...
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Fluke (as J.J.)
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Omar (as Glenn E. Plummer)
Marc Gilpin ...
Sammy Coy
Kevin Wixted ...
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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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1 June 1988 (USA)  »

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This episode takes place in December 1967. See more »

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K.C.: Hey. Heard about tomorrow, break a leg.
[slides onto the stool next to Laurette]
K.C.: I know things aren't real level with us. I mean I'm sure Boonie has told you all about him and me.
[Laurette nods vaguely]
K.C.: Not that you should believe any word that comes out of that ones mouth. What a guy. Some of the things he's seen. Unbelievable huh?
[Laurette nods vaguely again]
K.C.: Or maybe you'd rather not talk about it? O.K. have it your way. Although I'd hate to think you'd be gettin' all of this guys sweetness ...
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