China Beach: Season 3, Episode 1

The Unquiet Earth (20 Sep. 1989)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | War
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While on their way to Da Nang for a state dinner, McMurphy and K.C. are captured by the Viet Cong when their jeep breaks down in the jungle and are placed in an underground tunnel complex. ... See full summary »

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Pvt. Samuel Beckett (credit only)
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Pvt. Frankie Bunsen (credit only)
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Jeff Hyers (credit only)
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Tran
Catherine Ai ...
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Arsenio 'Sonny' Trinidad ...
Wounded VC Cadre Leader
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While on their way to Da Nang for a state dinner, McMurphy and K.C. are captured by the Viet Cong when their jeep breaks down in the jungle and are placed in an underground tunnel complex. McMurphy is then forced by Mai's brother, Tuan, to operate on their severely wounded cadre leader while K.C. plans an escape. Written by Anonymous

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McMurphy's line, "If we only had the right kind of flush valves...," seems a reference to the toilet valve invented by actress Dana Delany's grandfather. See more »

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K.C.: Oh, we just trust this is gonna make a difference, huh?
Nurse Colleen McMurphy: No, they'll kill us anyway...
K.C.: So why do it? Why even tell them about my blood?
Nurse Colleen McMurphy: Because I'm stupid. Because it's the right thing to do. Take your pick.
K.C.: I pick "stupid."
Nurse Colleen McMurphy: Both answers will be graded as correct.
K.C.: God, you're a pain in the ass, McMurphy.
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