Having raced to capture the airfield, First Recon is now miles ahead of the rest of the American force and has some time to rest and regroup. The abandoned supply truck has been looted and destroyed and the company is now down to one meal a day. Written by
Did You Know?
At the very beginning of this episode (where you see a marine getting a haircut in the background, and another marine jumps down in the foreground, in front of the camera), you can hear an off-screen marine exclaim "Hey white boy! What you waitin' for? That hole ain't gonna dig itself!" This is a direct quote from Platoon
(1986), in which Junior (one of the seasoned grunts) eggs on Chris (Charlie Sheen
) to make haste with the defensive position he's working on. See more
In a close-up shot of the dead Iraqi girl in the back of the yellow car, her chest can be seen moving as she breathes. See more
Sgt. Antonio 'Poke' Espera
Naw, naw, naw, Brad. You cannot say that you like Pocahontas. The genocide of my people is turned into a cartoon musical? With a singing raccoon? I mean, think about it, Dog. The real story of Pocahontas is about a bunch of white boys who come to my land, bribe the corrupt Indian chief, kill off all the warriors and fuck the Indian princess silly. Would the white man make a story about Auschwitz, where the inmate falls in love with the guard and they go off singing love songs with dancing ...
References First Blood
Written and Performed by Kadim Al Sahir
(as Kadim Al Sahir)
Courtesy of Rotana Audio Video
By Arrangement with The Orchard See more