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
When the Marines are singing "Teenage Dirtbag" at the end, in the exterior shots Walt's lip movements don't match the audio. See more
Cpt. Craig 'Encino Man' Schwetje
It was the enemy who stole your food from you, and you should be really, really mad at them. Before we step off on this next mission, I'm reminding you of who your enemy is. The enemy.
References First Blood
Written by Brendan B. Brown See more