Generation Kill: Season 1, Episode 4

Combat Jack (3 Aug. 2008)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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 Anonymous

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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 »

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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 »

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Cpl. Walt Hasser: [At night, the platoon is preparing for an attack from the oncoming Iraqi army] They're movin'. You can see it.
Cpl. Josh Ray Person: So, we're unsupplied, twenty-four hours ahead of the next nearest Marine and now the Iraqi army has found us. I like the plan, Brad. It works for me.
Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert: [Colbert looks at the 'Iraqi army'] Its a town. And it ain't movin'.
Cpl. Walt Hasser: Are you sure?
Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert: It's autokinesis: seeing involuntary muscle movements of your own eyes. Those lights aren't going to come any closer than they are. It's a fuckin' town. ...
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