Generation Kill: Season 1, Episode 5

A Burning Dog (10 Aug. 2008)

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As they scope a tiny hamlet, the men of Bravo are frustrated by the capricious nature of the war, and Colbert struggles to defend the actions of the higher-ups. Meanwhile, First Recon runs ... See full summary »

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As they scope a tiny hamlet, the men of Bravo are frustrated by the capricious nature of the war, and Colbert struggles to defend the actions of the higher-ups. Meanwhile, First Recon runs into a number of surprises as they try to cross a bridge. Written by Anonymous

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When Staff Sergeant Colbert is mocking Corporal Person, he refers to him being raised in a "whiskey tango trailer park." Whiskey and Tango are part of the NATO phonetic alphabet that represent the letters W and T. In this context, Whiskey Tango means "White Trash." See more »

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Before the controlled detonation of the school, a blue smoke marker is launched. Immediately after the detonation of the school, there is no blue smoke. See more »

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Lance Cpl. Harold James Trombley: Hey Pers, didn't your mom put your picture up on the Wal-mart Wall Of Heroes?
Cpl. Josh Ray Person: Yep. My grandma did when I went to Afghanistan. I'm on the Nevada, Missouri Wal-mart Wall Of Heroes. I even got my dress blues on.
Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert: If my mother ever distributed my likeness without written authorization, I would disown her.
Cpl. Josh Ray Person: Technically speaking, Brad, but... didn't your biological parents disown you when they put you up for adoption?
Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert: Point, Ray. I was one of those unfortunates adopted by upper middle-class ...
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