The Pacific: Season 1, Episode 1

Guadalcanal/Leckie (14 Mar. 2010)

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Veteran Sergeant John Basilone ships out soon after Pearl Harbor for Guadalcanal while other young enlistees are sent to boot camp.

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Directly following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Seargent John Basilone ships out to fight the enemy somewhere in the Pacific, and a young journalist called Robert Leckie enlists in the Marine Corps. Sidney Phillips ships off to boot camp after saying farewell to his friend Eugene Sledge, who cannot go with him due to a heart murmur. Eight months later, Phillips and Leckie, having completed boot camp are sent to secure a airfield on Guadalcanal, and to help defend it against counterattack. Written by David Fuller

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During the battle of Tenaru, you can clearly see the blank rounds in the belt magazine in a close-up shot of the machine gun team. See more »

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In a scene near the beginning, a group of marines is briefed. They stand before a large world map on the wall. Supposedly it's December 1941. On the map, Iceland is marked as Nazi-occupied territory. However, Iceland was never occupied by the Germans. In fact, there were some 40,000 US soldiers on the island even when the US was still neutral. See more »

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PFC Robert Leckie: Wanna know why we're here?
PFC Lew 'Chuckler' Juergens: Mm-hmm.
PFC Robert Leckie: [thinking for a while] Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws. And asks no omen but his country's cause.
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Very good start
20 March 2010 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

I've been waiting for this show from the first time i heard that creators of "Band of Brothers" are making this. And, i can say now, i'ts been worth waiting. First episode is very good. It's not a masterpiece, it's nothing we haven't see before, but it's a very good first episode of (hopfuly) great mini series. Acting, directing is good

  • no surprise, when S.Spielberg is ex-producer. Watching the first


episode, i start thinking about "The Thin red line", but it's a totally different (no surprise here). So far so good.Can't wait for next episode.


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