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The trials of a U.S. Army platoon serving in the field during the Vietnam War.

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  • Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
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Series Cast Summary

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  Sgt. Clayton 'Zeke' Anderson / ... (58 episodes, 1987-1990)
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  Lt. Myron Goldman (58 episodes, 1987-1990)
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  Cpl. Daniel 'Danny' Percell / ... (58 episodes, 1987-1990)
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  Pvt. Alberto Ruiz / ... (58 episodes, 1987-1990)
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  Pvt. Marcus Taylor / ... (58 episodes, 1987-1990)
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  SP4 Marvin Johnson / ... (47 episodes, 1987-1989)
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  Lt. John McKay (37 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Pvt. Scott Baker / ... (22 episodes, 1987-1989)
Joshua D. Maurer ...
  Pvt. Roger Horn (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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  Pfc. Francis 'Doc Hoc' Hockenbury / ... (20 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Alex Devlin (18 episodes, 1989)
Steve Akahoshi ...
  Pvt. Randy 'Doc' Matsuda / ... (14 episodes, 1987-1988)
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  Capt. Rusty Wallace (12 episodes, 1987-1988)
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  Colonel Brewster / ... (9 episodes, 1989-1990)
Michael B. Christy ...
  Major Duncan / ... (9 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Dr. Jennifer Seymour / ... (8 episodes, 1989)
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  Pvt. William Griner (8 episodes, 1990)
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  Maj. Darling (7 episodes, 1989)
Peter Vogt ...
  General Elliot (7 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Colonel Stringer / ... (5 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  'Pop' Scarlet (5 episodes, 1990)
Charles Hyman ...
  Master Sgt. Hannegan / ... (5 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Sister Bernadette (4 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Lt. Col. Dalby (4 episodes, 1988)
Marilyn Tokuda ...
  Li An / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
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  Chieu / ... (4 episodes, 1989-1990)
John Walter Davis ...
  Sergeant Major / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
Oz Tortora ...
  Sid Boyle (4 episodes, 1989)
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  Lt. Beller (4 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  'Duke' Fontaine / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Lt. Nikki Raines (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
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  Maj. Gen. Edward Higgins (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Carol Anderson (3 episodes, 1989)
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  Col. Li Trang / ... (3 episodes, 1987-1989)
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  Susanna Lozada (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Le Tuan ...
  Chef / ... (3 episodes, 1988-1989)
Jihmi Kennedy ...
  Shakey Williams (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  PFC Jake Kuslets / ... (3 episodes, 1990)
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  Budd Sills / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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  Lt. Ferguson / ... (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Dean Hamilton ...
  SP4 Worthen / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Peter McKernan ...
  Pilot / ... (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Khoi Tran ...
  ARVN Scout / ... (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
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  Whore #2 / ... (3 episodes, 1989)
Hotep Brown ...
  Jac-Nho (3 episodes, 1989)
Rocky Slaymaker ...
  Door Gunner / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Peter Trencher ...
  Operations Officer / ... (3 episodes, 1989)
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  MG Goldman / ... (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
James Purcell ...
  Jim Doyle (2 episodes, 1989)
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  Stacy Bridger (2 episodes, 1989)

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Plot Summary

This series offers an unflinching look at the "tours of duty" of several members of a platoon during the Vietnam War. Death is inevitable in war, and major characters do die. The protagonists face the Viet Cong, social disapproval, and sometimes themselves over the course of the series. Written by Jason A. Cormier

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Also Known As
  • Commando Viêt-nam (France)
  • L'enfer du devoir (France)
  • Nam: Dienst in Vietnam (Germany)
  • Nam: El regreso (Spain)
  • Camino del infierno (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 47 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The first season of this show was filmed at the Schofield Barracks in Hawaii. Seasons two and three were filmed on the old set of M*A*S*H (1972) in California. See more »
Goofs In the pilot episode, with a background of 1967, all of the characters wear helmets with helmet covers issued in 1970s. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Presidential Candidates Selected for Jury Duty (1988). See more »
Soundtracks Paint It Black See more »
Quotes Sgt. Zeke Anderson: I think she's gonna have a baby. Anybody know what we oughta do?
Sergeant Marvin Johnson: No idea.
Pvt. Scott Baker: Well, my mother had a baby.
Sgt. Zeke Anderson: Well, I hope so, Baker!
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