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Crossing the Great Water 

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Dr. Richard confronts his limitations when he finds himself doctoring some local villagers after receiving divorce papers from his wife back home. Meanwhile, Beckett helps Mai pay her taxes... See full summary »

Director:

Mimi Leder

Writers:

William Broyles Jr. (creator), John Sacret Young (creator) | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dana Delany ... Colleen McMurphy
Michael Boatman ... Pvt. Samuel Beckett
Nancy Giles Nancy Giles ... Pvt. Frankie Bunsen
Marg Helgenberger ... K.C. Kolowski (credit only)
Jeff Kober ... Sgt. Evan 'Dodger' Winslow
Robert Picardo ... Dr. Dick Richard
Concetta Tomei ... Maj. Lila Garreau (credit only)
Brian Wimmer ... Cpl. Boonie Lanier
Megan Gallagher ... Wayloo Marie Holmes
Elizabeth Lindsey Elizabeth Lindsey ... Mai
Perry Lang ... Lt. Commander Frederick Emmanuel
Marcia Magus Marcia Magus ... Nurse Jody Kass
Lee Mary Weilnau Lee Mary Weilnau ... Sister
Gunnar Peterson Gunnar Peterson ... Grunt
Larron Tate ... G.I. #2
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Storyline

Dr. Richard confronts his limitations when he finds himself doctoring some local villagers after receiving divorce papers from his wife back home. Meanwhile, Beckett helps Mai pay her taxes by gambling on ping pong games and as a result, they get even more closer. McMurphy stays close to Dodger while he waits to be transported to Japan to recover from his injuries. Also, Wayloo falls for a Naval officer. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | History | War

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Soldier: Dr. Richard, phone call for you.
Dr. Dick Richard: If it's Boston, tell them I'm in a mortar attack, I'll call back in I survive.
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References Lawrence of Arabia (1962) See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 1989 (USA) See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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