China Beach (1988–1991)
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With a Little Help from My Friends 

Holly prepares herself for a "Battle of the Bands" concert and asks Hang, a Vietnamese chore woman, to perform with her. But later, Holly becomes suspicious when circumstantial evidence ... See full summary »

Writers:

William Broyles Jr. (creator), John Sacret Young (creator) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dana Delany ... Colleen McMurphy
Michael Boatman ... Pvt. Samuel Beckett
Nancy Giles Nancy Giles ... Pvt. Frankie Bunsen
Jeff Kober ... Sgt. Evan 'Dodger' Winslow (credit only)
Robert Picardo ... Dr. Dick Richard
Concetta Tomei ... Maj. Lila Garreau
Ned Vaughn ... Jeff Hyers
Brian Wimmer ... Cpl. Boonie Lanier
Marg Helgenberger ... K.C. Kolowski
Derek de Lint ... Dr. Gerard Bernard
Tom Sizemore ... Sgt. Vinnie Ventresca, the Dog Man
Ricki Lake ... Holly Pelegrino
Haunani Minn ... Hang
Marcia Magus Marcia Magus ... Nurse Jody Kass
Jean Pierre Nguyen Jean Pierre Nguyen ... Man with a Basket
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Storyline

Holly prepares herself for a "Battle of the Bands" concert and asks Hang, a Vietnamese chore woman, to perform with her. But later, Holly becomes suspicious when circumstantial evidence points to Hang having connections to the Viet Cong after a number of bombings and mishaps occur at China Beach and in the area. Frankie is wounded in one of the bombings and becomes paranoid of all Vietnamese around her. Meanwhile, McMurphy is forced to work in a civilian ward while maintaining her interest with Dr. Bernard. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1989 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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