Tour of Duty (1987–1990)
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The Short Timer 

Taylor is a short timer, anxious to go back to Detroit. However, as the time for him to leave nears, he is less sure that he wants to leave his friends in Nam.

Director:

Bill Duke

Writers:

L. Travis Clark (creator), Steve Duncan (creator) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Terence Knox ... Sgt. Clayton 'Zeke' Anderson
Stephen Caffrey ... Lt. Myron Goldman
Joshua D. Maurer Joshua D. Maurer ... Pvt. Roger Horn (as Joshua Maurer)
Tony Becker ... Cpl. Daniel 'Danny' Percell
Eric Bruskotter ... Pvt. Scott Baker
Stan Foster Stan Foster ... SP4 Marvin Johnson
Ramón Franco ... Pvt. Alberto Ruiz (as Ramon Franco)
Miguel A. Núñez Jr. ... Pvt. Marcus Taylor (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Marshall Bell ... Sgt. Ralph Carlton
Glenn Plummer ... Duke Jackson
Thomas Jerke Thomas Jerke ... Cook
Allen Cole Allen Cole ... Cpl. Wells
David Yaddow David Yaddow ... Captain
Louise Dushkin Louise Dushkin ... Viet Maid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neal Hickerson ... Sgt. Edwards
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Storyline

Taylor is a short timer, anxious to go back to Detroit. However, as the time for him to leave nears, he is less sure that he wants to leave his friends in Nam.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | War

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1988 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

New World Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Opening blurb: 40% of the soldiers killed in Vietnam died during the first three months of their tours of duty. See more »

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