Having raced to capture the airfield, First Recon is now miles ahead of the rest of the American force and has some time to rest and regroup. The abandoned supply truck has been looted and destroyed and the company is now down to one meal a day.
Did You Know?
At the very beginning of this episode (where you see a marine getting a haircut in the background, and another marine jumps down in the foreground, in front of the camera), you can hear an off-screen marine exclaim "Hey white boy! What you waitin' for? That hole ain't gonna dig itself!" This is a direct quote from Platoon
(1986), in which Junior (one of the seasoned grunts) eggs on Chris (Charlie Sheen
) to make haste with the defensive position he's working on. See more
When the Marines are singing "Teenage Dirtbag" at the end, in the exterior shots Walt's lip movements don't match the audio. See more
[while Alpha's lieutenant and Meesh try to question some locals about the nonexistent Iraqi tanks
Cpl. Cody Scott
Dude, whaddya think they're sayin'?
[in an effeminate voice
"Excuse me, Meesh. Tell the man that we come in friendship."
Sgt. Damon Fawcett
And Meesh is, "Dude, my big American friends are going to fuck you up if you don't show us some blown-up tanks!" And the hajji's all, "Habadabada? Habadadabada."
Cpl. John Burris
And Meesh is all, "Dude, these Iraqis love the fact that we are here. They fucking love freedom and they thought that ...
References The Rock
Written and Performed by Kadim Al Sahir
(as Kadim Al Sahir)
Courtesy of Rotana Audio Video
By Arrangement with The Orchard See more