Elizabeth and Phil are on assignment, pretending they are a husband pilot and a stewardess wife they start a friendship with a Russian family that recently emigrated to Washington to find out what the husband is actually doing for work and who he is talking to about his old job when he was in Russia. On a second assignment Phil and Elizabeth with the assistance of additional comrades are tasked with digging up the failed William's corpse to cut off a piece of his infected flesh in an effort to acquire the level 4 bio-hazard chemical that can be weaponized for the Russia homeland. While in the process of digging up the deceased and infected William, Phil and Elizabeth's comrade Hans, accidentally fell back and cut his hand and sadly, had to be left behind in the grave alongside with the deceased and infected William.
Did You Know?
The title of this episode shares the same name with Julianne Moore's character in Boogie Nights. Both the episode title and the character's name are references to the same thing: lyrics from the patriotic anthem "America the Beautiful" by Katharine Lee Bates ("O beautiful for spacious skies, / For amber waves of grain...") See more
When they dig up the casket, dude is wearing an arc welding helmet while using a cutting torch. He would not be able to see out of it. Besides that, the casket is aluminum and a cutting torch does not work very well on that. See more
Written by Gerald V. Casale
, Mark Mothersbaugh
Performed by Devo See more