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Season 1, Episode 3 Far East

First Aired: May 20, 2001

“Far East,” A.R. Gurney's drama about the complications (and limitations) facing a rich young Navy lieutenant (Michael Hayden) stationed in Japan in 1954. It happens that Lt. “Sparky” Watts (Hayden) has fallen in love with a Japanese woman (Miou). It's a given that Sparky's family in Milwaukee won't approve, and so it's unfortunate that his commanding officer's wife, Julia (Lisa Emery), went to college with his aunt. Complicating matters further: Julia is attracted to Sparky. Captain Anderson: Bill Smitrovich. Bob Munger: Connor Trinneer.

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  • Premiered: October 7, 2000
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