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China Beach Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

7 Episodes 1988 - 1988

Episode 1

China Beach

Tue, Apr 26, 1988 120 mins

In the series pilot, set in 1967 Vietnam, perspectives on the war are shared by a dispirited Army nurse (Dana Delany), a spunky USO entertainer (Chloe Webb) and a wide-eyed Red Cross volunteer (Nan Woods). Dodger: Jeff Kober. Sweetness: Bobby Hosea. Georgia: Gail O'Grady. Sam Beckett: Michael Boatman.

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Episode 2


Wed, Apr 27, 1988 60 mins

When a Vietcong who grenaded two of McMurphy's friends is brought in, McMurphy is torn between her commitment to medicine and her loyalty to her pals. Vietcong Nurse: Elizabeth Lindsey. Dodger: Jeff Kober. Laurette: Chloe Webb. Cherry: Nan Woods. Boonie: Brian Wimmer. McMurphy: Dana Delaney.

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Episode 3

Hot Spell

Wed, May 4, 1988 60 mins

K.C. plans a get-rich-quick scheme with some dangerous locals; and the women share "first time" stories during a mortar attack. Thoung Kiet: George Kee Cheung. American: James W. Sudik. Colonel: David J. Partington. McMurphy: Dana Delany.

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Episode 4

Somewhere over the Radio

Wed, May 11, 1988 60 mins

Lila, Cherry and Laurette are shot down as they fly in-country; McMurphy and Dr. Dick operate on a boy with a live mortar round embedded in his belly. DeeJay: David Marciano. Banks: Kenny Ransom. Lila: Concetta Tomei. Cherry: Nan Woods. Laurette: Chloe Webb. McMurphy: Dana Delaney.

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Episode 5

Waiting for Beckett

Wed, May 18, 1988 60 mins

Beckett's behavior is becoming as morbid as the cadavers he's in constant contact with; and a young deserter creeps into Cherry's life. Filmore Cross: Jay Pickett. Kim: Marion Kodama Yue. Lieutenant Price: Jonathan Perpich. Beckett: Michael Boatman. Cherry: Nan Woods.

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Episode 6


Wed, Jun 1, 1988 60 mins

Beckett's morgue assistant exploits the usefulness of body bags; Cherry looks for her brother in an opium den; and Dr. Richard (Robert Picardo) develops an attitude problem. Omar: Glenn E. Plummer. Rick: Frederic Lehne. Fluke: J.J. Jones Jr. Cherry: Nan Woods.

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Episode 7

Chao Ong

Wed, Jun 8, 1988 60 mins

Laurette eats up the idea of a tryout with the host of an Army show, and McMurphy hungers for a warm moment alone with Natch. Nancy Sinatra has a cameo. Johnny Grant: Himself. Georgia: Gail O'Grady. Danton: Susan Crebs. McMurphy: Dana Delany. Laurette: Chloe Webb.

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