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China Beach

Somewhere Over the Radio (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 48 min | Drama, History, War

In an attempt to understand Boonie, Laurette volunteers to accompany Lila and Cherry on a mission in the Central Highlands. When their helicopter is shot down, they are rescued by a squad of GIs supposedly being led by the legendary ...See moreIn an attempt to understand Boonie, Laurette volunteers to accompany Lila and Cherry on a mission in the Central Highlands. When their helicopter is shot down, they are rescued by a squad of GIs supposedly being led by the legendary Captain Osborne whom Lila has come to meet. At China Beach, Dr. Richard is wounded before his R&R while operating on a wounded GI with a live mortar shell inside him, while K.C. and a frightened Boonie prepare to mount a rescue mission to locate Lila, Laurrette and Cherry. Written by Matt Patay See less
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Director
Producer
Cinematographer
Editor
Jacque Elaine Toberen (as Jacque Toberen)
Casting Director
John Frank Levey (as John Levey)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated May 11, 1988

Release date
May 11, 1988 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Dana Delany
Colleen McMurphy Colleen McMurphy   See fewer
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Nan Woods
Cherry White Cherry White   See fewer
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Michael Boatman
Pvt. Samuel Beckett Pvt. Samuel Beckett   See fewer
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Marg Helgenberger
K.C. Kolowski K.C. Kolowski   See fewer
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Robert Picardo
Dr. Dick Richard Dr. Dick Richard   See fewer
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Tim Ryan
Capt. Natch Austin (credit only) Capt. Natch Austin (credit only)   See fewer
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Concetta Tomei
Maj. Lila Garreau Maj. Lila Garreau   See fewer
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Brian Wimmer
Cpl. Boonie Lanier Cpl. Boonie Lanier   See fewer
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Chloe Webb
Laurette Barber Laurette Barber   See fewer
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David Marciano
Dee Jay Dee Jay   See fewer
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Kenneth Ransom
Banks (as Kenny Ransom) Banks (as Kenny Ransom)   See fewer
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David Reynolds
Pilot #1 Pilot #1   See fewer
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Marion Yue
Kim (as Marion Kodama Yue) Kim (as Marion Kodama Yue)   See fewer
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Michael J Henderson
Beetle (as Michael J. Henderson) Beetle (as Michael J. Henderson)   See fewer
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Tommy Morgan Jr.
Serviceman #1 (as Tommy Morgan) Serviceman #1 (as Tommy Morgan)   See fewer
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Charles A. Tamburro
Pilot #2 (as Chuck Tamburro) Pilot #2 (as Chuck Tamburro)   See fewer
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Billy Tim
Drunken Soldier (uncredited) Drunken Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 23 votes