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China Beach

The Thanks of a Grateful Nation (Season 3, Episode 17)
TV Episode | 47 min | Drama, History, War

Back in his home town with his family, Dodger is drifting through a meaningless existence in dealing with his mother, father, younger sister, his old Vietnam vet buddy Sweetness, and a former girlfriend named Sissy. All this takes a turn ...See moreBack in his home town with his family, Dodger is drifting through a meaningless existence in dealing with his mother, father, younger sister, his old Vietnam vet buddy Sweetness, and a former girlfriend named Sissy. All this takes a turn when an old high school friend asks Dodger to help him dodge the draft and take him to Canada. Written by Anonymous See less
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Director
Cinematographer
Richard Thorpe (photographed by)
Casting Director
John Frank Levey (as John Levey)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 28, 1990

Release date
Feb 28, 1990 (United States)

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Dana Delany
Colleen McMurphy Colleen McMurphy   See fewer
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Michael Boatman
Pvt. Samuel Beckett (credit only) Pvt. Samuel Beckett (credit only)   See fewer
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Nancy Giles
Pvt. Frankie Bunsen (credit only) Pvt. Frankie Bunsen (credit only)   See fewer
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Jeff Kober
Sgt. Evan 'Dodger' Winslow Sgt. Evan 'Dodger' Winslow   See fewer
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Robert Picardo
Dr. Dick Richard Dr. Dick Richard   See fewer
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Concetta Tomei
Maj. Lila Garreau (credit only) Maj. Lila Garreau (credit only)   See fewer
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Brian Wimmer
Cpl. Boonie Lanier (credit only) Cpl. Boonie Lanier (credit only)   See fewer
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Marg Helgenberger
K.C. Kolowski (credit only) K.C. Kolowski (credit only)   See fewer
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Tom Bower
Archie Winslow Archie Winslow   See fewer
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Bobby Hosea
Sweetness Elroy Sweetness Elroy   See fewer
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Helen Hunt
Amanda 'Sissy' Simpson Amanda 'Sissy' Simpson   See fewer
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Doug Savant
Richard Richard   See fewer
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Penelope Windust
Jean Winslow Jean Winslow   See fewer
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Michael Boston
Private Wilson (as Michael Griffin) Private Wilson (as Michael Griffin)   See fewer
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Arlene Taylor
Annie Winslow Annie Winslow   See fewer
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Lyndsay Riddell
Jennifer Jennifer   See fewer
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Richard Herd
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Billy Tim
Drunken Soldier (uncredited) Drunken Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 19 votes