China Beach

Season 1 Episode 5

Somewhere Over the Radio

Aired Unknown May 11, 1988 on ABC
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Somewhere Over the Radio
Lila, Cherry and Laurette find themselves pinned down with a combat squad whose leader is not dealing with reality. Back at China Beach, KC and a frightened Boonie prepare to mount a rescue mission. Dr. Richard is injured just before he's scheduled to leave for R&R in Hawaii with Beth Ann.moreless

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    • QUOTES (6)

      • Dr. Richard: Can't be heaven, you're here.
        McMurphy: Now I know you'll be alright.
        Dr. Richard: Ow, I thought nurses were supposed to make you feel better.
        McMurphy: Except doctors. Doctors we make miserable (tucking blanket) here.
        Dr. Richard: Now I'm miserable.

      • Dr. Richard: Let's get into suits and helmets. You'll have to dress me.
        McMurphy: You love saying that.
        Dr. Richard: True. I do.

      • Lila: When I'm frightened I say a name over and over. It calms me.
        Cherry: Any name?
        Lila: No, that's the beauty of it. Something personalized just for you.
        Laurette: Oh, god.
        Lila: Good, you've got the idea Laurette. I rub my forehead and intone the name: Eleanor Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt…
        Laurette: Ahh, God!
        Lila: Now you got it, but many times.
        Laurette: Janis Joplin, Janis Joplin…

      • Laurette: How can you have a war in here? I can't see a thing!

      • McMurphy: I'm not leaving.
        Dr. Richard: Look, this is a live mortar, it could go. Two dead's enough.
        McMurphy: What if it doesn't, huh?
        Dr. Richard: Well, then I'm a hero!
        McMurphy: Without me?

      • D.J.: From? From… well, there's an interesting concept. Like, we're here and there's this other place, so if you're in – you're out, or by, or of, or to for, with, at about around. Keep the faith girls.
        Lila: There is something definitely wrong with that young man.
        Laurette: What was your first clue?

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