Tour of Duty

Season 1 Episode 12

Pushin' Too Hard

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 14, 1988 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Music in this episode
      * Get Ready - The Temptations. As the guys clean up before the mission, this is playing on a radio behind them.
      * Born to be Wild - Steppenwolf. Plays as they are flying out to the LZ and as they make their way into the jungle.
      * I'm Your Puppet - James and Bobby Purify. Plays as the men cross over a ravine, using a fallen tree as a bridge.
      * Bridge over Troubled Water - performed by Aretha Franklin. Plays during the memorial service for Wallace and the other fallen men and as Vicky and Anderson talk directly afterwards.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • This episode is set in December 1967. One of the only actual dates mentioned in the show was the date of Captain Wallace's death, 9th December 1967. In this episode Captain Wallace dies. The date is given in the citation for Zeke's medal awarded later in the series.

    • This is Kevin Conroy's final episode as Captain Rusty Wallace.

  • Allusions