Tour of Duty

Season 1 Episode 13

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Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 21, 1988 on CBS
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A USO band comprised of three female dancers, a sax players, and a singer, completes their performance at an outlying base, and are rushed to a helicopter to be flown to their next destination. None of them get a chance to even change their costumes. The helicopter is shot down and the entire crew is killed. Meanwhile, Bravo company is out on a recon, and Taylor who is on point, thinks he must be going crazy when he sees the girl in hot pants and leather boots. Bravo company takes the girls with them but can't call in for help because the radio's batteries are dead.The USO people make the transition to "soldier" with various degrees of success.moreless

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      • Music in this episode
        * Wooly Bully - Long John and the rest of his friends are performing for the troops over in Vietnam.
        * Just My Imagination - The Temptations. Plays as Taylor rubs his eyes in disbelief after seeing a girl in leather boots and white shorts running through the jungle.
        * Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters. Long John and April are talking, Long John insisting he will try and re-enlist again. A harmonica version of this plays as Long John and Carlin talk on the way back to get Carlin's saxophone.
        * We Gotta Get Out of this Place - The final song Long John and the others perform, getting the GIs to stand up and sing with them before they are hustled off to a Chinook that is waiting for them. Also at the very end of the episode as the Huey lifts away with April and Colby and they see the men who saved their lives watching.

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