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Tour of Duty took place during which war?
The series followed the second platoon of which company?
Production utilized sets from what other series?
In 1988, the series won an Emmy in which category?
The show used what Rolling Stones song for its opening theme?
The creators of Tour of Duty produced a TV movie about which baseball legend?
The series was produced in the wake of Oliver Stone's Platoon and was the first show on television to regularly depict American soldiers in combat in Vietnam.
Although the action focused mostly on the platoon, the drama of command and at home rounded out the show.
The show moved production from Hawaii to Los Angeles in its second season to reduce costs. That meant shooting on sets rather than on location.
War sounds as brutal as it looks. The series would be nominated again in the same category the following two years.
War sounds as brutal as it looks. The series would be nominated again for Sound Mixing the following two years.
Did you know that Paint It Black was used for the closing theme of Full Metal Jacket, which came out the previous year?
1990's The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson centered on the athlete's life in the army, before his baseball fame.
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