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Tour Of Duty TV Show

TV Series Summary for Tour Of Duty

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This 80's TV show was the first television drama series about the Vietnam War. Tour of Duty chronicles the lives of a platoon of U.S. soldiers through their one-year tour.

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TV Show Plot For Tour Of Duty

Tour of Duty takes place in 1967 as the Viet Nam war escalated to a new level. Kevin Conroy, Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Steve Akahoshi, Joshua Maurer, Tony Becker, Eric Bruskotter, Ramon Franco, Stan Foster and Miguel A. Nunez, Jr. star as the infantrymen struggling to help each other stay alive in the fierce combat.

The series Tour of Duty attempted to go beyond the political turmoil of the Vietnam War era and focuses on the human side of the conflict. The characters face the Viet Cong, as well as social disapproval at home.

A total of 58 episodes of Tour Of Duty aired on CBS from 1987 to 1990.

Cast of Tour Of Duty TV Show

Stephen Caffrey - Lt. Myron Goldman
Kim Delaney - Alex Devlin
John Dye - Private Francis 'Doc Hock' Hockinberry
Alan Scarfe - Col. Stringer
Terence Knox - Sgt. Zeke Anderson
Eric Bruskotter - Pvt. Scott Baker
Tony Becker - Cpl. Daniel Percell
Lee Majors - Pvt. Thomas 'Pop' Scarlett
Ramon Franco - Pvt. Alberto Ruiz
Carl Weathers - Colonel Carl Brewster

Trivia for the TV Show Tour Of Duty

Lee Majors and Carl Weathers joined the cast of Tour Of Duty during the third season.

The second and third seasons of Tour Of Duty were filmed at the former MASH set in California.

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show Tour Of Duty was televised from 09/24/1987 to 04/28/1990, on the CBS network.

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