2x19 Nuts To War
First Aired: Feb. 26, 1992 on ABC
Summary: Part 1: Robbie is selected to go into the 'Nuts To War' war. But Fran is still worried about Robbie and is worried and scared to death that Robbie will be killed in the war. So she decides to let Earl and Roy go to the battlefield and immediately check on Robbie.... Part 2: Conclusion. In…
Main Characters in this Episode
Roy Hess: Let 'em, our boys are gonna be throwing sticks.
Fran Sinclair: Sticks! Somebody could put out an eye. Earl, I want you to go there and bring Robbie home.
Earl Sinclair: Frannie, sweetheart, that's not possible.
Fran Sinclair: Why not? Our son could be in danger!
Earl Sinclair: Frannie, it's a military operation. No one's allowed up there, no mommies, no daddies, just soldiers.
Charlene Sinclair: And USO girls like me. [Fran looks at Earl and Roy in consideration]
Sid: What're you saying there, Earl?
Earl Sinclair: I'm saying after all the good news all of a sudden, they're not telling us anything.
B.P. Richfield: Not just any rock you bonehead, this is a Peacekeeper 3000. I'm not talking about poked eyes, one of these babies can bust a head wide open.
Earl Sinclair: You sell those to the enemy? But my son is out there, he may even be killed!
B.P. Richfield: I didn't know that, I also don't care!
- The title is based upon the reply by General Anthony Clement McAuliffe to the German Army's request for the surrender of the American troops trapped in Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944: "Nuts!"