Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 24, 1987
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre
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Tour of Duty

The Tour Of Duty TV show was a war drama series about a platoon of U.S. Army soldiers serving in Vietnam in the late 1960's.

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Last Episode

03x21 Payback Aired: Apr. 28, 1990

Several months later, McKay -- mostly recovered -- is told that he will never fly again. Bitter, he tries to get a civilian job flying but is …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 58 episodes air between 1987 and 1990.

Series Fun Facts

More Trivia
  • In the 3rd season, the platoon joins the SOG. The Studies and Observations Group, which is an elite commando-style unit that operates behind the lines in Cambodia and Laos. The SOG recruits…
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    In the 3rd season, the platoon joins the SOG. The Studies and Observations Group, which is an elite commando-style unit that operates behind the lines in Cambodia and Laos. The SOG recruits its members from the Special Forces, Navy SEALs, Marine Force Recon, and Ranger/LRRP units, not from basic infantry soldiers. However when they join it is stated that heavy casualties have left the unit seriously understrength so Goldman and his men are recruited as a stop-gap measure.
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  • The first season of Tour of Duty, was filmed at the Schofield Barracks in Hawaii. Seasons 2 and 3 were filmed at the old set of M*A*S*H* in California.
  • Inspired by the success of Platoon a year earlier.
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