China Beach Season 3
S03 E01Sep 20, 1989
The Unquiet Earth Sep 20, 1989 McMurphy and K.C. are kidnapped by the Viet Cong and taken underground into a warren of tunnels, where their captors expect McMurphy to operate on their wounded leader.
S03 E02Sep 27, 1989
Skin Deep Sep 27, 1989 McMurphy uses a little guilt and a little blackmail to get a reluctant K.C. to visit a wounded soldier whose face has been badly disfigured. Holly, the new doughnut dolly, challenges the nurses on behalf of the Red Cross Volunteers to compete in a Miss China Beach beauty pageant. Frankie is assigned to the motor pool and runs into Sarge Pepper, who's not very eager to have her there.
S03 E03Oct 4, 1989
Dear China Beach Oct 4, 1989 Dodger is left with an Amerasian baby that is supposedly his son; McMurphy makes a poor patient when she comes down with dysentery; and Holly badgers everyone into answering the letters sent by seventh-graders from Colorado.
S03 E04Oct 11, 1989
Who's Happy Now? Oct 11, 1989 Dr. Richard worries over a craniotomy that has permanently altered a patient's mental capacity; Lila faces an inspection that will determine if she gets a key promotion; Sarge Pepper asks for some advice about courting Lila and K.C. finds herself in a very awkward position when a senior officer goes AWOL on her permanently.
S03 E05Oct 25, 1989
Independence Day Oct 25, 1989 China Beach celebrates a soggy Independence Day with Boonie and Holly trying to keep everyone's spirits up, McMurphy dealing with a love struck private as she tries to sort out her feelings for Dr. Bernard, Lila and the Sarge discussing the future and Beckett and K.C. quarreling over registering the dead to vote.
S03 E06Nov 8, 1989
Ghosts Nov 8, 1989 K.C. avoids dealing with unpleasant memories of her father stirred up by a trunk of his belongings; Dr. Richard faces his ex-wife's remarriage with a ""black wedding""; Beckett ends his relationship with Mai; and McMurphy learns more about Dr. Bernard's life.
S03 E07Nov 15, 1989
With a Little Help From My Friends Nov 15, 1989 Holly is shaken when it appears that Hang is connected to the VC and has been using their friendship to gain information; Frankie is seriously injured by a booby trap; and McMurphy aids Dr. Bernard at a civilian clinic.
S03 E08Nov 22, 1989
China Men Nov 22, 1989 Dodger and Hyers square off after a battlefield incident; McMurphy spends an uncomfortable evening with Dr. Bernard's sophisticated civilian friends; and Boonie gets a surprise from the sexy Asian singer all the men in camp are longing for.
S03 E09Nov 29, 1989
How to Stay Alive in Vietnam (1) Nov 29, 1989 Beckett and a civilian photographer temporarily join Dodger's patrol; McMurphy gets to know a wounded POW.
S03 E10Dec 6, 1989
How to Stay Alive in Vietnam (2) Dec 6, 1989 The wounded Cambodian POW befriended by McMurphy is taken away by the South Vietnamese for interrogation as the photographer Cat pursues the story of his defection and a new commander arrives to take over the base, leaving Lila and K.C. unsure of their positions.
S03 E11Jan 3, 1990
Magic Jan 3, 1990 McMurphy finds herself caught up in a triangle affair with Dr. Bernard and Vinnie; Holly tells Boonie how she feels about him; and Lila copes with the disappointment of losing command of China Beach to Otis.
S03 E12Jan 10, 1990
Nightfall Jan 10, 1990 K.C. feels responsible for the death of a Vietnamese prostitute she sent out and takes things into her own hands when Otis refuses to investigate the matter.
S03 E13Jan 17, 1990
Souvenirs Jan 17, 1990 Dodger reaches the limit of his endurance and decides to leave Vietnam and faces a mountain of paperwork as he tries to get permission to take his Amerasian son home with him.
S03 E14Jan 30, 1990
Holly's Choice Jan 30, 1990 Holly has had an abortion and as her friends at China Beach try to deal with it, the circumstances that led up to it are gradually revealed.
S03 E15Feb 7, 1990
The Rumor of Peace Feb 7, 1990 China Beach reacts to the rumors of peace floated by Beckett and Frankie during their pirate radio broadcast.
S03 E16Feb 14, 1990
Warriors Feb 14, 1990 McMurphy is in an emotional and ethical turmoil when she delivers Vinnie's buddy from death but he falls into a terminal coma; and Frankie finds herself in charge of a squad of grizzled grunts.
S03 E17Feb 28, 1990
The Thanks of a Grateful Nation Feb 28, 1990 Dodger tries to reintegrate his life as a civilian but finds himself drifting as he tries to make sense of his experiences in Vietnam.
S03 E18Mar 14, 1990
Skylark Mar 14, 1990 A pair of ballroom dancers bring a note of grace and harmony to the uneasy relationship between McMurphy and Dr. Richard while completing a mysterious mission of their own.
S03 E19Mar 21, 1990
Phoenix Mar 21, 1990 K.C. finds herself in the middle of a C.I.A. assassination plot, and dependent on McMurphy to vouch for her innocence.
S03 E20Apr 16, 1990
F.N.G. Apr 16, 1990 In November 1966, fairly new guys Colleen McMurphy and Dr. Richard find themselves learning the ropes when they arrive at China Beach.
S03 E21Apr 23, 1990
The Gift Apr 23, 1990 McMurphy finds herself under suspicion when a wounded G.I. she doesn't remember names her as his beneficiary. Lila has mixed feelings about an old friend who now outranks her and has arrived at China Beach to do a recruiting film about Army nurses.
S03 E22Apr 30, 1990
Strange Brew Apr 30, 1990 With everyone else away for a distant USO show, K.C. and McMurphy indulge in an alcoholic binge that takes them to a dreamy landscape where a Native American guide tries to help them heal past and present wounds.