The Best Episodes Directed by John Sacret Young

Hello, Goodbye (2)

#1 - Hello, Goodbye (2)

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 17

McMurphy agrees to attend a China Beach reunion planned by Boonie and recalls her last day in Vietnam, and travels to Washington DC with the others to visit the Vietnam Memorial. Karen comes to terms with the ghost of her absent mother, KC.

star 8.75
8 votes
Fever

#2 - Fever

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 5

In 1970, McMurphy returns home to Lawrence, Kansas to make peace with her mother and try to settle down into civilian life, but finds both goals beyond her grasp.

star 8.57
7 votes
Juice

#3 - Juice

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 6

In 1972, Dr. Richard and his nurse take a romantic trip to Florida, where they run across a hard-livng McMurphy working at an orange-juice factory.

star 8.50
6 votes
Hello, Goodbye (1)

#4 - Hello, Goodbye (1)

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 16

McMurphy agrees to attend a China Beach reunion planned by Boonie and recalls her last day in Vietnam, and travels to Washington DC with the others to visit the Vietnam Memorial. Karen comes to terms with the ghost of her absent mother, KC.

star 8.33
6 votes
F.N.G.

#5 - F.N.G.

China Beach Season 3 - Episode 20

In November 1966, fairly new guys Colleen McMurphy and Dr. Richard find themselves learning the ropes when they arrive at China Beach.

star 8.29
7 votes
A Change Is Gonna Come

#6 - A Change Is Gonna Come

The West Wing Season 6 - Episode 7

Hoynes throws his hat in the presidential ring, and asks Josh to join his campaign; Jed's health begins to deteriorate; Toby and Kate head the protocol negotiations with the Chinese over the arrangements for the upcoming summit, which is jeopardized when Jed mistakenly accepts a Taiwanese flag at the National Prayer Breakfast; Bernard takes his new position as head of the Gifts Unit to heart as he gives Charlie a hard time about retrieving the flag so that it can be returned; Josh has his hands full with a pro-Taiwanese senator holding a hard line on recognizing their independence; Bob Russell crashes an Oval Office photo op with the governor of Pennsylvania, who's also another potential presidential candidate.

star 8.23
670 votes
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You, Babe

#7 - You, Babe

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 3

In Saigon in 1967, KC gives birth with McMurphy's help and gives the baby over to a foster mother.

star 8.14
7 votes
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The Stormy Present

#8 - The Stormy Present

The West Wing Season 5 - Episode 10

President Bartlet attends the funeral of a former president with other former presidents Glenallen Walken and D. Wire Newman, while monitoring a possible situation in Saudi Arabia. Josh Lyman mediates an argument between a representative from Connecticut and one from North Carolina who wants her state's copy of the Bill of Rights returned. CJ is concerned about a scientist's invention which could interfere with privacy.

star 8.05
689 votes
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Souvenirs

#9 - Souvenirs

China Beach Season 3 - Episode 13

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.

star 8.00
5 votes
History: Part II: She Sells More than Sea Shells

#10 - History: Part II: She Sells More than Sea Shells

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 2

Still in 1985, Karen learns how her natural mother, KC, coped with her pregnancy by turning to Boonie for help.

star 8.00
6 votes
One Giant Leap

#11 - One Giant Leap

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 7

In 1969, China Beach watches from afar as the first men land on the moon. McMurphy simmers jealously as Dr. Richard falls for a new nurse. Beckett entertains a group of USO singers in his G.R.U. hut. A disturbed Boonie meets with a tragic accident.

star 8.00
6 votes
Chao Ong

#12 - Chao Ong

China Beach Season 1 - Episode 8

Despite distractions, McMurphy and Natch finally get together. Laurette gets a chance to join another, bigger USO tour. McMurphy gets blamed for a body that disappears on her shift.

star 7.85
13 votes
Escape

#13 - Escape

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 4

While attending his father's funeral in 1985, Beckett reflects on his childhood and his tour of duty in Vietnam with the Graves Registration Unit.

star 7.67
6 votes
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Quest

#14 - Quest

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 13

In 1976, McMurphy helps KC re-enter the country and find her daughter before heading out to Montana to visit Dodger, who's coping with a disabled father and raising his son Archie alone.

star 7.67
3 votes
Brothers

#15 - Brothers

China Beach Season 1 - Episode 7

Laurette faces an important audition with laryngitis. Beckett battles the pressure of racial prejudice and financial coercion when he discovers someone has been using the body bags in his GRU. Dr. Richard returns from R&R in Hawaii disillusioned by the perceived changes in his wife. Dodger finally finds Rick, Cherry's long-lost brother.

star 7.65
17 votes
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Lost and Found (2)

#16 - Lost and Found (2)

China Beach Season 2 - Episode 2

Wayloo Marie becomes a casualty as she shoots her assignment. Frankie Bunsen arrives for temporary duty. McMurphy finds a badly injured Dodger.

star 7.58
12 votes
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History: Part I: The Big Bang

#17 - History: Part I: The Big Bang

China Beach Season 4 - Episode 1

In 1985, a reunion between Boonie and Dr. Richard stirs up memories of their first meeting in Vietnam in 1966. It also brings up questions for Boonie's 18-year-old adopted daughter, Karen.

star 7.57
7 votes
Lost and Found (1)

#18 - Lost and Found (1)

China Beach Season 2 - Episode 1

Lila takes over command of China Beach and orders KC off the base. McMurphy finally lets herself admit how much she cares for Natch when she receives some disturbing news about him. Wayloo Marie Holmes, former Saigon weather girl, arrives at China Beach to handle her first journalism assignment, extolling the recreational facilities at the base.

star 7.45
20 votes
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