Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers (2001)

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Corrected entry: Doc Roe is supposed to be a southerner, but he sounds like he's from Boston or such. I am from Mississippi and I have never heard any true southerner talk like that.

Correction: Doc Roe is from Louisiana, he states that he is cajun, and that is how "Cajun" people sound.

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Corrected entry: For the jump into Normandy, the C-47s had their doors removed. This is shown when the paratroopers are chuting up and when they're in flight, yet when the planes are taking off the doors are back on the aircraft.

Correction: Not all of the doors were taken off, the paratroopers had a choice to ride with the doors open to smoke, and closed to reduce the noise. Smoking with closed doors was regarded as a hazard, as the smoke would need to vent.

Crossroads - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When Easy is paddling across the river to aid the British soldiers, there is a shot where the person closest to the camera (Bull Randleman) appears to be rowing, but there is nothing in his hands.

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Trivia: 40 members of the cast had to go through a ten day bootcamp in which they were called by their roles in the series. Their boot camp instructor, Captain Dale Dye, was also in charge of doing the bootcamp for the main cast of Saving Private Ryan. Dye played the role of Colonel Robert Sink in the series, and a Colonel in the war department in the film. Dale Dye has also starred in, and been a military advisor on many other TV series and films for years, he's an extremely well respected man in the film industry.

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Answer: To mess with him. A lot of the "regular" soldiers didn't respect or even like Webster early on because he was a college boy. That dislike and lack of respect was deepened when Webster took what they perceived to be an extended stay in hospital after being wounded when many of their other comrades - Popeye for example - left hospital early to get back with their friends to fight.

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