Band of Brothers

Crossroads - S1-E5

Trivia: In the scene where the Red Devils toast the 101st Airborne, when the camera shows the assembled soldiers you'll see Tom Hanks as one of the Red Devils in a beret at the back left (5 or 6 men in) with his right hand on his hip. His head moves forwards to become obscured behind another soldier. (00:30:30)

Trivia: Band of Brothers was HBO's most expensive project ever.

Kelsey H.

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.

Kelsey H.

Currahee - S1-E1

Trivia: Band of Brothers, Part I: near the end, when the DC-3s are taking off, the makers only had four planes to film the takeoffs so they shot multiple angles to make it look like there were more aircraft.

Carentan - S1-E3

Trivia: The soldier on horseback says his name is "Farnsworth" to Winters, Farnsworth is played by Freddie Joe Farnsworth who helped train the actors during their boot camp.

Trivia: By the time the third episode "Carentan" had been completed, more pyrotechnics had been used than the entire film "Saving Private Ryan."

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