Over There (2005): S01E02 – Roadblock Duty


Introduction

Over There is an American action war drama television series co-created by Steven Bochco and Chris Gerolmo and produced by 20th Century Fox Television.

It premiered in the US on 27 July 2005 on FX and in Canada on 06 September 2005, on the History Television channel.

Outline

Bo tries to cope with his loss of a limb and a visit from his estranged, alcoholic father. After a bridge is destroyed, the unit is assigned the task of manning a military checkpoint. “Dim” clashes with “Smoke” over his racist views. During their first night on duty, the team is forced to shoot a motorist who approaches the checkpoint with lights off and ignores their orders to stop; a second car is allowed to pass. An Arab-American soldier from Detroit, named Tariq Nassiri, joins the squad. An explosive device located within the disabled vehicle is remotely detonated. On the second night a car again approaches with no lights and is fired upon; in this instance, the second vehicle to arrive is searched (after its occupants attempt to flee and are killed) and a young male insurgent is found hiding in the trunk.

Over There Series

You can find a full index and overview of Over There here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 03 August 2005.
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: TV-MA.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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