Bob Brown enters the Unit on a training mission in Idaho. An incident in Afghanistan had made it certain that more knowledge about mules was needed. His wife, Kim Brown, simultaneously moves into the Unit's compound where she gets a long row of shocking surprises. Amongst them, the hijacking of a grounded plane with 125 passengers close to her husband's location.
Did You Know?
Every mission in the first season is based on actual missions in which Eric L. Haney was involved. There is also a reference to Eric L. Haney in every episode: in this episode it's the first photo that Bob Brown is watching on the photo wall in Ron's cabin - it's a photo of Eric L. Haney. See more
In the beginning of the episode First Responders, when we see the aircraft firing an Air-to-Ground missile, the internal view is from the inside is of an F/A-18 Hornet but the external view is of an F-15. See more
[to Kim, who has packed her car to leave the base
You say you love him. Now are you brave enough to act on it? Here you are, a pretty little girl - fine daughter - a child on the way, a man in combat. You're frightened, and you want him home. This is not your own special circumstance. You know what this is? It is the history of the world. You want to think about that for a moment.
References Wag the Dog
Ooh Child (Alternate Version)
Performed by Beth Orton
Plays over the closing scenes See more