Season 1, Episode 8 - Ty M. Carter

MEDAL OF HONOR

Quality:
Content: -2 Discretion advised for adults.
Episode
Number:Season 1, Episode 8
Air Date:11/09/2018

What You Need To Know:

In this final episode of Season 1, MEDAL OF HONOR returns us to COP Keating and the 2009 battle where Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha (Episode 2) earned his Medal of Honor. Another man was awarded a Medal of Honor for his actions that day, Staff Sergeant Ty Carter. Carter risked his life to save a fellow wounded soldier. He ran out into open fire, performed first aid and carried his brother in arms back to cover. When Carter returned to the United States, he was open about his struggles with Post Traumatic Stress. He was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2013.

The final MEDAL OF HONOR episode of the season is remarkable in several ways. First, it deals frankly with the issue of Post Traumatic Stress, which isn’t discussed in other episodes. Secondly, it returns viewers to the same battle they learned about in Episode 2. The writing and performances in the dramatic sections remain excellent. The episode continues the pattern of a strong moral worldview stressing redemptive self-sacrifice. Sadly, the episode contains many obscenities, including many “f” bombs, warrant extreme caution.

Content:

(BBB, PPP, C, LLL, VV, A, D, M):

Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements:
  Very strong moral worldview where bravery, patriotism, and self-sacrifice are the highest possible character traits;

Foul Language:
  44 obscenities (mostly uses of the “f” word) and five profanities;

Violence:
  Violent warfare depicted with multiple deaths by gunfire and explosions, including several bloody wounds;

Sex:
  No sexual content;

Nudity:
  No nudity;

Alcohol Use:
  Several mentions of having beers socially;

Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse:
  Four mentions of smoking (including one mention of underage smoking), one mention of chewing tobacco; and,

Miscellaneous Immorality:
  Some dysfunctional family portrayals and content about suffering trauma from previous experiences during wartime.

Episodes:

NumberDateTitleQualityContent
1.111/09/2018Sylvester Antolak+1
1.211/09/2018Clint Romesha-2
1.311/09/2018Edward Carter-1
1.411/09/2018Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura +1
1.511/09/2018Vito Bertoldo+1
1.611/09/2018Joseph Vittori-1
1.711/09/2018Richard L. Etchberger-1
1.811/09/2018Ty M. Carter-2

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