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Short Summary[]

Ioki faces prosecution and dismissal from the Jump Street program when he discovers he entered the United States illegally as a Vietnamese refugee. When being questioned, he discovers his real name: Vinh Van Tran.

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  • Mindy Cohn as Rosa Banducci
  • Marcia Rodd as Margaret Hanson


  • Sal Jenco as Sal 'The Blowfish' Banducci



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Notes and Trivia[]

  • This episode now reveals Ioki's real name and his defection to United States.
  • Footage of Ioki's friend Thai Kieu getting killed by the Vietcong is later featured in the Season 4 episode Things We Said Today.
  • Second appearance of Tom's mother Margaret Hanson and Tom's love interest Amy Pearson
  • First episode to have end credits with various background footages
  • According to the DVD commentary and the commercial promo, this episode was loosely based on Dustin Nguyen's escape from Vietnam
  • During the testimonial scene, Ioki references three 1960's TV show's Combat!, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and The Wild Wild West
  • Two of TV Shows that Ioki is watching is Seasame Street and S.W.A.T.