||Introduction: living room wars / Anna Froula and Stacy Takacs -- World War II on the small screen. "Bilko's bombers": anti-militarism in the era of the "new look" / Lisa Mundey -- The long fight: combat! and the generic development of the tv war drama series / David Pierson -- 12 o'clock high and the image of American air power, 1946-1967 / Sam Edwards -- Nervous laughter: Hogan's heroes and the Vietnam War / Robert Shandley -- Baa baa black sheep and the last stand of the WWII drama / A. Bowdoin Van Riper -- A waltz with and for the greatest generation: music in Band of brothers / Todd Decker -- Korea and Vietnam on the small screen. The American Forces Korea Network: "bringing troops a touch of home" / Sueyoung Park-primiano -- "Everybody here is crazy": images of the disabled on television's M*A*S*H / Kelly J.W. Brown -- Drinking the war away: televisual insobriety and the meanings of alcohol in M*A*S*H / David Scott Diffrient -- Small-screen insurgency: entertainment television, the Vietnamese Revolution, and the Cold War, 1953-1967 / Scott Laderman -- China Beach and the good series death / Christine Becker -- Contemporary conflicts on the small screen. Imagining the new military of the 1990's in Babylon 5's future wars / Kathleen Kennedy -- Jag, melodrama, and militarism / Stacy Takacs -- Political amnesia over here and imperial spectacle over there / Anna Froula -- Generation kill and the new screen combat / Magdalena Yüksel and Colleen Kennedy-Karpat -- "Don't ask, don't tell" and its repeal in Showtime's The l word and Lifetime's Army wives / Liora Elias.