Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

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In a raid, a task force of Delta Force soldiers, Army Rangers, and Special Operations Aviation Regiment attempt capturing two of Aidid's senior subordinates in the Bakaara Market neighborhood of Mogadishu.The mission was led by Maj Gen William Garrison, and was supposed to take no more than 1 hour. The extraction by the Delta team is successful, but the Somali militia, armed with RPGs, shoot down two Black Hawk helicopters, and the resulting rescue extends the mission to over 15 hours.

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South Park:
Season:  6  / Episode:  17 
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Season:  3  / Episode:  1 
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Season:  20  / Episode:  18 
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After being enlightened on helicopter parenting, Homer decides to try it out himself. He makes helicopter sounds and pretends to fly away, but crashes, saying 'Black Hawk Down! Black Hawk Down!".

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Season:  5  / Episode:  9 
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Gus visits Walter Reed to talk to one of Terry Hanning's military friend, to investigate Templeton's story. The friend tells Gus that the day in question wasn't anything like "Black Hawk Down" - meaning, there was no firefight that particular day, which is what Templeton wrote about.

No Ordinary Family:
Season:  1  / Episode:  13 
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After the police station is held hostage, George tries to distract the criminals from discovering that Jim is in the building, by asking to go to the restroom. He tells them that he had a vente latte before "you guys went all 'Black Hawk Down'" in the police station.

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Season:  27  / Episode:  3 
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Family Guy:
Season:  13  / Episode:  12 
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Ron Livingston's parents are on a city bus, bragging about their son. They just can't remember his name, so they list several movies and television shows that he has appeared in. Ron's father asks Ron's mother if Ron was in the film 'Black Hawk Down'.

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Season:  6  / Episode:  1 
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