Band of Brothers

Show Tidbits
Most actors cast for the series were cast based on their similar appearance to the real life version of the person they were portraying.
The producers of the series showed the real life men of Easy Company the scripts of each episode to ensure authenticity.
The series was shot in the United Kingdom.
More than 2000 extras were hired for production.
Around 700 real weapons and 400 prop weapons were used in the filming of the series.
Parts of the series were shot in the Hatfield Aerodrome in Hertfordshire, the same location used for scenes of the movie Saving Private Ryan.
The actors went through a two week bootcamp where they learned to be soldiers.
By the third episode's completion, more pyrotechnics were used than in the entire film Saving Private Ryan.
2000 military uniforms were made for the show.
One third of a million pounds of paper were used to create the snow for the Bastogne forest

Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Action | Drama | Military/War
Status: Ended
Network: HBO ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 09, 2001
Ended: November 04, 2001
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