While Forrest's mic was unplugged, there was actually dialogue audiences didn't hear.
  1. While in Washington, D.C., Forrest makes fast friends with activist Abbie Hoffman, who invites him to take the stage and share his experiences in Vietnam.
    Forrest lead
  2. But just as Forrest begins speaking, his microphone is unplugged, leaving viewers to wonder what it was that Forrest said.
  3. Well, wonder no more ...
  4. According to Tom Hanks, Forrest’s speech was as follows:
  5. “Sometimes when people go to Vietnam, they go home to their mommas without any legs. Sometimes they don’t go home at all. That’s a bad thing. That’s all I have to say about that.”
  6. And that's all we have to say about that.