The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. With little help from the circumstances they find themselves in, they are forced to make their own fun. Fond of practical jokes and revenge, the doctors, nurses, administrators, and soldiers often find ways of making wartime life bearable. Nevertheless, the war goes on, Written by
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In the series pilot, after reading Ho John's acceptance letter Hawkeyes says he can "stay with my folks". In "Mail Call", Hawkeye shows Trapper the sweater that his sister knitted for him, and in "Dear Dad...Again", he asks his father in a letter to "kiss Mom and Sis" for him. However, in "Sons and Bowlers" he tells Charles how his mother died when he was a boy, and in "Hawkeye", he mentions that he has no siblings. See more »
Throughout the series, Margaret has very long fingernails. As both a nurse and a Regular US Army officer who's a sticker for the rules, there's no way her nails would be so UN-regulation. Neither nurses nor Army officers have long fingernails. See more »
I give MASH a 2 because the first 3 seasons were 8's and the remainders were 0, and by rounding up you could almost reach 2. It started as a funny and irreverent look at bureaucracy, war, the establishment and human frailties. It plugged on for too many seasons as the Alan Alda sermonette of the week focusing on any current liberal cause he and the producers wanted to promote(and I'm a liberal). Henry Morgan helped prolong the base story, but it remained "The Alan Alda Show" for the rest of its life and became a soapbox instead of a sitcom. The last episode could have offered a little comfort for those that watched the show for all those years but instead it disregarded the death of 30,000 Americans and hundreds of thousands of Koreans to find out that the whole Korean War, and the series, was meant for a way for Hawkeye to find himself.
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