Alan Alda: ‘M*A*S*H’ Cast’s Bond Shows “A Sense Of Family Is Possible” – Nab

Alan Alda: ‘M*A*S*H’ Cast’s Bond Shows “A Sense Of Family Is Possible” – Nab
Alan Alda reminisced about M*A*S*H as the ultimate TV watercooler event and stressed the importance of communal viewing and interpersonal communication during an appearance today at the Nab Show in Las Vegas.

“On the final episode of M*A*S*H, so many people were watching that when the first commercial came on, everybody went to the bathroom at the same time and it nearly broke the water works,” Alda said in accepting the Distinguished Service Award from the Nab, dryly adding, “I’ve never had a salute like that.”

The audience on the opening morning of the trade show ate out of the 83-year-old actor’s hand, rewarding many of his bon mots with fond murmurs and applause. After some brief solo remarks, Alda sat for a one-on-one chat with Cynthia Littleton of Variety, Deadline’s sister publication.

In 2018, Alda revealed that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s
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