Pai, a severely injured North Korean POW is taking up a valuable bed in Post-Op and Pai requires AB- blood, the rarest type of blood in both Caucasians and Asians. So, naturally Frank wants to ship off Pai to the POW section. Pai is Hawkeye's patient; and Hawkeye will not release Pai. But, the whole 4077 Post-Op situation is dire and Henry takes Frank's side; and the guys tell Henry he is turning into a real Army clown. (Cue M*A*S*H, the movie.) Ruefully, Henry has to acknowledge their censure and he tells Trapper and Hawkeye to care for Pai for as long as they want, but to keep Frank (aka Mrs. Henry Blake in Army drag) OFF Henry's back. With Pai a guest I n The Swamp in Hawkeye's cot, the next issue is blood: Radar scours 4077 personnel records to find their rare blood donor. Poor Frank has a dream he is a giant soda with a big straw sticking out of him! When Pai takes a turn for the worse, the original Swamp Rats, Radar and the crew work overtime to keep one Major Montague from ...
Did You Know?
In this episode we learn Frank Burns has AB- blood. See more
Henry states that he can't give AB- blood to the POW in case "one of our kids needs it," so Trapper and Hawkeye look through the personnel records to find a donor with AB- blood. People with AB- blood can receive blood from donors with AB- blood, obviously, but can also receive A-, B-, and O- blood as well. AB- is the rarest blood type, and it would've been easier to find a donor with any compatible blood type. See more
Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan
[while struggling to get out of the surgical gown and handcuffs that Trapper used to tie her to Frank
Colonel! Look at us!
Lt. Col. Henry Blake
It does look pretty silly without the music.
Happy Days Are Here Again
Music by Milton Ager
Lyrics by Jack Yellen
Sung over the loudspeaker See more