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M*A*S*H

  • 1972
  • Season 1
  • 24 episodes
  • Sitcom
  • Drama

Summary

Season one began broadcasting in the US in September 1972 and each episode featured a laughter track - not employed in the British broadcasts - insisted upon by CBS executives despite protestations by series producers Larry Gelbart and Gene Reynolds. Spearchucker Jones (Timothy Brown) and Ugly John (John Orchard) were introduced as supporting characters, but were dropped by the end of the season. Twenty-four episodes were made and highlights included a boxing match between Hawkeye (Alan Alda) and Trapper John (Wayne Rogers), Hawkeye faking insanity when Henry Blake (McLean Stevenson) is away, and a bomb containing leaflets exploding after the wrong wires were cut.

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Episode 4: Chief Surgeon Who?

Summary

Frank is incensed at Hawkeye's appointment as chief surgeon and his efforts to impress a visiting general, plus the arrival of Klinger convinces the dignitary the camp is crazy. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda and Gary Burghoff

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Released on
1973-06-03
Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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Hawkeye PierceAlan Alda
Major Margaret HoulihanLoretta Swit
Maj Frank BurnsLarry Linville
Lt Colonel Henry BlakeMcLean Stevenson
Captain John McIntyreWayne Rogers
Capt. Oliver Harmon 'Spearchucker' JonesTimothy Brown
Capt. 'Ugly John' BlackJohn Orchard
Lt Ginger BaylissOdessa Cleveland
Radar O'ReillyGary Burghoff
Gen Wilson BarkerSorrell Booke
Corporal Maxwell Q KlingerJamie Farr

Crew

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DirectorE W Swackhamer
WriterLarry Gelbart

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