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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 7: Bananas, Crackers and Nuts

Summary

Hawkeye and Trapper decide that they need some rest after an unusually long stretch in surgery. Together they agree that Hawkeye should feign insanity to fool the newly in charge Frank. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda and McLean Stevenson

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Released on
1973-09-02
Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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Hawkeye PierceAlan Alda
Major Margaret HoulihanLoretta Swit
Maj Frank BurnsLarry Linville
Henry BlakeMcLean Stevenson
Corporal Walter Eugene O'ReillyGary Burghoff
Captain John McIntyreWayne Rogers
Nurse Margie CutlerMarcia Strassman
Lt Ginger BaylissOdessa Cleveland
Capt Philip G ShermanStuart Margolin

Crew

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DirectorBruce Bilson
WriterBurt Styler

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