The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

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 Capt. Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce (251 episodes, 1972-1983)
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 Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan (251 episodes, 1972-1983)
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 Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger / ... (215 episodes, 1972-1983)
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 Father Francis Mulcahy (213 episodes, 1972-1983)
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 Col. Sherman T. Potter / ... (180 episodes, 1974-1983)
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 Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt (179 episodes, 1975-1983)
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 Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (174 episodes, 1972-1979)
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 Lt. Kellye Yamato, RN / ... (167 episodes, 1973-1983)
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 Maj. Charles Winchester (131 episodes, 1977-1983)
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 Maj. Frank Burns (121 episodes, 1972-1978)
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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 Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen

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Comedy | Drama | War

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(255 episodes) | (256 episodes)

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)| (1972-1973)

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Trivia

M*A*S*H (1972) lasted eleven seasons & 251 episodes. Compared to Happy Days (1974)'s eleven seasons & 255 episodes. Starting with M*A*S*H: Pilot (1972) on Sunday, September 17th, 1972 to M*A*S*H: Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen (1983) on Monday, February 28th, 1983 differ 3,816 days (545 weeks & 1 day). Compared to Happy Days (1974)'s start with Happy Days: All the Way (1974), on Tuesday, January 15th, 1974 to Happy Days: Fonzie's Spots (1984), Tuesday, September 24th, 1984, differ 3,920 days (560 weeks). M*A*S*H (1972) & Happy Days (1974) time spans differ only 104 days (14 weeks & 6 days), as a weekly television series. See more »

Goofs

Characters are often shown very close to the blast of artillery shells. The blast is not the danger, but the flying shrapnel from the shell would have been and as close as they were the would have been hit. See more »

Quotes

Frank Burns: It's nice to be nice... to the nice.
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Crazy Credits

The pilot episode opening credits (only seen in original network airings and on DVD and video releases), feature the legend "KOREA, 1950. A hundred years ago..." See more »

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Still Funny After 30 Years
10 March 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This is still one of the funniest shows on television, especially the first four seasons when they still had a broad sense of humor. To me the glory days of M*A*S*H ended with the departure of Larry Linville (Major Frank Burns). After his departure, especially in the final three years, the show became more and more issue oriented and pretty much lost me until the classic finale. Other than that, it was still a great show.


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