Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, a U S Army medical unit serving as a hospital in a combat area of operations. M*A*S*H was a true ensemble series. "The Pittsburgh Steelers' victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl was watched in an average of 45.85 million homes, the second highest total in television history behind only the last Mash Ep.
Last Episode11x16 Goodbye, Farewell and Amen Aired: Feb. 28, 1983
The final days have finally arrived for the 4077th. In the passing days we find Charles as a conductor for a musical group of Chinese prisoners, …
Series Fun Facts
- Robert Alda, Alan Alda's father, had guest appearances in two episodes, "The Consultant" and "Lend a Hand". "Lend a Hand" also featured a guest appearance by Antony Alda, Alan Alda's brother.…
[show]Robert Alda, Alan Alda's father, had guest appearances in two episodes, "The Consultant" and "Lend a Hand". "Lend a Hand" also featured a guest appearance by Antony Alda, Alan Alda's brother. According to Alan Alda, "Lend a Hand" was his way of reconciling with his dad; he was always giving suggestions to Robert for their vaudeville act and in "Lend a Hand" Robert's character was always giving Hawkeye suggestions. It was Robert's idea for the doctors to cooperate as "Dr. Right" and "Dr. Left" at the end of that episode, signifying both a reconciliation of their characters and in real life as well.
- Robert Altman, director of the original theatrical film, MASH on which the series is based, hated the weekly television series.
- Larry Hama, the writer of most of the GI Joe comic books, appeared in one episode as a North Korean jeep driver.